Nature

NPR Explains How Human Population Has Reached 7 Billion [VIDEO]
You may have heard yesterday that the world's seven billionth living person was born, which is pretty amazing considering that just 200 years ago the world population was an estimated one billion and only 1000 years ago just 300 million. How did we multiply so quickly in such a short amount of …
Breathtaking View of the Auroras From Space [VIDEO]
This breathtaking new video from the International Space Station offers a rarely seen view of the Auroras from space.
The Southern and Northern Lights are one of the most beautiful natural phenomenon in the world. So you can imagine how amazing they look while floating above the Earth. You gotta see …
Artist Brings Dead Trees Back to Life With Technicolor Paint Job
Artist Curtis Kilhorn is making it his mission to restore beauty to dead trees in the Colorado wilderness. Kilhorn paints their remains in a rainbow of bright colors, turning a dried-up tree skeleton into a technicolor conversation piece, and will install his creations in customers' backyards. He sa…
Eco-Conscious Sneakers Biodegrade and Grow Flowers
You may wear organic cotton and carefully avoid apparel made in sweatshops, but what do you do with all those items when you're done with them? If you're wearing footwear from OAT Shoes, the answer is simple -- bury them.
Trees Grown to Look Like People Are Way Creepy [PICTURES]
Depending on their surroundings, some trees grow abnormally, with their trunk and branches conforming to nearby debris or blockages.
Former jeweler Peter "Pook" Cook has perfected a process to replicate this himself and actually "sculpt" growing trees into specific formations. Coo…
Guatemalan Woman Discovers 40-Foot Sinkhole Under Her Bed
A small sinkhole opened up overnight in the bedroom of a home in Guatemala City. Measuring 32 inches wide and 40 feet deep, neighbors heard a sound reminiscent of a gas explosion or a car crash when the hole opened up under 65 year-old Inocenta Hernandez' bed. Fortunately no one was injured…