Posts tagged nature
Posts tagged nature
Looks like a nature’s way of saying “Screw you, bastards! Yes, you down there in this particular town. See this? It means I don’t like you.”
The river is made of hydrogen sulfide. As hydrogen sulfide is much denser than water, it stays at the bottom and creates its own river. However, hydrogen sulfide is classified as a level 4 in the MSDS, and is very dangerous. Definitely not something you want to go take a dip in.
OH! That’s why there’s water in Bikini Bottom!
Submitted by rainbowbonkers
Termite trapped in one million year old African Copal resin. Bubble of methane emanating from exploded thorax-abdomen joint (10x)
a recent eruption of a Chile volcano causing an electric storm.
(submitted by experimentalteddybears)
remember how I’ve literally never posted a video
well this is just too amazing
(submitted by c128)
Circular rainbows: Most of the rainbows we see are actually arcs of perfect circles (with, accordingly, radii of exactly 42 degrees).
Secondary rainbows: Primary rainbows are often accompanied by secondary rainbows that are usually thinner and dimmer than the main rainbow. They…
Despite standing more than 15 metres tall and weighing in at over 900 tonnes, this huge rock has stood in its current spot for a mere eight months. So how did it get there? After the Eyjafjallajökull volcano in Iceland erupted earlier in the year the heat generated was enough to melt surrounding glaciers, releasing the rocks and debris that now litter the valley. This gigantic rock is one of them.
The Maya believed natural wells, such as the Xkeken cenote in Mexico’s Yucatán, led to the underworld.
Humboldt penguins chasing a butterfly (higher-quality)
Elephant weevil - Orthorhinus cylindrirostris
(submitted by argute-kibitzer)
european honey bee carrying pollen back to its hive.
honey bees have hair on their eyes.
An all the more extraordinary mating ritual to go with appearance.
If you have the time check out this rare footage of them. The things evolution comes out with sometimes. It is truely stupendous.
The Bleeding Heart Dove (Gallicolumba luzonica)
Wow, it actually exists :)
eyjafjallajokull volcano eruption in 2011 in Iceland