Posts tagged "nature"
Half the world’s nine million species are expected to be extinct by the end of this century.
Wow. How the Polar Bear Lost Its Power, and Other Animal Tales - The Atlantic
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This is what happens when you stack hundreds of photos of the same sky on top of each other. (via SciencePorn)

lookhigh:

This is what happens when you stack hundreds of photos of the same sky on top of each other. (via )

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Yep, you look ridiculous. (photo: The Big Picture: Let it Snow)

Yep, you look ridiculous. (photo: The Big Picture: Let it Snow)

North Korea Has Found a Secret Unicorn Lair, Apparently

“Archaeologists of the History Institute of the DPRK Academy of Social Sciences have recently reconfirmed a lair of the unicorn rode by King Tongmyong, founder of the Koguryo Kingdom,” reports the — wait. Stop. UNICORNS? That’s an actual snippet from a report from the Korean Central News Agency, the state news agency of North Korea. 

North Korea Has Found a Secret Unicorn Lair, Apparently

“Archaeologists of the History Institute of the DPRK Academy of Social Sciences have recently reconfirmed a lair of the unicorn rode by King Tongmyong, founder of the Koguryo Kingdom,” reports the — wait. Stop. UNICORNS? That’s an actual snippet from a report from the Korean Central News Agency, the state news agency of North Korea. 

(via theatlantic)

Towering Sculptures Made of Flowers on Display at Bloemencorso, Netherlands

Every float here is made from natural flowers, specifically dahlias. From twisting architectural structures the size of houses to bizarre animatronic birds and puppets, and even animals made from swooping gestures reminiscent of graffiti.

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Businessweek just killed it with the best magazine cover this year.

mattgalligan:

Businessweek just killed it with the best magazine cover this year.

Everything You Didn’t Know About Armadillos
Armadillos:
Are endangered
Give birth to identical quadruplets
Don’t get run over by cars because they jump 3-4 feet in the air when frightened and instead get hit by the bumper 
Can walk easily underwater and hold their breath for up to 6 minutes
Sleep 18.5 hours a day on average

Everything You Didn’t Know About Armadillos

Armadillos:

  • Are endangered
  • Give birth to identical quadruplets
  • Don’t get run over by cars because they jump 3-4 feet in the air when frightened and instead get hit by the bumper 
  • Can walk easily underwater and hold their breath for up to 6 minutes
  • Sleep 18.5 hours a day on average
As if the tail wasn’t amazing enough, the bird is named the Marvellous Spatuletail.

As if the tail wasn’t amazing enough, the bird is named the Marvellous Spatuletail.

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