Alligators Have Learned To Ring Doorbells — Perhaps We Should Be Concerned

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There is perhaps no creature that’s more universally feared than the alligator, and that’s especially true in the South, where these reptiles reign supreme. These scary buggers love going where they don’t belong just to prove that they can. And that urge often brings them into close contact with humans. Earlier this week, a family […]

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Think You Can Outrun A Crocodile? Think Again, Puny Humans

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When it comes to essential survival skills, staying away from crocodiles is among the most obvious. That being said, these hulking creatures are masters of hunting that are great at camouflage. So what happens when you cross paths with an angry croc? You run, and you do it quickly. You do not stop until you […]

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These Katydids Are Harder To Find Than A Job After College.

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Katydids (otherwise known as Tettigoniidae), are insects that are similar to a cricket or a weta. These oversized crickets are good at making noise. They’re also really, really good at hiding themselves from predators. They can make like a tree and leaf. (But seriously, they can look just like leaves.) Can you find the katydids […]

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It Seems Almost Impossible Animals This Brightly Colored Could Even Exist.

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All the makeup in all the Sephoras in all the world still couldn’t hold a candle to the natural beauty these stunning animals were born with. I’d be jealous, but I doubt I could pull off these shades anyway. Some of them use their vibrant colors to ward off predators while others are just plain […]

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I Didn’t Know Earth Could Do That. Here Are 30 Photos Of Nature At Its Finest.

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Let’s face it, Earth rules. We’ve got all the ingredients for life, plus a great spot right near the sun (but not too close). What more could you ask of a planet? How about some of the best nature this side of the Milky Way? Yep we’ve got that too. Here are 30 photos showing […]

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25 Reasons You Should Never Visit Greece

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Nope, might as well stay home. 1. Some people seem to believe that Greece is a beautiful place. View this image › Visit Greece / Creative Commons / Via Mountain Side in Halkidiki Halkidiki. 2. And that they have some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. View this image › Visit Greece / […]

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These Abstract Photos Will Make You See Natural Beauty in a New and Amazing Way

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Photographer Thorsten Scheuermann spends a lot of time hiking through various national parks in the western US, capturing the incredible feats of nature on camera. His photos range from grand, sweeping vistas of deserts, river valleys and forests to classic “portrait” style images of trees, waterfalls and animals. And sometimes, he goes for something a little different, […]

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These 29 Photos Look Like Paintings. But If You Were To Zoom In… Whoa. Breathtaking.

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Everyone knows that it’s a small world after all, but who knew just how tiny and beautiful our planet could look? DigitalGlobe must have had an idea and, thanks to their Daily Overview project, we can all appreciate views of the Earth that were once reserved for astronauts alone. Inspired by the overview effect, the […]

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Seeing These Plants Do Everything They Can To Survive Is Oddly Inspiring.

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Plants were here before us and they’ll likely be here when we’re gone as well. When the only job you have is to survive (much like a plant), you’d better be pretty darn good at it. Over thousands of years, modern plants have evolved to be stronger and better at surviving than you realize. You’ll […]

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This Is What An Upside-Down Iceberg Looks Like

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Belly up! Here’s what the icy behemoths look like when they’ve had a few too many. 1. On a recent excursion to Antarctica, San Francisco-based filmmaker and designer Alex Cornell, 30, caught a rare glimpse of an iceberg’s underside. View this image › Alex Cornell / Via alexcornell.com Most icebergs’ hefty bodies are submerged under […]

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