Category Archives: SCIENCE

Getting To This Place Is Extremely Difficult… But 8-10 Hours Later, It’ll Blow You Away.

Overlooking a scenic fjord in Norway, high up in the mountains is ‘The Trolls Tongue’, or Trolltunga. This oddly shaped rock formation that got its name from folk tales is one of the most spectacular scenic cliffs in Norway. Trolltunga is situated about 3600 feet (1100 meters) above sea level, hovering 2300 feet (700 meters) above lake Ringedalsvatnet in Skjeggedal. The view is simply breathtaking from up there, and to experience it you have to hike through high mountain […]

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This Bird Is Both Male And Female, But All Beautiful.

Back in Jan. 2011, Dr. Larry Ammann, a professor at UT Dallas, saw something in his back yard. At his bird feeder, he saw what appeared to be a female cardinal. Then, when she turned around, Ammann saw that the other half of the bird was colored like a male cardinal. Female cardinals typically have a brown coloring, and the males are red.  Being a professor, Ammann did his research and figured out why the bird appeared to be half male, half […]

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At First They Thought This Purple Thing Was Sea Garbage. The Truth Was Way More Amazing.

During an expedition in the Gulf of Mexico, researchers on the Ocean Exploration Trust’s EV Nautilus came across a weird-looking purple thing. At first, they thought it was garbage, but upon further inspection, they were able to determine that it was a siphonophore. Yes, a siphonophore–everyone’s soon-to-be favorite living colony. Take a look! 1. Garbage? That’s no way to talk about a siphonophore. EV Nautilus 2. What if they heard you? They’d probably all be so upset. […]

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What Is That Smudge At The Bottom Of This Pool? Wait…It’s Not A Pool?

Wow, these waters are so incredibly clear. Swimming in them must be like taking a dip in one of nature’s pools, but one they actually maintain (no offense, swamps). Really though, these waters are so beautiful, they look like default desktop backgrounds. Which, as everyone knows, is the highest compliment you can pay a body of water. Check them out! 1. Take it all in, folks. Yep, even the water’s floor. animalfurry 2 animalfurry 3. animalfurry 4 […]

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Stop Buying Into the Superfood Hype. The Stuff You’re Eating Isn’t THAT Great.

A new “study” comes out of the blue every week, spouting the health benefits of the world’s newest superfood. We then see continuous news coverage for months on why this expensive, rare food is the cure to our ailments and how we won’t imagine life now without it. What if we told you that what these so-called “experts” deemed a “superfood” is really a super fraud? It’s true. Except the story doesn’t end there. There are actual superfoods […]

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You Touch These Surprisingly Dirty Things Every Single Day.

Most of us seek to live the healthiest lives possible. In order to avoid germs, we take special care of some items in our homes, but there are some spots we miss. In fact, most of these downright disgusting items are things you touch every day but may never think to actually clean. You may want to go wash these items right away, lest you come into contact with the dreaded germs. 1.) Headphones HypeBeast Headphones have been […]

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Bask In These Breathtaking Waterfalls From All Over The World.

TLC might have instructed us to stop chasing waterfalls back in 1995, but we can’t help ourselves when it come to these beautiful flowing water formations from across the world. It would be expensive and nearly impossible to visit these gorgeous works of Mother Nature. Instead, take a minute now to bask in the amazing photos. A few individuals were lucky enough to see these breathtaking falls up close and personal.  Soon, you will feel you stress begin […]

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Imagine Casually Walking Outside…And THIS Is In The Sky. Well, That Just Happened To This Man.

The friend of a user on Reddit got a call to go outside and check the sky. When his father walked outside, he was blown away by what he saw. This was on the outskirts of Sirkka in Finland. Halos like this are produced by the ice crystals in cirrostratus clouds. The crystals behave like prisms and mirrors, refracting and reflecting sunlight between their faces, sending shafts of light in particular directions. I’m not sure if I […]

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