Mt. Huashan in Huayin, China, has a death-defying cliff-side mountain hike for only the bravest or most foolish hikers alive. The paths carry a reputation for as many as 100 fatal falls a year. Some of the more dangerous parts of the trails have names like: Thousand-Foot Precipice Hundred-Foot Crevice Black Dragon Ridge Monks, nuns, […]
Kevin Rene Richardson, known as “The Lion Whisperer“, is a South African animal behaviorist who has worked extensively with native animals of Africa. Richardson has worked with big cats and relies on intuition rather than static rules in his interactions. He rejects traditional methods and prefers to develop a one on one relationship over time with […]
The town of Centralia, Pennsylvania has been on fire since May of 1962 because the town wanted to burn trash rather than properly developing a costly garbage disposal system. For 16 years the townspeople tried to extinguish the fire but failed. The fire is burning at depths of up to 300 feet (90 m) over […]
Divers found a giant squid egg sac in the waters near Norway. The egg sac was carrying thousands of baby squids. But it gets even stranger: The baby squids inside had 10-arms and there are no known squid species with that many tentacles.
We tend to think that things like geographical features take hundred or even thousands of years to form, like for instance, “Lakes”. A sudden mysterious appearance of a lake in Africa has stirred up a huge curiosity with the locals and some head scratching with scientist. The lake appeared seemingly overnight in the middle of a […]
The outside two are for sperm and lead to the two uteruses. The middle one is for giving birth. The urinary tract goes through the middle of the three vaginas. Because they have two uteruses plus a pouch, female kangaroos can be perpetually pregnant. As for the Male Kangaroos: The testicles are above the penis. […]
Wood frogs can tolerate the freezing of their blood and other tissues. Special proteins in their blood called nucleating proteins, cause the water to freeze first. This ice, in turn, sucks most of the water out of the frog’s cells. The frog’s liver makes large amounts of glucose to keep the cells inflated, like a natural form of […]