The fascinating story of how wolves changed Yellowstone's geography

You must watch this fascinating four-minute video on the effects of the re-introduction of wolves in Yellowstone National Park. Not only they affected the entire live of the park—increasing the number of species in it!—but actually changed the geography of the park itself, affecting the rivers in a way that positively … » 2/17/14 1:48pm 2/17/14 1:48pm

Getting hit by a 25-foot wave is like being inside a water tornado

When you get swallowed by the waves of the biggest sea monster in the world (also known as the wonderful ocean), there's not much you can do but protect your head and hope you know which way is up. It's like being trapped inside a water tornado. This footage, captured by pro surfer Mark Healey, shows the exact feeling… » 1/27/14 9:15pm 1/27/14 9:15pm

Fantastic aerial photos of Botswana make me wish I was there right now

Brooklyn-based photographer Zack Seckler took to the skies over Botswana in an ultra, ultra, ultra-light aircraft to take these incredible pics of native wildlife doing its collective thang. From less than 500 feet up, he was able to capture zebras, cows, and vegetation that are so beautifully composed they look like… » 1/22/14 5:13am 1/22/14 5:13am

The Golden Gate Bridge looks like a bright streak of fire in fog

It's easy to forget how beautiful the world is when we shackle ourselves inside all day. Maybe on the weekend we'll take a hike, we say. Maybe next month we'll make a trip out to the woods, we plan. But even if we do all that, we still don't see it enough. Good thing photographers like Brian Donovan are capturing the… » 1/21/14 8:00am 1/21/14 8:00am

The untouched natural beauty of New Zealand is like a magical world

I'm one of those horrible humans who take nature for granted and recharge myself through indoor fluorescent lighting. I like walking city streets, I like going into city bars and I like eating city food. Feeling tires screech, hearing sirens wail, coming across unexplainable damp spots, that's all what I'm used to. But … » 1/15/14 9:26pm 1/15/14 9:26pm