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This Village Without Roads Is Straight Out Of A Fairytale Book

1. 9 If you ever wanted to live your own fairy-tale, you may want to consider moving to the village Giethoorn. Also known as “Venice of the Netherlands”, this magical village founded around 1230 is the kind most people could only dream of… It has no roads or any modern transportation at all, only canals. Well, and 176 bridges too. Tourists have to leave their cars outside of the vill

Lufthansa Hired Photographer Who Shot Windows XP Wallpaper To Take 3 New Wallpapers, And He Delivered Once Again

According to some estimates, about 1 billion people have seen Windows XP’s iconic wallpaper “Bliss,” making it the most viewed photograph in the world. Now, 21 years after he made the shot, Charles O’Rear aims to produce “the next generation of wallpapers,” and they look just as blissful. “I am turning seventy-six and realize how much the Microsoft Bliss photograph has meant to my

12 Before-And-After Photos Of Autumn’s Beautiful Transformations

Without stopping to take a look around, we can sometimes miss the transition of our surroundings from summer to autumn. But just in case you’ve been watching the trees change colors, here’s a list of photos that compare various locations before and after they change into their autumn colors. Besides the nip in the air, the scarves, and the delicious autumn fruits and vegetables, the changin

Incredible Timelapse Shows Storm Dumping Tonnes Of Water In Alpine Lake

This was the moment an amateur filmmaker captured the incredible spectacle of a storm dumping tonnes of water into an Alpine lake. 27-year-old Peter Maier, who is from Carinthia in Switzerland and works as a fitter in the energy industry in Basel, filmed the precise moment of the weather anomaly – known as a wet microburst – in a time-lapse video during a stay at the Lake Millsatt in Aust

A woman spent 14 years photographing our planet’s oldest trees, and here are the results

Our planet is beautiful. In fact, most of us have absolutely no idea just how lucky we are to live on Earth. So far, our planet is the only one in the known universe capable of sustaining life as we know it. This makes Earth a special place, but there are many other things about Earth that make it a planet unlike any other. When was the last time you took half an hour from your busy sched

These 14 Flowers Don’t Look Like Flowers. They Look Like Something Else Entirely

Mother nature can work in mysterious ways sometimes. It’s no secret that there are tens of thousands of different plant species out there, but some of those are strikingly similar to something else entirely. This white egret orchid (Habenaria Radiata) is about to fly high in the sky. Here’s another orchid that strikingly resembles a ballet dancer. This little flower known as Cal

14+ Beautiful Ice And Snow Formations That Look Like Art. Amazing

Ice can be damaging or deadly, but it can also inadvertently create some of the most beautiful and fascinating winter sights. The formation of ice is subject to a million different variables, and the tiniest change in humidity, temperature or wind speed can create wildly different results. Ice is beautiful, but it can also be deadly! Black ice, which is when clear ice forms on a black road-top,

15 of the Most Wonderful Trees in The World

Greatest Places collected photos of some of the most uniquely strange and stunning trees on the planet. A 125-year-old rhododendron, Canada A mushroom-shaped tree A mimosa tree, Abkhazia A tree in Ficus, Philippines Young mango trees under water The baobab trees of Madagascar Cypress trees, Caddo Lake Wisteria trees, Japan Bottle

No One Knew How The Hole Could Swallow An Entire Lake. Now The Weather Phenomenon Astounds An Entire World.

At Lost Lake in Willamette’s national park in Oregon, a strange nature phenomenon is acting out every year for as long as people can remember. At this certain time of the year, the lake is swallowed by a big hole. Where the water goes? No one really knows, The Bulletin writes. Here’s the hole that fascinates an entire world. A video of the phenomenon. The explanation is lava stre

Photographer Captures The Changing Beauty Of Kotisaari Island In Finland Through All 4 Seasons

Jani Ylinampa is a nature photographer based in Rovaniemi, Finnish Lapland. He‘s a real master of capturing the dancing Northern Lights, breathtaking sunsets, beautiful forests, lakes and other wonders of nature, and he‘s been doing it for almost 15 years. One of those magical objects that caught Ylinampa‘s eye was a lovely Kotisaari island in Rovaniemi, that used to be a traditional stro