Nature

Couple Spends 26 Years Replanting A Rainforest They Bought In 1991, And Here’s How It Looks Today

Pamela Gale Malhotra and her husband, Anil Malhotra, own Sai Sanctuary, the only private wildlife sanctuary in India and have been replanting and protecting forests and wildlife since it’s foundation in 1991. Today, SAI Sanctuary covers over 300 acres of wildlife that are home to more than 200 globally endangered species of plants and animals, including Asian elephants and Bengal tigers. “Whe

5 Trees That Look Like Something Else And Will Make You Look Twice

Have you checked if you're a pareidoliac yet? For all of you that enjoy seeing random objects in places where non exists, Bored Panda has prepared a special treat. We have compiled a list of peculiar-looking trees that appear to look like something else entirely. Turns out, while most maples and sweetgum look very similar, nature has sculpted some of them most likely just to prank our eye

It Took Me 6 Months To Finish This Time Lapse Video Of Lithuanian Night Sky

I am Tadas Janušonis, a photographer from Lithuania, and I’m crazy about the night sky. This video is made only from single photographs and it took me nearly half a year to complete. I have spent hundreds of hours camping, hiking and photographing in the total darkness and I took thousands of photos. Lithuanian sky is very unique because it has very little light pollution compared to the

This Village Without Roads Is Straight Out Of A Fairytale Book

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 village and

Russian Photographer Captures Breathtaking Photos Of Milky Way Mirrored On Salt Flats In Bolivia

Picture 1 of 4 In May 2016, Russian photographer, Daniel Kordan, traveled to the Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia – the world’s largest salt flat and took some photos that look out of this world. Using a Nikon D810A astrophotography DSLR and a 14-24mm f/2.8 Nikon lens, he managed to capture the Milky Way being reflected on the flooded salt flat at night, and the results are absolutely breathta

We Traveled 3500km To Sleep In A 5-Billion-Star ‘Hotel’ In Norway And It Made Our Jaws Drop

We drove my old rickety Ford Escort from Helsinki to Troms with my adventure buddy Mika-Pekka Markkanen. Then visited Senja and Lofoten islands and drove back. The whole trip took 12 days and we drove more than 3500km. We slept our nights mostly in a wind beaten tent that was definitely not suitable for winter camping in Norway. One windy night we found shelter from an abandoned camping site and g

10+ Scandinavian Houses With Green Roofs Look Straight Out Of A Fairytale

Scandinavians are serious about their green roofs. They've had them for a while now and it doesn't look like they're going anywhere. They even have a competition every year to determine the best green roof project in Scandinavia by the Scandinavian Green Roof Association! But there is a reason why Scandinavians like these green roofs so much... They are not only a beautiful feature for a house, bu

After Being Diagnosed With Cancer, I Traveled To The 7 Wonders Of The World In 13 Days

12 countries – 15 flights – 28,211 total miles traveled – 5 hotel night stays – 1 confiscated tripod – 7 wonders – 13 days. I fell 50-feet climbing in Yosemite, got hit by a car and then diagnosed with skin cancer, all in one month. Two weeks later, I decided to see the 7 New Wonders of the World in just 13 days with a new outlook on life: to live more now. Day 1: Chichen Itza

9,500-Year-Old Tree Found in Sweden Is The World’s Oldest Tree

The world’s oldest tree, a 9,500-year-old Norwegian Spruce named “Old Tjikko,” after Professor Leif Kullman’s Siberian husky, continues to grow in Sweden. Discovered in 2004 by Kullman, professor of Physical Geography at Umeå University, the age of the tree was determined using carbon-14 dating. “During the ice age sea level was 120 meters lower than today and much of what is now the

Before and After ISIS: Heartbreaking Photos Of Destroyed Historical Monuments In Syria

A year after it was taken by ISIS, the Syrian city of Palmyra was recently retaken Syrian forces backed by Russian airstrikes. Previously home to many of the world’s most treasured historical sites, many artifacts were destroyed by the Islamist forces in an anti iconoclastic purge. Now, Joseph Eid, a photographer for AFP news agency who took photos of the site just two years ago, has posted befo

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