Uncovering the mysterious origins of the mima mounds
May 21, 2018, 2:50 p.m. by Catie Leary
Composed of loose, gravel-like sediment and averaging about 6 feet in height, the puzzling natural mounds are a surreal sight.
19 of the strangest basalt column landscapes on Earth
April 12, 2018, 2:17 p.m. by Catie Leary
Our planet has quite a knack for creating surreal natural landscapes. Case in point: Basalt rock columns.
Quokka selfies take the internet by storm (but not everyone thinks that's a good thing)
April 5, 2018, 3:38 p.m. by Catie Leary
Due to their seemingly ever-smiling demeanor, these small marsupials are the perfect selfie buddies.
1,000 rescued mutts live the life at Costa Rica's 'Land of the Strays'
March 16, 2018, 3:13 p.m. by Catie Leary
'The Land of the Strays' is a dog's paradise.
Oh, Canada! 17 national parks that give this nation reason to boast
March 1, 2018, 1:25 p.m. by Catie Leary
Here's a glance at the breathtaking variation of landscape and geography found within just a few of Canada's most amazing national parks.
10 irreplaceable World Heritage Sites that are on the brink
October 13, 2017, 11:30 a.m. by Catie Leary
These endangered World Heritage Sites, both natural and cultural, could use a helping hand in restoring and preserving their integrity.
Peek inside the brilliant world of New Zealand's cave-dwelling glowworms
October 9, 2017, 11:57 a.m. by Catie Leary
These bioluminescent gnat larvae fool their prey by beautifully imitating the night sky inside of caves.
These newly discovered peacock spiders will change your mind about arachnids
September 14, 2017, 3 p.m. by Catie Leary
Many people don't see arachnids as 'cute,' but maybe they've never laid eyes on a peacock jumping spider.
Spirit of Henry David Thoreau's 'Walden' lives on at state park
July 11, 2017, 3:35 p.m. by Catie Leary
Henry David Thoreau's beloved slice of exquisite nature still exists today in the form of a Walden Pond State Reservation.
Dalai Lama celebrates 81 years (in this lifetime, anyway)
July 5, 2017, 4:42 p.m. by Catie Leary
In honor of his birthday, let's take a look at some of the amazing people the revered spiritual leader has met over the years.