Meet World’s Only Natural Black Blondes, The Melanesians

For several years, blond hair was attributed to Caucasians but the Melanesians of Solomon Islands are one of the few groups with blonde hair outside Europe. Melanesians are black island people in the south pacific that migrated over thousands of years ago, long before the blacks that came to the…

Not One But Two Meteor Showers Will Peak Tonight

From a total solar eclipse to spectacular views of Saturn, July has featured a wide range of astronomical events. And on Monday night, the month will conclude with the first meteor shower in nearly three months. Not one, but two meteor showers will peak on the night of Monday, July…

Female Dragonflies Fake Their Death To Avoid Males

Everyone has those nights when their significant other comes to bed and — for one reason or another — they decide to feign sleep to avoid talking or …doing other stuff. Well, female dragonflies take this kind of sneaky sexual rejection to the next level — faking their own deaths…

Vivid Photos of a Rare Flipped Iceberg in Antarctica

While on an expedition in Antarctica, photographer Alex Cornell had the rare opportunity to photograph a recently flipped iceberg. Defining to the old adage “just the tip of the iceberg,” it turns out the underside can be illuminated with unbelievable bright blues and striation that reveal visually stunning secrets of…

Vibrant Mushroom Arrangements Resemble Flower Bouquets

In Jill Bliss‘s striking series of Nature Medleys, Jill captures the unexpectedly exquisite colors of mushrooms which were captured by during Bliss’ daily walks around the enchanting islands and winding waterways of the Pacific Northwest. To create each shot, Bliss arranges various found fungi, flora, and other botanical elements into…