Sandhoflelies, Namibia

Niemand kan dit verklaar nie. Maar hierdie fantastiese verskynsel het laas in 2010 plaas gevind. Die Sandhof lelies van Namibia. Dit verskyn so 4 tot 5 dae na ‘n goeie reënbui die bykans 700 hektaar pan met ongeveer 30 cm water gevul het. En dan blom die Amarillas net vir 5 – 7 dae. Dis […]

‘Astonishing’ blue whale numbers at South Georgia

By Jonathan Amos Scientists say they have seen a remarkable collection of blue whales in the coastal waters around the UK sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia. Their 23-day survey counted 55 animals – a total that is unprecedented in the decades since commercial whaling ended. South Georgia was the epicentre for hunting in the early […]

Friendly Gray Whale Plays With Dana Point Whale Watchers

It’s the thing you dream of when embarking on a whale watching tour: coming face to face with one of the largest leviathans on earth! By Ashley Ludwig DANA POINT, CA—Gray whale sightings have surged in recent months, but no encounter has been so exciting as one experienced by whale watchers this week, according to […]

Zoom In

This is a very detailed image of an object you see most days. What’s the object?   Source : Morning Brew   ZOOM IN ANSWER This is the highest-resolution image of the sun’s surface ever taken. Those cell-looking blobs are each about the size of Texas. Photo credit: NSO/AURA/NSF

So That Doesn’t Seem Good

NASA Tracks Australia Wildfire Smoke Traveling Across the Globe by Neal Freyman What are you looking at? Smoke and aerosols from the Australian fires marching east. NASA says the smoke blob, which has caused air quality issues in New Zealand and South America, will make at least one full circuit across the globe before returning […]

Pet-Owner Busts Spider Stealing His Goldfish

Pet-Owner Busts Spider Stealing His Goldfish (It Didn’t End Well For The Fish)     For pet-owners, coming home to discover your pet has been caught red-handed, sometimes red-faced, doing something they weren’t expecting you to witness is a common occurrence. However, one poor goldfish in South Africa could have done with their owner arriving […]