January 2018

Vibrant Bubblegum Coral Found at the Bottom of the Mariana Trench

By | 2018-01-05T19:04:24+00:00 January 5th, 2018|Nature|

Image Source: www.youtube.com Check out this beautiful and vibrant bubblegum coral found at the bottom of the world’s deepest trench, the Mariana Trench! A video taken by researchers on their expedition to the Mariana region of the northwest Pacific Ocean shows that the dark depths of the trench looks like a whole other world. The seabed down below makes all the difference as it is once again [...]

December 2017

Mount Hope is the new tallest mountain in the UK territory

By | 2018-01-01T20:13:52+00:00 December 30th, 2017|Nature|

A new record has been set in the United Kingdom, as British Antarctic Survey (BAS) reports that the tallest mountain is no longer Mount Jackson (standing at 10,446 feet) nor is it Ben Nevis (at 4,412 feet). The tallest mountain on record that belongs to the UK territory is now Mount Hope, which is situated within the Antarctica peninsula, and stands at a height of 10,627 feet! But how [...]

Beautiful but deadly – the Portuguese man of war

By | 2017-12-07T19:00:17+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Animals and Insects, Nature|

The Portuguese man-of-war (Physalia physalis), also known as a 'floating terror', is an incredibly beautiful creature that packs a powerful and deadly sting. If someone came across a man-of-war and was not familiar with the venomous creature, they would most likely think it was a species of jellyfish. This however, is not the case. Not only is the floating terror not a jellyfish, it's not even an "it", but [...]

November 2017

Ball of light seen mysteriously glowing in the night in Siberia

By | 2017-11-21T20:54:33+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Nature|

Image Source: Alexey Yakovlev via www.siberiantimes.com A mysterious ball of light that appeared amidst the night sky was reportedly seen by locals across northern stretches of Russia just recently. Those who’ve seen the orb of light took to social media to express their theories and guesses; many of which suggested alien sightings, while others proposed the mere trick of the light caused by the northern lights. But [...]

October 2017

Check out the breathtaking blue hole found in the Great Barrier Reef

By | 2017-10-25T17:50:39+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Nature|

A mysterious “blue hole” in the Great Barrier Reef has been discovered by marine biologists based in the Whitsunday Islands. Blue holes are actually marine caverns or sinkholes that are deeper than their surrounding sea areas. This is owed to the consequence of erosion during the last Ice Age, when the sea level was lower than today. Johnny Gaskell discovered the beautiful blue hole, filmed it, and posted on his [...]

Volcano Mount Agung in Bali to erupt soon causing 50,000 to evacuate

By | 2017-10-13T13:27:10+00:00 October 1st, 2017|Nature|

Residents living near Mount Agung in Bali, Indonesia are on high alert as rumbles and growls coming from the mountain has caused them to fear for an imminent volcanic eruption. This has led 50,000 people (and an additional 2,000 cows) to evacuate to safety, as the vicinity around Mount Agung is now under the government’s highest level of alert. A 12-kilometre exclusion zone has also been imposed around the [...]