North Carolina State University recently published the first study of arthropods — spiders, cockroaches, millipedes, and many, many others — in U.S. homes. The results are terrifying.
This tiny white turtle may not be large, so take a close look, because there likely won’t be another picture of a newborn albino sea turtle for quite a while. Five volunteers…
There may be no predators in all of nature as terrifying and fascinating as sharks. And few sharks are more fascinating than Deep Blue — the biggest great white shark ever caught on camera.
Video of Deep Blue went viral back in August of 2015 after it was featured on “Shark Week,” but it turns out that the videographer behind the images, Michael Maier, was holding out on an even larger stockpile of footage. Until now.
Even when faced with the likes of shipwreck, cannibalism, bear attack, or a six-and-a-half-mile free fall, the human will to survive never ceases to amaze. These five tales are the proof.
Vesna Vulović stayed alive after her plane exploded in mid-air. World War II commando Jan Baalsrud swam, with one boot, through Arctic water after the Germans sunk his boat. Hugh Glass survived a bear attack and even managed to kill the bear. Anna Bågenholm found an air pocket and kept breathing for 40 minutes after she became trapped in frozen water beneath an ice sheet. Owen Chase’s boating crew survived two whale attacks and an island engulfed in flames.
But in all of these cases, what happened next is the truly amazing part. These five astounding survival stories will have you believing in the indomitable, indefatigable will of the human spirit, or the astounding heights of dumb luck, or both…
A locust storm of Biblical proportions is revving up in Argentina, and the country’s agricultural authorities have no idea if they will be able to stop it. Argentina hasn’t had a locust infestation this bad in more than 60 years–the swarm has taken over a chunk of land around the size of Delaware–and at this point, Argentina is just trying to mitigate the potential damage.