Pacu, as this fish is incorrectly called in place of the violent spawn of hellfire that it is, happens to be a native of South American freshwaters. Pacu is a relative of the Piranha, but mostly it is an omnivore with vegetative tendencies and prefer nuts and fruits; except for when they attack and kill […]
Meerkats show their power of adorable in these photographs by Will Burrard-Lucas. The UK based photographer spent six days in the Makgadikgadi Pans region of Botswana photographing meerkats. We just have to assume his job got a wee bit easier with the tiny mammals clamoring over the photographic equipment.
Ours is a world of wonders. Among these are several ancient organisms, that have existed for thousands of years. However, several of these are now endangered as human settlement and climate change put pressure on their ecosystems. Of course, serious attempts are also being made to preserve these wonderful organisms.
Slow Life is a beautiful look in macrophotography at the growth of marine life like coral and sponges. Created by University of Queensland PhD student Daniel Stoupin, the video was made using more than 150,000 photographs. The photographs were initially captured to study various elements of coral and sponge behavior, and after some months the […]
Playing on the now familiar theme of foodscapes, photographers Barbara Ciurej and Lindsay Lochman have captured fantastical landscapes made out of processed foods. Perhaps not in sheer scale, but in perception these food landscapes could give the wicked witch and her gingerbread cottage a run for her money.
Ever wondered what a fight between a python and crocodile would look like? Well wonder no more, the video here shows the results of a five-hour battle between a snake and a crocodile. The python emerged victorious and made a nice, fat meal of the vanquished crocodile. The incident was captured by Tiffany Corlis at […]
Speaking of general wisdom, a space of 221 square feet would likely not be enough for comfortable living. Intelligent design and use however can come to the rescue in these situations, making ample use of the available space to get comfort from it. This tiny house has dimensions of just 8′ by 6′, and yet […]
Appliances we use at home are mostly just at “sleep” when not in use, rather than being completely powered off. While in their sleep state the appliances and gadgets don’t consume as much power and electricity as they would while working, they do consume small, yet very well noticeable amounts of power. This is generally […]
Taiwanese photographer Will Ho ran into a beach covered in bright, luminescent plankton while on a trip to Maldives. The photographer did what would be best expected from him in a situation like this: take stunning images.
The Tiny Project is a house on wheels built by web designer Alek Lisefski. The house measures 8 feet by 20 feet, and for the most part intends to be a dwelling that has a low environment footprint, and is incredibly efficient.