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These 10 odd Uranium Glass (also known as Vaseline Glass) home and tableware items may glow vividly green under UV light but emit negligible radioactivity.
Cracking Art Group's ethically responsible approach to ambient art involves creating outsized animal assemblages expressed in colorful recycled plastic.
These 10 amazing animals are in the pink and they're not afraid to show it. Pink pigmentation isn't common in the animal kingdom but it IS uncommonly beautiful.
Geysers have entranced observers from time immemorial with their sudden appearances, explosive power and the ability to conjure up rainbows on a cloudless day.
Villagers in Rawa Buaya, Indonesia, believe if they lay down on the railway tracks, electrical energy carried within the steel rails will cure their ills.
Hudson Bay's Nastapoka Arc may superficially resemble the many frozen lava “seas” of the moon but its actual origins are much more down to Earth.
Summer's arrived and China's green menace (a massive bloom of stringy, slimy, and smelly Enteromorpha Prolifera algae) has returned as well... we kudzu not!
Lakes? In my frozen Antarctica? This in-depth (brrr!) look at 7 amazing Antarctic lakes shows us the 7th continent still has a few tricks up its frosty sleeve.
Dazzling in variety and as unique as snowflakes, the sands of the world's beaches take on a whole new level of awesomeness when viewed up close and personal.
The wealth of rare earth metals found in seafloor mud samples is a bounty with a bonus: refining these essential minerals uses environmentally friendly methods.
The ECCO camper concept RV by design firm NAU is a sleek, streamlined, zero-local-emission RV that's more winning than any old (or new) Winnebago.
Among the 42 sites considered for inscription on UNESCO's World Heritage List this June are 10 new natural properties deserving of appreciation and protection.
The Bisti Egg Garden is an unusual, atypical and accessible rock formation located in the Bisti Wilderness Area near Farmington, New Mexico. Eggs-cellent!
If these tilted rocks look oddly familiar, it's because Vasquez Rocks Park, just north of Los Angeles, is one of Hollywood's favorite sci-fi filming locations.
It seems baseball bats are breaking more than ever but thanks to some imaginative recycling, all that splintered Ash and Maple wood isn't going to waste.
Feeling Grimsvotn? Well cheer up, friends, Iceland's most active volcano is up to its old tricks again and this eruption promises to be one very cool spectacle!
Even the most destructive volcano has a heart. Long extinct and eroded to the core, volcanic plugs are reminders of Earth's younger, hotter days.
These 7 amazing lab animals have, through their sacrifices, improved the efficacy of medical treatments and extended the lifespans of humans and animals alike.
Japan's many iron horses may no longer have cow-catchers, but other critters await those who visit some very special train stations far off the beaten track.
People of good taste not only love gold, they love to taste gold – in and on their food & drink. Who knew putting carats on one's carrots could do a body good?