Steve is a powerhouse on both WebUrbanist and WebEcoist, writing off-the-wall content designed to entertain and inspire the inner world traveler and thrill-seeker buried within all of us.
These 11 tree-mendous topiaries may look “bush league” but you'd better be-leaf creating them takes mad botanical skills rooted in a love for landscape art.
A fish out of water? In my environment? It's more likely than you think, as these 7 amazing walking fish gladly step forward to show.
Fruits are available in many more varieties than ever before, some of them decidedly odd. Are you up for strange fruit? Here are a dozen, ripe for the picking.
Pareidolia - seeing human features where they don't actually exist - raises its head when we observe bizarre human-shaped rocks like the examples depicted here.
Armed to the gills with 32 razor-sharp teeth, the Goliath Tigerfish may be the most fearsome fish you'll ever see - just hope it doesn't see you first!
Art For Earth's candle-powered installations delineate powerful political or environmental messages across the globe in gently wavering, softly glowing light.
These 10 cool colorful wind turbines artfully illustrate how adding a little color to wind farms could attract "fans", repel bugs, and save bats & birds.
The recent red deluge of alkaline sludge in Hungary is only the latest in a long series of toxic floods that have destroyed land, lives and livelihoods.
Was Dracula onto something? Like the no-account count, these 10 bloodsucking animal vampires take their nourishment from a different vein... maybe one of yours!
Do birds have teeth? No... and yes! When one stretches the definitions of what makes a bird or a tooth, birds with teeth aren't absolutely impossible anymore.
Where are the REAL unicorns - you know, the one-horned variety? These 10 amazing real unicorns show that staying single can be something special.
Petrified forests: these beautifully colored remnants of long-vanished landscapes are important links to the world as it was many millions of years ago.
Trees can be beautiful and majestic, but these 30 scary trees show nature's other, darker side.. and you'd better hope their bark is worse than their bite!
Scattered like verdant pearls from sea to shining sea, these ten amazing uninhabited islands offer a glimpse of primeval Eden far from the madding crowd.
Seeing is believing? Not so fast - these 10 amazing animals don't waste precious resources growing eyes. Why bother when vision is unnecessary; even impossible.
Got the gold bug? These rare and beautiful creatures share a common bond: a warm, golden glow that gives them the look of exquisite, living treasures.
Coprolites are fossilized poop. Though time-worn and (thankfully) odorless, coprolites can still tell us much about the creatures who excreted them so long ago.
Mankind's continuing quest for energy has sparked alternative options that may seem odd and impractical today, but could someday become quite commonplace.
This look at 10 drained lakes of the past and present shows what happens when Mother Nature - or the errant hand of Man - decides to pull the plug.
Bob Dylan wasn't referencing hail when he wrote "A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall" but truth be told, hail is as hard as rain can get.