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Aug

8 breathtaking garden mazes

20 moth species more beautiful than butterflies
Butterflies get all the glory in the bug world. But moths are far from being the ugly step-sisters. Check out these gorgeous winged moths and their flamboyant coloration.

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Immerse yourself in the overwhelming beauty of Israel’s Red Canyon
A short drive from the lively shore of Eilat, nearly 100 feet of red sandstone has been eroded over time by the Shani River — crafting a smooth, multicolored canyon that’s perfect for a morning hike.

Why snakes don’t slip when climbing treesSnakes turn themselves into accordions to shimmy up trees.

Why snakes don’t slip when climbing trees
Snakes turn themselves into accordions to shimmy up trees.

19

Aug

Explore the neon world of nudibranchs
If you think hummingbirds and butterflies are beautiful, then prepare to be amazed at this underwater fashion show.

18

Aug

The Terminators of the high seas: Lionfish’s ruthless killing alarms scientistsThe lionfish has proven a successful invasive species due to its venomous spikes, high rate of reproduction, and their willingness to eat everything in their path.

The Terminators of the high seas: Lionfish’s ruthless killing alarms scientists
The lionfish has proven a successful invasive species due to its venomous spikes, high rate of reproduction, and their willingness to eat everything in their path.

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'Shaped By Time' offers a time-lapse tribute to time
A stirring video explores smooth, slowly eroded landscapes as ‘artwork of monumental proportions

'Shaped By Time' offers a time-lapse tribute to time

A stirring video explores smooth, slowly eroded landscapes as ‘artwork of monumental proportions