Nature

10 Very Rare Cloud Pictures

Showcasing cool pictures of rare clouds caught on camera around the World. Clouds fill the skies above us and are part of our every day lives but often go unnoticed. However, there are some clouds that are so rare that…

10 amazing clouds which resemble things

Clouds come in many shapes and sizes are here we feature some amazing clouds that resemble images you will recognise.   If like us you are fascinated with clouds then cloudappreciationsociety.org   Cloud Book Recommendation If you are more interested in clouds…

Frightening Lightning Photographs

Thunderbolt and lightning pictures, a collection of very cool photographs taken from photographers around the world. A selection of the coolest lightning storms caught on camera.   Lightning is an atmospheric discharge of electricity, which typically occurs during thunderstorms, and…

99 wildlife pictures that will make your day

Showcasing 99 of the coolest wildlife pictures ever captured on camera are showcased by the National Geographic. Enjoy the beauty of Planet Earth with these stunningly cool pictures. Visit the National Geographic Photography website to view more amazing photography that…

Russian Meteorite Video

Showcasing video from Russian of a meteor which streaked across the sky in central Russia and caught on a car dashboard camera. The Russian Academy of Sciences estimates the meteor weighed about 10 tonnes and entered the Earth’s atmosphere at…

Stunning pictures of the moon

A stunning collection of the moon taken from photographers from all corners of our amazing planet. The Moon is Earth’s only natural satellite and the fifth largest satellite in the Solar System. The average centre-to-centre distance from the Earth to…

A collection of amazing volcano pictures and videos

Showcasing cool pictures and videos of the Eyjafjallajökull Norway volcano eruption in April 2010 and other volcanoes around the world. These following pictures show amazing lightening strikes and hellish ash clouds from the Iceland Volcano Eyjafjallajökull as it caused havok…

Nick Brandt Creative Wildlife Photography

An amazing collection of creative wildlife photography by Nick Brandt, one of our favourite photographers. If you like wildlife pictures then you will love these! About Nick Brandt Born and raised in London, Nick Brandt studied Film and Painting at…

Lenticular Cloud Pictures

One of the coolest yet rarest clouds you’ll see are lenticular clouds. These clouds are technically known as altocumulus standing lenticularis, are stationary lens-shaped clouds that form at high altitudes, normally aligned at right-angles to the wind direction. Here is…

Eery Mammatus Cloud Pictures

Some clouds can be very strange and these cool pictures of Mammatus clouds show just how bizarre! Mammatus are pouch-like cloud structures and a rare example of clouds in sinking air.   Sometimes very ominous in appearance, mammatus clouds are…

20 Cool Pictures of Earth from Space

Showcasing 20 cool pictures of Earth from Space thanks to National Geographic and a collection of amazing photographers.   Bombetoka Bay Photograph courtesy Terra/ASTER/NASA and NASA Earth Observatory Sapphire waters tinged with pink sediment seem to get tangled amid emerald…

Eyjafjallajökull Volcano Pictures

Showcasing cool pictures of Eyjafjallajökull Volcano in Iceland capturing the lightening and the smoke in this stunning photograph. Lightning veins the Eyjafjallajökull volcano’s ash plume, which roiled air travel this spring. Such “dirty thunderstorms” may occur when rock and ice particles…

Mount Everest Pictures

A collection of cool stunning Mt. Everest pictures which also make cool desktop wallpapers. Mount Everest is the pinnacle of ever climbers ambitions and these pictures below show why this mountain in respected, loved and feared over all others. National…

World’s Largest Ant Nest

Watch this amazing video of the world’s largest ants nest.  Back in 2002, Swiss, French and Danish scientist discovered the largest cooperative unit of ants ever recorded in history. The ant colony is 3,600 miles long, stretching from the Italian…

5 Highest Waterfalls In The World

Here we showcase the five highest waterfalls in the World with stunning pictures and videos. 5. Yumbilla Falls – 896 metres (2,940 ft) South America’s recently discovered (2007) Yumbilla Falls is located in the remote Amazon region of northern Peru’s…

Supercell Storm Pictures & Videos

A supercell is a thunderstorm that is characterized by the presence of a mesocyclone: a deep, persistently rotating updraft. For this reason, these storms are sometimes referred to as rotating thunderstorms. Of the four classifications of thunderstorms (supercell, squall line,…

Electrical Storm Pictures & Videos

Showcasing Earth putting on a show for us with impressive electrical storms. Electrical storms are very difficult to catch on camera but these are some of the best photos and videos of electrical storms found around the web. Electrical Storm…

China’s Wild Side – Stunning Scenery

China has some of the most stunning scenery on planet Earth as these amazing pictures of China clearly show.  China is a vast country with an astonishingly diverse landscapes. Recommended China books Recommended China TV programs