Perućica, one of the last remaining primeval forests in Europe

Located in Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Perućica is one of the last two saved primeval forests in Europe (the other being the Białowieża Forest). Perućica has many trees that are 300 years old, and its age is stated to be 20,000 years (it existed even before the last Ice Age which concluded about 11,550 …

Bombetoka Bay from space: top 5 most amazing photos

Bombetoka Bay is a bay on the northwestern coast of Madagascar, where the Betsiboka River flows into the Mozambique Channel. It is near the city of Mahajanga,  a popular tourist destination, and also an administrative district on the northwest coast of Madagascar. Here are the 5 most amazing photos of Bombetoka Bay from space.

New Seven Wonders of the World (New7Wonders)

None of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World (also known as the Seven Wonders of the World) except the Great Pyramid of Giza (Kheops Pyramid) exist today. In fact, all the “seven wonders of the ancient world” existed at the same time for a period of fewer than 60 years (see their timeline below). That’s why …

Top 10 Most Beautiful Earth Photos Taken From the International Space Station in 2020

Here are the top 10 most beautiful Earth photos taken by the astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS), the orbiting laboratory, in 2020. Which one is your favorite? Or if your favorite image was not listed here, please leave a comment below. To see all images taken from the International Space Station and published by NASA, …

Top 10 Most Beautiful Earth Photos Taken From the International Space Station in 2019

Here are the top 10 most beautiful Earth photos taken by the astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS), the orbiting laboratory, in 2019. Which one is your favorite? Or if your favorite image was not listed here, please leave a comment below. To see all images taken from the International Space Station and published …

Humanity’s birthplace: why everyone alive today can call northern Botswana home

Where was the evolutionary birthplace of modern humans? The East African Great Rift Valley has long been the favoured contender – until today. Our new research has used DNA to trace humanity’s earliest footsteps to a prehistoric wetland called Makgadikgadi-Okavango, south of the Great Zambezi River. Our analysis, published in Nature today, shows that the …