Eerie Time-Lapse of Bug-Eating Plants
Filmmaker Chris Field captures the beautiful but deadly world of carnivorous plants in his "bio-lapse," Carnivora Gardinum. The project took over a year to complete, with 107 days of continuous shooti...
How To Open Coconuts Without Any Tools
If you're not a coconut cracking ninja from Samoa, then you'll need an easier way to bust coconuts for pleasure, or for survival. This is the easiest and mos...
Standing Underneath This Tree Will Kill You!
Meet the world's most dangerous tree - the deadly Manchineel
How To Climb a Coconut Tree
WARNING! Do not attempt...unless you're superhuman like Kap! Watch as Kap shows you how to climb a coconut tree at the Polynesian Cultural Center.
Venus Flytraps Are Even Creepier Than We Thought
When it comes to digesting its prey, the plant is a calculating killer.
Scientists Show A Link Between Intestinal Bacteria And Depression
The research explains the complex mechanisms of interaction and dynamics between the gut microbiota and its host. Data show that relatively minor changes in microbiota profiles or its metabolic activi...
Congratulations World Class Winners: New 7 Wonders of Nature
The provisional winners on the New 7 Wonders of Nature were announced: Amazon, Halong Bay, Iguazu Falls, Jeju Island, Komodo, Puerto Princesa Underground River, and Table Mountain. Voting started in 2...
The Most Amazing Science Images Of 2014
Photos that engaged our minds, and videos that set our pulses racing – a carefully curated collection of the weird, the wonderful, and the truly awesome. Here you'll find imagery that moved us, inspir...
Neobalanocarpus
Neobalanocarpus is a monotypic genus of plants in the family Dipterocarpaceae. The single species, Neobalanocarpus heimii, is a tropical hardwood tree. Common names for the tree and its wood products ...
Neobalanocarpus - Wikipedia
Setchellanthus
Setchellanthus caeruleus is a species of pungent shrub with large blue flowers. It is placed alone in genus Setchellanthus, which is in turn placed alone in family Setchellanthaceae. It is endemic to ...
Lamarckia
Lamarckia (goldentop grass) is a Eurasian and African plant in the grass family.The only known species is Lamarckia aurea. It is an annual plant, typically 30-45 centimetres in height, with clusters o...
Lamarckia - Wikipedia
Brasiliopuntia
Brasiliopuntia is a genus in the cactus family, Cactaceae. It contains only one species, Brasiliopuntia brasiliensis.It is found in Brazil, Paraguay, eastern Bolivia, Peru and northern Argentina, and ...
Brasiliopuntia - Wikipedia
Scientists Show A Link Between Intestinal Bacteria And Depression
The research explains the complex mechanisms of interaction and dynamics between the gut microbiota and its host. Data show that relatively minor changes in microbiota profiles or its metabolic activi...
Marlothiella
Marlothiella gummifera is a species of flowering plant in the Apiaceae family, and the only species in the genus Marlothiella. It is endemic to Namibia, where its natural habitats are rocky areas and ...
Lapageria rosea
Lapageria is genus of flowering plants with only one species, Lapageria rosea, commonly known as Chilean bellflower or copihue (co-pee-way < Mapudungun kopiwe). L. rosea is the national flower of C...
Lapageria rosea - Wikipedia
Perrierosedum
Perrierosedum is a genus of succulent plants of the family Crassulaceae that contains only the single species Perrierosedum madagascariense.
Thujopsis
Thujopsis (pronounced "Thuyopsis") is a conifer in the cypress family (Cupressaceae), the sole member of the genus being Thujopsis dolabrata. It is endemic to Japan, where it is named asunaro (あすなろ). ...
Thujopsis - Wikipedia
Maraniona
Maraniona lavinii is a species of legume in the Fabaceae family, and was recently assigned to the informal monophyletic Pterocarpus clade of the Dalbergieae. It is endemic to the Marañón Valley in nor...
Venegasia
Venegasia is a genus of North American plants in the tarweed tribe within the sunflower family.Venegasia carpesioides is the only known species in the genus. It is shrubby bush growing to 1.8 m tall a...
Venegasia - Wikipedia
Anelsonia
Anelsonia is a monotypic genus in the mustard family containing the single species Anelsonia eurycarpa, which is known by the common name daggerpod. It is similar to Phoenicaulis cheiranthoides, but a...