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...
Heterodraba
Heterodraba is a monotypic genus of plants in the mustard family containing the single species Heterodraba unilateralis, which is known by the common name ladiestongue mustard. It is native to western...
Holozonia
Holozonia is a monotypic genus of flowering plants in the daisy family containing the single species Holozonia filipes, which is known by the common name whitecrown. It is endemic to California, where...
Phenakospermum
Phenakospermum is a monotypic genus in the family Strelitziaceae. Only one species is recognized, Phenakospermum guyannense, native to Surinam, French Guyane and the eastern Amazon River basin. This p...
Phenakospermum - Wikipedia
Haplosciadium
Haplosciadium abyssinicum is a species of flowering plant in the Apiaceae (Umbelliferae) family; it is the only member of its genus. It is a flat rosette plant endemic to the Afro-alpine zones on East...
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
Papuacedrus
Papuacedrus papuana is a species in the conifer family Cupressaceae, the sole species in the genus Papuacedrus. Some botanists do not consider this species as forming a distinct genus, but include it ...
Papuacedrus - 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...
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.
Parasitaxus
Parasitaxus usta (Corail) is a rare species of conifer of the family Podocarpaceae, and the sole species of the genus Parasitaxus. It is a woody shrub up to 1.8 m found only in the remote, densely for...
Suriana
Suriana is a monotypic genus of flowering plants containing only Suriana maritima, which is commonly known as bay cedar. It has a pantropical distribution and can be found on coasts in the New and Ol...
Suriana - Wikipedia