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The Animas River Is Running Orange (9 pics)

According to the Environmental Protection Agency an estimated 1 million gallons of waste water spilled out of an abandoned mine causing the Animas River to turn orange. The waste water leaked from the mine after a mistake made by federal cleanup crew and now citizens of Durango, Colorado are getting to see the Animas River like they’ve never seen it before.

 

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Man Hires Workers In China To Paint A 900 Foot Cliff Green (4 pics)

A man in China named Yang Zhigang recently hired some workers to paint a 900 ft cliff green because he said the original white color was affecting his fung shui. It took over a week for the workers to paint the cliff and some local residents aren’t happy about the color change.

 

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Before And After Photos Of Nepal Show The Effect Of A Deadly Earthquake (5 pics)

Nepal was recently hit by a deadly earthquake that changed the landscape of Kathmandu. Some of the most famous landmarks have been all but destroyed after the catastrophic event.

 

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Stunning Photos Of Chile’s Calbuco Volcano Erupting (16 pics)

Calbuco is a volcano in Chile and it has erupted twice in the past day. Photographers are having a field day enjoying this excellent opportunity to snap photos of this breathtaking sight. Over 4,000 local residents have had to evacuate because of Calbuco’s eruption but it almost seems worth it to see this incredible once in a lifetime event.

 

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Ubari Is An Incredible Oasis In The Sahara Desert (10 pics)

In the Libyan section of the Sahara Desert lies Ubari. Ubari is a desert oasis that’s located between the Messak Sattafat plateau and Idhan Ubari erg sand dunes and lakes. Despite the fact that Ubari is located in one of the hottest, most dry locations in the world, the water there still manages to look beautiful.

 

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What A 140 MPH Super Typhoon Looks Like From Space (6 pics)

ISS astronauts recently captured the 140 mph super typhoon, Maysak hovering over the Philippines. They captured these amazing photos while orbiting 255 miles above Earth.

 

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Experts Still Can’t Figure Out What They Found In This Mysterious Cave (5 pics)

Divers have recently been exploring a submerged cave near the Caribbean Sea on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula and they were shocked by what they found. The researchers found a human skull in the cave. These experts are convinced that if they can verify the age that the remains may very well be the oldest discovered remains of an American human.

 

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Every Year These Towns Get Flooded By A Swarm Of Insects (7 pics)

Every year towns near the Tisza River in Hungary get overwhelmed by swarms of Palingenia longicauda or the Tisza mayfly as the creatures have come to be known. This creature has a life cycle that allows them to live underground as a larvae for 3 years but when they surface they mate in large groups. This mating ritual ends up flooding the towns of Hungary with a swarm of insects that’s impossible to avoid.

 

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Photographer Captures Incredible Frozen Ocean Waves Off The Coast (5 pics)

Jonathan Nimerfroh is a photographer and surfer who says he’s obsessed with the ocean. He happened to be in the right place at the right time recently while walking along the coast of Nantucket. He happened to capture some waves that were nearly frozen and he managed to snap a few unique pictures. The temperature on this day was 19 F and -7 C which caused the waves to freeze but not completely.

 

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The Beetle Looks For A Mate, A Nature Story (9 pics)

These are the types of things you learn about while watching David Attenborough’s ‘Life.’ You will never look at nature the same way again.

 

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The Upside Down Iceberg (4 pics)

Photographer from San Francisco Alex Cornell captured something extremely rare when he came across this inverted iceberg.

 

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10 Days Of Extreme Weather Turn A Mountain Into Sheer Ice (15 pics)

Slovenian photographer Marko Korošec set out to Mount Javornik during a period of extreme weather. The pictures he captured are unlike anything else ever seen on Earth.

“I love extreme weather and seen a lot, but this was just above my imagination what I experienced earlier this week” says Korošec.

 

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10 Winter Storms That Will Convince You To Stay Inside This Winter (10 pics)

Winter is a tough season and sometimes it can get straight up deadly. We suggest that you stay inside until spring comes.

 

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This Giant Tree Is A Sight To See (4 pics)

This Giant Sequoia National Park of America, has shared its name with the Civil War hero General Sherman is the largest tree in the world. It’s the largest tree in the world and it’s over 2,000 years old.

 

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Freaks Of Nature You Didn’t Know Existed (21 pics)

Anything can be born deformed and that includes animals. You won’t believe some of these animals that you didn’t know existed. Although you’d probably be better off not knowing about the two headed snake.

 

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