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20 Natural Phenomena to See Before You Die

We live on a dying planet: Massive pollution in all its forms; melting polar ice-caps; desertification of the land; dwindling water resources; disappearing flora and fauna; toxic waste filling the oceans and rivers and all around this Dantean landscape, the ceaseless and viral multiplication of the culprit behind it all, Man. Yet for all the […]

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Thor’s Well in Oregon – Drainpipe of the Pacific

Thor’s Well a deep sinkhole that sits on the edge of Oregon Coast near Cape Perpetua. This natural salt water fountain is a 20 feet deep hole, also known as the “drainpipe of the Pacific”. When the tide is high enough the well is filled with water before being spectacularly emptied again. When to visit Thor’s Well? Travellers […]

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What Causes These Giant Molehills In The Philippines?

While the photos below may look like the handy work of a giant mole, the ‘Chocolate Hills’ in the Bohol province of the Philippines are actually a totally natural occurrence. The mounds are actually made from grass covered limestone and there are estimated to be between 1,260 to 1,776 separate hills in the Bohol province. […]

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What Caused This 40km Crater Known As ‘The Eye Of Africa’?

In the heart of the Sahara desert in Mauritania there is a mysterious crater that has puzzled geology experts for years. The Richat Structure is an impressive 40 kms in diameter and its circular shape led experts to originally believe that it was caused by the impact of an asteroid. Further tests have proved this […]