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Learn the Meanings of Healing Gemstones

For thousands of years, ancient civilizations have utilized the power of crystals to release mental, physical and spiritual blockages, thus …

When A Solar Storm Engulfs Earth

Adventure 101: Hiking an American Treasure

“The Appalachian Trail is both intimate and majestic,” says hiker and author <b>Jennifer Pharr Davis</b>, who has through-hiked the megatrail three times and holds the speed record (46 days, 11 hours, and 20 minutes).<p>Completed in 1937 and stretching 2,180 mountainous miles from Georgia to Maine, the</b> …

Crazy plan for dolphin-assisted birth in the Pacific thwarted by Mother Nature

Yet another couple is making headlines for their plan to give birth using the Pacific Ocean as their birthing pool and dolphins for midwives. “This …

Pregnancy

The Vedic Meditation Technique Explained

Vedic meditation Gary Gorrow explains how the vedic meditation technique works. The ancient Rishis realized that man could find tremendous resources …

Daily Meditation: Consumed In Grace

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a poem by Christian mystic St. Catherine of Siena. "Consumed in Grace" …

Meditation

ZSL animal photography prize 2015 - in pictures

A contemplative picture of a shaggy-haired grizzly bear, silhouetted against a mountain-lined horizon has been chosen as the Adult Judges’ Choice in the ZSL animal photography prize 2015. Attracting more than 450 entries from around the world, the winners are selected by a panel of expert judges …

Photography

New England Foliage Central 2017

01 of 05<p>Need Help Planning Your Fall Foliage Trip?<p>Want to plan a visit to New England during the spectacular fall foliage season? At a bit of a loss …

10 amazing places to see animals in the wild

LAST UPDATED: 23 February 2017<p>For the animal lover, seeing an animal in captivity is no way to see an animal at all. So we're lucky to live in a time …

Wildlife

Essentials Skills for Nature Photography

How do start capturing images like this? Click for More Details<p>Imagine this…<p>You arrive at a spectacular location like the one you see in the above …

Landscape Photography

Spending Time in Nature May Enhance Immune System and Benefit Health

<b>Research has found evidence that spending time in nature provides protections against a startling range of diseases, including depression, diabetes,</b> …

Neuroscience

Wildlife Images | group pinboard

Wall-climbing mountain goats This looks hard. Hinds Deer or mountain goats. It is God that girdeth me with strength, and maketh my way perfect. He …

The Offering

California unveils $30 million animal bridge plan

California is unveiling big plans for a more than $30 million overpass across one of L.A. County's busiest freeways.<p>The bridge is designed for wild …

Enigma of the trees that resist wildfires

<b>Spanish scientists Bernabé and José Moya couldn't believe their eyes.</b><p>More than 20,000 hectares of forest were charred. But in the middle of the devastation, a group of cypresses was still standing tall and green.<p>When a fire swept through an experimental plot in Andilla, in the Spanish province of …

Ecology

5-Minute Health Tip: Drink Pineapple Juice

Studies have shown that pineapple juice is more effective than over-the-counter (OTC) cough medicine at easing a sore throat, and more effective than …

This Ultra-Thin Solar Charger Can Power Up Your iPhone On The Go

Practical off-the-grid phone charging is becoming a reality.<p>Not so long ago, solar chargers were a better idea in theory than in reality. Typical devices would require as much as four times as long to power up a phone as plugging into a wall outlet. This might work if you were spending all day in …

Photograph by @paulnicklen A Canadian Lynx peeks out from the edge of the forest in the Yukon Territory. #nature #wildlife @natgeo @natgeocreative #picoftheday #bigcats #lynx

Bald eagle in rehabilitation at the Raptor Center in Sitka, Alaska #ak #alaska #907 #Baranof #Sitka #eagle #animal #raptor #wildlife #southeastalaska #bw #blackandwhite #bnw_life #destination_noir

How you can help rescue wolves, toucans and other wildlife -- and also see the world

Animals melt our hearts, especially when they're in distress, but after a tear or two, then what? Taking action that allows us to shake off that helpless feeling and turn our angst into action can be both life-changing and life-affirming. Here are seven volunteer opportunities that not only allow …

Photos Of Hawk Throwing Food To Another Mid-Air

Note: Larger version HERE.<p>This is a composite photo created by photographer Phoo Chan of a Northern Harrier dropping a piece of food (in this case …

Yosemite Black Bears' Diet Surprises Researchers

Black bears in Yosemite National Park that don’t seek out human foods subsist primarily on plants and nuts, according to a study conducted by …

Earth - The 15 most amazing landscapes and rock formations

<b>Fairy Chimneys, Turkey</b><p>These strange conical spires are found in the Cappadocia region of Turkey.<p>Several million years ago, active volcanoes spewed volcanic ash that covered the ground. Rainwater and wind eroded the soft compressed volcanic ash, leaving behind the harder overlying basalts, forming …

Earth Science

Seven tips to protect Vermont’s wildlife

Vermonters have lived close to the land since Colonial times. As the most rural state in the nation, with more than 60 percent of our population …

Pittsburgh

Horse trails in Buffalo Creek Wildlife Management Area featured in NET 'Nebraska Stories'

A group of horseback riders and a film crew from NET headed for the hills on a warm Aug. 6 evening at sundown.<p>The footage of the shoot at Buffalo …

See the amazing images of Alaska's Denali National Park captured by Michigan photographer

comments<p>Kent Miller, a resident of Bay County's Monitor Township and an associate professor of photojournalism at Central Michigan University, has …