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3,200 Year Old Tree Never Been Captured In A Single Image...

3,200 Year Old Tree Never Been Captured In A Single Image...
(Distractify) Cloaked in the snows of California’s Sierra Nevada, the 3,200-year-old giant sequoia called the President rises 247 feet. Two other sequoias have wider trunks, but none has a larger crown, say the scientists who climbed it. The figure at top seems taller than the other climbers because he’s standing forward on one of the great limbs. The trunk is 27 feet wide and the his mighty branches hold 2 billion needles, the most of any tree on the planet. Giant sequoias exist in only one place, where The President and smaller trees that make up his “House” and “Senate”, reside. The team painstakingly put together a set of pulleys and levers to climb the tree. Awesome stuff. Chael Nichols, Ngm staff. Order Large Format Prints at: Related:  Visual funexploreIt's the big things in life - and art

25+ Animals That Love Warmth More Than Anything Animals can often teach us that happiness can be a lot simpler than we think – sometimes, all it takes is a warm spot on the floor bathed in sunlight, a warm radiator, or even a warm, soft tummy! These animals who love warmth will show you that sometimes, we all need to slow down and enjoy the simpler things in life. If you have a cute picture of an animal napping or enjoying a nice warm spot, add it to this list! Show 169 more Add Image Recent submissions to this list Sun Seeker How To Herd Cats Pogo When The Cat Insists On Cuddling And I Have To Make Breakfast Viscacha Basking In Chile Snoozing In A Sunbeam Drag Image Select File Rules: 1) no ugly watermarks 2) no borders 3) no low quality images Ooops!

The Fairy Tale Forest By Ildiko Neer | Travel Klix Hungarian photographer Ildiko Neer began operations in 2009. He draws his inspiration from nature, but a special thrill is wood – the sun makes its way through the trees, the sound of leaves and stunning colors of autumn. All this was reflected in the works of photographer. This amazing photographer really have the eye for a good nature photo. These travel photos, and nature photos are just amazing, this this artist really did a great job. Landscapes, landscapes news, landscapes photos, nature, nature landscapes, nature news, Nature Photos, Photos, travel landscapes, travel nature, Travel News, Travel Photos, Travel Tips Little Amal's 5,000 Mile Journey HIghlights the Plight of Child Refugees Photo: Bevan Roos From April to July of 2021, an 11.5-foot-tall puppet named Little Amal will make her way from the Syria-Turkey border to the UK, following the path of many refugees. Nine-year-old Amal is in search of her mother and makes the harrowing 4,970-mile journey alone. This is the story told by Good Chance Theatre who, in collaboration with the Handspring Puppet Company, has brought Amal to life in order to shine a light on the international refugee crisis. Along her journey, in a performance titled The Walk, Little Amal will make stops in over 70 cities, towns, and villages. In this follow up to The Jungle, which had a successful run at London's Young Vic theater, Good Chance Theatre is coordinating its biggest project ever. “Little Amal’s story transcends borders and language to highlight the challenges that refugee children face, challenges that are even more pressing during this pandemic,” shares The Walk producer Stephen Daldry. Photo: Nick Wall How was the route selected?

Hokkaido: Animals Hokkaido, the large island at Japan’s northern end, is home to populations of adorable little critters that can’t be found anywhere else in Japan. There are seven cute little critters in particular that you will absolutely fall in love with! Some of these are just subspecies of other more widely-spread critters, while others are unique natives. All of them, however, are cute. Whether it’s for the winter sports, natural sights, unique culture or cute animals, Hokkaido is definitely worth a visit if you’re ever in Japan. More info: Twitter (h/t: rocketnews24) Ezo Momonga The adorable ezo momonga is a type of flying squirrel unique to Hokkaido. Shima-Enaga The Shima-Enaga is a type of long-tailed tit that lives only in Hokkaido. Hokkaido red fox The Hokkaido red fox is simply a sub-species of the common red fox, but we really love foxes, so we won’t miss the opportunity to post a few more. Hokkaido red squirrel Ezo Naki Usagi Iizuna Ezo Fukuro The Ezo Fukuro is a local sub-species of the Ural Owl.

The Most Wonderful Castles From Around The World Since childhood castles are explaind as grand places, full of your favorite fairytale characters and their dreaded evil step mothers. No matter where it is or who lives there, castles contain such a majestic air about them. Castles can be romantic, spooky, historical, or downright beautiful, and usually they are all of the above. Back in the medieval period, most castles were built as a form of control, so that a ruling family could keep watch over their surrounding town. Let these castles transport you to another world, can you only imagine what living at these castles would be like?! Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany This nineteenth century Romanesque Revival palace is located in the rough hillsides of Bavaria, Germany. This gorgeous castle is currently set up as a museum so that many people can enjoy its luxurious appeal. Known as a “shy King” Ludwig had picked the remote and hard to access location in order to be away from the public eye. Gwrych Castle, Abergele, Wales

Sea Urchin Sculptures Promote Sustainability Through Interactive Art For this year's i Light Marina Bay Festival, a sustainability-focused, Singapore-based spectacle, Choi+Shine Architects created The Urchins, a series of 3 interactive installations. The crochet sea urchin sculptures have been meticulously crafted by hand, offering attendees a one-of-a-kind immersive experience. Speaking to the event's theme of sustainability. each 56-foot-tall work of interactive art symbolizes the beauty and diversity of nature. Given their large scale, creating each sea urchin was no small feat. Choi+Shine Architects designed and created The Urchins, a series of 3 installations. Each sea urchin installation is a unique piece of interactive art, inviting viewers to wander inside. The unique pieces were crafted for Singapore's i Light Marina Bay Festival, an event geared toward promoting sustainability. Choi+Shine Architects: Website | Facebook h/t: [Contemporist] All images via Choi+Shine Architects. Related Articles:

untitled 32 Surreal Places On Earth That Belong In A Dream. I’ve Never Wanted To Travel So Badly… During the rainy season, the world’s largest salt flat becomes the world’s largest mirror. The Salar was born when several prehistoric lakes joined into one. The salt flat is so reflective, it’s used to calibrate satellites. Tianzi Mountains, China These unqiuely tall and thin mountains are so alien that they were used in James Cameron’s “Avatar.” Sentinels of the Arctic, Finland These sentinels are actually giant trees covered in snow and ice. Reed Flute Caves, China This 240-meter-long cave system has been one of Guilin, China’s most popular attractions for over 1200 years. Skaftafell Ice Cave, Iceland Ice caves are temporary structures that form at the edge of glaciers when flowing water melts a hole into glaciers. Antelope Canyon, Arizona, United States This canyon was formed by millions of years of flowing water that carved out a deep, yet narrow crevice. Bigar Waterfall, Romania The locals call this waterfall “the miracle from the Minis gorge.” Sea of Stars, Vaadhoo Island, Maldives