Survival Skills 

Getting To This Place Is Extremely Difficult… But 8-10 Hours Later, It’ll Blow You Away.

Overlooking a scenic fjord in Norway, high up in the mountains is ‘The Trolls Tongue’, or Trolltunga. This oddly shaped rock formation that got its name from folk tales is one of the most spectacular scenic cliffs in Norway. Trolltunga is situated about 3600 feet (1100 meters) above sea level, hovering 2300 feet (700 meters) above lake Ringedalsvatnet in Skjeggedal. The view is simply breathtaking from up there, and to experience it you have to hike through high mountain trails, which takes 8-10 hours in total (to Trolltunga and back down). Trolltunga…

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Watching A Glacier Might Sound Dull, But Not When This Terrifying Phenomenon Happens

Does watching a glacier sound exciting to you? Well, maybe it should — and it should also sound terrifying. When two researchers were watching a glacier in Greenland on what seemed like a typical day, something insane happened. The implications of this event don’t bode well for our planet. The glacier began a process known as calving. YouTube / Exposure Labs Calving happens when huge chunks of ice fall off the side of a glacier. The ice splits along a crevasse, or a large crack, and eventually breaks free from…

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As An Elephant Calf Was Drowning, Something Absolutely AMAZING Happened. Check This Out.

Animals are much smarter than most people give them credit for. When disaster struck within this herd of elephants, they didn’t act helpless. Instead, the adults elephants proved just how intelligent and caring they are. A tiny elephant calf attempted to cross the swollen Ewaso Nyiro in Kenya, but it proved to be too much for the little guy. The youngster was submerged in the swift current, but thanks to some quick thinking of his mom, wasn’t swept downstream. The little calf thought it would be okay to cross… Sandy Gelderman…

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10 Incredible Optical Illusions That You’ll Only Be Able To Find Outdoors.

When you think of “optical illusions,” you probably think of carefully drawn images or tricky photos. However, you can find some by just looking outside. I had no idea Mother Nature was so deceptive! I’d feel betrayed, but these optical illusions are too cool to be anything but amazed. These all-natural illusions will blow your mind, if not your paycheck on hiking equipment to check some of them out in real life. Think of them as organic treats for your brain. Take a look! 1. Apache Head In The Rocks…

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Even Different Species Of Coral Fight Each Other…The Animal Kingdom Is Brutal

It’s no secret that the animal kingdom is harsh. When it comes to survival, most non-human animals have to kill or be killed. When we think of animals competing for food and breeding rights, we typically envision beasts like lions and sharks duking it out. As it turns out, however, the same aggression extends itself across the animal kingdom, and it affects even the most innocent creatures, like coral. We often forget that coral reefs are made up of living beings, and like all other animals, they must fight for…

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Flip Flops Saved This Woman’s Life. No, Really.

Metro Jennifer Lyons’ narrowly avoided getting electrocuted when the satellite dish on top of her home was struck by lightning. The 30,000-volt strike forced plugs out of the walls and sent debris flying everywhere. Lyons herself was knocked back by the bolt. She still managed to escape electrocution by the skin of her teeth. Well, soles of her sandals, I should say. The 49-year-old nurse left the house, which was set aflame, with only a bump on her head because the rubber flip flops she was wearing prevented the electricity…

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These 12 Rare Yet Awesome Weather Phenomena Will Blow Your Mind. I Still Can’t Get Over #10… Wow.

Weather events and anomalies are a constant source of wonder. It makes sense why humans are left in awe by their power and beauty. Natural wonders are so impressive because they are completely out of our control. These strange weather phenomena in particular are especially magnificent because they are so rare. You may think you know everything there is to know about our world and its weather, but trust us, you probably don’t. 1.) Brinicle: A brinicle (brine icicle, also known as ice stalactite) forms beneath sea ice when a…

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These 9 Places Transform Into Something Amazing At Night.

During the summer vacation season, most people are leaving their homes with the intention of seeing cool things during the day. The summer sun is a hard thing to resist. Sometimes though, nature’s greatest sights and sounds are at night. When the sun goes down, different flora, fauna and other forms of life appear. The world changes, and sometimes it’s for the better. These nine amazing destinations, for one reason or another, transform into something epic at night. 1.) Glowing Mushrooms, New England. This glowing fungus is known as Panellus…

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