Updated: 8:29 PM UTC, Jul 16, 2017

Fire Rainbows Are a Misnomer

You have surely seen a classic rainbow. But have you ever heard of a fire rainbow? They are…
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Foam Day Hits Australia - A Natural Phenomenon

This natural phenomenon is simply amazing: about once a year a veritable wall of sea foam, sometimes reaching…
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No Sex Life for Certain Fruit

Parthenocarpy (Latin for “maiden fruit”) refers to the development of fruit without fertilization. The process produces a sterile…
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Deceptive Plants Lure Unsuspecting Insects

To promote pollination, certain flowers attract insects by mimicking their sexual partners. In the case of orchids, the…
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A Volcano Discovered In their Backyard!

On Feb. 20th 1943, a couple of Mexican farmers were surprised to find a fissure in their cornfield.…
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The Origin Of The Granny Smith Apple Name

The Granny Smith, the greenest of all the apples, bears its name in reference to the person who…
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