Category: What on Earth?

10 Beautiful Yet Toxic Caterpillars

Caterpillars come in a variety of colors, shapes and sizes. Their beauty can often be deceiving since their hairs often contain venom which can be poisonous to humans and predators. Toxic caterpillars can be found in many places including backyard gardens, parks and fields. The following list describes 10 of the most beautiful, yet dangerously

10 Animals Who Were Forced Into Extinction

For hundreds of years man has been the reason why some animals have become extinct. We relentlessly hunt animals to death even when they are protected. Some people poach animals; killing them to gain profit of some kind. (Ex. Elephant’s tusk or a gorilla’s hand.) Sometimes an animal becomes extinct because it loses its habitat,

10 Ways to Conserve the Environment

Unfortunately, there seem to be many people who think that only governments and big companies in general should do something to conserve the environment. This is however untrue. Every single individual is actually able to participate in protecting this planet from pollution and suffocation caused by all kinds of residues and waste “produced” by the

10 Top Mountain Treks in the World

Almost all adventure seekers enjoy mountain trekking. It is an exciting and adventurous sport, be it mountain climbing, camping, rock climbing or exploring. The following ten mountain treks are, if not the most famous, definitely among the most famous in the world. Some of them are only for professionals, others are easier to climb, but

10 of the World’s Scariest Sharks

Generally, most people would describe a shark as a huge, fierce carnivorous fish with very sharp teeth. However, this is just a generic description which cannot include all the 370 different kinds of sharks whose sizes differ a lot. The largest of all is the whale shark (forty feet long) whereas the smallest is the

Top 10 Most Popular Pet Reptiles

Keeping a reptile as a pet is not for the fainthearted. These animals are not your regular house pets like dogs and cats are – but strangely, people who keep reptiles as pets testify to a loving bond. Here’s our list of the top 10 most popular pet reptiles. 1. Corn Snake The Corn Snake

10 of the World’s Rarest Birds

There are many beautiful and fascinating birds in the world. Some species of birds are considered rare due to the threat of extinction. Specific bird populations are decreasing, but fortunately, there are measures being taken by governments and conservationists to protect endangered species so they can thrive in their natural habitats and captivity. 1) Spix’s

10 Most Endangered Forests on Earth

An endangered forest is one that has ecological importance in its environment and is being threatened by industrialization or human encroachment. Most of these forests have been part of their environment for many years and play a vital role in maintaining a natural balance of the eco system. Scientists have claimed that deforestation has played

Top 10 Locations Any Diver Needs To Visit

Nestled in all corners of the world are beautiful places to go diving. Many areas provide views of historic wreckage from naval battles, showing the brutal history and commemorating it all at once. Others allow you to have close encounters with marine life, offering an experience that cannot be recreated anywhere else. The beauty is