Iceland's Deserts are Flowering Again With This Species
Join a heated debate that really matters: are we pro or against this purple flower taking over Iceland's deserts? At first, it seemed like a nice solution to bring life back to the desert, but now, it seems that this plant is a bit too invasive...
Joke: The Desert, the Camel and the Meal
Three English men were walking through a desert. They were tired and thirsty but most of all hungry. Soon, they came across a nomad with about two camels, one alive and one very much dead. The nomad said "Hey there, you guys look hungry" The three men all nodded.
Who Knew the Desert Was So Colorful?
The desert of Namibia, the Namib , stretches for more than 2,000 kilometres (1,200 mi) along the Atlantic coasts of Angola, Namibia, and South Africa, extending southward from the Carunjamba River in Angola, through Namibia and to the Olifants River in Western Cape, South Africa.
The Forest That Grew in the Middle of the Arizona Desert
Have you heard of the man-made canal that accidentally ended up creating a forest in the middle of the Arizona desert? What’s more, the canal has now become a prominent water harvesting swale (a low-lying and often wet stretch of land) stretching across an expansive landscape.
Saudi Arabia Is Turning it's Desert into Huge Farmlands
Saudi Arabia is 95% desert. Hot, dry climates and dust storms are hence common in the region. The extreme heat conditions there also cause increased drought, deforestation, and desertification.
Atacama Desert in the Spring Gets Covered With Flowers...
The Atacama Desert of Chile is infamous as one of the driest places on Earth. however, due to the higher than usual amount of winter rains related to the El Niño phenomenon, there is a colorful surprise: This desert will burst into a banquet of color and flower.
Prepare to Witness the Sheer Beauty of the Sahara Desert!
This video below will take you on a personal tour of the Algerian part of the Sahara Desert in crisp 4K resolution.
10 Incredible Animals Built to Survive in the Sahara Desert
The Sahara desert is the third-largest desert in the world (after the Arctic and Antarctic) and the largest hot desert in the world. It stretches across 3.6 million square miles making its size comparable to that of the entire United States (which spans across 3.8 million miles).
Only 6 People Know the Recipe For This Popular Desert
Meet the guardians of this highly classified desert.
How Have Desert Animals Adapted to Life? Find out Here!
Desert Tortoise While most shelled reptiles make their homes in wet forest environments, open oceans, and swamps, some have also managed to conquer the desert. Native to the southwestern United States, the desert tortoise stands out as a remarkable example of adaptation to desert climates.
Have You Heard This One? Breaking Down in the Desert
Hilarious: Red Indian Gives a Girl a Lift car, joke, rude, horse, desert, Indian, native american, break down, saddle This hilarious joke all begins with an untimely breakdown...
This Dog Was Left on a Deserted Island, Until...
Who would abandon a pup on a deserted island? I hope I never find out the answer to that question, I wouldn't want to break the law... But happiness ensues because kind hearted humans noticed this abandoned doggie and a group immediately sent help.
Planet Earth's Beauty: The Desert
Those who have been to the desert will tell you - The desert seems desolate, but it has its own beauty, its own cycle of life and death, it's own breathtaking views. It is a part of the amazing magnificence that is our planet.
It’s Hard to Imagine That This Garden Was Once a Desert
Dubai is known as a glamorous city of skyscrapers in the Arabian desert. The idea of it also having the world’s largest natural flower garden doesn’t naturally spring to mind.
The Railway Line That Will Be in the Middle of the Desert
However, what makes it unique isn’t its steep cost, but the fact that it’s being built in the middle of the desert! The railway line will be connecting six of the Middle East’s wealthiest countries and will be more than 2,000 kilometers (1242 miles) long.
The Sahara Desert Has ENORMOUS Hidden Potential
The Sahara desert is much bigger than you probably realize. It’s roughly the size of China. This massive piece of land gets around 4,000 hours of daylight a year. That makes it the best location in the world for solar farms. What if we covered the entire Sahara with solar panels?
The Desert Superbloom is Something Everyone Muse See
Superbloom is one of the most mesmerizing natural phenomenons: a season in which unusually large amounts of wildflowers bloom in the California desert. It is definitely a sight to behold: miles and miles of beautiful flowers thriving in the most unlikely environment.
10 Fluffiest, Cutest Creatures that Survive in the Desert
Even in the scorching, dry conditions of the desert, you can find unusual animals with some striking characteristics lurking around. You'll find them dozing off in the dens they call home while sheltering from the blazing sun; or scavenging for food in the middle of the night.
Patagonia: A Desert You Long to Journey Through
Last year Polish travel photographer Jakub Polomski spent a month traveling the captivating Patagonian Desert. He traveled over 8000km (4970 miles) on the open roads of Argentina and Chile, seeing endless mountainous views and serene lakes.
The World’s First Empire Rose From a Dry Desert
Rising in a hot desert, without rainfall to nourish crops, without trees or stones for building, it was actually the world's first-ever Empire. How did its inhabitants manage to build the first cities in seemingly impossible conditions?
These Deserted Yet Beautiful Mansions Have a Spooky Past
Deserted mansions, especially, are the creepiest of them all. From the outside, their beautiful edifices, sometimes enveloped with tree branches and leaves, look to be the setting of a horror film. We can only imagine what secrets and stories hide inside these creepy buildings.
Would You Love to Live on These Deserted Island Paradises?
Have at look at these 16 deserted island paradises and see which you could envision yourself inhabiting. Click on images to enlarge 1.
This Spring in the Gobi Desert Looks Like Abstract Art!
The mysterious Gobi Desert lies between Mongolia and China. In the southern reaches of this vast barren land, in the Qinghai Province of China, you can find a natural spring that looks more like a figment of an abstract artist’s imagination than a real place on our planet.
You Need to Know Texas to Realize It's Much More Than Desert
The image of Texas as a desert state has been born out of countless movies, always showing texas as a great big desert, full of dust, cattle and big cars with horns on them.