Glittering Grills

Sophisticated dentistry allowed Native Americans to add bling to their teeth as far back as years ago, a new study says. Ancient peoples of southern North America went to “dentists"—among the.

Endangered New Zealand bird, the Kakapo.

fullmetal-ravioli: “The kakapo is a critically endangered species of large, flightless, nocturnal, ground-dwelling parrot of the super-family Strigopoidea endemic to New Zealand.

Giant crystal cave Mexico.

Giant Crystal Cave comes to light. Mexico's Cueva de los Cristales (Cave of Crystals) contains some of the world's largest known natural crystals—translucent beams of gypsum as long as 36 feet meters).

Known in the weather world as a circumhorizontal arc, this rare sight was caught on film on June 3 as it hung over northern Idaho near the Washington State border.  (This happened in 2006. )

Fire rainbows are the rarest of all naturally occurring atmospheric phenomena. For a fire rainbow to occur, cirrus clouds must be feet in the air with the precise amount of ice crystals, and the sun must hit the clouds at 58 degrees.

It's a TOYGER!! It's a Bengal Cat + Tabby Cat hybrid.  It is beautiful!!

Its a TOYGER! Its a Bengal Cat + Tabby Cat hybrid and I want one sooo much! Its the perfect little pet tiger! in animal photos

Solo descent to ocean's deepest point

The Deepsea Challenger submersible begins its first test dive off the coast of Papua New Guinea. The sub, carrying James Cameron, descended to the deepest part of the Mariana Trench, at a cavernous depth of miles km).

Gentoo penguin mating ritual - the male presents a pebble to the female of his dreams in the hopes that she falls for him - photograph by David Moir | National Geographic

"Did you know? When a male penguin falls in love with a female penguin, he searches the entire beach to find the perfect pebble to present to her." Conclusion: Penguins are romantics at heart.

Thilo Bubek for National Geographic

Aurora on Ice -Northern lights flow over the snow-dusted mountains near Tromsø, Norway