Freak summer hailstorm hits Mexico’s eastern Guadalajara, Jalisco state, burying vehicles in 3 feet of hail and damaging over 450 homes, only to melt and flood the streets turning them to rivers after a month of 90° average high temperatures

Freak summer hailstorm hits Mexico’s eastern Guadalajara, Jalisco state, burying vehicles in 3 feet of hail and damaging over 450 homes, only to melt and flood the streets turning them to rivers after a month of 90° average high temperatures

Here is one of the smallest turtle species, the spotted turtle (Clemmys guttata) from the eastern half of USA. It is endangered by loss of habitat and other kinds of disturbances such as pollution of waterways. It is protected by law but its populations are still declining.

Here is one of the smallest turtle species, the spotted turtle (Clemmys guttata) from the eastern half of USA. It is endangered by loss of habitat and other kinds of disturbances such as pollution of waterways. It is protected by… Continue Reading

Roman mosaic showing god Bacchus sitting on the back of a leopard. Object is dated back to 3rd-4th century CE and is located in the remains of imperial palace at Felix Romuliana (current Gamzigrad, eastern Serbia). [708×800]

Roman mosaic showing god Bacchus sitting on the back of a leopard. Object is dated back to 3rd-4th century CE and is located in the remains of imperial palace at Felix Romuliana (current Gamzigrad, eastern Serbia). [708×800]

Will a jellyfish be pretty enough ? Well, it is 99% water but really elegant and quite colourful… The brown bell and blue tentacle tips are due to the presence of symbiotic unicellular algae. This species mainly occurs in the Mediterranean Sea and eastern Atlantic Ocean.

Will a jellyfish be pretty enough ? Well, it is 99% water but really elegant and quite colourful… The brown bell and blue tentacle tips are due to the presence of symbiotic unicellular algae. This species mainly occurs in the… Continue Reading

Unique Roman site in the world – memorial complex at Magura hill with two imperial mausoleums of Emperor Galerius and his mother Romula, near imperial palace Felix Romuliana – Gamzigrad, in eastern Serbia. Dated to III century CE. [960×639]

Unique Roman site in the world – memorial complex at Magura hill with two imperial mausoleums of Emperor Galerius and his mother Romula, near imperial palace Felix Romuliana – Gamzigrad, in eastern Serbia. Dated to III century CE. [960×639]

Bronze weapon shaft decorated with silver spirals and dragon inlays. China, late Eastern Zhou, late Warring States or early Western Han dynasty. 300 BC to 100 AD. [2100×1179]

Bronze weapon shaft decorated with silver spirals and dragon inlays. China, late Eastern Zhou, late Warring States or early Western Han dynasty. 300 BC to 100 AD. [2100×1179]