Category Archives: Nature

Top 10 Largest Deserts in the World

Of the many wonders mother nature offers us, deserts are certainly among the most fascinating phenomenons on our planet. Desert landscapes are defined by areas which experience an extremely low amount of precipitation all-year round. This extreme lack of rain makes life almost impossible, both

Top 10 Longest Rivers in the World

Rivers are flowing bodies of water which flow from higher to lower ground. Every river always starts at a source and ends at a so-called mouth. The mouth is usually located at another body of water such as an ocean, a sea, a lake or

Top 10 Highest Waterfalls in the World

Waterfalls belong to the world’s most spectacular natural wonders. They form whenever a river or, more typically, a stream flows over a vertical drop. The drop usually occurs on the edge of steep mountains, but can also happen on icebergs or ice shelves. The following

Top 10 Oldest Living Trees in the World

No other living things on Earth grow as old as trees. Tree colonies can live up to around astounding 80,000 years. While individual trees don’t live that long, they, too, can survive astonishing thousands of years. Even in our day and age, where human involvement

Top 10 Largest Islands in the World

Islands are defined by sub-continental land mass that is entirely surrounded by water. Islands come in different shapes, sizes and locations. The most common type of islands are the continental islands, which lie on the continental shelf and therefore represent just above water parts of