These Satellite Timelapses Show Just How Much Our Planet Has Changed

Cities grow. Human settlements expand across lands — and even into the water. Some forests burn down and regrow while others are gradually depleted by logging. And, over the last few decades, satellites have captured it all, showing how Earth has changed in just a matter of years. » 5/18/15 8:20pm 5/18/15 8:20pm

Real Places On Earth So Surreal, They Look Like Alien Landscapes

If you want to see strange and exotic landscapes, you don’t have to travel the solar system; you just have to take a closer look at our own planet. From fiery pits to rock formations that seem to defy gravity, these views show us a side of the Earth that looks almost alien, but are wholly terrestrial. » 4/30/15 7:47pm 4/30/15 7:47pm