Drone footage reveals the alien world that is a frozen Niagara Falls 

Pick your pop culture reference—the Fortress of Solitude or Hoth—and brush the mountains in cotton candy white and add water raging underneath the frozen sheets and you get a little bit close to what Niagara Falls looks like right now. NBC News has footage of the frozen Niagara Falls and it looks like another planet. » 2/21/15 12:14am 2/21/15 12:14am

Washington DC's Very Own High Line Will Clean Its Dirty River Water

The Anacostia River that runs through Washington DC has historically been known as, well, not the cleanest river in the country. A new elevated park straddling the river plans to filter the dirty water with a waterfall feature (apparently projected with Frederick Douglass's face). It's the winning design announced… » 10/16/14 4:30pm 10/16/14 4:30pm

The Iguazú Falls overflow in flood of biblical proportions

Following massive rainfalls in Misiones, Argentina, and Santa Catarina and Paraná, Brazil, the famous Iguazú Falls are now overflowing, carrying 46,300 cubic meters per second—33 times the usual water flow rate. The images and video are unbelievable. I hope you have your arks ready, my friends. » 6/11/14 7:23pm 6/11/14 7:23pm

These Australian Waterfalls Are Running Upwards

Winds are now so strong on the southern coast of Australia—74.5mph (120km/h)—that waterfalls are running upwards. The water is just being blown up from the bottom. The situation's crazy, especially for those commuters in their ferries. » 7/22/11 11:20am 7/22/11 11:20am

Water Droplets Create Multilayered Display

Click to viewWaterfalls have never been this much fun. Sheets of cascading droplets have been turned into a multilayered computer display, suitable for playing Tetris in 3D. » 7/02/10 6:40pm 7/02/10 6:40pm

Video of the NYC Waterfalls in Action

Yesterday, I showed you the first photos of the new NYC waterfalls in action, taken during a test run. This morning, a grey and muggy NYC morning, they were turned on officially. Here's a close-up video taken of the waterfall under the Brooklyn Bridge from Fulton Landing in Brooklyn. I can't wait to see it at night… » 6/26/08 9:50am 6/26/08 9:50am

NYC Installing Gigantic 120-Foot Waterfalls Under the Brooklyn Bridge,…

While this image of a gigantic waterfall cascading down from beneath the Brooklyn Bridge looks like some wacky photoshop, it's actually something that's being installed this summer. A new art project will have four waterfall sculptures installed in New York City from mid-July to mid-October, spewing water from heights… » 1/18/08 10:00am 1/18/08 10:00am