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Fire, in Slow Motion

At the Fire Lab in Missoula, Montana, researchers reverse-engineer spreading fires using wind tunnels, fire-whirl generators, and giant combustion chambers. They're finding that fire is a mysterious phenomenon, and the physics behind it is often counterintuitive.

By: WayGroovy | May 26th, 2014 (11:07 PM) | Thanks: JTWood

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Driving through a forest fire in Russia

Was that a car?

By: WayGroovy | May 25th, 2014 (7:23 PM) | Thanks: JTWood

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The Bird Dance

Sword-fighting Albatross about to get frisky...?

By: calvinhobbes | May 24th, 2014 (2:25 AM)

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close call

A construction worker narrowly escapes a fire.

By: WayGroovy | Mar 26th, 2014 (6:35 PM) | Thanks: JTWood

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Shagged by a rare parrot

Stephen Fry and zoologist Mark Carwardine head to the ends of the earth in search of animals on the edge of extinction. In New Zealand the travelers make their way through one of the most dramatic landscapes in the world. They are on a journey to find the last remaining kakapo, a fat, flightless parrot which, when threatened with attack, adopts a strategy of standing very still indeed.

By: WayGroovy | Mar 5th, 2014 (4:50 PM) | Thanks: Bebblebrox

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