This Crazy Water Hole In Portugal Is A Gateway To A Fantasy World
Nov24

This Crazy Water Hole In Portugal Is A Gateway To A Fantasy World

I would like to tell you that this water spillway leads to Narnia or Atlantis, but I would be calling off the search for the true portals. It’s purpose is less fantastical, but still very impressive. It is part of a hydroelectric dam in Portugal’s Covao do Conchos. Built in 1955, this void moves water from ribeira das Naves to Lagoa Comprida. The tunnel is a staggering 1,519 meters long (4983.59 ft). People travel to this...

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National Geographic Releases Video Of World’s Largest Tree. At 247 Feet Tall, “The President” Will Take Your Breath Away.
Nov21

National Geographic Releases Video Of World’s Largest Tree. At 247 Feet Tall, “The President” Will Take Your Breath Away.

Trees have an incredible way of making us feel small – not in a negative way, but as if we’re part of something bigger. They supply the oxygen we breath and sustain life of all kinds around the planet, covering 30% of the earth’s surface. Of all the forests’ trees in the world, one of the most famous has been growing for thousands of years in Sequoia National Park, California. ‘The President’ is one of the tallest trees on earth and...

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Stop buying tomatoes. Here’s how you can grow tomatoes in a small pot right at home!
Nov13

Stop buying tomatoes. Here’s how you can grow tomatoes in a small pot right at home!

Tomatoes are an amazing fruit – yes, fruit. Not only are they absolutely delicious, but tomatoes are also packed with vitamins and boast a lengthy list of health benefits. Thanks to their high levels of vitamin A, regularly eating tomatoes can lead to clearer skin, stronger hair, and better vision, just to name a few. Many studies have even linked tomatoes to cancer prevention! That’s why we’re here to show you how to grow your very...

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Stop buying lettuce. Here’s how you can regrow your own lettuce right at home!
Nov12

Stop buying lettuce. Here’s how you can regrow your own lettuce right at home!

It’s no secret groceries are a big household expense so why not try to save all the money you can be regrowing some of your own produce? Turns out lettuce is one the quickest and easiest vegetables to regrow from scraps – and lettuce has some amazing health benefits! Let’s break it down. Share Source: cuesa.org Lettuce is known for it’s anti-inflammatory properties, lowing cholesterol, regulating sleep induction and even to help...

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13 photos that show the incredibly ways mankind has respected nature..
Nov12

13 photos that show the incredibly ways mankind has respected nature..

Trees are amazing organisms that provide us with the air we breathe. However, it’s no secret that mankind’s inventions have taken toll on the natural world, trees especially. Cities have grown and thrived, but as a price, our planet has far less greenery than it did in the past. But hope isn’t entirely lost. Over the past few decades, people have made great efforts to protect trees and plant new ones, and many green areas are...

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Gotu Kola: The Many Benefits of the Ancient Herb of Enlightenment
Nov08

Gotu Kola: The Many Benefits of the Ancient Herb of Enlightenment

In nature, form follows function. It should come as no surprise then, that one of Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine’s most treasured herbal medicines, Gotu Kola (Sanskrit: Brahmi, Latin: Centella asiatica), is highly reminiscent of the shape of the human brain. After all, it has been revered for thousands of years for its ability to enhance cognitive function. But Gotu Kola’s impressive list of benefits go much further than that—in every...

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