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Mashed Potato Snowmen

River of Make It Vegan sculpted adorable mashed potato snowmen on top of meatless meatloaf. The scarves are steamed green beans, the buttons and eyes are peppercorns, the arms are parsley and the noses are little carrots. You can see a time-lapse video of their assembly at the link. Link -via Tasteologie

Section of China’s Yangtze river turns red

Part of the longest river in China has turned a strange red color and nobody seems to know why. Officials are conducting an investigation in to the ph…

The Mississippi River: The Backbone of America

The Mississippi River has been providing water, transportation, and blues songs to us for hundreds of years. The river was essential in building trade, agriculture, and settlements in the United States. And it continues to be crucial in ways we rarely think about. In combination with the Missouri River, which flows into the Mississippi, it’s [...]

Lake in France turns blood red

The river delta of Camargue in France is home to the peculiar spectacle of water that turns blood red. Scientists believe that the reason this happens…

A Line Millions of People Long

Photo via Steve McCurry’s Simple Act of Waiting Think that you’re queueing in the longest supermarket checkout line ever? Well, at least you’re not in this line of millions of people [...]

Live ‘woolly mammoth’ filmed in Siberia

Footage showing what is claimed to be a live mammoth crossing a river in Siberia has appeared online. The video was taken in the Chukotka Autonomous O…

Welcome to Bubbleland: Life on a Strange Little Chunk of Kentucky

For most of its journey from Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico, the Mississippi River takes a pretty direct path. Sure, it zigs east here and zags west there, but nothing too crazy. Around Kentucky, though, the river’s course gets a little convoluted. It turns north before heading south again in several places. These detours [...]

Underground river found beneath the Amazon

A vast underground river may be flowing thousands of feet below the Amazon river say scientists. The discovery was made following a study of temperatu…

The Underground River Beneath The Amazon River

Add this to the long list of amazing things that is the Amazon River: Brazilian scientists have found a new river that runs underneath it! The Rio Hamza, named after the head of the team of researchers [...]

London’s Underground River

The River Fleet in London is a tidal river that once provided water for many industries. Over the years, it became quite polluted, then was consigned to flow underneath the city as London grew, until it was eventually incorporated into the sewer system. But the river is still there, filling its tunnels at high tide [...]