Stunning Turquoise Ice in Northern Lake Baikal of Siberia
Due to the density of the ice. This is glacial ice which has been fractured off of the glacier. Glacial ice is very dense due to the intense pressure it experiences (so there’s almost no air bubbles in this ice). The result is that the natural blue color of water becomes visible in the ice.
Craftsman architecture in Hawaii has a rich heritage, incorporating local elements such as lava rock, coral blocks, generous roof overhangs to accommodate heavy rain and hot sun, and Ohia beams, yet maintaining the beauty and elegance that defines the Craftsman ethic. On the Big Island, to the left of the Volcano House Hotel you will discover an enclave inhabited by various parks and forestry departments, (top photo) all occupying wonderfully designed former homes now used as offices.
Ever since of the discovery of Adobe Photoshop, every amazing image that is on the Internet is believed to be fake. Almost any awe-inspiring picture has hundreds of comments screaming “Fake!” or “Photoshopped!” Contrary to popular belief, there are thousands of naturally occurring phenomena in nature that look so amazing, it would actually be hard to create the image yourself.
Below are 15 of some of the craziest natural phenomena that look fake, but are totally real. Each and every one has a scientific explanation, too.
1. Volcanic lightning that sometimes occurs over erruptions.
This impressive – and frightening – phenomena is known as “dirty thunderstorms.”
Lake Moraine, Alberta, Canada during the summer. The glaciers in the background grind the rocks underneath as they melt in the summer and produce rock flour. The rock flour then flows down into the rivers, then streams into the lake and reflects the sunlight, giving the lake a brilliant blue color.