Central-America-Monarchs-Photo-1-flower

The Butterfly

For thousands of years people have been charmed by the beauty and elegance of the butterfly. Even more so, cultures have been inspired by its incredible metamorphosis. There are about 20,000 different species of butterfly in the world ranging in size and color. One of the most famous is the monarch butterfly. While most butterflies…

spain-toxiccloud

Breathe Easy

An ominous orange cloud of toxic gas is not exactly what you want to see outside your living room window. For thousands of people in Barcelona, this was their reality. Some chemicals were being transferred at a local factory. When the chemicals accidently mixed, it resulted in large plums of poisonous gas and three injuries.…

green-cross-football-chile-20150209

The Missing Plane

For over half a century, it was considered one of the great unsolved mysteries in South America. On April 3, 1961 a professional soccer team had just finished a match and was flying back home to Santiago. The team was split up between two aircrafts; one made it back, the other went missing. For weeks…

felix-baumgartner-lg

Skydiving…From Space?

Everyone has a “fear alarm.” You know, the little alarm that goes off in your mind when something seems way too dangerous to try. For some people, the alarm goes haywire just by climbing a ladder. For others, the alarm sounds when eyeing rides at Six Flags, especially the free falling ones. The more adventurous…