Unusual place names from around the world

Unusual place names from around the world

Sometimes, I think the hardest part about being an explorer must be coming up with the names for places. It must be hard to come up with a great name for a place on the spur of the moment, but some of the places on this list show that, sometimes, it might be best to...
Murderous mushrooms from around the world

Murderous mushrooms from around the world

To most of us, mushrooms are just a type of food – a spongy plate-filler to be either gobbled up or brushed aside, according to our personal tastes. However, there are roughly 14,000 species and only a very small number of these are ever chopped up and covered in...
Rocks that look a bit like people

Rocks that look a bit like people

Rocks are funny things. If you’ve got a passion for geology, then you most likely find rocks to be quite fascinating. However for most of the rest of us, naturally occurring solid aggregates of minerals probably aren’t the most thrilling things in the world. Luckily,...