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Six Amazing Sights That Look Even Better From The International Space Station

Imagine seeing the lights of cities spreading around the Nile Delta and then in less than an hour gazing down on Mount Everest. The astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) are among the lucky few who will have this humbling, once-in-a-lifetime experience of seeing the beauty of Earth from space. The ISS doesn’t just […]

This Fish Sleeps For Years Without Food Or Water

The African lungfish, Protopterus annectens, is able to live in suspended animation, known as aestivation, without food and water for three to five years. They wake up when water becomes available. During suspended animation, animals are inactive for an extended period—they take in no food or water and make no urine or waste. They enter […]