Nature is filled with repeating patterns. Take this image of dried-up riverbeds in Oman, which could just as easily be the subterranean root structure of a giant tree, or the threadlike tendrils of a fungal mycelia network, or a microscopic collection of neurons.
How do you map a desert when it's not exactly the best place to drive one of Google's Street View cars? Camel-cam, that's how.
Okay, stop what you're doing and hit the play button on this unspeakably beautiful new time-lapse video filmed last month in Death Valley.
The Namib Desert of southern Africa is a brutal a place to live, even for a beetle. To survive, the Namib beetle farms moisture, using its back to condense the water and then storing the water to drink later.
Out in the desert, the sand sometimes hums or 'sings' as people walk along the top of dunes. Find out what causes this beautiful yet creepy sound, and listen to audio of the sand song.