United States | Texas


When termites start to consume a Mofu house, army ants come to the rescue.


The Atacama Desert may look like another planet but humans can live there.

United States | California

The world's tallest trees live for hundreds, even thousands, of years.



This 7.8-mile cable car takes passengers on a ride to the top of a mountain.

Spain | Pamplona

Fireworks, giant puppets, and racing with bulls are part of this festival.

Penguin Islands

Penguins don't always live in the cold. This species thrives in warm climates.

Costa Rica | Poás Volcano

Nepal | Pokhara

A boarding school educates students in cooking as well as traditional subjects.


Ring Road circles the scenic coastline to hit many tourist attractions.

Canada | Quebec | Maple Syrup

Maple syrup production must be perfectly timed to seasons and temperatures.

Italy | Florence

Riding a carousel isn't just for kids. This historic one is fun for all ages.


Suspended walkways in a national park give visitors a view from the treetops.

United States | Alabama

You don't have to be a pirate to find buried treasure. Just ask a mudlark.

United States | Ohio

hot air balloon in the sky A hot-air balloon fest brings a much-needed summer's worth of entertainment.

Canary Islands

shepherds leap Shepherds innovated a method of crossing steep, rocky terrain using long poles.

Peru | Machu Picchu

view of Machu Picchu from nearby mountain The Inca's ingenious creativity can be seen in architecture and record-keeping.

Bangladesh | Chalanbeel

In a low-lying region prone to flooding, floating schools sustain education.