This Amazing Cherry Tree Grew on Top of Another Tree

The double tree of Casorzo A non-parasitic plant that grows on a tree is called an epiphyte. Typically, epiphytes are small and consist of things like mosses, lichens, and ferns, but there are rare instances when they grow much, much larger. Take, for instance, the Double Tree of Casorzo in Asti, Piemonte, Italy.  This tree is […]

Some of the Creepiest Forests Found All Over The World

While images of the forest generally invoke a sense of calm and wonder, there are several forests around the world which do the opposite. Forests are nature’s playground, teeming with life in it’s most pure form. While most are beautiful there are some in the world which are thought of or believed to be “haunted.” […]

This Amazing Tree Grows Over 40 Different Kinds of Fruit.

Sam Van Aken is a sculptor and professor at the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University. He has used a wide variety of media to produce his art, with a series of trees among his most recent. One of Van Aken’s most impressive creations is the aptly named Tree of 40 Fruit. […]