Águeda's Umbrella Sky Project began in 2011 as a part of the Portuguese city's annual Ágitagueda Art Festival. Each summer, when temperatures soar, a handful of Águeda's narrow streets feature canopies of colorful umbrellas that provide shade to the pedestrians below.
Image of cloud in Portugal that looks like hand of God goes viral Turbulent circular movement of wind in the low- to mid-levels of the atmosphere created the unusual cloud A giant fireball about to hit Madeira in Portugal was captured by Meteo Madeira, a weather bureau in Portugal. It was sighted on the northern coast of the Portuguese island at sunrise, which is where Real Madrid footballer Cristiano Ronaldo was born
The Bizarre Collective Consciousness of Slime Mold
Beautiful. Dictyosteliida, a type of slime mold. They live as individuals until food runs out, then they form sporangia. They release a signal molecule into the environment that allows them to bunch together. They join into a tiny slug-like creature, which moves to an open place and develops into a fruiting body. Some of the amoebae become spores to begin the next generation, and some sacrifice themselves to become the dead stalk, thus lifting the spores up into the air for better…