A Bizarre New Species of Mollusk Eats Rocks, Poops Sand, and Shapes Rivers

Lithoredo abatanica, a very weird shipworm found in a river in the Philippines, represents both a new species and genus.


Europe Wants to Devastate Forests to Double Its 'Renewable' Energy

A plan recently finalized by the European Union would classify wood burned for fuel as a carbon neutral energy source, when it’s anything but.


Voluptuous Women Ride Elephants and Ostriches in These "Ironic" Sculptures

Italian sculptor Matthias Verginer hopes his work encourages people to accept themselves.


Our Awful Relationship with Nature Surfaces in These Half-Dipped Sculptures

Italian artist Willy Verginer depicts our evolving relationship with nature in these adolescent sculptures.


Liquid Wood? That's What This Stop-Motion Animation Looks Like

'WoodSwimmer,' by Brett Foxwell, looks like a timelapse but was made by hand.


The Artist Using Sunlight and a Magnifying Glass to Make Amazing Wood Canvases

Michael Papadakis works and lives Golden, Colorado, a city that gets 300 days of sunshine a year.


Vinyl Joints and Spliff Packs Envision the Future of Weed Legalization

The handcrafted 4:20 sculptures of Melanie Bernier are curiously realistic.


Take a Fantastic Virtual Reality Voyage into a 500-Year-Old Gothic Sculpture

Met Cloisters in New York City is currently hosting a virtual reality experience of a miniature boxwood carving of heaven and hell.


Get Caught in a Splinter Shower in These Graphite-on-Wood Works

Pressed wood panels mixed with graphite uncover a dialogue on man’s unassuming environmental destruction.


Hyperrealistic Sculptures Make Clay Look Like Wooden Humans

Using clay and paint, sculptor Chris White makes fantastical sculptures that resemble the ancient bristlecone pines of California.


Will Nestlé's Wood-Based Water Bottles Really Help the Environment?

The goal is to achieve an entirely petroleum-free bottle in just six years.


We Don't Mind Waiting for These Stop-Motion Analog Loading Screens

Raphael Vangelis gives the rainbow wheel of death a DIY makeover.