Climbing a Tree Is Easy If You Build Stairs around It

Most people lose their abilities to climb trees once they become adults, or at least their desire to do so has waned. That’d most probably change if there were stairs to aid you in the climb. With the CanopyStair, a modular system of steps that can be attached sans tools around a tree to form a spiral staircase, ascending a tree can be done without hassle.

Tree Roots Going Jurassic Park on Concrete

Mankind is a great builder. The roads, buildings and cities are a testament of our achievements. And though such things are a boon to civilized living, nature is there to reclaim what ground it can. These photos of tree roots growing over concrete show just that. This proves that nature can’t be contained and will find a way to break free. Nature wins.

These Trees Are Some of Nature’s Finest Poetry

The poet Joyce Kilmer said it best when he said, “I think that I shall never see a poem lovely as a tree.” A tree planted in the ground just grows there with patience and persistence over many years, some spanning hundreds of years. These photos are a testament to the trees’ majesty and spirit, form and function that only Nature can produce.