There’s no doubt that as our astronomical observation equipment has gotten more advanced and powerful, we’ve been making new discoveries at a startlingly fast rate. But it’s hard to really picture just how many of those discoveries have been made in the last, say, 30 years without some type of visual aid. Scott Manley [...]
These Infinity swimming pools are some of the most gorgeous in the world. An infinity pool is one that produces the visual effect of water that extends to the horizon.
Some of these pictures are amazing. I want the 6th one
Golden Triangle Resort – Chiang Rai, Thailand
Murni’s Villa – Ubud, [...]
It’s the story everyone’s talking about, with a name no one wants to say – Eyjafjallajokull.
Almost all broadcasters, after several days of making a hash of it, have given up and now it’s just “the Icelandic volcano”.
Often the problem for broadcasters is that the struggle to say the name obscures the story itself.
These sweet pictures taken from an airplane window are pure awesomeness
Theo Jansen is building lifeforms that will live and thrive on the beach. He calls them StrandBeest and uses PVC electrical conduit, plastic tubing, and lemonade bottles as building material. The many-legged creations are amazingly advanced, able to count steps, sense and flee from the water’s edge, and protect themselves from high wind. He [...]
Virtuoso Pamelia Kurstin performs and discusses her theremin, the not-just-for-sci-fi electronic instrument that is played without being touched. Songs include “Autumn Leaves,” “Lush Life” and David Mash’s “Listen, Words Are Gone.”
This video is breathtaking. [...]
This is the most inventive talk i’ve seen so far.
By piecing together a complex ecological puzzle, biologist Willie Smits has found a way to re-grow clearcut rainforest in Borneo, saving local orangutans — and creating a thrilling blueprint for restoring fragile ecosystems.
A big set of wonderful pictures of patterns that nature creates from National Geographic
And it’s only the first part. If you like everything that has to do with nature, don’t miss the next two selections over at izismile To fully contemplate the pictures, click on them to open in a big format.
The only place in the world were you can witness such marvels and mysteries of nature as a huge iceberg and endless glaciers, towering volcanoes and powerful geysers, raging rivers, magnificent waterfalls, jagged fjyords and experience the barren Highlands. Yes, Iceland is a photographers dream. Iceland is the home of Ásmundur E. Þorkelsson, a painter [...]