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Large Scale Pastel Drawings on Paper Zaria Forman

Large Scale Pastel Drawings on Paper Zaria Forman
In August of 2012, artist Zaria Forman led an Arctic art expedition called Chasing the Light aboard the Wanderbird up the NW coast of Greenland.The body of work—a series of large-scale pastel drawings on paper—sought to document climate change through art.

Amazing Picture at World’s Largest Reflection Pool

Amazing Picture at World’s Largest Reflection Pool
When it rains at Bolivia’s Salar de Uyuni (the world’s largest salt flat), the landscape transforms into a giant and shallow reflection pool. And if you happen to capture the phenomenon at sunset, you get a beautiful photograph like this.

Nanpu Bridge ─ A New Landmark Of Shanghai

Nanpu Bridge ─ A New Landmark Of Shanghai The Nanpu Bridge across Huangpu river is one of the main bridges in Shanghai, China, and the first cable stayed bridge with a span of over 400 meter in the country. The main bridge is 846 meters long with a main span length of 423 meter. Two “H”-shape reinforced concrete towers, each of 150m high, are set up on both banks, with 22 pairs of steel cables being arranged in fan pattern and to support main girders.

Uluru Waterfalls ─ Australia

Beautiful Uluru Waterfalls ─ Australia

Astronaut USB Light

Astronaut USB Light
The Astronaut USB Light from thinkgeek, see from picture, looks cool.

Awesome Hand Sculpture made from Wood

Awesome Hand Sculpture made from Wood Sculpted with an unconventional carving technique using only a drill and forstner bits, these massive hands are the new work of Andy Tirado. Each finger is individually carved down from a large piece of reclaimed wood with various sizes of forstner bits, which dig perfectly-circular holes with flat bottoms.

Dogs in Cars by LA-based photographer Lara Jo Regan

Dogs in Cars by LA-based photographer Lara Jo Regan
"Dogs in Cars" by by LA-based photographer Lara Jo Regan, a series of photos that feature all kinds of canines enthusiastically leaning into the wind with tongues lapping and a cool breeze in their fur. Regan explains this idea,

Bar Inside the 6,000 Year Old Tree

Bar Inside the 6,000 Year Old Tree
Nature is often the inspiration for architecture and design. We've even seen our fair share of fully functional tree houses, but in South Africa there is an entirely unique, hollowed out tree called Sunland Big Baobab that has actually been converted into a bar.

Amazing Ships Made of Currency Installation

Amazing Ships Made of Currency Installation
Sail Away is an ever expanding, large scale installation comprised of hundreds of small boats made from paper money, tickets and maps from all over the world. The artist Susan Stockwell encourages visitors to engage and contribute by making their own ships to add to the collection.

Mercedes-Benz Announces Pebble Smartwatch Partnership

Mercedes-Benz Announces Pebble Smartwatch Partnership
German luxury automaker mercedes-benz has announced their partnership with pebble technology ahead of CES 2014 in las vegas, positioning themselves ahead of the pack by embracing ‘the internet of things’ and fully networked and connected cars.

Best WordPress Slider Plugins

Best WordPress Slider Plugins
1. RoyalSlider

Sliders, or carousels as they are often referred to, are now the de facto standard for any site. Sliders allow to simultaneously display a vast amount of content on any part of your page, maximizing web real estate and user impact. A professional slider is fast, reliable, fully customizable and slick. It instills confidence in the user and enhances your site with added functionality, video, animation, and more. Following are the best WordPress slider plugins, a list of top 11.

Anti-Fly Natural Mosquito Repellant by Studio Jose De La O

Anti-Fly Natural Mosquito Repellant by Studio Jose De La OMade entirely by hand out of borosilicate glass, the ‘anti-fly’ natural bug repellant by eindhoven-based designer josé de la O is influenced by traditional mexican methods for scaring flies away at urban food markets.

Incredible Photography of Shanghai from Above

Incredible Photography of Shanghai from Above
Amateur photographer Wei Gensheng has taken advantage of multiple opportunities as a crane operator to capture stunning images of Shanghai from over 2,000 feet above the city. Working on the final construction stages of the Shanghai Tower, said to be the tallest building in China and the second tallest in the entire world, Gensheng has managed to document the surrounding urban landscape from an entirely unique vantage point.

10 Actually Existing Places

10 Actually Existing Places 1. Berry Head Arch Newfoundland, Canada

2.  Chand Baori – Abhaneri, India


Unbelievable ‘Orchid Mantis’look like a Pink Orchid Flower

Unbelievable ‘Orchid Mantis’look like a Pink Orchid FlowerIn an unparalleled feat of natural selection the Orchid Mantis (Hymenopus coronatus) from Southeast Asia has evolved to look almost exactly like an orchid flower in order to lure unsuspecting prey. If looking like a plant isn’t impressive enough the clever insect also changes color from pink to brown according to its environment.

Remarkable Hobo Nickels Carved from Clad Coins by Paolo Curcio

Remarkable Hobo Nickels Carved from Clad Coins by Paolo CurcioBarcelona-based artist Paolo Curcio craves tiny bas-relief sculptures into coins (known as the hobo nickel). His works are amazing.

Amazing Picture-The Space Selfie

Amazing Picture-The Space SelfieOn Dec. 24, 2013, NASA astronaut Mike Hopkins, Expedition 38 Flight Engineer, participates in the second of two U.S. spacewalks, spread over a four-day period, which were designed to allow the crew to change out a faulty water pump on the exterior of the Earth-orbiting International Space Station.

PowerUp 3.0

PowerUp 3.0
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The PowerUp 3.0($30+,preorder on kickstarter) is a small kit which you embed into a standard fold up paper airplane, at which point it turns into a full remote controlled aircraft, which you fly with your smartphone. 

Snow Moai

Snow Moai
Six moai snowmen stand in a row at front of a house. Cool

Spectacular Small Houses for the Perfect Natural View

Spectacular Small Houses for the Perfect Natural View
Overlooking some of the best mountain views in Austria, this 45-square-meter house designed by Peter Jungmann is a fully-furnished and functional home set on a hillside in the village of Nussdorf just outside of Vienna.

Awesome Book Sculpture The Biografías

Awesome Book Sculpture The Biografías
Madrid-based Spanish artist Alicia Martín first caught our eye with her incredible sculpture, titled Biografías, that looked like a haphazard parade of books flooding through the side of a building. Taking a look through her portfolio, it's easy to see that this artist has a keen eye for configuring books in a myriad of compositions that both catch the eye and playfully transform their surroundings.

Heart Touching Child and a Cat

Heart Touching Child and a CatFour days ago, Indonesia-based photographer Tri Joko put up an extremely adorable photo called Snoop on photo sharing site 500px. Not only did 10,000 people view that photo in one day, it raised a storm of controversy as fellow photographers started to call "foul," or in other words, "this is photoshopped."

The Cthulhu Christmas Tree

The Cthulhu Christmas Tree
Maika Keuben's Cthulhumas tree is awesome! Its eyes are a pair of Giant Christmas Tree Googly Eyes that were altered with spray paint, paint pens, and markers. The wings were made using wire hangers, floral wire and tape, green cellophane. Cool Christmas Tree.

Hobbit Characters Without Makeup

Hobbit Characters Without Makeup

 Actors from the Hobbit movies with no makeup.


Wonderful Jokhang Temple Lhasa — Tibet¸ China

Wonderful Jokhang Temple Lhasa — Tibet¸ China
The Jokhang also called the Qokang Monastery, Jokang, Jokhang Temple, Jokhang Monastery or Zuglagkang, is located on Barkhor Square in Lhasa. For most Tibetans it is the most sacred and important temple in Tibet. It is in some regards pan-sectarian, but is controlled by the Gelug school. The temple's architectural style is a mixture of Indian vihara design, Chinese Tang Dynasty design, and Nepalese design

Girlfriend Continues to Lead Photographer in different places

 Girlfriend Continues to Lead Photographer in different places Moscow, Russia
Like so many creative projects, Follow me / #followmeto began rather serendipitously. Photographer Murad Osmann and his partner Nataly Zakharova are passionate travellers but Nataly was growing frustrated with Murad always being preoccupied with his camera wherever they went. She literally resorted to dragging him by hand from place to place to keep them moving.

Life-sized White Chocolate R2-D2

Life-sized White Chocolate R2-D2This life-sized R2-D2 is made out of 150 pounds of white chocolate. This droid resides in the lobby of The Fairmont San Jose hotel, and created by their Pastry Chef Fernando Arreola and was inspired by the Star Wars Exposition at the Tech Museum across the Street.

Amazing Photographic Illustrations

Amazing Photographic Illustrations Growing up with a big woodland behind his home, Killian Schoenberger has always been interested in mysterious landscapes and their secret places. The German photographer has now utilized the moody landscape and old stories of his childhood homeland to create a series of photographic illustrations for the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm. Shot in remote rural areas of Middle Europe, Brothers Grimm’s Homeland is dominated by images of haunting fog, gnarled trees and dark homes you hope are abandoned.

Mountain Sculpture Carve on Encyclopedia Britannica

Mountain Sculpture Carve on Encyclopedia Britannica
Book sculptor Guy Laramée pays homage to the printed version of the Encyclopedia Britannica by carving into a 24-volume set of the informative series of books for his latest piece titled Adieu. With the physical publication of the encyclopedias coming to a halt after 244 years of printing the educational text, Laramée decided to bid the obsolete medium farewell in his signature way.

Awesome Photography Bubbles Frozen in Frigid Temperatures

Awesome Photography Bubbles Frozen in Frigid Temperatures
Washington-based photographer Angela Kelly took advantage of the frigid temperatures earlier this month by blowing bubbles with her son and photographing the spectacular results for her series dubbed Frozen in a Bubble. Using a homemade solution consisting of dish soap, karo syrup, and water, Kelly was able to make light of the 9- to 12-degree temperatures with these frozen bubbles.

Tree Installation in Gallery of Modern Art in Brisbane

Tree Installation in Gallery of Modern Art in BrisbaneThis site-specific installation aptly named Eucalyptus is a real eucalyptus tree located at the Gallery of Modern Art in Brisbane, Australia. Although it has been taken out of its natural environment and placed in man's, this tree still retains its inherent serenity. There are seats in the gallery for visitors to observe and meditate.

Portraits made by using the Neon Paint Glow

Portraits made by using the Neon Paint Glow

Flecks of vivid neon paint glow brilliantly off faces and shoulders in this series of portraits by Portuguese photographer Hid Saib. At times, the glowing paint seems like the scattered embers of a fire or an explosive shower of sparks racing across the cheeks of the model.

13 Doodles that Incorporate Everyday Objects

13 Doodles that Incorporate Everyday Objects Since our last feature in October, Javier Pérez continues to delight with his witty and clever doodles that incorporate everyday objects. The artist and illustrator from Guayaquil, Ecuador has seen his Instagram following triple in the last two months as more people continue to discover and share his fantastic artwork

Amazing Picture Aurora Borealis – Christmas Edition

Amazing Picture Aurora Borealis – Christmas Edition
Seen here is a rare red aurora beautifully complementing the green band of colour below. The image was taken at Hakoya island, just outside of Tromsoe, Norway on October 25th, 2011 by photographer Frank Olsen.

Giant Dragon Skull on beach in Dorset’s Jurassic coast in England

Giant Dragon Skull on beach in Dorset’s Jurassic coast in EnglandOn last Monday morning, locals and holiday makers were surprised to discover what appeared to be a giant skull of a dragon on Charmouth beach in Dorset’s Jurassic coast in England. The spectacular skull the size of a bus appeared to have been washed up on the beach famous for its treasure trove of dinosaur fossils.

Amazing Ocean of Flowers in Luoping, China

Amazing Ocean of Flowers in Luoping, China
In the spring, the countryside of Luoping in eastern Yunnan, China turns into an ocean of flowers. It's that time of the year that the rapeseed flowers (or canola) are in full bloom. Photographers flock to this destination to capture the spectacular sight - rolling hills surrounded by bright yellow flowers as far as the eye can see.

Wonderful Liechtensteinklamm or Liechtenstein Gorge in Austrian Alps

Wonderful Liechtensteinklamm or Liechtenstein Gorge in Austrian Alps Liechtensteinklamm or Liechtenstein Gorge, is a particularly narrow gorge with walls up to 300m high, located in the Austrian Alps 50km south of Salzburg. It is around 4km long and named after Johann II of Liechtenstein who had the walkways installed in 1875.

Incredible Christmas Tree Falls

Incredible Christmas Tree Falls The shores of the river that you just can’t see from the top, and the 1 kilometer high steep canyon walls feel much more impressive when you raise your head and look at the peaks of the mountain walls surrounding you. Sumidero Canyon is dotted with waterfalls (many of which are not visible from the viewpoints along the road) but Christmas Tree (Arbol de Navidad) is a waterfall unlike any other.

Amazing Picture: What Lurks Beneath

Amazing Picture: What Lurks Beneath
In this amazing over/under photograph we see a southern right whale underneath the boat of whale watchers off the coast of Argentina in the Peninsula Valdez. The whales come to these waters to birth their calves and mate.

Free Daily Horoscope December 24, 2013

Free Daily Horoscope December 24, 2013   A horoscope is an astrological chart or diagram representing the positions of the Sun, Moon, planets, astrological aspects, and sensitive angles at the time of an event, such as the moment of a person's birth.How's your day going you cab read after the break....

Paper Dreams-Paper Art Installation

Paper Dreams-Paper Art Installation
drifting in the biscayne bay and celebrating miami’s arresting waterfront views floats ‘paper dreams’ created by local artist and architect luis pons as a site-specific art installation commissioned by the standard for art basel miami beach.

Amazing Recreating Movie Scenes by Parents with Their Baby

Amazing Recreating Movie Scenes by Parents with Their Baby
Jaws
Every week for the last three months, parents Lilly and Leon Mackie have been recreating movie scenes with their now 10-month-old son Orson in an ongoing project that is cleverly dubbed Cardboard Box Office.The Sydney, Australia residents (by way of New Zealand) first embarked on the project upon the realization that they had accumulated a lot of cardboard boxes from their big move to a new country.

Spectacular Christmas Light Installations

Spectacular Christmas Light Installations
In the spirit of the holiday season, architecture and design studio Brut Deluxe, led by Ben Busche, developed these festive light installations along Kurfürstendamm, a famous avenue in Berlin. The project consists of three parts located at different intersections, and each piece adds a little sparkle to the neighborhood.

Wonderful Farne Islands Wildlife

Wonderful Farne Islands WildlifeThe Farne Islands, which lie off the coast of northeast England, are home to a huge array of wildlife. The islands are owned and protected by the British conservation charity, the National Trust, which says they host some 23 species of seabird, as well as a substantial colony of grey seals.

Adorable Photos of SF Zoo's New Baby Gorilla and Her Grandmother

Adorable Photos of SF Zoo's New Baby Gorilla and Her GrandmotherRecently, the San Francisco Zoo welcomed a new member to their family and she's as cute as can be. Though her mother Nneka is doing fine, the adorable 5-month-old gorilla named Kabibe (or "little lady" in Swahili) is being carefully cared for by her grandmother named Bawang who has assumed the role of adoptive mother for the infant.

TOP 10 Cultural Institutions of 2013

TOP 10 Cultural Institutions of 2013
Heydar Aliyev Center by Zaha Hadid
Designed by zaha hadid architects, ‘heydar aliyev center‘ in the city of baku, azerbaijan, stands as the country’s primary building for hosting the former soviet nation’s range of cultural programs. in realizing the majestic structure, zaha hadid has employed a sinuous geometry throughout the entirety of the design that sets it apart from the typically rigid and monumental soviet architecture that already defines baku.

Free Daily Horoscope by Syed Shoaib

 Free Daily Horoscope by Syed Shoaib
  A horoscope is an astrological chart or diagram representing the positions of the Sun, Moon, planets, astrological aspects, and sensitive angles at the time of an event, such as the moment of a person's birth.How's your day going you cab read after the break....

BMW i8 Key Looks Like A Mini Smartphone

BMW i8 Key Looks Like A Mini SmartphoneBMW’s new electric supercar, the BMW i8 will go on sale next year, today we caught our eyes on new BMW i8 key fob. The BMW i8's key looks like a mini smartphone, it will provide information on the charging status of your BMW i8, which will include the time on charge and the distance the vehicle can travel before it needs to be recharged or refueled. The key looks cool.

Awesome Macro Portraits of Bees

Awesome Macro Portraits of Bees
Sam Droege is the head of the USGS Native Bee Inventory and Monitoring Program in Maryland, an organization that monitors the health and habitat of bees in the U.S. as well as creating archival reference catalogs that aid researchers in the identification of bee species in North America.