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Christmas Tree Made From 5,000 Pieces of Firewood

Christmas Tree Made From 5,000 Pieces of Firewood
This elegant Christmas tree gracing a public square in Budapest was made from 5,000 pieces of firewood. Hungarian design firm Hello Wood created the Charity Tree as both a decoration and a practical gesture of goodwill. At the end of the holidays, the tree will be dismantled, and the firewood will be donated to charity.

World’s Tallest Skyscrapers Points in the City of Dubai

World’s Tallest Skyscrapers Points in the City of Dubai
Daniel Cheong’s surreal cityscape photos capture some of the world’s tallest skyscrapers engulfed in fog. The photographer stakes out incredible vantage points in the city of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to shoot the tops of ghostly gray buildings as they puncture the thick carpet of fog.

Wonderful Longmen Grottoes, China

Wonderful Longmen Grottoes, China
Longmen Grottoes are a series of Buddhist cave temples carved into the rock on the banks of the Yi River, south of the city of Luoyang, in Henan province, in China. The site includes some 1,350 caves and 40 pagodas, which are choke-full of statues of all shapes and sizes, ranging from 1 inch to the largest Buddha statue of 17 meters tall. There are as many as 100,000 statues carved out of the hard limestone cliffs. Stretching for 1 km along both banks of the river, the caves represent one of the finest examples of Chinese Buddhist art.

12 Best Sculptures in 2014

12 Best Sculptures in 2014 Let's look back on the year and check out some of the most amazing sculptures in 2014. Who "wow-ed" us with their ingenuity? What sculptures made us do a double-take? Today, we present to you twelve sculptures that stood out because of the materials the artists used, the way the sculptures simulated movement or because of their sheer size.

Incredibly Dirty Cars Into Works of Art

Incredibly Dirty Cars Into Works of Art Scott Wade turns dirty cars into works of art. Using a variety of brushes and painting tools, Scott has learned through much trial and error how to use dirt and mud on cars like paint.

Amazing Picture: Sailing Through a Tiny Planet Panorama

Amazing Picture: Sailing Through a Tiny Planet Panorama In this 360 ‘tiny planet’ panorama by Stephanie Alexis, we see her and a friend appearing to sail on a tiny water planet. The photo was recently featured by GoPro as their Photo of the Day. The photo is actually a composite of two images: the sailboat pic, taken with a GoPro on a selfie stick; and the 360 ‘tiny planet’ panorama created with an iPhone and an app.

Funny Photographs of Antics of Pringle the Bearded Dragon

Funny Photographs of Antics of Pringle the Bearded Dragon
Meet Pringle, a bearded dragon who proves that reptiles can be just as cute and hilarious as cats or dogs. Pringle has lived in Melbourne, Australia for almost his whole life with his owner, who documents the lizard's funny antics on his Tumblr blog, Super Pringle.

Best of 2015 Sony World Photography Awards

Best of 2015 Sony World Photography Awards

There's only one month left for photographers to enter the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards, one of the biggest and best photography competitions around today. First launched in 2008, the awards are dedicated to supporting and cultivating the culture of photography.

Incredible Photography-Starry Oregon Skies

Incredible Photography-Starry Oregon Skies Ben Coffman spends his nights capturing the starry skies of Oregon, and the results are astonishing. The Portland-based photographer frequents Crater Lake and other iconic Oregon vistas during odd hours to achieve awe-inspiring, long-exposure shots showcasing the Milky Way.

Amazing ‘Door To Hell’, The Darvaza Crater in Turkmenistanm

Amazing ‘Door To hell’, The Darvaza Crater in Turkmenistan
Nicknamed the ‘door to hell’, the Darvaza Crater in Turkmenistan has been burning for over 40 years. The 225 ft wide (69 meters) and 98 ft deep (30 meters) crater is located in the middle of the Karakum Desert which occupies about 70% of the area of Turkmenistan.