Category: PICTURE OF THE DAY

Mar 27, 2015

Picture of the Day: Northern Guangxi Province, China

Picture of the Day: Northern Guangxi Province, China

Photograph by Trey Ratcliff | StuckinCustoms.com In this jaw-dropping panoramic by Trey Ratcliff, we see the incredible landscape of the northern region of Guangxi, just to the south of the Guizhou and Hunan provinces of China. In a post on Google+, Ratcliff explains: “It was a muggy day, the sort where you feel your…

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Mar 26, 2015

Picture of the Day: Frost on Windshield Looks Like Waves in an Ocean

Picture of the Day: Frost on Windshield Looks Like Waves in an Ocean

Photograph by catfun4ever on reddit In this quirky capture from one of my favorite subreddits, r/mildlyinteresting, we see frost that has formed on a windshield that looks like waves in an ocean or possibly a distant mountain range. Frost can make such cool patterns! via catfun4ever on reddit

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Mar 25, 2015

Picture of the Day: Portrait of an Eagle

Picture of the Day: Portrait of an Eagle

Photograph by JAMIE KING Flickr | Facebook | Instagram In this beautiful portrait by Jamie King, we see a bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), a bird of prey found in North America. Did you know that they build the largest nest of any North American bird and the largest tree nests ever recorded for any…

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Mar 20, 2015

Picture of the Day: Solar Eclipse at the Isle of Skye

Picture of the Day: Solar Eclipse at the Isle of Skye

© Rutger Pauw / Red Bull Content Pool Danny MacAskill performs during the solar eclipse at the Quirrang on the Isle of Skye, Scotland on March 20th 2015. The photograph, which sees Danny appear in mid-air in front of the eclipse, was created by friend and photographer Rutger Pauw who came up with the…

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Mar 18, 2015

Picture of the Day: Earth from Mars and Mars from Earth

Picture of the Day: Earth from Mars and Mars from Earth

Left Photo NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS/TAMU | Right Photo Bill Dunford In this fascinating comparison photo we see a view of Earth from Mars (as seen by NASA’s Curiosity rover) and Mars from Earth as captured by Bill Dunford. Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun and the second smallest planet in the Solar System after…

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Mar 17, 2015

Picture of the Day: Buzz Aldrin’s Message to the Cosmos

Picture of the Day: Buzz Aldrin’s Message to the Cosmos

Photograph by James O. Davies via Buzz Aldrin on Twitter While visiting Stonehenge, astronaut Buzz Aldrin sent a “message” to the Cosmos, urging NASA to “get their ass to Mars”. Aldrin was the Lunar Module Pilot on Apollo 11 and became the second person to ever walk on the moon at 03:15:16 (UTC) on…

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Mar 11, 2015

Picture of the Day: Brooklyn Bridge Symmetry

Picture of the Day: Brooklyn Bridge Symmetry

Photograph by Clément Belleudy The Brooklyn Bridge is a hybrid cable-stayed/suspension bridge in New York City and is one of the oldest bridges of either type in the United States. Completed in 1883, it connects the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn by spanning the East River. It has a main span of 1,595.5 feet…

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