Apr 23, 2015

You’ll Never Look at a Cinnamon Stick the Same Again

You’ll Never Look at a Cinnamon Stick the Same Again

One of the most beloved spices in the world is actually the dried and curled up inner bark of one of several varietals of trees in the genus Cinnamomum. Cassia Cinnamon is one of those varietals and the majority of it grows in the lush Kerenci Valley on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia.…

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Apr 23, 2015

10 Flying Versions of Modern Cars

10 Flying Versions of Modern Cars

In an ongoing series entitled Flying Cars, artist and designer Sylvain Viau takes photographs of cars and then manipulates them in Photoshop so they appear to hover or fly. The idea of flying cars has long been a concept teased in science fiction and just the thought conjures up feelings of freedom and being…

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Apr 22, 2015

Woman with Paralysis Surprises Her Nurse by Walking

Woman with Paralysis Surprises Her Nurse by Walking

This woman had complete paralysis from the waist down for 11 days with no explanation as to why. This is of one of her favorite nurses coming onto her shift and not knowing that she had started walking earlier that day.

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Apr 22, 2015

Simple Chart Shows How Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO Affect Your Photos

Simple Chart Shows How Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO Affect Your Photos

Here’s a great chart for beginners that want to get a basic understanding of how aperture, shutter speed and ISO affect your photos. The chart doesn’t go into great detail and doesn’t explain why someone might use a higher ISO (e.g., in low light situations where you need a fast shutter speed), or how…

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Apr 22, 2015

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with 26 Jaw-Dropping Images of Our Planet

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with 26 Jaw-Dropping Images of Our Planet

In celebration of Earth Day, NASA released a breathtaking gallery of some of the most incredible images of our planet ever taken. The images were captured from a variety of sources including satellites, research modules and astronauts onboard the International Space Station. Below you will find highlights from the jaw-dropping 76-image gallery. To see…

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Apr 22, 2015

Saved from Certain Doom, a Drone’s Perspective

Saved from Certain Doom, a Drone’s Perspective

Watch this pilot make a mad dash to save his quadcopter from certain doom. It’s a race right to the finish!

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Apr 21, 2015

Picture of the Day: Banyan Tree

Picture of the Day: Banyan Tree

Photographer Unknown via leewdo on reddit A Banyan is a fig that starts its life as an epiphyte (a plant growing on another plant) when its seeds germinate in the cracks and crevices on a host tree (or on structures like buildings and bridges). “Banyan” often refers specifically to the Indian banyan (Ficus benghalensis),…

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