Tag: sand

Jun 20, 2016

Picture of the Day: Frosted Sand Dunes on Mars

Picture of the Day: Frosted Sand Dunes on Mars

Sand dunes cover much of this terrain, which has large boulders lying on flat areas between the dunes. It is late winter in the southern hemisphere of Mars, and these dunes are just getting enough sunlight to start defrosting their seasonal cover of carbon dioxide. Spots form where pressurized carbon dioxide gas escapes to the surface

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May 31, 2016

This Sand Sculpture of an Elephant Playing Chess with a Mouse is Incredible

This Sand Sculpture of an Elephant Playing Chess with a Mouse is Incredible

Ray Villafane and Sue Beatrice team up to create a jaw-dropping sand sculpture of a chess match between an elephant and a mouse

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Jan 19, 2016

Picture of the Day: Windswept Grass Makes Perfect Circle in Sand

Picture of the Day: Windswept Grass Makes Perfect Circle in Sand

‘Scratch circles’ occur when strong winds bend stalks of grass, causing them to pivot around their axis, drawing perfect circles in the sand

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Nov 24, 2015

Guy Creates Beautiful Sand Art in Under 60 Seconds

Guy Creates Beautiful Sand Art in Under 60 Seconds

Watch this guy make a beautiful temporary sand artwork in less than a minute!

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Nov 18, 2015

Picture of the Day: A Different Kind of Beached Whale

Picture of the Day: A Different Kind of Beached Whale

No not that kind of beached whale (thankfully)! This is artwork of Jamie Harkins, who draws awesome 3D images into the sand.

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Jul 20, 2015

If Frank Gehry Made Sand Castles (10 Photos)

If Frank Gehry Made Sand Castles (10 Photos)

Not your traditional ‘castle’ by any stretch. Artworks by Calvin Seibert

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Nov 30, 2014

Picture of the Day: Love Never Dies

Picture of the Day: Love Never Dies

Artwork by Jonathan (Jobi) Bouchard | Photograph by Sanding Ovations Seen here is the 2014 Sanding Ovations Master Cup 1st Place Winner and People’s Choice Winner, Jonathan (Jobi) Bouchard’s “Love Never Dies” sand sculpture. The 6th annual competition took place from November 19-23, 2014 in the beach town of Treasure Island, Florida. You can…

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