Tag: trees

Jan 21, 2014

Picture of the Day: Looking Up to Giant Sequoias

Picture of the Day: Looking Up to Giant Sequoias

LOOKING UP TO GIANT SEQUOIAS Photograph by xeno_sapien on reddit In this breathtaking photograph by xeno_sapien on reddit, we look skyward, surrounded by giant sequoia trees. The photograph was taken at Sequoia National Park which is located in the United States in the southern Sierra Nevada east of Visalia, California. Established on…

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Jan 3, 2014

Artists Levitate Tree Using Foil and Spray Paint

Artists Levitate Tree Using Foil and Spray Paint

Artists Daniel Siering and Mario Shu used foil and spray paint to magically levitate a tree in Potsdam, Germany. The duo, who are co-workers at ART-EFX, wrapped a portion of the trunk in foil, spray painting the background scenery behind the tree to create the illusion. Be sure to check out the video below…

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Dec 17, 2013

Picture of the Day: Fall in Pomerania, Poland

Picture of the Day: Fall in Pomerania, Poland

FALL IN POMERANIA, POLAND Photograph by Kacper Kowalski, Panos Pictures In this stunning aerial photograph by Kacper Kowalski, we see fall colors blazing out in concentric rings from a lake in eastern Pomerania, Poland. The region on the south shore of the Baltic Sea is largely covered with farmland—and vast swaths of…

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Dec 12, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Green Mile

Picture of the Day: The Green Mile

THE GREEN MILE Photograph by serhei @ Panoramio Located near the regional center of Rivne, Ukraine, is a small town called Klevan. As of 2001, its population was 7,470. One of Klevan’s main attractions is an overgrown section of railway that visitors can walk across known as the Tunnel of Love or…

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Nov 21, 2013

This is the World’s Longest Wood Carving. It was Made from a Single Tree Trunk

This is the World’s Longest Wood Carving. It was Made from a Single Tree Trunk

November 14, 2013 marked the ninth annual Guinness World Records Day, where people around the globe attempt to break world records. Unveiled that day at the Palace Museum in Beijing was an astonishing wooden sculpture by Chinese artist Zheng Chunhui. The wooden carving took four years to complete. The sculpture, carved from a single…

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Nov 10, 2013

Picture of the Day: Windswept Trees

Picture of the Day: Windswept Trees

WINDSWEPT TREES Photograph by Ben on Flickr Slope Point is the southernmost point of South Island, New Zealand. Lying just east of the Waikawa and Haldane settlements, the land is primarily used for sheep farming. With no roads nearby, the area is only accessible by a 20-minute hike. According to an article…

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Oct 28, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Skeleton Leaf

Picture of the Day: The Skeleton Leaf

THE SKELETON LEAF Photograph by Dietmut Teijgeman-Hansen In this interesting close-up by Dietmut Teijgeman-Hansen, we see what remains of a leaf that was likely consumed by an insect and is now slowly decomposing. According to reddit’s resident biologist Unidan: “The reason this skeletal like pattern remains in the leaves is due to…

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