Tag: water

Sep 1, 2011

Picture of the Day: Glorious Sea Cave – Algarve, Portugal

Picture of the Day: Glorious Sea Cave – Algarve, Portugal

GLORIOUS SEA CAVE – ALGARVE, PORTUGAL Photograph via Reddit Apparently this cave is quite near Benagil Beach in Algarve, Portugal. A sea cave, also known as a littoral cave, is a type of cave formed primarily by the wave action of the sea. The primary process involved is erosion. Sea caves are…

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Jun 30, 2011

The Great White Shark: Masters of the Sea [20 pics]

The Great White Shark: Masters of the Sea [20 pics]

Photograph by TERRY GOSS The Great White Shark is one of nature’s greatest and most feared predators. Though not the ‘ferocious man-eater’ they are depicted to be in the blockbuster film Jaws, the great white shark is an intimidating creature with awesome power and speed. Enjoy the 20 incredible photographs below along with some…

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May 2, 2011

The Top 25 Ranked Freshwater Aquariums in the World

The Top 25 Ranked Freshwater Aquariums in the World

Since 2001, the International Aquatic Plant Layout Contest (IAPLC) has been the largest planted aquarium design competition in the world. Hobbyists from all over the globe enter their aquariums in hopes of winning the grand prize of 1 million Yen (approx. $12K USD). However, more important than the monetary reward is the global ranking…

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Jan 18, 2011

Astonishing Underwater Sculptures by Jason deCaires Taylor [30 pics]

Astonishing Underwater Sculptures by Jason deCaires Taylor [30 pics]

Jason deCaires Taylor’s underwater sculptures create a unique, absorbing and expansive visual seascape. Highlighting natural ecological processes, Taylor’s interventions explore the intricate relationships that exist between art and environment. His works become artificial reefs, attracting marine life, while offering the viewer privileged temporal encounters, as the shifting sand of the ocean floor, and the works…

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Jul 20, 2010

25 Stunning Infinity Pools Around the World

25 Stunning Infinity Pools Around the World

Visually stunning and always situated on a gorgeous backdrop, Infinity pools are surely the most beautiful man-made pools in existence. Sit back, relax, and take a trip around the world through the lens of the infinity pool with these 25 incredible pictures. An infinity edge pool (also named negative edge, zero edge, disappearing…

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Jun 29, 2010

Picture of the Day: Droplet Like It’s Hot

Picture of the Day: Droplet Like It’s Hot

DROPLET LIKE IT’S HOT Photograph by Hubetek via Hubetek on Flickr

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May 6, 2010

Bell-Mouth Spillways: How Giant Holes in the Water are Possible

Bell-Mouth Spillways: How Giant Holes in the Water are Possible

At first glance you might mistake a bell-mouth spillway for a watery vortex into another dimension. What can only be described as a giant hole in the water is actually a method for controlling the release of flows from a dam or levee into a downstream area. These spillways help prevent floods from ‘dam’-aging…

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