August 23, 2012 at 7:55 pm

Picture of the Day: Close-up of Flaming Molten Sulfur

Picture of the Day: Close-up of Flaming Molten Sulfur

CLOSE-UP OF FLAMING MOLTEN SULFUR Photograph by Olivier Grunewald In this amazing close-up by Olivier Grunewald, we see molten sulfur burning atop a solid sulfur deposit. The picture was taken at the sulfur mine located in the crater of the Kawah Ijen volcano in East Java, Indonesia. The miners of the…

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August 23, 2012 at 4:23 pm

The Day Niagara Falls Went Dry

The Day Niagara Falls Went Dry

In 1965 a local newspaper editorial was published discussing the destruction of the American Falls (one of three waterfalls that together make up the Niagara Falls). It was believed that the destruction was being caused by previous rock debris that had gone over the falls and that the continued erosion would eventually lead…

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August 23, 2012 at 10:03 am

Google’s Funky Headquarters in London

Google's Funky Headquarters in London

Located on five floors of the Renzo Piano designed Central St. Giles Building in Convent Garden, Google’s funky London headquarters were conceived by design and arhictecture studio PENSON. The quirky space comprises 160,000 square feet and features an eclectic mix of designs and British influences. The space features 1250 desks and 1250 meeting…

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August 22, 2012 at 5:38 pm

Picture of the Day: Climbing the Cooling Tower

Picture of the Day: Climbing the Cooling Tower

CLIMBING THE COOLING TOWER Photograph by a u r e l i e on Flickr In this slightly jarring photograph, we see the steep climb ahead for those wanting to scale to the top of a cooling tower. This particular tower is located in Tennessee and is now abandoned. If you…

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August 22, 2012 at 2:37 pm

Photoshop Fun with Paul Ryan [15 pics]

Photoshop Fun with Paul Ryan [15 pics]

Photograph by United States Congress Redditor SiliconC noticed yesterday that the official portrait on the Wikipedia page for Paul Ryan (seen above), the Republican nominee for Vice President, is a high quality 2046 x 2557 pixel resolution image. This of course lead SiliconC to have a little fun with the hi-res image. 2100+…

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August 22, 2012 at 10:28 am

15 Amazing Car Cutaways

15 Amazing Car Cutaways

A popular trend at car shows and launch events is to show a cutaway, revealing the intricate details and mechanics of these beautiful machines. By stripping away parts of the exterior and coverings, viewers can get up close to appreciate the sophistication and engineering of today’s automobile. Some of the examples below show cars…

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August 21, 2012 at 6:23 pm

Picture of the Day: What Lightning Looks Like From Space

Picture of the Day: What Lightning Looks Like From Space

WHAT LIGHTNING LOOKS LIKE FROM SPACE Photograph by NASA In Focus just published an awesome gallery of lightning strikes that’s definitely worth checking out. Worldwide, lightning strikes around 50 times every second (that’s more than 4 million a day!). In the photograph above, we see an elusive “red sprite” flash (just…

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August 21, 2012 at 4:18 pm

Beaches Around the World Seen from Above

Beaches Around the World Seen from Above

Dallas native Gray Malin graduated from Emerson College in Boston in 2007, majoring in photography and marketing. While he has had his work displayed in the Dallas Museum of Art, David Streets Gallery in Beverly Hills, and in the Julia Dean Gallery in Venice, he is currently working independently with online curators and art…

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August 21, 2012 at 9:21 am

23 Buildings with Unintentionally Funny Faces

23 Buildings with Unintentionally Funny Faces

Have you ever walked by a building and thought the windows and doors kind of resembled a face? Well these photographers took that feeling one step further and captured it on film for the world to see. Below you will find 23 unintentional faces in building façades. Depending on the shape of the windows…

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August 20, 2012 at 7:06 pm

Picture of the Day: This Frog is Fabulous

Picture of the Day: This Frog is Fabulous

THIS FROG IS FABULOUS Photograph by Shikhei Goh (via National Geographic on Facebook) In this fantastic closeup by Shikhei Goh we see a beautifully coloured frog wrapping himself around the tip of a plant. You may have seen Shikhei’s stunning macro photography before. His photo of a dragonfly won the grand…

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