Tag: antarctica

December 8, 2013 at 2:18 pm

Picture of the Day: When Penguins Attack

Picture of the Day: When Penguins Attack

WHEN PENGUINS ATTACK Photograph by M/S Expedition on Twitter/Gap Adventures In this amazing capture, we see a Gentoo penguin about to take a big bite into a GoPro camera in Antarctica. The image was shared on Gap Adventure’s M/S Expedition twitter account earlier this week. The M/S Expedition is Gap Adventure’s cruise…

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September 30, 2013 at 4:59 pm

Picture of the Day: The Face of an Iceberg

Picture of the Day: The Face of an Iceberg

THE FACE OF AN ICEBERG Photograph by strummingmusic on Reddit In this photograph by reddit user strummingmusic, we see what looks to be the side profile of a large face on an equally large iceberg. The psychological phenomenon is known as pareidolia (the Sifter has as entire post on this entitled, 50…

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September 5, 2013 at 5:39 pm

Picture of the Day: Iridescent Antarctica

Picture of the Day: Iridescent Antarctica

IRIDESCENT ANTARCTICA Photograph by DEVEN STROSS Website | 500px | Facebook In this phenomenal capture by Deven Stross, we see beautiful and rare Nacreous clouds over the NASA Radome at McMurdo Station on Ross Island in Antarctica. The photo was taken on August 20th, 2013. Nacreous clouds (from nacre, or mother of…

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