Tag: rare

Nov 24, 2014

Rare Footage of a Live Anglerfish 2000 ft Underwater

Rare Footage of a Live Anglerfish 2000 ft Underwater

Deep-sea anglerfish are strange and elusive creatures that are very rarely observed in their natural habitat. Fewer than half a dozen have ever been captured on film or video by deep diving research vehicles. This little angler, about 9 cm long, is named Melanocetus. It is also known as the Black Seadevil and it…

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Nov 13, 2014

This Might Be the World’s First Book on Color Palettes

This Might Be the World’s First Book on Color Palettes

At Bibliothèque Méjanes in Aix-en-Provence, France you will find an 894-page book from 1692 dedicated entirely to color. One A. Boogert is credited as the author to this fascinating manual written in Dutch. According to Erik Kwakkel, Boogert describes how to make watercolor paints; explaining how to mix colors and change their tone by…

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Nov 4, 2014

Rare Specimens from Earth and Space, Embedded into an Acrylic Block

Rare Specimens from Earth and Space, Embedded into an Acrylic Block

The Mini Museum by Hans Fex is a pocket-sized collection of rare specimens that are labelled and embedded into an acrylic block. Some of the 33 specimens include: lunar rock, dinosaur egg, coal from the Titanic, a piece of the Berlin Wall and the ‘oldest matter ever collected’ at over 4.5 billion years old!…

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Nov 3, 2014

Drone Pilot Films Mexico City’s International Airport from Above

Drone Pilot Films Mexico City’s International Airport from Above

Tarsicio Sañudo of postandfly was granted permission by Mexico City International Airport (AICM) to fly his drone to capture the bustling hub from a vantage point never seen before. The amazing footage was shot with an F450 + Zenmuse H3-2D and 3D + GoPro Hero 3 Black.

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Nov 2, 2014

Timelapse Photographer Capturing the Milky Way Films Giant Fireball in the Sky

Timelapse Photographer Capturing the Milky Way Films Giant Fireball in the Sky

Photographer Wes Eisenhauer was filming a timelapse of the Milky Way Galaxy on the night of 16 October 2014 when he captured an incredible fireball in the sky. The phenomenon is referred to as a bolide which is a very bright meteor of an apparent magnitude of −14 or brighter.

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Sep 16, 2014

Rare Deep Sea Creature Caught on Camera

Rare Deep Sea Creature Caught on Camera

Caught on the Hercules’ camera was this rare siphonophore. The Siphonophorae (or Siphonophora, the siphonophores), are an order of the Hydrozoa, a class of marine animals belonging to the phylum Cnidaria. Although a siphonophore appears to be a single organism, each specimen is actually a colony composed of many individual animals. Most colonies are…

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Aug 12, 2014

40 Rare Audition Tapes of Famous Celebrities

40 Rare Audition Tapes of Famous Celebrities

Some great audition clips of well-known actors, many before they were famous or had landed their ‘breakout’ role. Ignore the video’s title as a handful of the actors were quite well-known before the particular audition shown. Some of the clips included are also of actors that many might not consider ‘famous’. As for rarity…

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