Tag: trees

January 9, 2013 at 4:18 pm

Picture of the Day: Inside a Fallen Giant

Picture of the Day: Inside a Fallen Giant

INSIDE A FALLEN GIANT Photograph by thecynicroute on Reddit In this awesome capture we get a real sense of the size of these Coast Redwood trees (Sequoia sempervirens). The photograph, shot by Redditor thecynicroute, was taken at the Avenue of the Giants, a scenic highway in northern California that runs through Humboldt…

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November 12, 2012 at 4:08 pm

The Longest Tree Top Walk in the World

The Longest Tree Top Walk in the World

Located in the Bavarian Forest National Park in Neuschonau, Germany is the world’s longest tree top walk. This fabulous nature trail culminates with an amazing 44 meter (144 ft) tree tower. Below you will find information on this unique experience and everything is has to offer. Be sure to visit the official site for…

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October 5, 2012 at 2:13 pm

Man Plants Guitar Shaped Forest in Memory of His Wife

Man Plants Guitar Shaped Forest in Memory of His Wife

Located in the fertile agricultural region of Argentina’s ‘Pampas’ is a guitar shaped forest made up of over 7,000 cypress and eucalyptus trees. At over a kilometer in length (2/3 of a mile) the guitar shaped forest is quite visible for passing planes and satellites above. While it’s sheer size and scale is impressive…

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June 21, 2012 at 10:03 am

The Supertrees of Singapore

head on shot from the ground of the singapore supertrees at the gardens of the bay

As part of Singapore’s redevelopment and new downtown area at Marina Bay, the sprawling 250-acre Gardens by the Bay is an incredible public space with gardens, bridges, skywalks, parks and plants. The green development has been proclaimed a ‘horticultural heaven’. The attractions garnering the most buzz are the two massive climate-controlled biomes called…

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February 16, 2012 at 9:32 am

Amazing Miniature Sculptures by Takanori Aiba

Amazing Miniature Sculptures by Takanori Aiba

Artwork and Photography by TAKANORI AIBA @ TOKYOGOODIDEA.COM As a follow-up from yesterday’s Picture of the Day, the Sifter was compelled to do a full feature on Takanori Aiba’s incredible miniature sculptures. The level of detail and intricacy in his work is truly mind-blowing. Each sculpture is like a miniature world, bursting with…

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February 10, 2012 at 12:15 pm

Stunning Street in Porto Alegre, Brazil is Blanketed in Trees

Stunning Street in Porto Alegre, Brazil is Blanketed in Trees

Photograph by Jefferson Bernardes In Porto Alegre, Brazil, there is a beautiful street called Rua Goncalo de Carvalho that is completely blanketed in trees. Over a span of 500 meters (0.3 miles), the sidewalks are lined with more than one hundred Rosewood trees. The trees were actually planted in the 1930s by German…

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