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These Photos of the Rarest Things on Earth Will Leave You Speechless - Page 3 of 53

From pole to pole, our planet is filled with exceptional and special things that include man-made artifacts, natural formations, gigantic and …

Architects Recycle Found Doors and Windows to Form Faade of a Collage House

Mumbai-based S+PS Architects have created a residence that pieces together eclectic, recycled materials to form a cohesive whole. Mimicking the speckled and incongruous Indian city, the building makes an unusual statement where it stands patched together from an array of found and re-used elements. …

Architecture

Airbus has a crazy idea to speed up airplane boarding that looks like something from 'Thunderbirds'

Airbus has just been granted a patent for a wild new way to try to speed up boarding on planes — and as Ars Technica points out, it's just like something out of "Thunderbirds."<p>Here's how it works.

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Anonymous Man Becomes Spider-Man Every Night to Feed the Homeless in Birmingham

Every night, one anonymous hero dons a Spider-Man costume and goes out to feed the homeless population of Birmingham, UK. A bartender by day, the 20-year-old transforms into the Birmingham Spiderman once the sun goes down. The kind man, who wishes to keep his identity hidden, buys sandwiches with …

Spider-Man

Elaborate World Maps Made of Beeswax by Ren Ri

The new Pearl Lam Galleries Soho in Hong Kong is currently showing the amazing beeswax sculptures of Ren Ri. As mentioned previously, Ri works with honeybees in creating intriguing wax sculptures that live in transparent geometric containers. His other body of work, called <i>Yuansu I: The Origin of</i> …

Art

10 Energy Breakthroughs of 2014 That Could Change Your Life

Hoverboards aside, 10 technologies debuted to save energy—and the planet.<p><b>From a new kind of light bulb to a carbon-removing power plant, a dazzling array of new technologies debuted this year that promise to save energy and help fight global warming.</b><p>They're not just gee-whiz hoverboards—levitating …

21 Words That Mean Something Different When You're A Cat

Laptop = bed.

Huge Tortoise Sculpture Emerges from Thousands of Scrap Metal Parts

This enormous, metal tortoise is the work of Indonesian artist Sumarsono, also known as Ono Gaf, who used old and discarded junk like tools, car parts, and scrap metal to produce this amazingly detailed sculpture. To create the gigantic artwork, the 64-year-old artist first spent time collecting …

Art

Q&A: The First-Ever Expedition to Turkmenistan's "Door to Hell"

Explorer George Kourounis describes his descent into a fiery, gas-fueled crater.<p>More than four decades ago, a gaping, fiery crater opened up in the desert of northern Turkmenistan (map), likely the result of a drilling mishap.<p>The Darvaza Crater, more commonly known as the Door to Hell, still burns …

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Extraordinary Cloud Lamp Brings a Thunderstorm Inside Your Home

Cloud is an extraordinary lamp and speaker system that mimics the appearance and sound of a storm cloud. Created by Richard Clarkson, a multidisciplinary designer based in New York and New Zealand, the interactive light produces an incredible lightning and thunder show in response to movements and …

Remote Controls

Playful Scenes Feature Miniature Toy People Living in Large Edible Worlds

Food is not just for eating according to William Kass. The inventive photographer sees all kinds of nourishment as the backdrop for his adventurous miniature scenes. <i>Minimize–Food</i> is an ongoing series in which corn cobs are transformed into mountain peaks for climbers to conquer, orange slices are …

Miniature

Long Exposures Capture Sunrise to Sunset from One Single Day

<i>One Day</i> is a unique series of landscapes in which Japanese photographer Ken Kitano uses long exposures to capture sunrise to sunset throughout the course of one single day. The simple landscapes allow viewers to experience many hours of a single place in one still shot.<p>While the majority of the …

Landscape Photography

Delicately Hand-Cut Paper Sculpture Showcases the Microbiological Sublime

Artist Rogan Brown's paper sculpture entitled <i>Outbreak</i> is an exploration of the microbiological sublime. This beautifully-crafted, hand-cut piece took him over four months to complete and the results are incredible. His delicate, all-white forms are based on the small structures found in the human …

Art

Visually Striking Minimalist Photos Represent an Abstract World

This visually striking series, by Budapest-based photographer Adrienn Balask, relies on reflections, symmetry, and natural light to produce elegant and abstract formations. The artist draws upon real life scenes–birds flying across a grassy field, lamp posts lined up in a row, a single boat …

Minimalism

Innovative Tree-Shaped Skyscraper Brings Vertical Farming to Seoul

In the face of a rapidly expanding population, food shortages, and urban environmental issues, this giant tree-shaped skyscraper could stand as an innovative solution. Conceptualized by Brooklyn-based design studio Aprilli, the <i>Urban Skyfarm</i> is a vertical farm covered in lightweight decks that can …

Aquaponics

Beautiful Wax Sculptures Formed by Collaborating with Honeybees

Beijing-based artist Ren Ri bases his work around the relationship between humans and nature. This thinking has led him to an unconventional collaborator in his fascinating set of sculptures – honeybees. Ri choose to work with the insects and their wax, although it's not the easiest medium to use …

Art

Designer Transforms One Dollar Thrift Store Clothes Into Trendy Outfits

A few years ago, fashionista Jillian Owens decided that she wanted to change how the world approaches fashion. Finding herself both disheartened by the rise of fashion giants with unethical labor practices, plus a bit broke at the time, the South Carolina-based writer and designer began exploring …

Thrifting

50 States of America Reimagined in Clever LEGO Series

Jeff Friesen may be an award-winning fine art photographer, but he also has a playful side that manifests itself in imaginative projects created using his daughter's toys, whether it's photographing the secret life of plastic toys animals or recreating Banksy's artwork in LEGO. His series <i>50 States</i> …

Lego