James Tregurtha

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Supermassive Black Hole Simulations Suggest Dark Matter Origin

Cutting edge simulations have revealed for the first time exactly how the supermassive black holes at the heart of quasars were formed.<p>Quasars are some of the brightest objects in the visible universe and they are believed to contain supermassive black holes that are more than a billion times the …

Black Holes

16 Stunning Pictures Of Yorkshire That Will Take Your Breath Away

These pictures are inspired by the photographer's father<p>Born and raised in Bradford, West Yorkshire, Dave Zdanowicz is a landscape photographer who …

West Yorkshire

Earth is warming 50x faster than when it comes out of an ice age

A major new study includes some scary implications about how rapidly humans are changing the Earth’s climate<p>Recently, The Guardian reported on a significant new study published in Nature Climate Change, finding that even if we meet our carbon reduction targets and stay below the 2°C global warming …

Climate Change

Summer in Staten Island in the 1980s – in pictures

Staten Island in the 1980s was working class and with a small-town feel. Photographer Christine Osinski, now a professor at The Cooper Union School of Art, captures the character of the ‘forgotten borough’ over the summers of 1983 and 1984 after moving there – kids on bikes, suburban homes and …

Staten Island

The photos celebrating urban youth culture in Johannesburg

In a relatively short time, Soweto-born photographer and artist Musa Nxumalo has developed a distinct visual style. Documenting South African youth as they experience their daily routines as well as nightlife, Nxumalo conveys a spirit that is raw and evocative of youth culture in Johannesburg. …

enter bruce weber's wonderful world

In an extract from the new issue of 'Humanity' magazine, the iconic photographer's friend Dibi Fletcher recalls her time in Weber World.<p>It was fall in San Clemente, California, 1989, when I received a phone call at my office by someone wanting to know if Christian Fletcher would be available for an</i> …

Andy Warhol
Pacific Ocean

15 Photos

Project info<p>I photograph life as I find it or as it finds me which I feel it does when I stop trying so hard. The photos here are chosen for the happiness they evoke in me. It's easy for me to make serious and sad photos but very hard to make joyful pictures. I thought it would be uplifting to put …


Prints of darkness: macabre vintage posters – in pictures

Before TV and radio, the main way of reaching the public was with large, eye-catching posters. Theatre, silent film and opera would be advertised with colourful images fixed to walls or fences. Most have been lost or destroyed, but Los Angeles art gallery Century Guild has a collection of peculiar …


Animal pictures of the week: 8 January 2016 - Telegraph

The 20 photographs of the week

Europe’s refugee crisis, the executions in Saudi Arabia, winter swimming in Russia – the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Aegean Sea

The Ocean's Chaotic Beauty Captured In 15 Award-Winning Photos

In case you needed further proof that the ocean is a bizarre, magnificent and totally alien world, the Underwater Photography Guide has announced the winners of its 2015 Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition.<p>The photo submissions, which come from more than 50 countries and include ocean as well as …

Scuba Diving


Reblogged from bigblueboo<p>Notes

Robert Smithson: the epic life of an American enigma

Robert Smithson is one of the most enigmatic artists of the late 20th century. In 1970 he created Spiral Jetty, a snail-like coil of heaped stones that extends far out into the Great Salt Lake in Utah. This modern monument in the middle of nowhere (for years it vanished under the lake, only to …


Melting glacier? Yawn. Climate change is boring, worthy – and terrifying

It’s easy to switch off when you hear another report of rising sea levels. But unless individuals act, we’re heading for a global catastrophe<p>It’s the existential threat to our species, and it bores us to tears. Admit it. You think the consequences of human-driven climate change are terrifying, but …

Global Warming

Undelivered letters shed light on 17th-century society

An appeal for help from a desperate woman has been opened and read more than 300 years after the man it was sent to refused to accept delivery – not surprisingly, since the wealthy merchant in The Hague must have suspected it contained the unwelcome news that he was about to become a father.<p>The …


The 15 Best Mondo Movie Posters of All Time

READ MORE: Exclusive: Nicolas Winding Refn Discusses Movie Poster Evolution and Premieres NSFW Vintage Ads<p>For cinephiles across the world, Mondo is …


Just cows.

Energy System

The Disorienting Beauty of Inverted Seascape Photos

Check out this photo of wispy clouds over a barren desert. It’s actually a photo of a choppy waves hitting a beach… flipped upside down. New …

New York City

Spotlight: Artist With a Day Job Rebecca Wise Girson

<b>My name is</b> Rebecca Wise Girson and I am the Creator-in-Chief at Artist With a Day Job and the founder of Wise Workforce Strategies. In addition to painting and occasional songwriting, I help call center businesses better manage and optimize their workforce resource.<p><b>My love</b> of painting began, …

Can Solar Desalination Slake the World's Thirst?

<b>Dear EarthTalk</b><b>: What exactly is solar desalination and how can it help an increasingly thirsty world?</b> <i>— Maryann Dell’Amore, Howard, MN</i><p>Solar …


BP has been ordered to pay a record $20.8 billion settlement over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill

Chicago (AFP) — British energy giant BP will pay a record $20.8 billion to settle civil claims for damages stemming from the deadly 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, US Attorney General General Loretta Lynch said Monday.<p>The settlement is significantly higher than a previously announced deal in which …

Oil & Gas Industry

From Photos to Fishing Lures, Custom Framing with Framebridge

Earlier this month at the NYC Affordable Art Fair's fall edition, CH favorite Shantell Martin was the official artist-in-residence, taking her black marker to the walls and floor of the programming lounge as well as displaying her own pleasantly priced illustrations. The frame choice couldn't have …