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Disney announces a Westworld-like, fully immersive Star Wars resort

Holy sh—<p>If you were excited for Star Wars Land, now officially called Galaxy’s Edge, Disney’s theme park division has an announcement for you.<p>Disney confirmed today it is working on a fully immersive Star Wars experience for visitors to walk around, eat, drink and sleep in. It’s a hotel, one that …

Telescopes get a new visual on the Crab Nebula

An amazing new image of the Crab Nebula, which is made up of the remnants of a bright supernova explosion that Chinese and other astronomers …

See Vertigo-Inspiring Photos From Instagram's "Rooftopping" Selfie Daredevil

Don't try this at home, kids.<p>Many Instagram travel photographers will go to lengths to get shots that will rack up the hearts: For instance, they …

The Short Story of the Iconic Photo 'The Falling Man'

15 years after the tragic day, Time Magazine published a video from their "Behind the Photo" series about "The Falling Man,” captured by well-known …

Inherit the Dust

For many years, British photographer Nick Brandt has been documenting the wildlife, animals, landscapes, and the effects of human interaction in Africa. For the <i>Inherit the Dust</i> series shown here, Brandt records the impact of man in places where animals used to roam, but no longer do.<p>In each …

Black & White Photography

This Week in Popular

Another week, another 25 breathtaking photos to inspire you from the 500px community. From a majestic tiger playing in the water to a stunning …

Solvitur Ambulando

STATEMENT Solvitur Ambulando (it is solved by walking) consists of wet plate collodion photograms of plant matter found on long walks – weeds, ferns, grasses, seeds, roots… I started walking the trails near my new home to process recent life changes: a new marriage, a new state, a new life, and …

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Random: This Real Life Parody of Super Mario Maker Reflects the Mascot's Never-Ending Struggle

With an awesome representation of Super Expert levels

This Mad Genius Built His Own ‘Star Wars’ Lightsaber And It Runs On Alcohol

From the genius who built a Thor’s hammer that only he could lift, comes a real-life lightsaber, blue light and all, that’s essentially a flamethrower that runs on–you guessed it–alcohol.<p>The video above introduces Allen Pan lighting a cigarette using the lightsaber, so you just know that this …

Alcohol

Solitary Superheroes Find Quiet Moments in Stunning Landscapes

French photographer Benoit Lapray believes that “a photograph has to tell us a story,” and he achieves just that in his series, entitled <i>The Quest for the Absolute</i>. The playful collection of portraits offers insight into the world of well-known superheroes, including Captain America, Spiderman, …

Split Family Faces

<b>Cousins: Justine, 29, & Ulric, 29</b><p>How much do you and your family members really look alike? Quebec, Canada-based graphic designer and photographer Ulric Collette has created a shockingly cool project where he's exploring the genetic similarities between different members of the same family. By …

Dave Navarro And Corey Taylor Performed ‘Sex Type Thing’ As A Tribute To Scott Weiland

An outpouring of tributes have flown since the death of former Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver frontman Scott Weiland at the age of 48. His surviving contemporaries from the world of ‘90s rock — and those who were influenced by his music as fans of the era — have come out of the woodwork to …

Photographer Captures Twin Tornados Under a Huge Supercell Storm Cloud

A powerful storm rumbled by Simla, Colorado, last week, and at the scene was professional storm-chasing photographer Kelly DeLay, who captured this …

Weather

Pictures of the Week 5.8.15

THE SELECTS: More From Game of Thrones

Your Creative Calendar: 73 Things To Do, See, And Hear This April

Get ready to say goodbye to Mad Men, welcome back Toni Morrison, and get Furious again, as your Creative Calendar for April ushers in spring.<p>It’s no longer April Fools’ Day, so you can trust that there are no hilarious pranks in this month’s entertainment forecast. Let’s leave the pranks to …

This is What You Get When You Strap Fireworks to a Drone for Long Exposure Photos

Photographer Calder Wilson recently did some experimentation by attaching fireworks to a drone and then flying it around in a long exposure …

Street Artist OakOak Pays Tribute to the Passing of Simpsons' Co-Creator

French street artist OakOak is definitely a favorite here on the Met, and over the years we've enjoyed his clever additions to the urban environment. He turns small landscape imperfections – stuff that most of us might miss – into playful works of art. Suddenly, we know why a railing is bent or …

25 Fantastic and Funny Photos Celebrate Photoshop's 25th Birthday

Happy Birthday, Photoshop! Twenty-five years ago, this week, a little graphics editing program named Photoshop was born. Fast forward a few decades and now we're living in a world where surreal-looking images are all around us. As part of the celebration, Adobe has launched a search for 25 of the …

Gorgeous Ice Crystals Form on Frozen Bubbles

On a cold winter's day, you'll find Hope Carter on her front porch or back deck shooting a stunning sight. She'll wait until the conditions are just right, which means 10-15 degrees Fahrenheit and no wind, and then she'll blow a bubble. She'll quickly assess where the natural light is coming from, …

In photos: Undocumented Picassos and the handyman

Pierre Le Guennec had stunned the art world in 2010 when he revealed that he and his wife were in possession of a trove of 271 undocumented Picassos. The trial underway weighs whether Picassos were stolen or gifts.

Fascinating Video Shows Women's Ideal Body Types Over 3000 Years

Female standards of beauty change over time, and what was considered attractive only 10 or 20 years ago might not be anymore. But how have these ideals shifted over a much longer period of 3,000 years? Buzzfeed Video created a short, fascinating feature that examines the different body types seen …

Artist Amusingly Adds Strange Details to Old Photos

Artist Colin Batty puts an amusingly strange spin on photographs of the past. Taking cabinet cards from the early 1900s, he uses acrylic paint and crafts entirely new and surprising scenes directly on the image. His additions are often hilarious but also creepy, and he does a fantastic job of …

Art

10 Underrated National Parks In America

<i>By Caitlin Morton, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Looking for the beauty of Yosemite and Yellowstone without the crowds? These under-the-radar American parks deserve a spot on your bucket list.<p><b>1. North Cascades National Park, Washington</b><p>© Terry Donnelly / Alamy<p>If you want to see glaciers and temperate …

Delightful Pots Turn Air Plants into Whimsical Jellyfish

Cathy Van Hoang's adorably creative planters turn sea urchin shells into pots and make air plants look like whimsical jellyfish. The artist paints the shells soft, pastel colors and then pots wispy air plants in them. When hung upside down, the shell forms the spiny body of a jellyfish, and the air …

Etsy

The 15 Most Surreal Destinations to Visit in 2015

Be prepared for dropped jaws, kids.<p>1. Sea of Stars on Vaadhoo Island in the Maldives<p>photo: Doug Perinne<p>2. Antelope Canyon in Arizona, United States<p>photo: Laura Grier<p>3. Cave of Crystals, Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico<p>photo: Adventure Medicine<p>4. Salar De Uyuni, Bolivia<p>photo: PlanetDen.com<p>5. Tunnel of Love …

Artist Spent a Year in the Woods Creating Mysterious Sculptures

Deep in the woods of southern France, artist Spencer Byles transformed the forest into a mysterious wonderland through a series of spectacular, organic sculptures. Byles spent a year immersed in the woodlands of La Colle sur Loup, Villeneuve-Loubet, and Mougins for this ambitious project. …

Art

23 Gorgeous Aerial Photographs to Help Put Things in Perspective

It's easy to lose perspective in our day-to-day. To get stuck in the minutia and forget that we're part of something much bigger called the Earth, which is part of something much bigger called the solar system, which is part of something MUCH bigger called the Milky Way galaxy... you get the …

20 Strange and Surprising Reasons to Visit These Northeast Towns

As a travel writer open and game to exploring the offbeat and oddball within a few hours or one day's drive of New York City (Virginia to Maine), I've stumbled on some pretty bizarre, eccentric and/or downright weird things. Here's just a sampling from this year's explorations:<p><i>For more information</i> …