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Time-Lapse Captures The Mundane Beauty Of Ocean Life

We don’t usually think of corals as particularly active creatures. Though they eat, grow, and reproduce like any animal, the marine invertebrates move <i>very</i> slowly. Daniel Stoupin, a photographer and Ph.D. student studying marine biology, shows the livelier side of “slow” marine animals in a stunning …

Hidden miracles of the natural world

We live in a world of unseeable beauty, so subtle and delicate that it is imperceptible to the human eye. To bring this invisible world to light, …

The world's oldest living things

Rachel Sussman shows photographs of the world's oldest continuously living organisms -- from 2,000-year-old brain coral off Tobago's coast to an …

Reflected Landscapes by Victoria Siemer | Colossal

<p>In this recent series of digital artworks, Brooklyn-based graphic designer Victoria Siemer begins with dreamy landscapes of mountainous forests …

Absolutely Stunning 3-D View of a Cosmic Cloud

To call Finnish astrophotographer J-P Metsävainio a magician is definitely not an exaggeration! Take a look at his latest handiwork, this amazing 3-D …

Look At These Beautiful Little Corals Grown Like Popsicles In A Lab

Coral sex is a wonder to behold. On a summer night, always around a full moon, corals somehow all know to release billions of sperm and eggs into the …

Universe Expanding Symmetrically, Real-Time Analysis Shows

The universe is expanding — and it is doing so at the same rate in all directions, according to new measurements that appear to confirm the standard …

Earth's Oldest and Biggest Crater Yields New Secrets

Geologists say they've discovered rocks long thought vanished, the youngest remains of the oldest and biggest impact crater on Earth.<p>In the abraded …

Look At All The Creatures Living In A Single Cubic Foot

National Geographic photographer David Liittschwager shows us what happened when you let an ecosystem grow inside a 12″ x 12″ x 12″ cube.<p>How much life is on Earth? Scientists still don’t really know, though one study suggests there are around 8.7 million species (not counting tens of millions of …

Nature

Researchers Accidentally Create Metabolism Without a Cell — NOVA Next | PBS

A graduate student who took a shortcut during a quality control procedure at the University of Cambridge accidentally discovered the first evidence …

Biology

Diamond Traps Rare Mineral, Brings to the Surface Tantalizing Clues from the Deep — NOVA Next | PBS

A Brazilian diamond weighing less than one-tenth of a gram, forged hundreds of miles below the surface of the Earth, is acting as an emissary from …

Chemistry

Best Views of Earth From Europe's New Plant-Mapping Minisatellite

Launched on May 7, 2013, the European Space Agency's minisatellite Proba-V monitors Earth's plants, covering the entire planet every two days. At the …

Scientists reveals how fish were able to colonise poisonous springs

Hydrogen sulphide (H2S) is a potent inhibitor of aerobic respiration. However populations of shortfin molly fish managed to colonise springs with …

This Is What It Looks Like To Dive Between Continents

This takes "two places at once" to a whole new (lower) level.<p>The Silfra fissure is a deep, watery crack that separates the North American and Eurasian continents. It's the place where two massive tectonic plates once met and now slowly drift apart, causing earthquakes about once per decade.<p>For …

Fantastic Fungi: The Startling Visual Diversity of Mushrooms Photographed by Steve Axford | Colossal

<p>To think any one of these lifeforms exists in our galaxy, let alone on our planet, simply boggles the mind. Photographer Steve Axford lives and …

Salt Needed: Tolerance Lessons from a Dead Sea Fungus

Despite its name, the Dead Sea does support life, and not just in the sense of helping visitors float in its waters. Algae, bacteria, and fungi make …

Seawater

Surprising Photos Reveal the Enchanting World of Fungi

Australian photographer Steve Axford explores the micro world through his macro lens. A retired man living in the Northern Rivers area, he spends his …

The Stunning Ruins Of Villa Epecuén, A Modern Day Atlantis

Villa Epecuén was a thriving resort town in the 1970s, but after being flooded by saltwater, the city is now little more than concrete ruins.<p>Source: …

Buenos Aires

What We Love This Week, Volume LXII

Source: The Roosevelts<p>Photographer Zooms In On The Fascinating Lives Of Snails<p>Source: The Roosevelts<p>One thing that most boring animals have going for …

Neat

Namibia’s Mysterious Fairy Circles

Most prominently found in Namibia, fairy circles are natural ‘bald spots’ whose formation is rather contentious. Some think that it’s the work of the …

Namibia

Everything You Need To Know About The Hive-Inn

Source: pagesay<p>Maybe you’ve seen the design plan for Hive-Inn, a spectacular hotel that will be made from shipping containers in a Jenga-like puzzle. …

The Many Ghosts Of Bokor Hill Station

Perched atop a quaint Cambodian landscape, Bokor Hill Station was once a thriving French resort town where visitors sought solace from the oppressive …

Abandoned Buildings

7 Bizarrely Interesting Cultural Practices Still Carried Out Today

From cutting off fingertips to living with the dead, humankind has come up with some incredibly strange cultural practices.<p>Image Source: The Daily …

The World’s Most Beautiful Spring Blooms

There are few times of the year more beautiful than spring. As the weather warms up, green fields and budding trees transform into bright, colorful …

Cherry Blossoms

10 Contemporary Artists Who Shatter Our Perceptions of Reality

While the Internet provides artists with a global platform to showcase their work, only a select few can capture the hearts and minds of viewers with their unique and compelling visions. These are the innovators who transcend language barriers: their works immediately grab you, making you believe – …

Photo Manipulation

Dave Foster’s Intricate Hand-lettered Tweets - The Fox Is Black

Handlettering tends to be the skill I see designers practicing most outside of client work — taking on personal projects to better hone their …