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26 years ago, Carl Sagan gave us an incredible perspective on our planet

As NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft was about to leave our Solar System in 1989, Sagan, who was a member of the mission's imaging team, pleaded with officials to turn the camera around to take one last look back at Earth before the spaceship left our solar system.<p>The resulting image, with the Earth as a …

The Top 11 awesomely absurd bowl names of 2015

With corporate naming rights for college football bowl games reaching peak OMG in 2015, we decided that we’d power rank these bad boys. Now, there are a couple of criteria. Number one is readability and simple funny sounding-ness. If something is just such a ridiculous sponsor name that you have to …

College Football

17 phenomenal science-inspired tattoos from Instagram's top artists

The Arts

Constructing Stories With Illustration

Let me introduce you to Shaivalini Kumar… She is part of Adobe’s 25 under 25, which celebrates artists from around the world. Kumar is from India, …

Hyperrealistic Sculptures With Meaning (7 total)

While we've now seen our share of hyperrealistic sculptures, Sam Jinks' are in a league of their own. An Australian sculptor who used to work in film and television special effects, Jinks not only creates unbelievably realistic sculptures, he's also the master of making us remember our own …

Art

Sculptures Reveal the Inner Anatomies of Beloved Childhood Toys

When artist Jason Freeny lost his job as an industrial designer, he began carving the inner anatomies of famous toys. After months of unemployment, the talented creator turned to sculpting during a time of financial desperation. He decided to buy the character Dunny from Kidrobot, cut it open, fill …

Sculpture

Mesmerizing Wood Sculptures Use Color and Light to Challenge Perceptions of Reality

San Francisco-based artist Sean Newport has developed a range of artwork pieces from design to sculpture throughout his career. Working primarily as a woodworker, Newport has honed his skills as a carpenter to fine artist over the past 5 years. His sculptures deal with “perceived notions of reality …

Art

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A Better World Project by Moniker SF

It's always great to see a sweet set of vector artworks. Moniker SF, a San Francisco based company came up with awesome illustrations for Herman …

Nature conquers all!

Gorgeous pic of the day via Discovery Channel! This is Taranaki, New Zealand.

It's always safe at mom's.

Plane drops keep falling down! (by Sam Clark)

Mom and her babies. Cute!

Parisian master of light Miguel Chevalier turned the chapel of the XVI century King's College into an incredible site!

Swimming with mom!

Flying owl, gorgeous!

This Translucent Cube Hides Six Handpainted Anamorphic Images | Colossal

<p>Artist Thomas Medicus (previously) just unveiled a new anamorphic sculpture titled Emergence Lab that contains six handpainted images inside a large …

What Yeast Reveals About the Origins of Multicellular Life

Until one or two billion years ago, life on Earth was limited to a soup of single-celled creatures. Then one fateful day, a lonely cell surrendered …

Physicists Are Desperate to Be Wrong About the Higgs Boson

When Paul Glaysher was approaching the end of his master's degree in 2012, everyone was talking about the Higgs boson. After two years of smashing …

Jeff Bezos' Rocket Went to Space—But Not to Orbit. That's Way Harder

Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos' spaceflight company, just launched its flagship rocket—New Shepard—and brought it back to Earth. The vehicle reached an …

How Humans Ended Up With Freakishly Huge Brains

Author: Ferris Jabr. Ferris Jabr Science<p>Date of Publication: 11.28.15.<p>Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>There it was, sitting on the mantelpiece, …

Hunting for DNA in Doggerland, an Ancient Land Beneath the North Sea

In 1931 a fishing boat trawling the North Sea hauled in a spear point along with its catch. The sharpened piece of antler with barbs carved into one …

Tiny Playable Arcade Game

The <i>Tiny Arcade</i> is tiny retro arcade game imagined by TinyCircuits and launched on Kickstarter. This studio, based in Ohio, wanted to reproduce the …

A Perfectly Symmetrical Photo of a Kingfisher Diving for Prey, Nearly 6 Years in the Making | Colossal

<p>For the last 6 years, Scottish wildlife photographer Alan McFadyen spent an estimated 4,200 hours seeking the perfect shot: a symmetrical image of a …

Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year Award

Chris Renshaw has recently been awarded the Africa Geographic “Photographer of the Year”. With a lot of sensitivity, this talented nature lover …

Dog Catches Lobsters

Not all dogs love lobsters. Usually, lobsters are the natural prey of dogs in the wild. Or at least this dog, Lila, has been trained to dive into the …

Dungeon Crawler - Wear Your Own Adventure

Dungeon Crawlers by Anna-Maria Jung<p>When you and your friends sit down to play a dungeon crawler you're expecting to see certain elements- mighty …