Katharine Hlavinka

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A Beautiful Tourist Garden Full Of Plants That Could Kill You

Regular, plentiful gardens full of lovely, fragrant flowers, awesome views of a nearby castle and fountains are such old news guys. What's cool? A poison garden.<p>Hear us out. Set amongst the lush Alnwick Gardens in the U.K.'s Northumberland, sits the Poison Garden, which houses all kinds of deadly …

Exotic Silhouette Photos to Inspire Your Travels

Scenes in silhouette are shrouded in drama and mystery, and more than a drop or two of romance.<p>I love them for what I don't see as much as for what I do.<p>( <i>A golden sunset falls on the ancient temples of Bagan, Myanmar</i> )<p>Sure you can see more when it's light, but perhaps it's the darkness that …

Stephen King’s hotel of horrors

Colorado’s Stanley Hotel inspired Stephen King’s horror classic, The Shining. More than 30 years later, the hotel remains as historic – and haunted – as ever.<p>In 1974, famed US horror writer Stephen King and his wife Tabitha lived for a year in Boulder, Colorado. In late October, they spent a night …

126 Photos Make Up Single Image of Giant 3200-Year-Old Tree

For the December 2012 issue of National Geographic, photographer Michael “Nick” Nichols journeyed to the Sequoia National Park in California in order to capture this image of <i>the President</i>, a giant sequoia that is the third largest tree in the world, if measured by volume of the trunk above …

St. Petersburg From Above

Recently, photographer Amos Chapple spent some time in Saint Petersburg, Russia's second-largest city. He used a small drone to lift his camera high above the cathedrals and fortresses, capturing some amazing aerial photos. Chapple: "There's a legend in Russia that Saint Petersburg was constructed …

The Jaw-Dropping Photography of Storm Chaser Mike Hollingshead

You might not come out on top if you weigh the pros and cons of storm chasing, but there are definitely pros beyond feeling like a bada** and a deep …

Reverie, 1840-1841

Thomas Couture<p>French, 1815-1879<br>Oil on canvas<br>21-5/8 x 20-½ in. (54.9 x 52.1 cm)<br>Norton Simon Art Foundation

6 "Hardy Boys" Covers Starring "True Detective" Characters

Imagine if Rust and Marty solved crimes like the Hardy Boys? Well DON'T because Todd Spence imagined it for you. Via break.com.

25 Insane High Heels You Won't Believe Exist

High Heels

A Giant Wave Made of Thousands of Barbie Dolls

(Images: Sculpture by the Sea)<p>Annette Thas, the artist who created the sculpture <b>Wave</b>, got her idea during a trip to see her family in Belgium. It was …

Baby Jams Himself Awake

(Video Link)<p>Baby Christian wants to sleep. But when he hears the Bruno Mars song "Runaway Baby," he can't help but dance his little butt off. His …

The Oddest Book Title of the Year

The annual <b>Diagram Prize for the oddest book title</b> has been awarded to <i>How to Poo on a Date: The Lovers' Guide to Toilet Etiquette</i>. The winner was …

Brilliant Invention to Boost Men's Confidence

(YouTube link)<p>When you’re down and troubled and you need a helping hand, someone will invent a robotic one. This strange contraption called the …

Intricate 3D Printed Artworks By Joshua Harker

The future of art lies in the third dimension, so it makes sense that 3D printers are going from simple replicators to tools for creating original …

How winter storms have left our heritage at the mercy of the tide

Britain's coastal heritage is increasingly at risk from flooding and coastal erosion as extreme weather patterns take their toll, warn experts<p>Britain has long been proud of its island history, a history exemplified by the castles, monasteries and settlements dotted dramatically around its 11,073 …

Archaeology

Hubble Space Telescope

Photography by Brooke Shaden

Surrealistic Photography.<p>Brooke Shaden is a photographer who creates artistic self-portraits. She attempts to place herself within surrealistic …

7 Cool Night Photography Tutorials For 7 Different Situations

Heading indoors after the sun sets deprives you of some wonderful photographic opportunities. From shooting the starry sky and the milky way to …

Satellite Time-Lapse Shows the Equinoxes and Solstices from Space

Today is the spring equinox — one of the two days during the year when night is almost exactly equal to day — and in good ol’ fashioned APOD style, …

Surface Interactions of Nail Polish with Household Cleaners Look Like Star Systems

From frozen flowers, glass bottoms with dried spirits, to close-ups of exploding soap bubbles, leave it to today’s photographers to exploit just …

A Shower Like You've Never Seen Before

Indoor-outdoor living is taken to the next level.<p>Feel like showering indoors, or out? In this amazing Los Angeles, California, bathroom, the choice is yours anytime. John De Bastiani takes indoor-outdoor living to the next level.

Los Angeles

Footstool With Built-In Blanket is Always Ready for a Nap

In our eyes, any furniture that can combine two objects to make a graceful, space-saving piece of furniture is a winner. The Collerette from design …

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Architecture

Scintillating Desert House In Las Vegas Brings The Outdoors Inside

Think of Las Vegas, Nevada and the first thing that comes to mind is the glamour, the casinos and an unending strip of glittering lights that promise …

5 Unique Ways To Display Air Plants

It’s clear that air plants are here to stay. They’re exotic, they’re low-maintenance, and they’re stylish–what’s not to love?! One thing that IS …

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