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Photographing at the Beach: 10 Tips for Better Beach Photos

For some people, life revolves around the beach — the water and waves, the sand, the marine life, the expansive horizon. Beaches are iconic places. …

The 10 Best-Paying Jobs In America

That's right: On average, those sporting scrubs and stethoscopes bring home fatter paychecks than those donning suits and ties, according to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates survey.<p>The survey, which reflects May 2013 salary and employment data …

Liquid Experiments Produce Hypnotizing Swirls of Color

New York-based artist Kim Keever experiments with colorful tinted paints and water to create these beautifully abstract, hypnotizing formations. As a former thermal engineer for NASA projects, Keever tends to veer his work towards the scientific and experimental.<p>To produce this particular style, …

Bodies in Nature Photography by Katja Kemnitz

Katja Kemnitz is a photographer for whom photography is a passion, not just a job. This artist works photographs of children, but also shots where …

A Few Facts About Lucid Dreams

In the video “Secrets of Lucid Dreaming”, BuzzFeedYellow defines what constitutes a lucid dream (“A dream in which you become aware you’re …

18-Year-Old Photographer's Spectacular Conceptual Self-Portraits

Eighteen-year-old Laura Williams joins the ranks of fellow young, extremely talented photographers such as Alex Stoddard and Kyle Thompson in creating spectacularly surreal and expressive self-portraits. The Cambridge, England native's photograph entitled <i>Invisible</i> recently went viral, with over …

Some BPA-free plastic is actually worse for you than normal plastic

Today in “time to move into my underground bunker,” BPA-free plastic — touted as the safer, gentler, less cancer-y plastic — is less benign than we …

Breast Cancer

Add Newly Discovered Ancient Giant Viruses To List Of Pathogens Benefiting From Climate Change

After at least 30,000 years trapped in time, a frozen virus has thawed from a deep layer of Siberian permafrost. This is no ordinary virus — it is …

New Graphene Super Paper is 10x Stronger Than Steel

The University of Technology in Sydney recently unveiled a new type of graphene nano paper that is ten times stronger than a sheet of steel. Composed …

Self-Sufficient Sub-Biosphere 2 Can House 100 People Under the Sea

London designer Phil Pauley is a modern day Jules Verne who has spent the past 20 years designing an underwater city . For Pauley, Sub-Biosphere 2 is …

Chipotle guacamole: new climate casualty?

How's this for a real-world casualty of climate change? Chipotle is warning that it might have to stop serving guacamole, reports ThinkProgress. In …

Grow Up! How to Design Vertical Gardens for Tiny Spaces

If you’re one of the many people in the northern hemisphere who are counting down the days ’til springtime, chances are you may have also been …

Gardening

Americans have no idea how much water we use — or how to conserve it

“I consider myself a fairly water-conscious person,” says the average American, sipping on a venti iced coffee while dipping his toes in an …

Bizarre TomTato Grows Tomatoes and Potatoes on a Single Plant!

A horticulture center in the UK has spent the better part of a decade developing something that the vast majority of us didn’t realize the world was …

Gardening

SHJWORKS' Pop-Up Greenhouses Add a Splash of Summer to Cold Climates

SHJWORKS Simon Hjermind Jensen just unveiled a delightful pop-up solution to fight off the looming winter doldrums. Part greenhouse and part gazebo, …

Vegetable Gardens

Chipotle May Drop Guacamole From its Menu Due to Climate Change

Mexican fast food chain Chipotle dropped a green bombshell this week when it announced that it may have to remove guacamole from its menu. Citing the …

New Barbie Doll is Designed to Look Like the 'Average' Teen - But How Average is She, Really?

Last summer, artist Nickolay Lamm decided to show the world what Barbie might look like if she had the CDC measurements of an average 19 year-old …

The Biomimicry Manual: What Can the Platypus Teach Us About Collision-Avoidance?

The platypus is a funny little mammal found in Eastern Australia and Tasmania. Aside from echidnas (the also-very-weird Australian spiny anteaters) …

The Extremely Strange Solar Energy Technology You'd Be Stupid To Ignore

One of the less appreciated privileges of becoming a tenured professor at Harvard University is that most people consider even your wildest ideas credible.<p>Federico Capasso, the Robert L. Wallace Professor of Applied Physics at Harvard University’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS), …

Startup Brings Fresh Food to Chicago, One Vending Machine at a Time

Farmer's Fridge vending machines (if you dare call them vending machines) don't serve your standard fare of soda, chips and candy bars. Founder Luke …

onEarth Stories

Interactive Tool Makes Global CO2 Emissions Data Smartphone Accessible

“Big data” has never been bigger. New tools—such as satellites, cloud computing and other technological upgrades—are fueling a “data revolution,” …

Hilarious Portraits of People Getting Milk Thrown in Their Faces

We’ve seen milk used as a prop in photoshoots before, but never quite like how Paris-based photographer Alexander JE Bradley goes about using it. …

Tribal Nail Art: Ace These 18 Aztec-Inspired Manis

We’re not going to lie: tribal manis are what made us fall head over heals for nail art. With that eye-catching, any-color-goes palette and mix of wild patterns, could you really blame us? We’re completely set on acing the intricate Aztec-inspired designs for festival season, so we sourced our 18 …

Nail Art