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Fresh honey on tap? Beehive invention nets $2 million

Two Aussie inventors have enticed investors like bees to a honeypot with their new beehive creation.<p>Father and son duo Stuart and Cedar Anderson have …

This NASA Time-Lapse Shows 5 Years of Our Sun’s Life in 3 Glorious Minutes

NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory began observing the sun on February 11, 2010, capturing more than a photo per second for 24 hours a day since then. …

Time-lapse Photography

‘Gotham City SF’ Offers a Dark and Gritty View of the City by the Bay

“Gotham City SF” is a time-lapse and photo project by San Francisco-based photographer Toby Harriman that offers a black-and-white view of The City …

Peru 2013

Project info<p>While most people that travel to Peru go to Machu Picchu, I traveled to the high mountains of Northern Peru. This was a difficult 30 day trip of trekking and climbing. The vast majority of the trek was at 4200m or more with 10 high passes ranging from 4600m to 5000m. The two mountains …

#McQuarrieMonday - A concept depicting a network of multiple Death Stars. http://t.co/naEUSZOEn9

Starbursts - How to create and control them in your photos

Starbursts can be a nice feature in your photos – especially in landscapes and night shots. But somehow, they seem to show up only infrequently and …

Here's What Happens When Your Photoshop Star Wars Into Your Snapshots

What if Luke and Leia lived next door? It'd look a lot like this.<p><i>(All Photos by Thomas Dagg)</i><p><b>When Toronto-based</b> photographer Thomas Dagg isn't shooting for clients like BMW, he's re-imagining the world around him as a fantastical place. Taking normal, mundane photos, he makes them surreal with the …

5 Easy Theses

There’s so much talk about innovation these days that it’s become a buzzword, drained of clear meaning. So when writing a book about the Digital Revolution, I decided to focus on some specific examples of how innovation actually happened in the real world. How did the most imaginative innovators of …

Space Combat Won't Look At All Like 'Star Wars'

PBS explains the physics of space skirmishes<p>If humanity brings war into space, what will those battles look like? Well, if our understanding of physics is anything close to correct, they won’t look at all like <i>Star Wars</i>. In this six minute clip by PBS Digital Studios, host Joe Hanson explores the …

'Star Wars' Producer Blasts 'Star Wars' Myths

Pop quiz: If <i>Star Wars</i> had won the 1977 Best Picture Oscar for which it was nominated, who would have bounded onto the stage to accept the award? Not …

Detailed Polygon Portraits Cleverly Portray Various Star Wars Characters

This clever collection of stylized portraits are composed of multiple polygons meshed together into a single graphic representation. Paris-based artist Vladan Filipovic used a digital low poly technique to produce the <i>Star Wars</i> series, which features a number of characters including Darth Vader, …

Self-Taught Photographer Travels the US Capturing Extraordinary Photos of Steam Locomotives

There’s something grandiose about the sight of a steam locomotive rumbling down the tracks, massive white plumes billowing in its wake as the …

Priceless Photo Series 'Not All Wear Capes' Pays Homage to First Responders

Heroes are all around us. Make no mistake about that, and Brandon Cawood has made it his mission to ferret out these unsung individuals who for the …

Smart Skateboard Travels 10 Miles on a Single Charge

Between the embarrassingly awkward Segway and the prohibitively expensive Tesla there now exists a attractive middle ground: the smart skateboard.<p>A …

Viral Video of the Day: Charlie Day's Graduation Speech

'It's Always Sunny' actor gives hilarious, heartfelt address<p>“You will get to receive wisdom, life lessons, knowledge… from a man who has made a …

Post Ratio Landing Page

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Sport picture of the day: Monaco in miniature

First published on Fri 23 May 2014 10.48 EDT

These Watercolors Distill Superheroes to Their Very Essence

Blule's work artfully captures superheroes in just a few colors. Splatters, drips, and the bleed of colors into each other gives a fantastic sense of …

Comics

A Question Of Biggitude: What's The Largest Creature On Earth?

What's the biggest living thing on Earth? I can think of two. I'm not sure which is biggest, but neither of them is a blue whale. These are weirder. Much, much weirder.<p>One is a tree. The other eats trees.<p>This is the tree.<p>Now, I know this looks like more than one tree. If you were counting, it looks …

As Mobile Roars Ahead, It’s Time To Finally Admit The Web Is Dying

While discussions about tech bubbles have been heated, few commentators seem to be targeting their invective at the real underlying bubble: the World Wide Web itself is crumbling. Like any outmoded technology, the Web is rapidly losing users as it fails to adapt to disruption from mobile apps and …

Elke Vogelsang's dog portraiture

Auto Photography: Stunning Action Shots Using A Rig

When Ronaldo Stewart first started dabbling in the world of auto photography, he knew that he wanted his photos to show the one element that he felt …

Landscape Photography

12 Steps to Building a Cafe Racer

The first feature on ‘How to Build a Café Racer’ struck a chord. Not everybody who read it agreed with the content, but when it comes to style, there are several different schools of taste.<p>I’m going to focus on the performance side of building a cafe racer. Or street tracker, scrambler, or any …

Motorcycles

Winners of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards, Part I

The Sony World Photography Awards have announced the winners of their Open, Youth, and National Award competitions today. The winners were selected from over 70,000 entries submitted by photo enthusiasts and amateurs from across the world. Overall winners and the judging of the final categories are …

Trick Photography eBook and Video Course

1<p>An eBook Like No Other!<p>It comes with <i>295 pages of instruction</i>, <i>9 hours of how-to video tutorials</i>, and contains over <i>300 creative photographs</i> created by …

10 Photography Hacks that will Dramatically Improve Your Photos

Photographer Mixes Watercolor Elements Into Her Images to Stunning Effect

What’s the best thing about a 365 project? Some would say it’s that you develop the habit of shooting every single day. Others that you develop your …

Awesome Miniature Movie Stills Shot Using LEGO and Baking Powder

LEGO and baking powder, that and some Star Wars inspiration is all Finnish photographer (and PetaPixel reader, we might add) Vesa Lehtimäki needs to …