The Svalbard Global Seed Vault is a secure seed bank on the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen in the remote Arctic Svalbard archipelago, about 810 miles from the North Pole. The vault was carved into the Arctic permafrost and filled with samples of the world’s most important seeds was inaugurated, providing a Noah’s Ark of food crops in the event of a global catastrophe
Kansas artist and Wichita State University graduate Stan Herd is known for huge images that he shapes by plowing, planting, mowing and otherwise sculpting the earth. His first was a 160-acre portrait of Kiowa Indian chief Satanta that he carved into the Kansas prairie in 1979.
Richard Silver born and raised New Yorker maintained his passion for photography and started shooting full time in 2011. Richard’s new series captures the insides of New York churches to capture the expansive inner beauty of their architecture. Even if you are not religious these images are just inspiring.
Matthew West and Peter Nicholson from Mornington in Victoria, Australia, found this duck stuck in a pottery Tuscan urn. Afraid of injuring it by reaching inside they improvised.
Roeland Park Kansas police department officer Zach Stamper was called out for a suspicious person sleeping during the middle of the day in a small park. Samuel Meixueiro explained he has a long walk daily, so officer Stamper gave him a ride to work, a half-hour later Stamper went back to his job with a bike for Samuel and a duffel bag for him to carry all of his things in.
Emma is a young woman with Down Syndrome and Autism she found her perfect career and now runs her own ‘Master Shredder’ business in Australia. Her inability to read/write is in fact the secret to her success, with clients incl. solicitors and a credit union using her document-shredding services.
Street artists, The GERMEN, in cooperation with the Mexican government, has created a giant colored mural entitled “El MacroMural Barrio de Palmitas“ in Palmitas. The crew recruited local youth to help paint the over 20,000 square meters of 209 homes.
vemödalen - n. the frustration of photographing something amazing when thousands of identical photos already exist.
Ferrolic utilizes ferrofluid—a liquid that becomes strongly magnetized in the presence of a magnetic field—to display recognizable shapes in response to magnets embedded inside the clock’s aluminum frame. The moving blobs look almost alive.
We have the power to digitally zoom in and out of the entire earth, utilizing mapping tools right from mobile devices. The romanticism tied to these newer forms, however, does not match the art of the ancient globe. Nowadays globes are either modern and massively produced, or antiquated models unsuited for casual browsing.
Paddington the Dog and Butler the Cat
The Slow Mo Guys stick matches into a blender and light them of course, all in slow motion.
Redditor movielover278 created this helpful digital image comparison between the Star Wars Super Star Destroyer and the island of Manhattan.
Nikolaj Arndt is an artist, professor and has been painting amazing 3D sidewalk artworks since 2009. Born in Gavrilov, Russia, the artist teaches at a German private art school and also does commissions for ad agencies and galleries.
It is always a treat to capture wild animals playing and being fun when they know they are alone.
Scientists at MIT have pulled up a very tiny curtain on their newest invention: a 1.7cm square robot capable of assembling itself like a piece of origami.
Birds can communicate in all sorts of ways, this little guy is saying a lot with his feet.
One tiny horse that you know has a bigger heart.
Bullying in school seems like a never ending solution for most kids, but these group of boys decided to take a stand for someone that just needed some close friends.
We all love our dogs, even ones that are not ours. Sometimes they have to visit the vet and get cones attached to them, we know deep down they do not like it, but we try to make the best for them. Photographer Ty Foster captures this moment in a new series.