The Global Doomsday Seed Vault
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
A Farm Acre Of Van Gogh’s 1889 Painting “Olive Trees”
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.
Vertical Panoramic Photographs of New York Churches
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.
Officer Buys Man A Bike So He Doesn't Have To Walk 5-6 Hours To Work
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: Master Shredder
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 Paint Houses In A Troubled Hillside District
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.
The World's Only Ancient Art Of Handcrafted Globes
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.