Remember when we reported that Samsung dropped 100 paper airplanes over Germany from 122,000 feet?
On May 25th, 1953 the U.S. tested nuclear artillery for the first and only time. The shell was fired at the Nevada Test Site (now known as the Nevada National Security Site, or N2S2) as part of Operation Upshot-Knothole with about 3,200 onlookers present.
If you've ever wondered about Microsoft's acquisitions and investments, this infographic was made for you. And not only is it informative, but Robin Richards designed it as a subway map — a convoluted mess of lines that look pretty darn...
The Sports Academy, located in Scunthorpe, U.K., is scheduled for completion in July of this year. Drawing heavily from the surrounding landscape, this $24 million dollar sports complex will have some very unique characteristics:...
Skarphedinn Thrainsson must have decided that regular old landscapes just wouldn't cut it anymore when he decided to focus on volcanoes. These shots were taken in Thrainsson's native Iceland a couple years back when the Eyjafjallajokull eruption caused major delays at airports across Europe. Stay tuned for more from Thrainsson — he has plans to take more amazingly otherworldly shots of volcanoes around the world.
So, your ink cartridge is leaking: what to do…what to do. Well, you could always follow Niall McClelland's example and turn it into a work of art. McClelland's gorgeous kaleidoscope-ish patterns made from printer ink are now on display at the Clint Roenisch Gallery in Toronto through the 4th of June.
Kostadin Luchansky took this spectacular shot of the often-photographed Serra da Leba in Angola. With fog and little light to work with, Luchansky got lucky when a few cars traveled up and down the windy stretch of road to create this long exposure beauty. For this unique take on a well known landscape, Luchansky made it to the short list of the Sony World Photography Awards 2011.
The timing had to be just right as a plane bound for Palm Beach, Florida witnessed the launch of the Endeavor shuttle mid-flight yesterday. Fortunately, the pilot made an announcement that woke passenger Stefanie Gordon, who snapped this gorgeous shot with her iPhone.
Explosives were intentionally detonated along the Mississippi River three times this month. The resulting flooding has changed the landscape of hundreds of thousands of acres.
About 17% of the US population "checks in" when they go out. But, there's a clear disconnect between online discussions of social location apps and when and how people actually use them. Check out the infographic below to find out what is keeping some people from using apps like Foresquare and Facebook Places.