For whatever reason, photographer Philip Karlberg decided to take pictures last year of yummy desserts spinning at atop various records. "33 RPM" is the result, and it makes me inexplicably happy to look at.
What do 8-bit characters do when the TV turns off? Well, according to a Californian high school student, they have entirely separate lives of their own. A life that, apparently, is modeled after skate punks from the '90s.
A glowing cathedral like structure — dubbed the Luminarie De Cagna — has stopped viewers in their tracks at the recent 2012 Light Festival in Ghent, Belgium. Soaring above the street at 91 feet high and using 55,000 LEDs to light up the night sky, it's easy to see why.
When you look at this 1947 photo of an in-flight "life pod" it's hard to believe anyone would willingly travel in it. So why then was Sir Winston Churchill — one of the saviors of the free world at the time — traveling in this formidable looking pod?
Back in November, we showed you the first pictures from NASA's new weather satellite, Suomi NPP. Its gigantic camera had a big day on January 4th, and captured a series of images that NASA has stitched into the biggest, most detailed, and most beautiful picture of our planet ever created.
When nighttime rolls around, a noisy city quickly becomes a deserted and lonely place. James Reeve's "lightscape" photos pull out the beauty in cities engulfed by darkness.
When we look at a petri dish we would only see the large blobs or sprawling fractal patterns of bacterial growth visible to the naked eye. But, when formed under certain conditions and viewed under a microscope a whole new world opens up. Surprisingly, it is beautiful one
To make famous black and white photos even more impactful, artist Sweden-based artist Sanna Dullaway gave a batch of iconic photos a splash of color — making the imagery represented in each picture all the more powerful.