Giant 150ft Iceberg Is Floating Past Canada, And It’s 50ft Bigger Than The One That Sank Titanic

Giant 150ft Iceberg Is Floating Past Canada, And It’s 50ft Bigger Than The One That Sank Titanic
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A small fishing village on Canada’s East Coast has been hit by a sudden flood of tourists after a 150ft tall iceberg became visible near its shoreline over Easter weekend, and they might have to get used to it. Continue reading »

World’s Largest Slug is Bigger, Slimier, and Way Cooler Than You’d Imagine

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Behold the super-slimy awesomeness that is the Black Sea Hare (Aplysia vaccaria), the world’s largest species of sea slug, weighing up to 30 lbs and measuring over 3 feet long. Black Sea Hares come to shore to lay their eggs and are apparently even slimier to the touch than they look. Continue reading »

Hockney’s ‘A Bigger Picture’ at the Royal Academy Showcases 150 Canvases

The Royal Academy of Art in London is featuring an exclusive exhibition dedicated to the spectacular landscape works of English painter-photographer, David Hockney.

The “one man show” which runs from Jan-April, 2012 is dedicated to a single genre by the artists – landscapes – and comprises the use of high-tech tools, multi cameras and low-tech media-like paintings.

According to Bloomberg, the phrase “A Bigger Picture” can be interpreted in two different ways. One is that the larger the picture, the closer the viewer feels to it.

The other implication of the phrase is that Hockney has used the medium of multiple cameras such that the viewer can see the picture from varying angles.

Hockney's 'A Bigger Picture' at the Royal Academy Showcases 150 Canvases

British artist David Hockney poses with his painting “The Arrival of Spring in Woldgate, East Yorkshire in 2011 (twenty-eleven)” at the Royal Academy of Arts in London January 16, 2012. The Royal Academy will exhibit new landscape works by Hockney in an exhibition from January 21 to April 9. (Reuters) Continue reading »