This Is How Our Beautiful Planet Earth Looks from Above These Days of Global Pandemic

This Is How Our Beautiful Planet Earth Looks from Above These Days of Global Pandemic
A drone image shows decommissioned cruise ships being dismantled for scrap metal sales after the COVID-19 pandemic all but destroyed the industryat Aliaga ship-breaking yard in the Aegean port city of Izmir, western Turkey, October 2, 2020. (Photo by Umit Bektas/Reuters) Continue reading »

Russian Cosmonaut Shares Amazing Photos Of Our Earth Taken From Space

Russian Cosmonaut Shares Amazing Photos Of Our Earth Taken From Space

Fyodor Yurchikhin has flown to space three times (2002, 2007, 2010) and managed to take amazing pictures from there. The Russian cosmonaut was also a commander of spaceship “Soyuz” that brought him, Douglas Willock and Shennon Walker to the earth. Some of his shots are presented right here. Continue reading »

Honest Photo Facts That Will Help You Understand The Size Of The Earth A Little Better

Honest Photo Facts That Will Help You Understand The Size Of The Earth A Little Better

So you forgot your umbrella at home and got absolutely soaked on your way to the bus stop – it seems like your day can’t get any worse, right? And while we can’t offer you a dry shirt and a pair of pants, we can offer you something that will help you take your mind off of your misery. Continue reading »

Here Are The Most Interesting Things This Geologist Found On Google Earth

Here Are The Most Interesting Things This Geologist Found On Google Earth

Traveling can be expensive and there’s only so much places you can visit before you run out of money. However, there are still ways to explore the world without leaving the comfort of your seat – like, for example, using Google Earth. Continue reading »

This Immersive Installation Creates Night View Of Earth

This Immersive Installation Creates Night View Of Earth

It’s ironic how the rise in technology, which was thought to destroy borders and bring people closer, has coincided with a rise in xenophobia and isolationism. But it’s worth remembering the famous words of Japanese astronaut Mamoru Mohri: “I could see no border on earth from space.” Inspired by this illuminating thought, Japanese designer Eisuke Tachikawa (Nosigner) wants to show us what Mohri saw through an immersive, technological art installation. Continue reading »

Stunning Aerial Photos Of The Beautiful Planet Earth From Space

Stunning Aerial Photos Of The Beautiful Planet Earth From Space
London 51°30′26′′N, 0°7′39′′W. London is the capital and most populous city of Great Britain. Situated on the River Thames, it is the world’s most-visited city as measured by international arrivals and is recognised for being home to a diverse range of people and cultures. More than 300 languages are spoken in the Greater London area. (Photo by Daily Overview/DigitalGlobe, a Maxar Company) Continue reading »

“Moon Level Luxury At Down To Earth Rates”: Al Stovall’s 1960s Space Age Lodge In Anaheim, California

"Moon Level Luxury At Down To Earth Rates": Al Stovall's 1960s Space Age Lodge In Anaheim, California

The Space Age Lodge in Anaheim, California, housed its first cadets in 1965. One of five cosmic-themed motels created by industrialist Al Stovall, the Space Age Lodge was partnered with the Inn of Tomorrow, the Cosmic Inn, The Galaxy, another Space Age Lodge (all in Anaheim) and the Space Age in Gila Bend, Arizona. This was “MOON LEVEL LUXURY” at “DOWN TO EARTH RATES.”

Let’s travel back in time to when 60s kitsch was out of this world. Continue reading »

“Postcards From Google Earth”: This Artist Finds Strange Beauty in Google’s Apocalyptic Glitches

"Postcards From Google Earth": This Artist Finds Strange Beauty in Google’s Apocalyptic Glitches

Clement Valla was born in 1971 and lives and works in Brooklyn. He has trained as both an architect and designer. Valla collects screen shots from Google Earth showing various places photographed by satellite (roads, bridges and dams). Some structures that are difficult for software to interpret, give a distorted impression, closely embracing the Earth’s surface. Continue reading »

Earth From Above: Stunning Drone Photography By Demas Rusli

Earth From Above: Stunning Drone Photography By Demas Rusli

Outstanding aerial photos by Demas Rusli, an architectural graduate, hobbyist photographer, and digital artist from Jakarta, Indonesia who currently lives and works in Sydney, Australia. Continue reading »

When Dize Does Matter – Bestiarum Vocabulum: Last Of The Earth’s Giants

Patrick Aryee is a biologist. After studying Cancer Biology at the University of Bristol, Patrick decided to pursue a career in wildlife filmmaking and was an integral crew member for a number of BBC productions. Now, Patrick Aryee’s gets up close and personal with some of the world’s biggest creatures in his new three-part series. Episode one airs on Sky1, Wednesday 13 June, 9pm.

When Dize Does Matter –  Bestiarum Vocabulum: Last Of The Earth's Giants
The Amphimachairodus, an early member of the cat family, was 1.3m in length and weighed an estimated 490kg. (Photo by Sky TV/The Guardian) Continue reading »

“Earth’s Wonders Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before”: These Angled Satellite Images Are Like Aerial Photos From 280 Miles Up

"Earth’s Wonders Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before": These Angled Satellite Images Are Like Aerial Photos From 280 Miles Up
Nadir view of Monte Fitz Roy, Chile and Argentina. March 2, 2016. RapidEye. Image ©2018 Planet Labs, Inc.

Satellite photos are generally shot straight down at the Earth and make the world look like flat, detailed maps. But shoot satellite photos at an angle, and suddenly they look like aerial photos captured from impossible heights with the world’s longest telephoto lens. Continue reading »

One Photographer’s Quest To Bring Space Down To Earth While Protecting The Environment

One Photographer’s Quest To Bring Space Down To Earth While Protecting The Environment

Russian photographer Alexander Ivanec has launched the #diveinsideyourspace project to raise awareness about the environment. Continue reading »

“A Magnificent Sculptures By Nature”: Otherworldly ‘Earth Pyramids’ Captured In The Foggy Early Morning Light By Photographer Kilian Schönberger

"A Magnificent Sculptures By Nature": Otherworldly 'Earth Pyramids' Captured In The Foggy Early Morning Light By Photographer Kilian Schönberger

Photographer Kilian Schönberger climbed the Alps late at night to capture one of the mountain range’s strangest segments, alien-like columns found in South Tyrol, an autonomous province in Northern Italy. His series Otherworld showcases the so-called “earth pyramids” in a hazy dawn light, strange creations that appear like stalagmites freed from their underground caves. Continue reading »

“Welcome To Hell On Earth”: The Dark Artworks Of Antonio José Manzanedo

"Welcome To Hell On Earth": The Dark Artworks Of Antonio José Manzanedo

Antonio José Manzanedo is an Illustrator based in Cáceres, Spain, he has worked for companies and games such as Games Workshop, Fantasy Flight Games, RuneQuest, 7emeCercle, Journey: Wrath of Demons, La Marca del Este, Holocubierta, Krynea… Continue reading »

The Day The Earth Stood Still: The Art of Jaroslaw Marcinek

The Day The Earth Stood Still: The Art of Jaroslaw Marcinek

Some of the best digital paintings we’ve seen around have been from Polish artists. This is just another example of some spectacular digital art by the Polish freelance illustrator Jaroslaw Marcinek with popup conceptual futuristic creations. Continue reading »

Fox Village In Japan Is Probably The Cutest Place On Earth

Fox Village In Japan Is Probably The Cutest Place On Earth
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This magical oasis of foxiness is called Zao Fox Village, and it’s located in Japan’s Miyagi prefecture. For 100 yen (or about 85 US cents), visitors are provided with food, but because the foxes are not domesticated, they are cautioned against hand-feeding them or bringing small children. Continue reading »

Walking On Frozen Baikal, The Deepest And Oldest Lake On Earth To Capture Its Otherworldly Beauty

Walking On Frozen Baikal, The Deepest And Oldest Lake On Earth To Capture Its Otherworldly Beauty

According to photographer Kristina Makeeva (previously): “Baikal is impressive. It’s the deepest and the cleanest lake on Earth. When we were planning a trip, we didn’t even suspect it is so wonderful, majestic and fairy. We were raptured over its beauty so much, that we almost didn’t sleep all 3 days we were here.” Continue reading »

The Earth From Space Through The Eyes Of French Astronaut Thomas Pesquet

The Earth From Space Through The Eyes Of French Astronaut Thomas Pesquet

French astronaut Thomas Pesquet has the change to take part, since the November 17th 2016, to the Proxima mission. He currently lives during 6 months in the International Space Station until May 2017. He shares his experience on the social networks make us also discovering the beauty of our little Blue Planet. Continue reading »

Breathtaking Views Of Earth From Above

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Bauxite waste from aluminum production. Aluminum is the largest industrial consumer of electricity and produces large quantities of “red mud” bauxite waste which contains significant amounts of heavy metal contamination. (Photo by J. Henry Fair/Industrial Scars/Papadakis Publisher) Continue reading »

Here Is The Most Terrifying Place On Earth

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Shivers run down one’s spine while looking at pictures of this unique place which is located near San Diego, USA. It is called Potato Chip Rock. The world’s most intrepid tourists climb to the very edge of this super thin rock to take cool pictures. Continue reading »

Beautiful New Zealand: Earth’s Mythical Islands

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Milford Sound, perhaps New Zealand’s most famous scenic location, was long overlooked by early sailors and explorers, who didn’t realise the narrow entrance concealed an enormous and beautiful interior. It wasn’t discovered by Europeans until 1812. Named the eighth “wonder of the world”, its actually one of the wettest places on Earth, with rainfall creating cascades of waterfalls, some reaching a 1,000m in length. (Photo by Tom Walker/BBC Pictures/The Guardian) Continue reading »

The Day After Tomorrow: Eerie Concept Art Depicts Earth After The Apocalypse

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I like to introduce you to the dark visions of Noro8 aka Norbert. He is an artist from the UK who specialises in digital art and photo manipulation, with a very special interest in post-apocalyptic wastelands. Noro8 loves designing images that focus on end-of-human-civilization scenarios with dark sci-fi elements strewn copiously. He believes society is broken and selfish and utterly brainwashed and envisage a morose future where survival is a nightmarish hell. In that sense, Nero8 serves as a kind of harbinger. His art conveys visions from his mind’s eye and they are dark and gritty and devoid of hope. Continue reading »

The Day The Earth Stood Still: Post-Apocalypse Worlds Of Michal Karcz

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Art is undoubtedly one of the best ways to take journeys to the places of your fantasy and dreams, and this is exactly what creating photo manipulations is to Michal Karcz. The Polish photographer, a graduate of the High School of Art in Warsaw, couldn’t decide between painting and photography until he discovered the possibilities of digital photography. Continue reading »

The Happiest Places On Earth 2016

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The report, prepared by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and the Earth Institute at Columbia University, showed Syria, Afghanistan and eight sub-Saharan countries as the 10 least happy places on earth to live. Continue reading »

This Street Art Duo Show Their Concerns With Planet Earth

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Staying true to their focal and ongoing analysis of the relationship between humankind and nature, NEVERCREW has illustrated their observations on walls and shipping containers in India, United States, and Europe. Concerned with climate change and the future of humanity, pieces like “Black Machine” and “Ablating Machine” depict whales and polar bears in artistic and thought-provoking ways. Continue reading »