Sonja Hinrichsen’s Expansive Swirling Snow Drawing Atop A Frozen Lake

Sonja Hinrichsen’s Expansive Swirling Snow Drawing Atop A Frozen Lake

Early last year, artist Sonja Hinrichsen (previously) and some 60 volunteers wearing snowshoes trekked out onto the frozen Catamount Lake in Colorado to trample miles of swirling and twisting patterns into the deep snow. Continue reading »

A Turquoise Lake In Siberia Where People Have Been Taking Selfies Is Actually A Toxic Power Plant’s Ash Dump

A Turquoise Lake In Siberia Where People Have Been Taking Selfies Is Actually A Toxic Power Plant's Ash Dump
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The lake, nicknamed the “Novosibirsk Maldives” because of how tropical it looks, has provided the perfect backdrop to people’s Instagram posts. But the reason for its colour is less appealing – calcium salts and other metal oxides from the plant. Continue reading »