Jacob Riglin’s Travel Photography All Over The Planet Will Amaze You

Jacob Riglin is a young photographer who travels the world in search for the next perfect shot. I selected some of his nature shots that are simply extraordinary. Continue reading »

Planet Pins: Tiny Hand-Painted Solar System Stationery

Hold the entire solar system in the palm of your hand with this unique set of planet push pins. Add a bit of outer-space to your home & office space. The 8 planet shapes are moulded in the UK over german-made, black steel pins, then sent to Tokyo where they are painstakingly brush painted by hand and assembled into their serial-numbered, polished-acrylic display cases. Continue reading »

These Lamps Allow You To Have A Planet At Home

Maria Elena from Pulsarmoonlight uses recycled garden globes to create lamps, and she turns them into something truly incredible. Continue reading »

Living Planet Index Report In Pictures

Global wildlife populations will decline by 67% by 2020 unless urgent action is taken to reduce human impact on species and ecosystems, warns the biennial Living Planet Index report from WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) and ZSL (Zoological Society of London). From elephants to eels, here are some of the wildlife populations most affected by human activity.

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Only 1,864 giant pandas remain in the wild. Threats include human-wildlife conflict and climate change. The species is listed as vulnerable. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer) Continue reading »

Breathtaking Aerial Photos That Will Alter Your Perception Of Our Planet

The Daily Overview is a project that celebrates our planet and aims to highlight human impact through stunning aerial shots of locations around the globe. Considering that its central focus is on Earth, you might be surprised to learn that the inspiration for this venture initially began in outer space. Founder Benjamin Grant began thinking about this idea when he found out about the “overview effect”, an experience shared by astronauts who have just seen Earth for the first time as a tiny, blue sphere surrounded by darkness.

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Hạlong Bay, located in the Quảng Ninh Province of Vietnam, is a stunningly beautiful destination. Here, towering limestone pillars and tiny islands topped by a rich, green forest rise from the beautiful waters of the Gulf of Tonkin. Halong translates as ‘where the dragon descends into the sea’ and local legend suggests that this seascape was created when a great mountain dragon charged towards the coast, its flailing tail gouging out the valleys and crevasses in its path. Continue reading »

Shampoo Planet: Paintings Of North American Urban Landscapes And Interiors By Marc Trujillo

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Photorealistic paintings of discount retailers, members-only wholesale clubs, fast food restaurants, car washes, and gas stations by San Fernando Valley-based artist Marc Trujillo. The interior spaces and commercial architecture he depicts are often places that are designed to be enjoyed and frequent by most people but move past through. These “nowhere places” inspire and fascinate Trujillo as they dominate the country’s urban landscape. Continue reading »

An Alien Planet Of Candy-Like Rocks And Plants By David Brodeur

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‘Celestial Series’ is a project by Chicago-based digital artist David Brodeur. In this series Brodeur created an alien world with glowing crystals, berry-like plants, and candy shaped orbs that sprout from the ground. Continue reading »

Abandoned Hotels In The Egyptian Desert May As Well Be On Another Planet

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The word ruins ordinarily conveys a connotation of scarcely delineated brick walls and rubble dating back hundreds if not thousands of years, but the work of German artists Sabine Haubitz and Stefanie Zoche serves as a powerful reminder that unfortunate events, especially economic ones, can easily create ruins of much more recent vintage almost anywhere. Continue reading »

These Are Some Of The Greatest Lipstick Designs On The Planet

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Give makeup artist Andrea Reed a challenge of creating any kind of lipstick look and the chances are she’ll nail it. The Canadian artist (who goes by the name Girl Grey Beauty) has created all manner of brilliant designs, from broken pixels to honeycombs and even rainbows. Her tools of the trade are quite simply numerous shades of lipsticks and a few brushes to help create the clean edges and lines. 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 »

Earth, Then And Now: Dramatic Changes In Our Planet Revealed By Incredible NASA Images

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If you compare some of the photographs which can be found on NASA’s website, you can really see how human beings have changed the appearance of our world over the years. The time difference between these images ranges from five to 100 years. Incredible stuff. Continue reading »

“The Value of Food: Sustaining a Green Planet” Exhibition at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine

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Sculptures by Tom Otterness are installed within the support columns at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, among the works of 30 artists in the multimedia exhibition “The Value of Food: Sustaining a Green Planet”, Wednesday, October 7, 2015, in New York. The exhibition, installed in the cathedral’s seven chapels and 14 bays, explores food accessibility, sustainability and other food-related issues and runs through April 3, 2016. (Photo by Bebeto Matthews/AP Photo)
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Burning Man 2015: Here’s What You’re Missing At The Most Awesome Festival On The Planet

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Astrid Perez (L) and Ramon Camacho lay on the Playa during the Burning Man 2015 “Carnival of Mirrors” arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada, September 6, 2015. Sunday marks the last day of the sold-out festival that gathered approximately 70,000 people from all over the world. (Photo by Jim Urquhart/Reuters)
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The International Flag of Planet Earth

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The International Flag of Planet Earth is a graduation project at Beckmans College of Design (Stockholm, Sweden). Continue reading »

‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ with Andy Serkis and Gary Oldman

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Andy Serkis as Caesar, the leader of the ape nation in ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.’ (WETA/Twentieth Century Fox)
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