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Kinetic sculpture at the BMW Museum (audio swap) On Earth Day, These Photos Remind Us Just How Little We Know Of The Planet We Call Home. Happy Earth Day!

On Earth Day, These Photos Remind Us Just How Little We Know Of The Planet We Call Home

Every year on April 22, the world celebrates this amazingly diverse planet we call home, focusing on ways to protect it from the often destructive practices of its human inhabitants. While many of these efforts focus on the conservation of Earth's most fragile habitats, we frequently forget just how extreme and alien-like our own planet can be. The photos below showcase Earth's unbelievably varying landscapes and remind us that we often live our lives confined only to a minuscule part of this amazing planet.

Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland This strange landscape was formed around 50 to 60 million years ago. Svartifoss, Iceland The same type of features are found here, in Iceland, where they play host to a frigid waterfall. Fingal's Cave And here, on the island of Staffa, in Scotland. Sahara Desert, Libya Shifting textures of the sand in the Sahara Desert, the largest sand desert in the world at over 3,600,000 square miles, somehow resemble human features. Sand Dune, Namibia. Slagsmålsklubben - Sponsored by destiny. Back to the Future. India Song After a life-changing journey to Rajasthan in 2008, artist Karen Knorr wanted to celebrate the visual richness found in the fables, myths and stories of northern India using sacred and secular sites to highlight the caste system, […] Cecilia Camouflaged With the help her assistants, make-up and body paint, Peruvian artist Ceclia Paredes seamlessly blends herself into her own intricate, botanical paintings.

Unlike Liu Bolin, she carefully chooses her poses and leaves her hair unpainted, which […] Simple Ideas That Are Borderline Crafty - 37 Pics. 20 Most Helpful YouTube Comments Ever Written. Galaxy. Gifts For Geeks. Engineering and Math. Please enable JavaScript to view the <a href=" powered by Disqus.

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</a> Engineering and Math Follow Us Views: 324,010 Engineering and Math 3 Online. Touch Effects. Spider. PV3D Depth of Field - Test 5. Silk. - StumbleUpon. Stripes. Some Bizzare and Odd things around us… image017 – Odd Stuff Magazine. Phong [ photoshop tutorials, recursive pattern cognition, clear visions, etc ] by Moniker. Tree tents by luminair. Nov 26, 2012 tree tents by luminair ‘tree tents’ by luminairall images courtesy of luminair the culmination of three years worth of research, these ‘tree tents’ by luminair are coming to forests near you. bringing awareness to the timber harvest and lifecycle, these suspended capsules bring comfortable and low impact retreats up in the canopies. the living spaces are contained by a sustainable structural frame enclosed with high density cotton canvas fabric. a combination of green ash wood and strong, lightweight hybrid aluminum sub-frame components are easily transported and assembled. steam-bent into a spherical shape, the form spreads loads across the structure to absorb movements of inhabitants. its 100% waterproof exterior is insulated with sheep wool, making the shelters perfect for year-round use and semi-permanent camps. it comes in olive green, red and natural. spherical tent suspended amidst tree trunks ladder leads into front door side window door entry fabric door rolled up bedroom.

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106 of the most beloved Street Art Photos. Click on a photo and you make it bigger and can post a comment on it.

106 of the most beloved Street Art Photos

And thats some of the most beloved Street Art Photos posted in 2012 on Street Art Utopia! A member of Street Art Utopia on Facebook wrote two year ago this nice piece about the future: – My son, do you want to hear something strange? – Yes! What? – You know the new tree painting we did on the garage last week.

. . – What? Where is the red (html5) Red Hot Nickel on Ice. Space Shuttle Discovery - 360VR Images. 15 Ways to Get Past an Awkward Moment. Aug 13, 2012 We’ve all been in awkward situations, our lives are full of them.

15 Ways to Get Past an Awkward Moment

Nobody’s perfect, but how you handle it can turn an awkward moment into a partial win. Below you will see 15 awkward situations and what these people did to try and turn it around. It might not always work but the best you can do is try, and nobody can take that away from you! (They still might laugh though) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. How to Braid a Single Rope.