TIL: Volcanic eruption sometimes create lightning. The Sakurajima volcano in southern Japan was caught erupting in early January. Magma bubbles so hot they glow and shoot away as liquid rock bursts through the Earth’s surface from below. Photographer Martin Rietze . [Cheers laughingsquid]
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Located in Portugal (Corte Pequena, Faro, Portugal), this little beauty is known as the Odeleite River to locals, the river’s forbidding twists make it easy to understand why it’s often called ‘the Blue Dragon.’ For those of you who think its ‘shopped’, take a look at what Google maps has to say….ALIENS!
Why can’t we have vending machines like this in America? If you have ever wanted to be a tiny ninja figurine, a cat or maybe even Godzilla our friends in Japan have you covered…and it looks pretty freakin’ awesome! For about $5 and the airfare to the top of the Tokyo Metropolitan Building in Shinjuku,
Rather than go about the normal ‘getting a photograph taken’ for your drivers license picture, Swedish artist Fredrik Saker hand painted his mug and had it approved by the Swedish Transport Board. Before you go out and try it yourself, keep in mind drawing a little stick figure probably won’t work. Unlike most countries, Sweden
This is simply an amazing picture of a galaxy called Hoag’s Object. NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope captures this nearly perfect ring of hot, blue stars pinwheels surrounding the yellow nucleuswhich is about 120,000 light-years wide and only 600 million light-years away in the constellation Serpens. Even more interesting is an object that bears an uncanny
I am personally more of a knee man, there truly isn’t anything more sexier than a nice set of knees. Some guys like boobs, others like legs… this is the case of the naked elbow and the Facebook censor team. The photo was posted on Theories of the Deep Understanding of Things to test how
After looking at these amazing photos, I am marking Iceland as a place to visit before I die. The contrast of fire and ice is simply mind boggling… Glaciers, volcanoes, geysers. During winter you can marvel at the amazing, undulating green, blue, yellow and pink lights of the aurora in the night sky. Photographer Jim