In the far east of Russia, on a peninsula called Kamchatka, are stunningly surreal-looking ice caves that are formed under incredibly interesting conditions. Fire and ice are involved, or volcanoes and glaciers. As EPOD states about one, "It was formed by a stream flowing from the hot springs associated with the Mutnovsky volcano. This stream flows beneath glacial ice on the flanks of…
Added by alice on March 1, 2013 at 11:30am —
Igloos and ice hotels we've seen in the past were typically constructed with a mixture of ice blocks and snow, but…
Added by Pinar on February 14, 2013 at 11:00am —
New photos are just starting to emerge of the world's ultimate wintertime experience - the Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival. Now in its 29th year, the festival officially opened on January 5th and will last for about a…
Added by alice on January 7, 2013 at 2:00pm —
French photographer Matthieu Paley is the person behind this almost unbelievable photo called Ice Rider. It was taken in Siberia.
"A bird's eye view of Lake Baikal, the world's largest fresh water lake," writes Paley on his website. "During winter the ice is… Continue
Added by alice on December 14, 2012 at 11:00am —
If you're a fan of photography in remote places, check out this incredible new shot by Icelandic Örvar Atli Þorgeirsson. Unlike the glacier caves we've seen before, this one is a brilliant crystal blue color, which apparently is a rarity.
As Örvar states in this story, "On my trip with… Continue
Added by alice on December 8, 2011 at 10:30am —
Cute, clever and making a political/environmental statement? Yes, it's Polar Ice
designed by Atsuhiro Hayashi. Two silicon cups make unique ice cubes that show either a polar bear or two penguins standing on a glacier. How sad is it that they'll eventually melt away? Monos
is selling them (set of 2) for 1,575 yen (or about $20 US).
Added by alice on September 30, 2011 at 9:00am —
If you happened to be wandering above the Arctic Circle in Sweden, you'd most likely lose your mind if you stumbled upon this incredible Tron: Legacy
-inspired ice hotel...
British designer Ben Rousseau and architect Ian Douglas-Jones built this magnificent structure in just 13 days. They carved out the interior of the hotel room suite, installed the lighting, and then polished and buffed… Continue
Added by Visnja V on December 10, 2010 at 6:30am —
Art direction by Marcel Wanders
and photography by Nicole Marnati.
Added by alice on December 19, 2009 at 10:30am —
Ice Hotel, Jukkasjarvi, Sweden
What first opened in 1990 as an exhibit by a French ice artist has since become a magical and rather chilly chance for guests from around the world to experience the feeling of sleeping in an igloo. Crafted from ice and snow, each year Ice Hotel is rebuilt by visiting artists and creators. Though the temperature never drops below 23 degrees Fahrenheit, guests wears thermal underwear and hats and slip into a sleeping bag atop blocks of… Continue
Added by Fatima on October 19, 2009 at 1:30pm —
If there's one way to completely catch your guests off guard (in a good way) it's with these awesome ice cube trays. I've given you my 10 favorites
but here are a few more that just make me melt. (Pun intended.)
Added by alice on March 25, 2009 at 9:30am —
Frozen Smile - Not Your Grandma's Ice Tray
Next time you have all your friends over, why not surprise them with some awesome ice cubes? From James Bond style bullets to ice that looks like your grandma's dentures, these are sure to get a few chuckles out of them. So sit back, relax,… Continue
Added by alice on February 27, 2009 at 1:41am —
Just a picture for today. Found via Kiyo's Tumblr
Added by alice on February 7, 2009 at 11:00am —
An ice storm to compare with some of the Northeast's worst made a mess of the region Friday, leaving 1.25 million homes and businesses in seven states without power as it forced schools to close and toppled ice-laden trees and power lines onto slippery roads. Here are ten pictures that'll show you just how cold it was...almost.… Continue
Added by alice on December 15, 2008 at 4:30pm —
Call me a kid but I just love this packaging. A sustainable ice cream cup with packaging that turns into a toy, this was designed by JunFei
for Nestle. It's basically a sorbet ice cream cup made for 4 flavors: banana, strawberry, mint, mango. Comes with a… Continue
Added by alice on November 28, 2008 at 1:00am —