Last week, space shuttle Atlantis ended its final mission. This photograph, taken by the crew of the International Space Station, gives us an unprecedented view of the shuttle during its final descent path. It appears like a bean sprout against clouds and city lights. Airglow over Earth can be seen in the background. See a larger version over at… Continue
I think it's pretty clear that this Jabba the Hut snow sculpture wins "best in snow" this year. Could you imagine if you lived here? It would be impossible not to crack a smile every time you pulled into the driveway....
This past weekend, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert hosted the Rally To Restore Sanity and/or Fear in Washington D.C. One of the biggest highlights of the whole event was the signs people brought with them. They ranged from funny to outrageous, and even included some that were totally on point. Here is our top… Continue
Inspired by torn and creased images from comics and newspapers, Polish photographer Jan Kriwol created these Photoshopped images that are completely flawless. Even though my brain knows that they're fake, my eyes have trouble finding any imperfection. Kriwol has worked for a number of prestigious ad agencies, including DDB, Saatchi & Saatchi, and BBDO.…
The Jabulani ball has been the center of controversy since the start of the World Cup.
Already England's Robert Green, Algeria's Faouzi Chaouchi and Paraguay's Justo Villar have given up soft goals to what Nigeria's Dickson Etuhu called "the worst ball ever" in an interview with the BBC.
Despite complaints, FIFA supports its match ball. "The ball has been produced by Adidas, which is a long-standing partner of FIFA and very experienced…
For the second year running, Sydney celebrates the approach of winter with Vivid Sydney, a festival of light, music, and ideas.
The main attraction of the festival, which is stealing everyone's breath away, is Laurie Anderson's "Lighting the Sails," a slideshow of vibrant images, projecting everything from hair, flowers, leopard-print patterns, fireworks, and…
When I first saw this set by 26-year-old Icelandic photographer Silja Magg, it instantly drew me in. There's something really honest and pure about these images. The beautiful girl she photographed matches perfectly with her forest scene, and she did a wonderful job seamlessly blending in the soft tones in the background.…
U2 have teamed up with YouTube to stream a live broadcast of their show tonight at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. The gig will be available free to anyone who wants to watch it in the 16 countries where YouTube is available.
The concert is slated to start at 8:30 p.m. PDT (11:30 p.m. EDT) and will be available in the U.S., England, France, Canada, Italy, Spain, Japan, Brazil, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, Mexico, India, Israel, South Korea and the… Continue
What will transportation look like in a few decades? With the exponential speed of technology, the possibilities are truly infinite. In this set, we look at some outrageously cool futuristic vehicles that may just give us a peak of what's to come.
After nearly a two month delay, Zaha Hadid's Burnham Pavilion finally opened to the public earlier this month at Millennium Park in Chicago. The actual photos of the structure look even more impressive than the mock-ups we saw just a few months ago.
It would be pretty awesome to have a beer with the President at the White House, but then again, maybe not under these circumstances. Vice President Biden joined President Obama, Sergeant James Crowley and Professor Henry Louis Gates yesterday in the Rose Garden to discuss their prior incident.… Continue
I guess you could call this urban wall art. If you happen to be looking for Brazilian artists Gabriel and Tiago Primo, you might want to start on a wall in Rio de Janeiro. Quite literally hanging out, the brothers have made this wall their home, attaching all types of furniture to it including tables, a cabinet, a bed, a sofa and even a hammock.
Earlier today, the moon passed directly in front of the sun, causing a total solar eclipse that crossed nearly half the Earth - through Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar and China. It was the longest total solar eclipse of the 21st century, lasting as much as 6 minutes and 39 seconds in a few areas. Despite cloudy skies in many of the populated areas in the path,… Continue