The Lost City of Atlantis - Facts and Myths
Atlantis is a legendary "lost" island subcontinent often idealized as an advanced, utopian society holding wisdom that could bring world peace. The idea of Atlantis has captivated dreamers, occultists and New Agers for generations.
12 most endangered feline species
Becoming more species at risk of extinction in the world. Unfortunately, this is especially true of the big cats, which is now 12 of the most vulnerable here. Do more to save them!
10 Largest Dog Breeds
Did you know that one of the largest dog in history was a Great Dane by the name of Zeus? He stood at a whopping 112 centimeters (44 inches). Dogs come in all shapes and sizes, with some being as small enough to fit in a handbag, whereas some are large enough to smother a fully grown human.
The Breathtaking Beauty and Colorful Diversity of Agate
All women love gemstones. Most of the attention goes to diamonds, rubies, emeralds, and other sparkling stones. However, today we look at the magic that is agate. This gemstone was originally discovered in Sicily and has been used traditionally in jewelry since ancient times. Agate is very popular all over the world and every region has some special and unique characteristic to the agate it has to offer.
Gorgeous Photos Simultaneously Capture Life Above and Below Sea Level
In Australian photographer Matthew (Matty) Smith's series Over/Under, he simultaneously captures life above and below sea level. The gorgeous shots showcase our familiar world of sunsets, trees, and seagulls in the top halves of the photos, while the bottom portions feature intriguing sights of jellyfish, coral, and schools of fish.
Art and Design
The Chamber of Wonders by Girard-Perregaux
This year at Baselworld, Girard-Perregaux presented The Chamber of Wonders which consists of three artistic models within the 1966 collection. The three dials distinguished by three historical maps: The Pearl of Wonders, The Terrestrial Map and The New World 'Novus Orbis.'
14 Amazing Photos of Flowing Water and Volcanic Ashes
Nicolas Brousse who is a photographer spent six months in this beautiful world full of a huge network of water flows and volcanic discharged glacier. He says 'My goal is to show beauty as I perceive it and as it touches my feelings.' It is called the Breidamerkurjokull glacier and is one of largest ice caps in all of Europe. Through the colors and the one of a kind shapes throughout this large glacier, you can almost feel the soft silence of a world gone undiscovered for billions of years.
Art and Design
Japanese Artist Creates Incredibly Complex Balloon Animals
Japanese artist Masayoshi Matsumoto is able to create extraordinary works of art that can be enjoyed by both adults and children alike with nothing more than a colorful set of balloons. His creative constructions focus mainly on land animals, insects, and sea creatures, including vivid fish, muscular tree lizards, glow-in-the-dark jellyfish, and detailed pink flamingos. The designs come to life without tape or markers, meaning that everything is made by twisting various balloons together. Even the creatures' beady eyes, which look like they were painstakingly drawn on with marker, are actually created with tiny, twisted balloons.
Stunning Bird-Eye-View Photos World Landmarks Taken by Drone
New Zealand-based artist Amos Chapple captures the world from a bird-eye view in his beautiful series named 'Air'. He uses drone technology to snap remarkable pictures high in the sky. Architectural sights like the Taj Mahal, Lotus Temple, and Saint Petersburg's Hermitage Pavilion are all featured, along with some less known sights.
Food Art by Samantha Lee
Edible creations of everything from Totoro to Cinderella to Frida Kahlo by Malaysia-based food artist Samantha Lee. She crafted these lunches for her daughters and started posting them on Instagram in 2011 and soon gathered a large following.
Murad Osmann's 'Follow Me To' For Harper's Bazaar Bride India
Photographer Murad Osmann went viral last year with a collection of photographs called 'Follow Me To'. Working with model Natalia Zakharova, they are traveling the world taking photographs of the wonders and the ephemeral. This time they were travelling around India and taking these stunning photos.
Civita di Bagnoregio: Ancient Endangered Hill Town in Italy
Civita di Bagnoregio, Province of Viterbo, Italy. Initially Civita was the first settlement established by Etruscans over 2 500 years ago, whereas Bagnoregio was its suburb. Only recently tourists rediscovered the sister towns, that mesmerize with impressive nature and panoramic views, as well as historic architecture, balancing on a fragile cliff.
10 Magnificent Photographs Of Volcano Eruption in Chile
After being dormant since 1972, volcano Calbuco located in Chile suddenly woke up, causing a spectacular volcanic eruption. Hopefully no victime to deplore, however some places have been forced to evacuate. The images below illustrate the sweep of this explosion, transforming the landscape into chaotic ashes field.
This 100-Year-Old Woman Jumping Out of Planes and Swimming With Sharks
Who is Georgina Harwood? Oh, she's just a fly lady who goes skydiving and plans on going swimming with sharks. Did we mention that she's also 100 years old?!
Hubble Deep Field - revealing the universe
In December 1995 the Hubble Space Telescope took a long exposure image of the sky, where only a very few stars had been noticed before, and practically was an unknown side of the sky. However, astronomers and astrophysicists had always been concerned if anything existed there. After having constructed the image known as the Hubble Deep Field (HDF), they were also surprised by what they had seen! (The image can be seen by positioning the mouse on the picture!)
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