Inspired by the cloudy Scottish landscape, Glasgow-based artist Scott Naismith draws colorful interpretations of the skies, land, and sea surrounding him. He makes use of various palettes, knives, and multiple-sized brushes to carve out his love for his native countryside with brilliant streaks of color. Much of his time is spent traveling the area’s many… Continue reading Colorful Reinterpretations of Smeared Scottish Landscapes [VIDEO]
The winners of the 25th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest have just been announced. National Geographic received more than 15,500 submissions from talented photographers around the world taken in amazing locations ranging from Brazil to New Zealand. The prize winning photos collected here today show everything from electrifying lightning storms to animals in their… Continue reading See the Winners of the 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest
Do you ever think of Earth as a living, breathing creature? If so, you are not alone. Using images from the NASA Visible Earth project, John Nelson of IDV Solutions created timelapse GIFs that give you an outer space view of Earth’s changing seasons. The looping effect of the GIFs lends a humanness to the planet as it appears to breath in and out.
Have you ever wanted to go back in time to see what the planet looked like in yesteryear? Today, Google working with TIME magazine, NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is releasing more than a quarter-century of images of Earth taken from satellites in space, all compiled for the first time ever into an… Continue reading Watch an Interactive Time-Lapse of Earth’s History From Space by Google, NASA and TIME