Monthly Archives: February 2012

Chain sculptures by Seo Young Deok

Chain sculptures by Seo Young Deok

Seo Young Deok artist from South Korean with one of his sculptures, made from bicycle chains. He used more than a mile of old bicycle chains to create this human head. He spent a whole year welding together the sculpture.

By |February 25, 2012|Categories: Modern Art

Galactic Storm

Milky Way across the desert sky and a distant monsoon thunderstorm

The photo above showing the Milky Way stretching across the desert sky and a distant monsoon thunderstorm on the horizon was captured just outside of Dead Horse Point State Park in Utah. Photographer:  Bret Webstersite of Bret

By |February 24, 2012|Categories: Natural phenomena

Crossbow all weather motorbike

Crossbow all weather motorbike

The Crossbow is an extreme all weather electric motorbike by Phil Pauley, that doesn’t require the rider to wear a helmet.

By |February 24, 2012|Categories: Vehicles

Black Hole’s high-speed wind

Black Hole IGR J17091 high-speed wind

This artist’s impression shows a binary system containing a stellar-mass black hole called IGR J17091-3624, or IGR J17091 for short. The strong gravity of the black hole, on the left, is pulling gas away from a companion star on the right. This gas forms a disk of hot gas around the black hole, and the wind is driven off this disk.

By |February 24, 2012|Categories: Astronomy

Colorful container residence in Brazil

Colorful container residence by Marcio Kogan in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Shipping containers have become integrated into design, over the past few years, with different projects. Now we have this container residence by Marcio Kogan in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

By |February 24, 2012|Categories: Architecture

Snow Circles

Snow Circles by artist Sonja Hinrichsen

This massive snow drawing was created step by step, trampled into freshly fallen snow, by artist Sonja Hinrichsen with the help of five volunteers, last month at Rabbit Ears Pass in Colorado.

By |February 24, 2012|Categories: Modern Art

Fantastic Fractal Art

Fantastic Fractal Art by Drazen Jerkovic

Fantastic fractal art series by Croatian artist Drazen Jerkovic.

By |February 24, 2012|Categories: Modern Art

Ferrari hydroplane Arno XI racing boat for sale (updated)

Ferrari hydroplane Arno XI racing boat for sale

The 1953 ARNO XI Hydroplane that was once the holder of the water speed record, will be offered for sale at an auction in May. The racing boat powered by a V12 Ferrari engine, is expected to fetch up to £1.26million.

By |February 24, 2012|Categories: Boats, Sports

Everest seen from Tingri

Everest seen from Tingri village on the Tibetan plateau

Mt. Everest, the mother of the earth, seen from Tingri a small village on the Tibetan plateau at around 4050m above sea level. Driving from Kathmandu to Lhasa, Day 2.  Photographer Joe Hastings

By |February 23, 2012|Categories: Natural phenomena

Keck Telescopes in motion

Keck Telescopes in motion in Mauna Kea Hawai

Keck Observatory operates two ten-meter telescopes atop the summit of Mauna Kea Hawai’i. Keeping those telescopes on-sky every night is the summit crew of the Operations Department. This video is dedicated to the guys of the Keck daycrew who make it possible.

By |February 23, 2012|Categories: Astronomy