You have to see this 40-ton replica of the White House in sand castle form.
Happy Travel Tuesday! Check out Mykonos, Greece, which is easily one of the most beautiful places on Earth. This is no exaggeration. Just this year U.S. News & World Report said Mykonos has been ranked as the #2 best vacation destination in the world!
This one almost sounded too good to be true, but it’s true, this home-made rocket soared to 121,000 feet.
Ever wondered what some of the most iconic photos in history would look like, if they were in color? Check out these well-known photos with some added color.
Almost unreal, these photos of the Perseid Meteor Shower are surreal and beautiful.
The 11 winners of National Geographic’s 24th annual Traveler Photo Contest have officially been announced. These eleven images were chosen from more than 12,000 entries submitted by 6,615 photographers from 152 countries in four categories: Travel Portraits, Outdoor Scenes, Sense of Place, and Spontaneous Moments.
That was a real national championship game? 44 days of built-up hype that lasted all but 3 minutes. New York Times said it best, as they always do.
Today is a monumental day for space travel, as the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket soared into space from Space Launch Complex-40 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida at 3:44 a.m. EDT, making it NASA’s first successful interaction with the world of private space flight. If all goes according to plan, the SpaceX Dragon capsule will dock with the International Space Station on Friday. It is even possible to see the Dragon capsule from Earth, check out this schedule from NASA to see date and times. Learn more about Space X Falcon 9 on Wikipedia.
Photographer Aaron Durand created these spectacular photos of trains with streaking lights. Taking photographs with a slow shutter-speed, these incredible images show the streaks of light that stream from the lights of trains and their carriages.
A brilliant composer, Hans Zimmer has created a custom lair that is almost as incredible as his work for The Dark Knight, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Lion King, Gladiator, Sherlock Holmes, and many more. Customized items with a dark and somewhat ominous ambiance. A perfect setting to get the creative juices flowing and produce music that has been inspiring the world for decades.
We have a behind the scenes look of Roger Clemens’ journey back to baseball. Check out these photos behind the cut.
The International Space Station Creates Experimental Images With Long Exposure Photography (10 Photos)
On April 27th 2012, the six man crew of Expedition 31 began their trip aboard the International Space Station (ISS) for 62 days. While in space, the crew experimented with long exposure photography and the results are mesmerizing.
Project Gemini (1962-1966) was the second human spaceflight program of NASA, the site where most of the learning and engineering was perfected before the United States headed to the Moon. The Gemini program is fascinating and is often overlooked by predecessor, Mercury, and Apollo (because, you know, moon.) Here are some beautiful and fascinating photos from Project Gemini featuring many of the men who would one day go to the Moon.
It’s the show we’ve been waiting for since June, Imagine Dragons long anticipated return to New York City. After releasing their debut album, Night Visions, on September 4th and Imagine Dragons now sit atop the iTunes chart with the #1 album in the U.S.
Last night at the launch event for AXE Apollo there was a special guest appearance, Buzz Aldrin. The second man to ever step foot on the Moon. Take a moment to read his Wikipedia. The stories of his genius level of intelligence and utmost fearlessness in the face of unimaginable danger is awe-inspiring.
The Orda Cave, located near Orda village in Russia, is the largest underwater gypsum crystal cave in the world. The water in the cave is very cold, near 32° and is incredibly clear which allows for some amazing photo opportunities. Famous underwater photographer, journalist and dive-instructor, Victor Lyagushkin, led a team of cave divers and took the stunning images of the cave you see below.
On the eve of the 11th anniversary of the September 11 attacks on New York’s World Trade Center, we review photos shot by American Frank Culbertson who was aboard the International Space Station. As the ISS orbited the earth, it passed over New York City and captured the smoke trail from the smoldering rubble.
In December 2006, the Guinness Book of World Records awarded the swimming pool at the San Alfonso del Mar resort in Algarrobo, Chile as the largest swimming pool by area. The pool is 1,013 meters (3,324 ft) in length with a total area of 8 hectares (19.77 acres) and holds a staggering 250 million liters (66 million gallons) of water. This is the equivalent to about 6,000 8-meter long pools.