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.
Explore how Winslow Homer Invented The Man Cave (10 Photos). All photos here.
These photos of Greece will have you shocked, the beautiful crystal clear waters are just too amazing not to share.
Check out these photos of this raging crater that has been burning for 40 years.
The Royal Observatory Greenwich holds an annual “Astronomy Photographer of the Year” awards. This free exhibition showcases some incredible images of the sky, ranging from within our solar system to far into deep space.
Experience nature’s true beauty with this natural infinity hot springs pool located in Pamukkale, Turkey.
Tilt-shifting is the creative process of manipulating a photograph so that a life-sized location or subject resembles a miniature-scale model. What better way to launch our new Stadium Tilt-Shift series than with a mecca of baseball, Yankee Stadium? Sure, Fenway or Wrigley may have been logical choices too, but check back in the next few weeks because they are on the to-do list.
Check out Brooklyn’s latest architectural marvel, the Brooklyn Nets’ Barclays Center.
Browse this collection of 75 Genius and Brilliant Advertisements (HQ Photos). All high resolution photos here.
January 13, 2013 marks the official 125th anniversary of the National Geographic Society. This organization has grown from a small scientific body to a leading educational powerhouse. N.G.S. believes there is an amazing power in storytelling through photography, so let’s look back at some of the most power moments in it’s history.
It’s amazing when you finally get away from all the light pollution of New York City (or which ever metro area you live in) and realize that there is an absurd blanket of stars overhead. You haven’t truly lived until you’ve been to the darkest place in America , far away from the bright lights of Any City, USA and looked up to see the stars.
Perfect for times when you’re creeping on someone’s Instagram or when somebody toots in the elevator.