Despite all the hype surrounding drones (rumors that Amazon will be unleashing a drone delivery service among them), “drones are not what they seem to people who haven’t played around with them,” Slavin says. “They’re just remote controlled quadcopters.”
Dutch photographer Frans Hofmeester released the latest montage of his 14-year-old daughter, whom he’s filmed every week since birth, and it’s both delightful and heart-wrenching.
In Darkened Cities, the lights from these famous metropolises have been removed, giving you a glimpse at what a city would look like without the power of electricity.
Nice Nosing You is the rare set of photographs that can turn an ordinary dog into an abstract piece of art, just by finding a novel angle.
"People have various opinions about the government. But even if they didn’t like the government, they did like their public library." - A Visual Tour Of America’s Most Fascinating Public Libraries
This is what happens when you take pictures of all the planes that take off from Los Angeles International Airport each day and smush them together into one image.
It was a spontaneous project. “I was down at the airport a week ago with a friend of mine watching planes take off and land, and thinking it would be really cool if I could get all of the planes into one picture,” Kelley says. “Then on Sunday I woke up and it was unbelievably clear. If you’ve ever been to LA, to be able to see as far as you can is a once-in-a-year kind of thing.”
"It’s the permanency of the tattoo and the symbolism of ‘We’ll never forget,’ and to have that lasting sentiment to have created art on your own body."
Coral is actually a living creature, but the human eye rarely catches it moving. This incredibly slow-motion video lets you see the ocean life you don’t notice, before it’s destroyed by climate change.
Want to be a wildlife photographer without getting mauled by angry predators? This inventor’s “BeetleCam” can get right up in their faces—and take a bite or two.
"In light of Fukushima, Chernobyl, which is in Ukraine, doesn’t seem like an aberration of a dying regime, so much as something that can happen anywhere to anyone."
Just south of downtown Buffalo, near the city’s First Ward, lies an area of abandoned grain elevators known as Silo City. They sit on the waterfront of Lake Erie like squat memories of Buffalo’s successful past. The silos are in a state of decay—but could they hold the keys to a more prosperous future for the city?
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This Jackie Kennedy selfie with JFK from 60-years ago is perfect.