Feel like taking a magic carpet ride over one of the world’s most beautiful cities? This video from Aerial Prague is just the ticket…
-BROOKLYN, NEW YORK
If you think humans jump through a lot of hoops just to reproduce, check out this plant. It waits 7-10 years, storing up starch in a giant tuber, just so it can bloom for a single day. Then it pretends to be a hunk of rotting meat to attract insect pollinators. Then, months later, it switches tactics to a produce a sweet fruit so birds will disperse it’s seeds.
If you have never smelled a titan arum but for some odd reason you would like to … you are in … luck? Scientists have identified the exact malodorous chemicals that come off these strange flowers to attract pollinators - so you can create the scent at home!*
*please, for your own sake, don’t try this at home.
Everything you ever wanted to know about the world’s rankest flower, illustrated!
This is a large-scale demonstration of the interaction between period and pendulum length, using 16 bowling balls hung from a wooden frame.
Art, science, music, math… Take a step back and it’s all one beautiful discipline.
The small city of Whittier, Alaska has a only two large buildings, one is abandoned and frequented by bears, while the other houses almost all of the city’s population but neither can be reached without first passing through the longest tunnel in North America (either by car or train).
Sunset at Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona
Seen that a few times… Beautiful!
-BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA
Towering over a neighborhood in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, the giant skeletal robot known as Coloso almost looks imposing until the neon lights across its face make it smile and wink.
-BAŠĆARŠIJA, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
Puente Nuevo, Ronda, Spain (by Thomas Poiger)
=JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA
-KROMLAU , GERMANY