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Humpback Whale Shows AMAZING Appreciation After Being Freed From Nets

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Lush Greenery Fills Pixelated Openings and a Vertical Landscape in Jean Nouvel’s Tower 25

Tower 25  is a 220-foot-tall structure by French architect Jean Nouvel  that features a range of perforated square openings packed with a variety of lush greenery. The building opened in Nicosia, Cyprus in 2015 and includes a vertical landscape on … Continue reading

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Marla Spivak: Why bees are disappearing

Honeybees have thrived for 50 million years, each colony 40 to 50,000 individuals coordinated in amazing harmony. So why, seven years ago, did colonies start dying en masse? Marla Spivak reveals four reasons which are interacting with tragic consequences. This … Continue reading

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This Sahara Railway Is One of the Most Extreme in the World – National Geographic

//assets.nationalgeographic.com/modules-video/latest/assets/ngsEmbeddedVideo.html?guid=00000164-3d92-dc4f-a57e-7f9fadfd0000 At more than 430 miles long, the Mauritania Railway has been transporting iron ore across the blistering heat of the Sahara Desert since 1963. One of the longest and heaviest trains in the world, the 1.8-mile beast runs from … Continue reading

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Buildings and Stars Cut into Blackout Curtains Turn Your Windows Into Nighttime Cityscapes – Colossal

A Ukrainian blind company called HoleRoll shared this fun set of concept blinds that feature iconic cityscapes cut into blackout curtains. The silhouettes of famous skyscrapers become apparent as light streams in through the window.[…] Source: Buildings and Stars Cut … Continue reading

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The Beauty of China’s Bicycle Graveyards

A series of photos by The Guardian that shows an aerial view of the rental bikes removed by authorities in Chinese cities such as Beijing, Nanjing, Wuhan and Shanghai and the patterns they create. These shared bikes, which customers rent … Continue reading

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A Flock of Angry Geese Chase a Slow Moving Alligator Across Golf Course at a PGA Invitational

During the second annual Christie’s Critters Invitational on The Champion Course at PGA National, golfers were caught off guard when they saw a giant alligator cross the golf course. Even more amazing was the flock of angry geese engaging in … Continue reading

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10 highlights from the V&A’s The Future Starts Here exhibition – Dezeen

Ahead of new V&A exhibition The Future Starts Here, the curators pick 10 objects in the show that can help us predict what’s in store in years to come. The 10 designs make up a handful of the 100 objects … Continue reading

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Splash and Burn: An Artist-Led Initiative Raising Awareness About the Negative Effects of Palm Oil Production in South Asia – Colossal

Indonesia is the world’s largest exporter of palm oil, the harvesting of which has been shown to have extremely adverse effects on wildlife and natural resources, including deforestation, fires, and the displacement of people and animals. Lithuanian artist Ernest Zacharevic (previously) witnessed … Continue reading

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Hibernation IV: Photos by Oystein Sture Aspelund – Faith is Torment

This ongoing series entitled Hibernation by Trondheim-based photographer Oystein Sture Aspelund investigates the “subconsciousness and the sometimes grey boundary between truth and fiction.” Based on real places and events, the project uses man and his relationship to the landscape as an … Continue reading

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