The world looks incredibly different, and beautiful, under the lense of a miscroscope. You just need to take a look at these images from the Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition for proof. This international competition, in its ninth year, honors the world's most extraordinary microscope images. Check out more at the Olympus BioScapes website!
To swim the length of the world's largest outdoor swimming pool, at the San Alfonso del Mar resort in Chile, you would need to swim more than three fifths of a mile (20 Olympic-size swimming pools), The pool, which started construction in December of 2006, holds more than 66 million gallons, goes up to 115ft deep, and cost around £1billion to make. You can even go kayaking and sail boats in it!
The Neon Boneyard is where Las Vegas signs go to die. The two acre site houses over 150 signs from Las Vegas casinos and motels, some dating as far back as the 1930s. The Boneyard offers a fascinating history of Las Vegas and its fantastic typography. I kind of want to visit Las Vegas just to roam around here.
Jim Richardson is an editorial and documentary photographer who has been working for National Geographic for 25 years. His work documents cultures, environmental issues, and documentary projects. Here's a small sample of his work. Each one makes you feel like you are in a still frame from an epic tale.
Nick Stern shot these awesome re-creations of Banksy's work in photo form. He spent months meticulously gathering and making props for this awesome tribute to the most famous and controversial street artist in the world.
“I have always been intrigued by Banksy’s work and thought it would be fascinating to try and recreate some of his most famous images on camera”
This is an amazing series of lomography photos by Gavin Hammond. It features black and white reflections of London's architecture, landmarks and people. It's definitely a unique and beautiful look at London. As if being a great photographer weren't enough, Hammond also happens to be the songwriter/producer of the electro pop group Sweet Tooth.