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Philadelphia-based photographer Bruce W. Berry Jr. took recent photos and videos captured from the International Space Station (ISS) and edited them into this gorgeous 6-minute short film that takes viewers on a journey around the world.Berry gathered time-lapse sequences and 4K footage captured by NASA and ESA astronauts on the ISS and then edited, color graded, denoised, deflickered, and stabil
Human activities on Earth generally have negative outcomes on the environment – we're pouring plastic into the oceans and melting the ice caps at alarming rates. But it's not all bad news. A new study of satellite data has shown that the Earth has gotten "greener" in the last 20 years or so, with the biggest contributors being China and India. Before we celebrate though, there are a few ca
the passive, rammed-earth home makes use of traditional artisan construction methods with locally sourced material. The post casa lasso by RAMA estudio is built from rammed earth in rural ecuador appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
China's Longjiang-2 satellite has captured an incredible image featuring both the far side of the Moon and Earth in the background. The data was received by the Netherlands' Dwingeloo Radio Telescope from an amateur radio transceiver built by a team at China's Harbin University of Technology.The satellite first provided the team with partial images of the Moon and Earth back in October, but then
When we think of the Ice Age we usually think of the Pleistocene era, which ended roughly 12,000 years ago. But that was a balmy summer compared to what happened about 700 million years ago, when basically the entire planet iced over in a period often called "Snowball Earth." Now researchers have found fossil fats that help fill in the story of how life bounced back after this global catac
David Chipperfield's Zhejiang Museum of Natural History in China is a cluster of monolithic exhibition halls arranged around a garden on a sloping site. Read more
“Epoch” is a new video by Ireland-based visual artist Kevin McGloughlin. It’s a mesmerizing animation that was created over several months entirely out of Google Earth satellite photos.The movement and patterns seen in the video were created by aligning similar landscape features seen from space.“Epoch is a visual representation of our connection to earth and it’s vu
NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft, which achieved a record orbit at asteroid Bennu earlier this month, has returned an image that, at first glance, is unremarkable. The photo, below, features two bright dots -- the larger one on the right is Bennu, and the smaller one on the left is Earth and the moon as seen from a distance of 114 million kilometers / 71 million miles.The image was captured by OSIRIS
Here’s a new photo that shows Earth and the Moon from a whopping 71 million miles away. It was captured by NASA’s OSIRIS-REx, which is currently on a mission to obtain a sample from a near-Earth asteroid and return it to Earth.The photo was captured on December 19th, 2018, using the spacecraft’s NavCam 1 camera. Earth and the moon can be seen on the bottom-left side of the photo
easy to carry and use on the go, di-lite equipment's bip seat weighs only 430g yet has a weight capacity of 135kg. The post two-legged bip foldable chair claims to be the lightest seat on earth appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine. is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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