A group of scarabs photographed by Edwin L. Wisherd, for National Geographic, July 1929
Nature Sounds for Me is a sound mixer that uses nature sound environments such as sea waves, wind, birds, or even cat purr. You can save your compositions creating an online link, or you can download them as .ogg files.
Click on image above to hear wewastetime’s spooky mix with sounds of crying whales.
Pointillist oil paintings by San Francisco artist James Chronister.
“The tourist” by Berlin based multimedia artist Clemens Wilhelm explores the visual language of porn, clashed with National geographic and Caspar David Friedrich‘s romantic landscapes.
Link to video.
Lava meets water off the shores of Hawaii, photos by Nick Selway from Lava Light Galleries.
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Watercolour + brush illustrations by Czech painter, graphic designer and master illustrator Mirko Hanak (1921-1971).
Directed & animated by Tokyo based motion designer Yuri Serizawa
Music: “Stillness” – Lycoriscoris // “Amenooto” – Lycoriscoris.
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Foodscapes by Australian photographer Carl Warner are 19th century-like compositions of landscapes made of vegetables, cold cuts and pretty much anything edible one can find in the supermarket.
A near-death experience (NDE) is as an experience of a person near death, in an unconscious state, reporting that something happened, usually being drawn through a tunnel, towards a light.
The leafy train tunnel above is located somewhere in Ukraine and is photographed by Oleg Gordienko.
A nice, complex word that sounds smart and can impress your friends! It is composed of the words Bio-mimic-marketing and stands for using images of nature to market a product. Biomimicmarketing strategies can be roughly summarised in five categories: Using nature as aesthetics (such as the juice packages above and bellow-which are great by the way), Use nature as metaphor (e.g. Puma sneakers), Promote a ‘natural’ feeling when using the product, Brand it Eco-friendly and Brand it ‘naturally’ made. Read the full article here and be very impressed or/and scared of how marketing can shove products down our throat (while making us feel natural at the same time!)
Landcarpet by Florian Pucher is a rug capturing the aerial view of farmed landscapes all over the world, based on satellite images. The one above is Europe.
Self Portrait as Big World by Julie Heffernan, 2008.
More of her work here. Found here.
An emerging post-catastrophe phenomenon of anti-islands @flooded Mississippi, where artificial pieces of dry land are actually lower than the surrounding waters, creating a new strange subversion of suburban life.
Found here. Original article and pics, here.
The new Theater Square @Athens, designed by PointSupreme, is dedicated to the magic of nature: an urban room realized as a ‘secret garden’.