Eric Lafforgue has ventured into North Korea six times. Using digital memory cards he smuggled out images of the communist nation he was forbidden to take.
Since 2006, NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has been orbiting Mars, currently circling approximately 300 km (187 mi) above the Martian surface. On board the MRO is HiRISE, the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment camera, which has been photographing the planet for several years
Planet Earth is this solid thing you are standing on right now. In your everyday life you don't really waste a thought about how amazing this is. A giant, ancient, hot rock.
I'm pretty sure that every dad in the history of time has played the ole "got your nose!" gag on their impressionable young child.. but the kid's reaction is so funny.
There are always two sides to every story, and these amazing photos tell us the least known part of each one.
This has to be the most exciting thing in mopeds for years.
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has produced this vivid image of a pair of interacting galaxies known as Arp 142. When two galaxies stray too close to each other they begin to interact, causing spectacular changes in both objects. In some cases the two
“Sushi Socks“, a line of Japanese socks designed for all the sushi addicts, with designs incorporating the most famous types of sushi: tuna, salmon, shrimp, Japanese omelette, octopus and fish eggs… I love it!
Giant toothless pterosaurs with wingspans stretching 39 feet (12 meters) across ruled the skies 60 million years ago, and new research suggests that these ancient flying creatures once had a worldwide presence, and likely played an important role in the Late Cretaceous ecosystem.
“Space is big. Really big,” as Douglas Adams famously began his Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.So is the ExCel centre where Loncon 3, the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention is currently under way. You could land half a dozen space ships here and
Space Station Sharper Images of Earth at Night Crowdsourced For Science A wealth of images of Earth at night taken by astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) could help save energy, contribute to better human health and safety and improve our understanding of atmospheric chemistry.
The best selfies ever taken all in one place.
Parisian Street art from Oak Oak.
New research led by NASA and the University of Washington, Seattle, confirms that springtime snow on sea ice in the Arctic has thinned significantly in the last 50 years, by about a third in the Western Hemisphere and by half near Alaska.
And all it takes is a quick blast with a low-powered laser, according to new research by a team of Harvard University-led scientists.
The Australian humpback dolphin is real, distinct and finally has its own name thanks to publication in Marine Mammal Science.
Colossal penguin bones from the extinct species Palaeeudyptes klekowskii have been discovered on an island in the Antarctic Peninsula. According to a new study published in Comptes Rendus Palevol last week, these newly uncovered bones belonged to a 2-meter-long behemoth, the tallest and heaviest
Over 30 species of non-avian dinosaurs have been confirmed to have feathers, either from direct fossilized evidence of feathers, or other indicators, such as quill knobs.
Thought provoking short about the beauty industry.
Great list of off the wall films you need to see if you haven't already.