Photograph by Steve Crawford (Cincinnati, Ohio), March 2010, Destin, Florida
ART AND COMMERCE
They were such pretty little liars who actually pulled it off on the steps of New York’s public library but I later found it was a Social Art Experiment to see how the public will react to this situation. They drew a lot of attention, laughs, disgust and money. Photo by Zoran Milich for LIFE.com
via our guest-blogger Zoran Milich.
Rock Climber, Peak District
Photograph by Nick Brown, Your Shot
A man climbs at sunset in Peak District National Park, England.
Infinity Pool, Singapore
Photograph by Chia Ming Chien
The vertiginous “infinity pool” at the Marina Bay Sands resort offers a sweeping view of Singapore, a country that’s achieved success while building up instead of out.
Photograph by Babak A. Tafreshi, TWAN
Light seems to pool at the bottom of the full moon in a picture of a lunar eclipse taken from Iran in 2008.
This weekend sky-watchers in western North America will be able to catch a similar sight during the last total lunar eclipse until 2014. The moon…
Photograph by Yuichi Takasaka, TWAN
The stages of an eclipsing moon cut across the sky over Lumby, British Columbia, in a composite made of pictures taken over two hours in February 2008.
Although people in Europe and Africa won’t be able to see the entire event, part of the December 10 lunar eclipse will be visible in the evening, local time, as the moon rises.
You can always count on our Green editors to find some really great pics of the night sky.
Blue Pond, Hokkaido
Photograph by Kent Shiraishi, My Shot
The “blue pond” of the famous tourist resort in Biei, Hokkaido, Japan is a place where many tourists gather in spring, summer, and autumn. However, since this pond freezes in winter, nobody is there during that period. This photograph was taken during the first snow of the season as it fell over the blue pond.
Using a special video camera capable of capturing sharp images even in low light, a crew of astronauts aboard the International Space Station recently shot beautiful footage of the Earth, featuring glittering cities, the northern lights, and flashing lightning storms.
According to NASA, scientists have long thought that a huge ocean — more voluminous than all of earth’s oceans combined — existed below Europa’s surface. But since the moon is so far from the sun, the surface ice is thought to be tens of miles thick.