The Philippine scops-owl (Otus megalotis) hangs out in the forests of the Philippines. They stand around 20cm tall and have distinctive sticky-up ears, as is the fashion amongst the 45+ types of scops-owl worldwide.
Here lies another collection of tip-top ridiculous imagery from the social media sites of the world’s largest country.
Recently I posted my first article about the history of life. I covered the Cambrian period in brief.
The Mir Mine (Кимберлитовая алмазная трубка) in Yakutia, Siberia is lovingly referred to as “The Hole”; it’s a dashingly impressive divot.
Opabinia As part of my never-ending and unsuccessful effort to learn about the things I should already know, I’ve decided to look at geological epochs and the animals that lived therein.
As I grow ever older I’m increasingly annoyed with how little I know about history in general. At school you have the perfect opportunity to learn about the weirdness of the Royal Family.
Julien Douvier animates photography. It’s a terribly modern type of art I suppose, but it works so darned nicely that I’m inclined to go along with it.
Lorraine Loots paints really small things in Cape Town, South Africa. Have a look at her skills here: OFFICIAL SITE LORRAINE’S TUMBLR FACEBOOK INSTAGRAM MORE IMPRESSIVE ART: THE BEST PAINTINGS OF FORESTS EVER DALTON’S TINY CARVINGS SOUTH KOREAN BURSTS OF SIZE AND COLOUR The post Well, Lorraine Loots Has Got A Steady Hand Hasn’t She?
Chen Wenling is a Chinese artist who lives and works in Beijing. He was born in Quanzhou, Fujian Province in 1969.
Forest fires are scary, well, I suppose fire is pretty scary full stop. It’s certainly best to avoid it when it’s decided to go rampant.
This should be a lesson that a serious runner learns right at the start of their career: DO NOT SHOW OFF IF YOU HAVEN’T WON YET.
Who doesn’t like a nice mystery, hey? They’re more exciting than cold hard facts because they take less effort to think about.
View of Chanctonbury From The Washington Car Park Chanctonbury Ring, part of Sussex’s magnificent South Downs, has been part of local folklore and ancient culture since time immemorial.
If you’re going to trace bloodlines back over a thousand years or so you’re going to come across some challenges and surprises.
Keng Lye uses layers of resin and acrylic paint to create the masterpieces you see before you. They look so real I could puke with surprise.
“Ratking” by Photographed at Naturkundliches Museum Mauritianum Altenburg. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.
“Al-Haram mosque – Flickr – Al Jazeera English” by Al Jazeera English – Al-Haram mosque. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons.
Frank Albert Rinehart (1861-1928) was an American photographer of German decent who was most famous for his intimate portraits of Native Americans.
Do-Ho Suh (hangul:서도호, born 1962) is a Korean sculptor and installation artist. The modern world of South Korean art seems to scream “gargantuan” at the moment.
Seung Mo Park, a South Korean artist, predominantly works with metal. He’s done some amazing bits and bobs in his time and these portraits made from wire mesh truly are incredible.