This wonderful bird was seen at Jones Beach, New York. "Each winter hundreds of birders and photographers travel in search of the snowy owl". Photographer David Dillhoff took this gorgeous photo and it was published in National Geographic's "Your Shot" Gallery:
"Fat Bottomed Icicles", spotted at Lake Superior, Michigan
It seems like the water level was at some point higher (you can see the darker area where the water has been), the ice formed there and then started slowly melting which led to these unusual ice formation:
Here is one of the new designs by Kevin Mowrer, just completed in the ongoing Frahnknsthyne development. A "Gyrostator" is described as a steam driven motorcycle with a locomotive drive... possessing a truly commanding presence (see more here):
Currently Under Construction in Moscow-City: The Evolution Tower
Together with the completion of Moscow's "Mercury City" Tower (which at 332 meters is already the tallest European skyscraper at the moment), the Evolution Tower (designed by Scottish architectural firm from Edinburgh) promises to become a truly fantastic addition to the Moscow skyline.
"Fire opals are either faceted – that is, as far as their transparency allows – or cut as a cabochon, since this is the shape which best brings out the rich glow of this orange jewel. It is the oval which is regarded as the classical shape for valuable fire opals" - see other instances of found fire opals here
Pulp Art by Courtney Skinner
Illustrations of pulp heroes and villains, and "film noir" style situations - see more here.
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