Get your hankies out now, because this will quite probably bring a tear to your eye. I know it brought several to my own.
The brain was misunderstood, side-tracked or ignored for centuries for a number of reasons. Yet how did the knowledge we have of this, our most important organ, evolve and shape?
Do you see something a little strange about the deer in the picture? The Ark in Space today features the rather perplexing vampire deer.
Nervous drivers (and their equally nervous passengers) beware! You should really prepare yourselves for the sight of Storseisundet Bridge in Norway.
The Cave City of Vardzia is remarkable. Situated in the European country of Georgia at the juncture of Eastern Europe and Western Asia it has an over eight hundred year history. Yet you would be forgiven for wondering why such a place was built in the first place.
Never heard of Maramures? It’s an isolated region of Romania: effectively a valley, it is surrounded by the Carpathian mountains and was difficult to get to for many centuries.
After crash-landing on a desolate planet, a lone space explorer must find a way to make her new home habitable.
When we talk about online social entertainment, we are talking about everything that entertains people online.
Rome has an appeal like no other city in the world and when you see it through the eyes of timelapse and hyperlapse professional photographer Kirill Neiezhmakov then it isn’t difficult to see why. As with all of Neiezhmakov’s work I am left wondering not how he made the city look so splendid (that’s not a hard one!
I had no idea that the Jesus and Mary Chain were still going but have fond memories of dancing to their early stuff in alternative venues more years ago than I care to mention.
Look once, look again. This is not a butterfly taking a rest on a piece of shrubbery. It is Psychopsis papilio – better known as the butterfly orchid. It has petals of an incredible length which look like antennae and its speckled brown and yellow sepals look like outspread wings. Little wonder that this amazing orchid reputedly started the orchidmania of the 1800s.
Digital artist Erik Wernquist created this animated short for none other than NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) about the spectacular ending of the Cassini/Huygens mission to Saturn.
Animator and film-maker William Garratt calls these his bits and bobs which he usually posts on his Instagram account.
A dog becomes increasingly lonely but nevertheless philosophical as his owner loses interest in him. It doesn’t sound like a very good premise but this is put together so beautifully that you will come to accept that a dog is cataloguing life’s sad ironies to you.
It’s 2017 and so, surely, no one needs to fear coming out as LGBTQ anymore? If that’s the case then no one told the Chechen authorities who seem, currently, to be paving the way towards a new dark-age for those who do not identify as hetero.
Who doesn’t love playing games? And it’s no secret that people love games they can win at, especially if they can win a considerable sum.
When volcanic activity caused the emergence of the Spanish island of Lanzarote 15 million years ago it was a desolate, lifeless place.
This animated short was not intended for educational use but still serves as a great overview of the events of the (first half) of the Second World War. Created by Abhinav Nikam, it serves up the pivotal events up to 1942 in a very modern style incorporating photos, film and imagery from this global conflict. If you like your history you will probably love this.
Roberto Serrini was recently in Cambodia and so took the opportunity to explore the country’s truly cinematic beauty from the air – using Phantom and a F550 drones.
Science fiction comes in many forms and The End is different in a number of ways, not least because of its gentle pace, understated narrative and lack of hi-tech gadgets.