See the painting hidden in the gilt edges of the pages of the book!! It’s called ‘fore-edge painting‘, and this book is one of several in Cornell University Library – Rare and Manuscript Collections.
A clip from BBC’s ‘Penguins – Spy in the Huddle’ shows robot penguin-cam’s first time meeting actual Emperor penguins.
On 19 October 2015 a huge rockfall took place on Rocher du Mel de la Niva above the village of Evolène in the Swiss Alps.
Welcome to the Shirk Report where you will find 25 funny images, 10 interesting articles and 5 entertaining videos from the last 7 days of sifting.
Filmmaker Christopher Presswell recently shared an interesting series of photos and captions on reddit, explaining how a typical movie is delivered to your local theatre.
Cokebacca is the hero the Rebel Alliance deserves, but not the one it needs right now.
We recently caught up with Andrei Duman (featured previously) to learn more about his aerial photography and newly opened gallery just outside of Los Angeles.
Photographer Unknown via reddit I’m not sure where this is, but that is one seductive-looking snowbank!
A group of guys went fishing in a boat off the coast of Phillip Island in Victoria, Australia. They didn’t catch a single thing but that was okay because they got an amazing show from some whales, dolphins and seals instead!
This homemade flashlight light bar by Daniel Riley uses ten 100W LED chips to produce an estimated 90,000 Lumens of light.
Otis Johnson went to jail at the age of 25. When he got out at 69, he rejoined a world that was starkly different from the one he remembered.
Artist Jun Hao Ong used steel cables and over 500 meters (1,640 ft) of LED lights to create a gigantic LED star in an abandoned 4-story building in Penang, Malaysia.
Photograph by David Merrett | Flickr Seen here is a Jacob Sheep, a rare breed of small, piebald (colored with white spots), polycerate (multi-horned) sheep.
Best demonstration ever.
51% of Estonia is covered with forests and according to author Valdur Mikita, ‘Estonian culture is intertwined and imbued with forests’.
Meet Clark and Addison. Born on June 26, 2015, these two adorable red pandas can be seen at Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo.
Blue Origin’s New Shepard space vehicle successfully flew to space, reaching its planned test altitude of 329,839 feet (100.5 kilometers) before executing a historic landing back at the launch site in West Texas.
Watch this guy make a beautiful temporary sand artwork in less than a minute!
14-Year-Old Lucas Etter set the world record for fastest Rubik’s cube solve with a time of 4.90 seconds.
Russian artist Salavat Fidai (featured previously) carves amazing miniature sculptures onto the tips of lead pencils.