These Are All The Places That Curiosity Didn't Land On Mars

Picking a good landing site is key for a rover mission. Here's a look at all the locations that were under consideration when deciding where to drop the Curiosity rover on Mars two years ago, set to oddly dated soundtrack. » 8/17/14 10:00am 8/17/14 10:00am

Sobering Images Show Famous World War I Battle Sites A Century Later

The Great War may have ended nearly a century ago, but its legacy lives on. As these remarkable images taken by Irish photographer Michael St. Maur Sheil illustrate, it's going to take a very long time for the scars of this war to completely heal. » 5/26/14 8:00am 5/26/14 8:00am

Impressionist paintings of scenes from zombie movies

Artist George Pfau draws from impressionism and pointillism to create paintings of scenes from zombie movies. And, like the undead menace at the beginning of the movies who appear nothing more than feral humans, the zombies only just emerge from the landscapes. » 11/02/13 9:00am 11/02/13 9:00am

Striking natural landscapes that look like works of fantasy art

Sometimes the landscapes we dream up in works of science fiction and fantasy are no match for the real thing. From unusual geological formations to rare and beautiful flora, these natural landscapes seem pulled from another world. » 9/22/13 7:00am 9/22/13 7:00am

Behold Iceland's majestic landscapes recreated in wool

No rocks and no magma were used in the making of this volcanic photograph. Instead, Eszter Burghardt uses wool and clever lighting to evoke Iceland's volcanos, geysers, and fjords. » 7/01/12 1:00pm 7/01/12 1:00pm

Drive your turtle-tank over the amber waves of ham

Collage artist Nicolas Lampert takes innocuous, old-timey photographs and chops them up in such a way that the mundane becomes the casually horrific. Insects are cross-bred with construction equipment, and putrid, megalithic piles of liverwurst dot the American heartland. » 6/22/11 7:30am 6/22/11 7:30am

Watch the spray from Lake Erie turn Cleveland into an ice sculpture

The lakeside of Cleveland Ohio has completely turned to ice, including this adorable little lighthouse, that now stands completely frozen. Check out this video of nature transforming a city into an ice sculpture. » 12/16/10 11:15am 12/16/10 11:15am

Fly into the 4 Nations of Airbender with a video tour

These four landscape videos are your first look at the way the live-action movie represents the expansive animated worlds of Avatar: The Last Airbender. From the looks of things, Shyamalan's mastered the land. Now what about the heart and humor? » 6/21/10 8:00am 6/21/10 8:00am

The Art Of InObrAS Makes The Real Surreal

Who is the mysterious Russian artist InObrAS? InObrAs (a.k.a. Andrey S. Obryvalin) likes to skew the dimensions of architecture, animals and insects. In his artwork, everyday sights become warped landscapes right out of your loopiest dreams. » 5/01/10 2:00pm 5/01/10 2:00pm

Otherworldly Winter Photos Captured Dangerously - While Paragliding

Is that fungi from another planet? Evidence of nuclear fallout? Nope. Just aerials of Poland's landscape — taken while photographer Kacper Kowalski was paragliding hundreds of feet above. » 1/01/10 6:30am 1/01/10 6:30am

Battlestation San Francisco

The San Francisco Airport shines like a space station in this aerial shot. All it needs now is its own "emotionally stirring" soundtrack and you've got Battlestar Francisco, the series. [via Suite P] » 9/23/09 12:23pm 9/23/09 12:23pm