Artist transforms photos of rusty fire hydrants into pictures of alien…

Redditor gumballbrain (Trapexoid on Tumblr) was messing around with a photo of the top of a fire hydrant one day when he noticed that the flaking paint and rust resembled a planet covered in water and solid land. Since then, he's made a hobby of taking photos of fire hydrants and finding the planets hiding on their… » 2/23/13 2:00pm 2/23/13 2:00pm

The Most Dangerous Places in the Solar System

There are some swell places to visit in the Solar System, but there are also a few places that it might be best to avoid. There are some grand vacation places — the rim of Mariner Valley on Mars comes to mind, or the ice fountains of Enceladus — but there are some places that you might be better off just reading about. » 2/27/12 4:30pm 2/27/12 4:30pm