Just like crop circles, but in the snow and, a lot more complex and beautiful.
Artist Simon Beck creates this amazing artworks on snow and sand, though first each design is carefully planned and mapped out on a computer. The temporary artwork has a lifetime until the next snow fall or until the sun melts it or the beach waves washed it away.
The Zhangjiajie National Park is a scenic area in China comprised of precipitous stone pillars some of them as high as 1000 meters, and it all reminds us of Avatar.
One of the pillars is even officially renamed to Avatar Hallelujah Mountain in honor of the film, apparently according to the director James Cameron this place was the original inspiration for the floating mountains on the fictive moon Pandora.
The Zhangjiajie National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1992 and in 2004 is also listed as a UNESCO Global Geopark.
Yesterday rainbow clouds were spotted over Northumberland, England. Scientifically known as polar stratospheric clouds, the colourful cloud formation appeared a bit more southern than usual.
This kind of a phenomenon is also known as nacreous clouds.
What is really cool is that this type of clouds will linger on for this week as the UK is having some really cold weather.
The stars have always been an inspiration for the human kind and also an object of a constant wondering what are they, when we didn’t know. Today we know what the stars are, but we wonder what worlds they hide billions and billions (light) years away.
Below you will find ten beautiful images of the Milky Way looming over various landscapes all over the world. It has become quite easy to photograph the night sky these days, all you need is a decent enough camera and a bit of knowledge which you cam find it for free on the internet.