Tuesday, 15 January 2008

The World at Night

This amazing site gives starry night skies a context and an earthly perspective. By including landmarks or landscapes in the photographs, the skyscapes have an added richness and dimension. What beautiful pictures.

Unreal fungi

Thanks to Tom for pointing out these amazing pictures of rare and coulourful waxcap fungi in the UK. This one has to be the strangest, which is saying something!

Playing with food

Photographer Carl Warner has made landscapes out of vegetables. Really! Have a look here. And you can take a look at the other crazy things in his portfolio here.

Fuel from grass

This Scientific American article reports on exciting developments in biofuel production from a native North American grass.