1. Burning Man Festival, Black Rock City.
Aerial photo of Black Rock City showing the familiar “C” pattern 2010. Black Rock City is a temporary settlement that is the annual Burning Man Festival.
2. Human Tongue Under a Microscope
This is what a human tongue looks like under a microscope.
3. Octopus Eggs
4. Ball’s Pyramid
Balls Pyramid with Lord Howe Island in the background (Australia). Balls Pyramid rises 562 m (1,844 ft) out of the ocean. It is the tallest volcanic stack in the world. Be sure to check out our story set on Ball’s Pyramid about an incredibly resilient insect.
5. Dust Storm in Phoenix, Arizona
Dust Storm about to engulf Downtown Phoenix.
6. Michelangelo’s Grocery list
This is an illustrated grocery list that Michelangelo would create for his illiterate servants.
7. Hitler’s Office in Berlin
Hitler’s massive office in the Chancellery Building, Berlin, Germany 1930’s.
8. Walled City in Germany
The German town of Nördlingen, still has its medieval walls from the 14th Century.
9. Google Cooling Plant
A data center cooling plant in Google’s Douglas County, Georgia.
10. World’s Tallest Statue
The World’s Tallest Statue of Spring Temple Buddha at 153 m (503 ft) tall in the Zhaocun township of Lushan County, Henan, China.
11: Ancient River Bed on Mars
A view from the “Kimberley” formation on Mars taken by NASA’s Curiosity rover. The strata in the foreground dip towards the base of Mount Sharp, indicating flow of water toward a basin that existed before the larger bulk of the mountain formed.
12. The World’s Largest Building
The Boeing Everett Factory is the World’s Largest Building by volume and covers almost 100 acres
13. Climbers on Everest
A Busy Day Climbing Everest, the world’s tallest mountain. Be sure to check out our story called “The World’s Tallest Graveyard”, about the over 200 bodies that lay on the mountain.
14. The Last Human on the Moon
NASA scientist-astronaut Harrison Schmitt is standing next to a huge, split lunar boulder during the third Apollo 17 mission. The Lunar Roving Vehicle, which transported Schmitt from the Lunar Module, is seen in the background. The Vehicle is still on the moon today. It is among 400,000 pounds of junk we have left on the moon.
We couldn’t resist this incredible image of what else our home. This was taken in 1972 on the last manned mission to the moon. It was the first time that they could photograph the South polar ice cap. It is one of the most reproduced images in human history.