Exploring One of the Largest River Caves in the World Is Like Exploring an Alien World

The eerie green glow of the kayak against the Xe Bang Fai river obviously enhances the spooky alien feel but the truth is, the river cave Tham Khoun Xe in Laos really looks like a completely different world. Ryan Deboodt shot his two day kayaking trip through the 4-mile long cave and showed the heights of the cave…

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These Aerial Views of New York City Are the Best I've Ever Seen

It’s unfair to ask me because when I look at New York City, I see the energy and the buzz and all the memories I’ve made there. Sure, the buildings are lovely and the skyline is gorgeous but it’s the feeling I get from when I just look at the city that makes it spectacular. So call me a little biased when I think it’s…

Seeing the Migration of Thousands of Reindeers in the Winter Is Totally Majestic

Here’s absolutely gorgeous footage of a huge herd of reindeers making their way across Norway during winter from photographer Jan Helmer Olsen. Seeing all those reindeers walk through the snow in search for warmth is especially beautiful because of the aerial drone view. Their movement is almost balletic from up there.

Video: Exploring the Arctic Is Beautifully Difficult

It’s cold. It’s lonely. It’s really cold. It’s really lonely. It’s unfathomably cold. And it’s lonely. That’s what this mere glimpse of life on an Arctic expedition looks like. The visuals are jarring: the ship looks like it’s parked on land, the mustaches are frozen, the research looks difficult. But it also must be…

Watching This Drone Fly Through Venice Beach Is Really Breathtaking

The beauty of Venice Beach lies in its culture and in the people that go there and the uniqueness of what’s happening on the ground and all around the area. It’s a special place, a true treasure of California’s beach culture, and it’s like no where else in the world. This drone flyby of Venice Beach shows you none of…

What an Earthrise Looks Like from the Surface of the Moon

Wow. A million wows, really. Here’s a truly spectacular image from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter that shows Earth in all its glory from the perspective of being on the surface of the Moon. It’s an Earthrise and it’s just gorgeous and amazing to be able to “see” it. The image was “composed from a series of images…

Gorgeous video shows just how incredible the Apollo missions were

The Project Apollo Archive on Flickr is truly one of the great treasures available on the Internet. You can easily get lost in the stunning imagery and wonder about what exists beyond our world. It’s also an incredible resource for artists to turn those static pictures into gorgeous videos with 3D effects. My jaw is…

These photos of cities from 10,000 feet in the air are so glorious

Magical. Vincent LaForet’s stunning photo series of cities all over the world at 10,000 feet are exactly just that: magical. It lets you see cities as you’ve never seen them before. Colorful and bright and in the clouds. In extreme detail but also in its entirety. Jaw-popping, eye-dropping, the world we’ve created…

This is the most beautiful post-apocalyptic vision of Earth ever

Post-apocalyptic and beautiful are words that I’ve never put in a sentence together until I saw this short film. It takes the exuberant beauty of the ancient temples of Myanmar and incorporates stunning futuristic spaceships to them. That combination creates such gorgeous landscapes that I wish they existed for real.

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Amazing video turns Apollo Archive photos to life with truly stunning 3D effects

This is just awesome. Stop reading and start watching the video below. Tom Kucy used 3D effects and motion to bring the recently released photos from NASA’s Apollo Archive to life. The photos that document the most amazing feats of human history now feel like they’re moving videos. It is so completely awe-inspiring.

Proof that the sky is both a magical being and a terrifying force of nature

My favorite parts of Mike Olbinski’s Monsoon II isn’t the terrifying bits where the sky turns evil dark monster and decides to pour lightning and strike water down onto the ground but when it dances around like a balletic being and then notices that we’re watching and moves its clouds so it envelopes us all. What a…

Time lapse creates a beautiful new world by blending a scene at different times of the day

The same place can look different from day to night. The same scene can give off a completely different vibe if there’s stars above or if the sun is behind. This time lapse merges all the faces of a place together. Julian Tryba, the filmmaker behind this video, filmed multiple time lapses of the same setting at…