If you thought penguins were just cute and adorable, this amazing photo—featured in National Geographic's Your Shot—of an Adélie penguin angrily confronting the camera may make you think otherwise. It was captured by Gordon Tait near Casey Station, Antarctica, while shooting a series of time-lapses.
Wingsuit flyer Patrick Kerber didn't seem to be daunted by the idea of jumping from the top of a mountain to a dark void—only slightly illuminated by a red flare he holds in his hand—to take a picture. It's true that the resulting photo is stunning but also one of the craziest and most dangerous stunts I've ever seen.
Mammut is celebrating its 150th anniversary climbing 150 peaks around the world and capturing stunning images like this one: A group of mountain climbers atop one of the highest peaks in the Bernese Alps, in Switzerland. This is how they made it:
Okay, fine. Technically, it's a scene from Tuesday's episode of Perception, where Robert Picardo played a "murder suspect who has written a book about his alien abduction experiences" at a con. But we like to imagine a crossover instead.
Next time you're stuck for someone to play Pictionary with, don't despair. Now you can always get a game against a computer and, reassuringly, you'll probably win.
Windows 8 has a new feature called picture password. It's really flashy: you pick a favorite photo and then you draw gestures on it with your finger (tap a nose, circle a head, connect two boobs). It's cool, but not very good.
Here's a simple DIY project from Kitesurfer that'll let you charge your devices without the distracting clutter of power strips and wall worts.
This morning we showed you a breathtaking photo of the Space Shuttle Endeavour docked with the ISS for the very last time. Now here's a beautiful picture of the Space Shuttle Atlantis being rolled out for her last launch.
The Space Shuttle Endeavour has landed safely back on Earth for the final time, but NASA just released this swoon-worthy photo of the shuttle docked with the International Space Station a few days earlier.
Hobbiton is an idyllic scene... except for the untimely arrival of the wizard Gandalf, in this gorgeous art print called "Disturber of the Peace," by Weta Workshop concept artist Ben Wootten, who worked on the Lord of the Rings films.
The studio that brought you Wallace and Gromit and Chicken Run is adapting the popular Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists into a movie due March 30, 2012. And here's your first look!
This is a 40,000 megapixel, 280,000 x 140,000, 360 degree picture of the 868-year-old Strahov Monastery Library in Prague, Czech Republic. A lot of numbers, right? Here's more: the gigantic picture is actually made up of 2,947 different images that added up to 283GB and took over 111 hours to stich together.
Dan Dos Santos just won a silver medal from this year's Spectrum medals for his cover art for Diana Rowland's My Life as a White Trash Zombie. Over at Muddy Colors, he discusses the evolution of this striking cover.
When I think about mirages, I think of two things: Vegas and the scorching hot desert (I guess that's one thing?). I never think about the cold, though. Hell, I never even knew mirages happened in the cold!
All 13 dwarves (and 1 hobbit) lined up for a press conference for Peter Jackson's adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit. So here they are for the first time, and on video, together: the stars of The Hobbit.
The cat-faced aliens from the planet Thundera have gotten a makeover. The first image of the new Thundercats anime series has been leaked out of the London Toy Fair. Would you watch this? UPDATED Now with a new image!
The first image for Matthew Vaughn's 1960s X-Men flashback is out. Check out Charles Xavier, back when he had hair and could walk, and January Jones in her infamously skimpy Emma Frost outfit.