Archive for December, 2010

Wetland wildlife

31/12/2010

These photos show the wonderful array of wildlife which can be found in Britain’s endangered wetlands. Hundreds of thousands of waterbirds live and breed among a network of 2,000 hectares of wetlands across the UK. Now the inhabitants of this watery world can be seen in this collection of regional winners of a photographic competition organised by The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT)…More http://bit.ly/fWMulm 

A Room for London: Cloud-Shaped Temporary Rooftop Hotel

31/12/2010

Imagine enjoying your own little private enclave with a vast outdoor space and virtually unlimited view – right in the middle of London, perched atop the Queen Elizabeth Hall, no less. A competition organized by Living Architecture and Artangel called ‘A Room for London‘ sought submissions for a temporary one-bedroom ‘hotel’ that will be available to two guests per night for all of 2012, and this entry – by Design Initiatives – is almost cloud-like, floating in the space between the ground and the sky. (more…)

New Year celebrations and fireworks disp

31/12/2010

New Year celebrations and fireworks displays around the world http://ow.ly/3wAgV

Picture of the day: 31 December 2010

31/12/2010

Artist Harwinder Singh Gill displays a special new year message he carved into the tips of coloured pencil in Amritsar, India

Pictures of the year 2010: space station, sun, moon, Mars and the solar system

31/12/2010

A Nasa probe sent back photographs of what appear to be trees on the planet’s surface. But it is an optical illusion – they are sand dunes coated with a thin layer of frozen CO2. The “trees” are trails of debris caused by landslides as ice melts…More http://bit.ly/elP9Xp

Animal pictures of the year 2010

31/12/2010

Ice the husky dressed as Superman. The super-dog has become an internet hit after footage was put on the internet by his owner in Hangzhou, China…More http://bit.ly/evHTGe

Don Kenn: Sticking It To The Art World

30/12/2010

Don Kenn, sometimes known as John Kenn, is a director and creator of television shows for kids, from Denmark. He has an interesting hobby: he likes to illustrate Post It notes. His doodles are intriguing both for their artistic skill, and for the unique world they reveal. Don Kenn’s world is one of monsters and eerie creatures, but it’s also populated with the innocence of children. (more…)

Sun Pictures: A Full Year in a Single Fr

30/12/2010

Sun Pictures: A Full Year in a Single Frame http://ow.ly/3w5Pe

Picture of the day: 30 December 2010

30/12/2010

A wallaby stands on a large round hay bale, trapped by rising flood waters, outside the town of Dalby in Queensland, Australia

Jump

30/12/2010

Jump by Wayne Lawes (UK). “Only one shot was taken.”


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