There is nothing better at the end of a glorious bush walk than to see the sunset over this view of the Blue Mountains, in New South Wales. ABC Open contributor wanderer_rachel Sheep graziers in Brewarrina, western New South Wales penning up their sheep at the end of another day. ABC Open contributor Jessica Payton … Continue reading
by Jeffrey Kluger If there’s a factory where birds are built, the workers were clearly smoking something the day they designed the hummingbird. And the ostrich. And the toucan. Imagine, too, the pitch meeting for the parrot, (“Let’s make this one talk!”), or the peacock (“So we got this crate of feathers…”). Of course, that’s … Continue reading
A series of conceptual fine art prints by Lee Howell, exploring the connection between the aesthetic beauty that visually lies in the delicate luxurious opulence of avian plumage and the sexual femininity of the female form. via Beauté Aviaire by Lee Howell » Design You Trust.
Photo Credit: http://goo.gl/et7dQl The Ruth Glacier, in Denali National Park and Preserve in the U.S. state of Alaska, covers an enormous area in the heart of the central Alaska Range. Located about 3 miles vertically below the summit of Mt. McKinley, it catches all the snow that falls on the southeast side of the mountain, … Continue reading
By Ange McCormack, In the 2030s, roads will be humming with driverless cars, more robots will be doing our jobs than ever before, and humans might be having their first interaction with life outside of Earth, according to planetary exploration expert Dr Randii Wessen. “I look at my body and go, ‘let me get this … Continue reading