5 artist residency programs for people who love nature and science
April 11, 2016, 2 p.m. by Starre Vartan
These programs are designed for writers, visual artists and even musicians to take time off for inspiration.
Kulning: The haunting, beautiful Swedish herding call that's also a song
February 22, 2016, 12:39 p.m. by Starre Vartan
It sounds totally familiar, yet completely new.
Bittersweet, guitar-shaped forest is visible from space
May 1, 2014, 3:48 p.m. by Russell McLendon
In memory of his late wife, a farmer has spent 35 years planting and nurturing a guitar-shaped forest in Argentina.
Harvest Dome 2.0 to be moored along the fetid banks of the Gowanus
November 6, 2013, 12:10 p.m. by Matt Hickman
After taking a quick rest on Governors Island, a massive floating sphere constructed from snapped umbrella frames will next set sail on one of the country's most notorious Superfund sites: The Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn.
Antarctic research projects canceled after federal shutdown
October 22, 2013, 3:04 p.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
One particular project focused on providing key information on ice sheet stability, but the drilling equipment will now be left under Lake Whillans.
Sunset in Costa Rica can make for a candy-coated sky
September 19, 2013, 9:28 a.m. by Shea Gunther
It's amazing what light can do when seen from the right angle. Check out this beautiful sunset sky from the mountains of Costa Rica.
Electronic scrap given new life as cyborg-esque sculptures
September 10, 2013, 12:04 p.m. by Photo Blog
Muharrem Batman crafts stunning busts made from recycled circuit boards, CPUs, wiring, keyboards and other scraps found in his electronic repair shop.