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“Tree eggs” by photographer Tom Raven.

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Five-month-old Kuu the Screech Owl loves having a bath and then being blow-dried.

The Blombos cave, a 100,000-year-old archaeological site on Africa’s southern tip, by photographer Stephen Alvarez.

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Steel balls roll in sand to create swirling geometric patterns that expand and contract in the kinetic sculpture Sisyphus by physician-cum-artist Bruce Shapiro. Two short videos show how the balls move with precision to slowly carve beautiful patterns in the sand. The sculpture is, of course, named for the mythological Greek king Sisyphus.

<p><a href=”″>Timelapse Sisyphus 1</a> from <a href=”″>Bruce Shapiro</a> on <a href=””>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>

<p><a href=”″>Sisyphus</a&gt; from <a href=”″>Bruce Shapiro</a> on <a href=””>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>

Sunlight filtered through a tree.

tree sunlight

When Samson Lee took his family on a trip to the Olympic Game Farm in Sequim, Washington, they encountered a beautiful Buddha-like blonde Kodiak bear who waved back at them and then expertly caught with one paw the piece of bread that the family tossed to her through the car window.

A black-thighed falconet.

black-thighed falconet

11,000-Marble Machine


Jelle Knikkers of Jelle’s Marble Runs makes incredible “Marble Machines and Rolling Ball Sculptures” including this one containing 11,000 marbles rolling down four paths. Called the “Marble Tsunami,” it’s located in the indoor playground Monkey Town in Gouda, The Netherlands.

A tree tunnel in Spain.

tree tunnel-spain


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