Space Colony Designs as Imagined By NASA in the 1970s

In the summer of 1975, NASA produced futuristic designs of three different types of space colonies: The Stanford Torus, The Bernal Sphere, and The O’Neill Cylinder. Take a look!   The Stanford Torus The Stanford Torus was the principal design considered by the 1975 NASA Summer Study, which was conducted in conjunction with Stanford University. … Read more

Construction Work Led to Unearthing Of Incredible 1700-Year-Old Mosaic Masterpiece

Israel’s Antiquities Authority released news of the discovery of a massive 1,700 year-old Roman mosaic in the central Israeli city of Lod. The ancient masterpiece was unearthed during a construction project of a visitor center intended to house the Lod Mosaic that was first discovered in the same site two decades ago. ©Nir Elias / … Read more

Hyperrealistic Miniature Film Sets Housed in a French Museum

Painstakingly handcrafted by world-renowned miniaturists including artist and curator Dan Ohlman, these tiny scenes will trick you into believing they are indeed life-size! The miniature sets are housed in a 16th century building in Lyon, France and is the proud collection of Musée Miniature et Cinéma. The 5-story museum contains over 100 handcrafted models, all … Read more

Blind Man and His Armless Friend Spend Over 10 Years Planting 10,000 Trees in China

Just 12 years ago, a stretch of land in Jingxing County, Hebei, China was filled with nothing but rocks and weeds. But thanks to the dedication and hard work of Jia Haixia, an elderly blind man, and his friend Jia Wenqi, a double amputee with no arms, that barren land is now filled with trees – growing, teeming with life.