Astronomers Unveil a 46-Gigapixel Image of Space

Astronomers at Germany’s Ruhr-Universität Bochum have created the largest astronomical image of space to date. The image is composted from some 268 individual shots captured over the past five years and spans a staggering 46 billion pixels, or 46 gigapixels. That’s 855,000 by 54,000 pixels. The university has created an online viewer to explore the… Continue reading Astronomers Unveil a 46-Gigapixel Image of Space

Woman Fined for Posting Photo of Police Car in Handicapped Space

A Spanish woman has been ordered to pay €800 for posting photo of a police car parked in handicapped space. The unnamed woman, a resident of Petrer in Alicante, south-east Spain, posted the photo on her Facebook page with the comment “Park where you bloody well please and you won’t even be fined”. The Citizens Security Law, popularly… Continue reading Woman Fined for Posting Photo of Police Car in Handicapped Space

Miniature-Like Kuwait National Assembly

A picture of the Kuwait National Assembly building that creates the illusion of looking down at a miniature-scale model. The photo was taken with my Samsung Galaxy S5.

Barracuda Attacks Giant Trevally

A video features two men fishing in Alphonse Island, Seychelles. One of the fishermen caught a Giant Trevally when all of a sudden a Barracuda jumped in and attacked the Giant Trevally and bit half of it.

Picture Of The Day: Multiple Selfie

Photographer Timothy LaBranche recently took an extraordinary selfie shot inside the Embraer E-190 airplane. He took a photo of himself sitting in the plane, then he repeated the process, one in every seat, posing as all 100 passengers. via: Peta Pixel

Spectacular View Of Glowing Aurora in Northern Norway

Photographer Max Rive shot an incredible photo of an aurora that was captured against a summit near Austnesfjor in Northern Norway. The time was early March. Our Sun has been producing an abundance of picturesque aurora of late as it is near the time of its maximum surface activity in its 11-year magnetic cycle. via: Laughing Squid