Beautiful Underwater Photography

Beautiful-Underwater-Photography-0 Seen here in the tropical waters near Papua New Guinea, anemonefish usually live where they are born. The species gets its name from the hue of its skin, as well as where it makes its home.
The anemonefish has to first acclimate itself to living with an anemone by adjusting to the anemone's stinging tentacles, which protect the fish from predators...

The Red Bull Art of Can

Red-Bull-Art The Red Bull Art of Can is a hunt for creativity and is open to everyone, from fulltime artists to simple those with the creative flare as written in competition website.
There are no rules but one: Red Bull can must be primary material for the art work. You can make whatever you want: a sculpture, a picture, a 3-D model or anything else you can think of.

Terracotta Army

Terracotta-Army Myth says that in 206BC the first Emperor of Unified China, Ch’in ShiHuangdi, decreed that after his death his body would be clothed in jade and cast adrift in a lake of Mercury. The lake, within a pyramid, was to be protected by an everlasting army. Like Tutankhamun, in Egypt, lord Pacal, in Mexico and the Viracochas’, of Peru Shi Huangdi taught the super-science of the sun and the higher orders of spirituality. They say that, after he died, he flew to the sun to live forever.In 1974, archaeologists actually discovered the first of more than 8,000 life-size terracotta warriors buried near...

Amazing Miniature City Replica

miniature-france-3Elancourt lies just 30 km from the center of Paris and if you ever visit France, it’s a trip worth taking.
It’s here, at Elancourt, where you can see a big part of France’s culture and history…in miniature. There are over 5 hectares of land covered with typical French landscapes, complete with castles, mansions, ponds, courts, pastures, all built at a scale of 1:30.
There are over 160 miniature French monuments from all over the country, 60,000 miniature people, over 20,000 small trees, 5 rivers and 2 hectars of water. A visit in miniature France gives an overview of all important regions of the country, so it spares you a very long, expensive tour...

Cast Paper Sculptures Art

Paper-Sculptures To create his cast paper sculptures, Allen Eckman first mixes an acid-free paper pulp in the studio hydro-pulper from two raw stocks—cotton and abica. Then the pulp is cast into molds which Allen makes from original clay sculptures. The paper is then pressed under vacuum pressure in the mold where most of the water is extracted at the same time. The drying process is completed by evaporation while the paper is still in the mold. After the dry and hard casts are removed from the molds the exclusive process of chasing cast additions, cast alterations, sculpting in paper and detailing begins.

The Deepest Step Well in the World

Deepest-Step-Well Chand Baori is a famous stepwell situated in the village Abhaneri near Jaipur in Indian state of Rajasthan. This step well is located opposite Harshat Mata Temple and is one of the deepest and largest step wells in India. It was built in 9th century and has 3500 narrow steps and 13 stories and is 100 feet deep. It is a fine example of the architectural excellence prevalent in the past...

Beautiful Paper Trees

Beautiful-Paper-TreesYuken Teruya made a Creative Paper Trees from Japan constructs intricate paper cuttings from waste materials: toilet paper rolls, shopping bags, newspapers. His artworks are caught in transitional moments, when a paper bag...

Pharaoh Tutankhamun Mummy

Pharaoh-Tutankhamun Among all the pharaohs of Ancient Egypt, Tutankhamun is the most famous one. This is mainly due to the extraordinary wealth of artifacts found in his tomb in the famous Egyptian valley of kings. These artifacts of Pharaoh Tutankhamun were discovered by British archaeologist Howard Carter, in 1922, more than 3000 years after Tutankhamun's death.
As far as history goes, in Ancient Egypt death was regarded as a crossing point between two lives. To cater to all his needs in the afterlife, Tutankhamun's tomb was filled with everything he may require. Anyone on an Egyptian Vacation can pays a visit to Pharaoh Tutankhamun's treasures in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. Pharaoh Tutankhamun's exhibit includes not just thrones, jewelry, chariots and practical items such as furniture and toiletries. Pharaoh Tutankhamun’s famous death mask was made from two sheets of solid gold, inlaid with colored glass, carnelian and lapis lazuli. Amazingly, archaeologists took ten years to empty out King Tutankhamun’s tomb; and two and a half years to clear out the burial chamber alone. At first the objects were taken out from King Tutankhamun’s tomb and later placed...