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Turning A Chunk Of Wood Into Something Beautiful Is Satisfying To Watch

Here is Alan Holland performing his craft: woodturning. He takes a big chunk of wood, spins it on a lathe and shaves and cuts it down into something much more detailed. It’s painstaking work, but it looks absolutely rewarding. Getting to the finished product is like discovering something that was hidden underneath.


A Beautiful Visual Diary Of Asia In Slow Motion

Markus Kontiainen visited 11 different cities in Japan, China and Southeast Asia over 35 days and recorded this visual diary of what looks like an absolutely magical place. I’ve been to many of the cities he’s visited, but after watching his video, it’s clear I need to go to more.


There's Nothing Cuter Than These Puppies Swimming Underwater

OK, people, stop doing whatever the hell you’re doing. Stop working, stop eating, stop loving or hating. Stop. Stop and watch these perfect photos of puppies swimming underwater by Seth Casteel< ./a> Because nothing else matters, really. Nothing. Nothing but puppies.


These Beautiful Mountain Views From Inside A Tent Make Me So Jealous

Ukrainian-based photographer and mountain enthusiast Oleg Grigoryev took a picture of the view from his tent every morning of his trip to the Fann Mountains, Tajikistan. The resulting photographic reportage is beautiful — and it makes me terribly jealous.


Incredible Photo Of The Milky Way Rising Over Green And Violet Auroras

Briefly: A long exposure photo by masterful Swedish astrophotographer Göran Strand is featured once again on NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day: Double aurora ovals — green and violet — over the town of Östersund, Sweden, with the Milky Way covering the entire sky. What an awesome world we live in.


NASA Publishes Unprecedented X-Ray Image Of Supernova Remnant

Once again, the Universe amazes me with a never-before-seen display of colour and shapes that defies belief. You are looking at Puppis A, a supernova remnant that is 7000 light years away and is 10 light years across (!) And yet it looks like microscopic view of a coral here on Earth. Amazingly beautiful.


The Best Way To Sell A Cool Pencil Is To Show What It Can Do

I love these simple, beautiful print ads for Faber-Castell Aquarelle pencils, which you can use to draw normally or, like the slogan says, “just add water” to make those beautiful watercolor effects. So pretty.


Good Morning, Hong Kong

Video: One of the coolest things about Hong Kong — one of the great cities of the world that feels a lot like living in the future, for better or worse — is the bustling city’s relationship with the picturesque nature that surrounds it. You get a glimpse of that in this video by Billy Boyd Cape.


Good Morning, Stockholm

There are few cities in the world as beautiful and full of beautiful people as Stockholm. This time-lapse video by Enrique Pacheco shows it in all its splendor.


The Arctic Is Such A Gorgeously Pure Wonderland

Video: Winter looks incredible, especially when you’re not in it. Australia is just coming into its Spring months so we can almost say goodbye to our jackets and wooly coats. It doesn’t mean that we have to stop gawking at beautiful Winter wonderlands, however.


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