waterfalls

Video: The Serenity Of Nature In The Mountains Of Japan

Shugendo is an old religion in Japan that started in the 7th century that focuses on a spiritual experience or awakening of sorts with nature. There’s more to it then that, of course. But this film by Mathieu Le Lay explores that world and follows Yamabushi monk Kosho Tateishi during…

Washington DC’s Very Own High Line Will Clean Its Dirty River Water

The Anacostia River that runs through Washington DC has historically been known as, well, not the cleanest river in the United States. A new elevated park straddling the river plans to filter the dirty water with a waterfall feature (apparently projected with Frederick Douglass’s face). It’s the winning design announced…

Putting Glowsticks Inside Waterfalls Is Mesmerisingly Beautiful

Putting Glowsticks Inside Waterfalls Is Mesmerisingly Beautiful

When you first see it, it looks like a perfect rainbow conforming to the contours of the river, trapped inside a waterfall. But then your brain realises that that’s not possible. How are there colours in the water? How is there a rainbow at night? It’s the trick of long…