A Microscopic Look At Drugs And Other Amazing Images From This Week

Drugs Under The Microscope

Photographer Sarah Schoenfeld documented drugs--legal and illegal--by taking images of them under a microscope for the series All You Feel. Here's an appropriately trippy look at LSD.Sarah Schoenfeld via Design TAXI

Full-Color Antarctica

These are some of the earliest full-color images of Antarctica, taken circa 1915 by photographer Frank Hurley. They document the infamous voyage of Sir Ernest Shackleton.Frank Hurley via Shooting Film

Wooden Skeletons

Artist Giovanni Longo used reclaimed wood to build a series of beautiful, sorta spooky animal skeletons.Giovanni Longo via designboom

Goop Shoes

Are these goopy, 3-D printed monster shoe things what we'll all be wearing in 2090 when our alien masters release us from our body heat-harvesting liquid tanks for our daily walk through the dystopian hellscape of a ravished Earth? Almost certainly.Shamees Aden via Co.Design

Goopy Mars

In other weird goopy news: this is a photo of sand dunes on Mars, taken by the space camera HiRISE.HiRISE via io9

Rainbow Sun

NASA showed off the capabilities of its Solar Dynamics Observatory satellite with this image, which shows the various wavelengths of light it can detect.NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Lego Car

Yep, it's a Lego car. Yep, it actually drives. 500,000 bricks put to good use.Steve Sammartino via LikeCool

Tilt-Shift Crab Nebula

Imgur user ScienceLlama applied a tilt-shift photography effect to photos of the universe, creating eye-popping images like this, of the Crab Nebula.Adam Block, Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter, U. Arizona via PetaPixel

Polar Bear Hotel

This is either a mobile hotel where you can safely watch polar bears, or an ingenious trap for humans designed by the bears. I will assume the latter until the former is proven.Natural Habitat Adventures via Gizmodo

The World's Winds

The Earth Wind Map is a nearly real-time look at which way the wind is blowing anywhere. The interactive tool pulls NOAA/National Weather Service data every three hours.Earth Wind Map via The Verge
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