Images Of The Week, November 5-9, 2012

A Pop-Tart, Up Close

This is a Pop-Tart magnified by an electron microscope. Photographer Caren Alpert takes a look through the scope as a means of getting us to think more about our food. Yum.Caren Alpert via Co.Design

A Spacey Farm Landscape

This strange photo was taken in Siem Reap, Cambodia by photographer Jay Mark Johnson. He uses a "slit-scan" camera, which takes slices of a landscape, blurring stationary parts while showing the moving ones in perfect clarity.Jay Mark Johnson via NewScientist

Shattered Glass People

For a new exhibit, artist and set designer Daniel Arsham created objects--some in human form--out of broken glass. The results are somewhere between melancholy and lovely.Daniel Arsham via designboom


Dronestagram compiles photos from areas hit by drone strikes. It's an unexpected but powerful way of increasing awareness. Read more about the project here.Dronestagram via BuzzFeed FWD

Missing Glaciers

Arctic-themed park? Nope. One in a series of looks at glaciers vanishing--faster than we've ever seen before.James Balog/Extreme Ice Survey via Vanity Fair

Credit Card With Keyboard

Mastercard just unveiled this card, which has an LCD screen and number pad. It's an in-between tech; we're almost rid of these plastic number card things. Read more here.Mastercard

Stone Age, New Age

This design won a bid to build the new "Lascaux Caves Visitor Center" in France. As futuristic as the design looks, it takes some cues from the past: prehistoric artwork will be hung on the walls. If the final version looks as good as this, we'll be happy.Snøhetta via designboom

Portraits Of Fukushima

In a series of images, Korean photographer Chung Chu-ha captures the aftermath of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami in areas near the Fukushima nuclear power plant. But more than just chronicling, the series is an attempt to foster communication between Japan and Korea. Read more about it at American Photo.Chung Chu-ha via American Photo

Tiny Seeds

Microscopes were popular this week! Here's a look at a super-magnified seed, taken by Wolfgang Stuppy, author of Seeds: Time Capsules of Life.Wolfgang Stuppy via KQED Science

South Africa By Satellite

A Landsat satellite image and elevation data from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission were used to generate this look at the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.NASA/JPL/NIMA via