Caren Alpert

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.

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.


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.

Missing Glaciers

Arctic-themed park? Nope. One in a series of looks at glaciers vanishing–faster than we’ve ever seen before.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.