Earth Cake is a delicious lesson in Geography. All basic layers of the Earth are represented from the core, right to the crust. All layers have different colors to differentiate, and the top layer itself is quite beautifully finished. The hemisphere earth cake was made by Rhiannon of Baking Adventures.
About a year ago, redditor thefrek made an unofficial flag for Earth. He recently reappeared with more flags for the entire solar system, for the future Martian revolution, and for the Solar Federation that might happen into the future. A fun sci-fi story could be constructed around these flags. They are available for purchase here.
These images captured by satellite Landsat 5 show the Earth in all its glory and awesomeness. Landsat 5 has been in orbit for 29 years, and has orbitted the Earth more than 150,000 times and sent nearly 2.5 million images. Looking at these images, we can be sure there is no artist even half as [...]
You think the traffic in your city is bad? Well compare it with the traffic around the globe. This animation shows the road, air and sea traffic throughout the world. Tough to beat that.
This is one of those images that are rarely seen, and are a total treat for the eyes. Earthshine is when reflected light from the Earth illuminates the moon’s night, much like what moonlight does for us. This image was taken on March 20 from Esfahan, Iran. Via APOD, io9
NASA has released new “Blue Marble” images of the Earth, showing our planet in detailed, high-resolution images. NASA used a collection of satellite images that were stitched together to create these fantastic images of our earth. Most of these images came from the satellite Terra, that floats in orbit about 435 miles high from the [...]
Quite similar, but longer and seemingly better made than the video we saw earlier, this time lapse video takes us on a journey around the earth, as seen from the International Space Station. The images were taken using a low-light 4K-camera by the crew of expedition 28 and 29.
An amazing video that takes the viewer around the earth in one minute A time-lapse taken from the front of the International Space Station as it orbits our planet at night. This movie begins over the Pacific Ocean and continues over North and South America before entering daylight near Antarctica. Visible cities, countries and landmarks [...]
Earth has the human problem. Full image after the jump.