15 BP Oil Spill Cartoons

Though the crisis in the Gulf is no laughing matter, you’ve got to give it to the cartoonists who can take such a serious situation and turn it into thought-provoking art. According to new government estimates found last week, as much as 60,000 barrels (2.5 million gallons) of oil may be gushing into the Gulf every day. With BP’s CEO Tony Hayward committing, in White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel’s words, a series of "P.R. gaffes and mistakes" and with everyone looking to the US government to clean up this horrific mess, there is no shortage of material for these modern day artists.

Related: Redesigning BP’s Logo (14 pieces)

January 21, 2017

Countless Glittering Stars Illuminate a Dreamy World Below

For those of us who live in a bustling, crowded metropolis, a glittering sky filled with stars is a spectacular sight we rarely get to see. Finnish photographer Oscar Keserci offers us glimpses of these astounding views and tranquil starry nights. His breathtaking images showcase dark skies fully illuminated by millions of brilliant celestial points.

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January 20, 2017

Floating Cabin Lets Nature-Lovers Sleep in the Treetops of Sweden

If you’ve ever dreamed of cuddling up in a contemporary treehouse, the 7th Room Treehotel may be your new favorite getaway. Designed by Snøhetta—a design office that dabbles in landscaping, architecture, interiors, and brand design—the floating bungalow is tucked away in Northern Sweden and perfectly positioned for a sweeping view of the Northern Lights. The 7th Room is elevated by twelve 10-meter stilts and is beautifully built around the towering trunk of a pine tree.

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