National Geographic’s Photography Contest 2010 – The Big Picture

When The Big Picture teams up with National Geographic, you know you can expect a photo set of only the highest quality. National Geographic is once again holding their annual Photo Contest, and for the past eight weeks, they have been gathering and presenting galleries of submissions. Collected in the set are 47 images from three categories: People, Places, and Nature. Make sure to check it out! National Geographic’s Photography Contest 2010 – The Big Picture



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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January 20, 2017

19 Most Creative Water Fountains From Around the World

Water fountains have a long place in our history. Dating back to the Ancient Roman times, these reservoirs were first designed with a purely practical purpose—for holding precious drinking water and bathing. These early fountains were uncovered, free standing, and placed along the street for public consumption. (Wealthier folks also had them in their homes.)

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