Inventive Paper Calendar Absorbs Ink Everyday for a Month

Ink Calendar is a cleverly designed prototype of a self-advancing calendar by London-based artist Oscar Diaz. The basic idea behind the inventive day tracker is that a vile of ink is absorbed by a trail of paper cut into sequential numeric values–like a row on a calendar. What’s especially impressive is that the season-specific color of ink slowly soaks each number within a day’s time, allowing one to tell what day it is by how far the ink has made it on the calendar. Furthermore, this gradual progression across each day’s double-digit representation provides an awareness of time’s passage, especially on a daily scale. By the end of the month, the calendar’s numbers are designed to be fully soaked in color.

Oscar Diaz website
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December 4, 2016

Adventure Photographer Swims With Millions of Jellyfish

Ever wonder what it would be like to swim with jellyfish? Travel and adventure photographer Kien Lam fulfilled this fantasy by flying across the globe to Jellyfish Lake in Micronesia. Anyone who has been stung by a jellyfish can attest—it’s not a pleasant experience. But Jellyfish Lake in Palau is filled with millions of jellyfish that have evolved in a way that makes it safe for humans to swim in the same waters.

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December 3, 2016

Adventurous Photographer Treks to Remote Buddhist Village Before It Disappears

If you’re unfamiliar with Larung Gar, it may be because the small, remote town located in a far-flung corner of China has largely stayed out of the tourism spotlight. It is, however, a cultural and historical Tibetan treasure that has been undergoing tremendous changes in the past few decades, particularly in the midst of global controversy between Tibet and China.

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