Posts by Jessica Stewart

November 29, 2019

Interview: Photographer Takes to the Sky to Capture Holland’s LED Greenhouses

German aerial photographer Tom Hegen has dedicated his craft to exploring the impact that humans have on the natural world. For better or worse, his work shows how we have shaped the environment and made changes that are often irreparable. His latest journey into the sky saw him photographing Holland’s LED greenhouses, which have allowed The Netherlands to remain a formidable force in food production and export.

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November 25, 2019

Koalas Are “Functionally Extinct” Due to Devastating Australian Bushfires

As bushfires rage across Australia, with no end in sight, the toll is devastating. In New South Wales alone 2.5 million acres have burned and people are being asked to leave their homes as a Code Red has been declared—which means the fire authority has no control over the blazes. While the impact on humans is disastrous, for koalas—the national symbol of Australia—it’s catastrophic.

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November 24, 2019

Take a Look Inside the Architecture of Cinema’s Most Infamous Villain Lairs

What do films like Dr. Strangelove, The Spy Who Loved Me, North by Northwest, and Blade Runner 2049 all have in common? Memorable villains. From Karl Stromberg to Phillip Vandamm, one thing all these villains have in common is an incredible hideaway to devise all their evil plans. Not only are these lairs a place to plot and scheme, but they are also fascinating architectural expressions of evil.

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November 22, 2019

Most Creative Facial Hair at the 2019 Beard and Moustache Championships

The annual National Beard and Moustache Championships are an opportunity for facial hair aficionados to gather together and get creative with their grooming. Each year, photographer Greg Anderson makes the journey to document the competition and show off the wild beards and mustaches of the contestants. The 2019 championships were held in Illinois over the course of two days and drew competitors of all ages, races, and genders.

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