A Sobering Look At Capital Punishment In The United States

June 22, 2014

Capital Punishment In The US

While contemporary figures suggest that the United States has always been a bloodthirsty nation when it comes to authorizing the execution of its own, this interactive map presents a more complicated story.

Mount Nyiragongo And Its Bubbling Hot Lava Lake

June 22, 2014
Crater of Mount Nyiragongo

Source: GCSE Wiki

Few volcanoes are as spectacular as Mount Nyiragongo. Known for its active lava lake and (relatively) frequent eruptions, this incredible volcano has the potential for widespread disaster. Unfortunately, political unrest prevents the scientific community from studying the dangerous volcano in depth. But as seen in these breathtaking images, scientists and photographers have still been able to capture the bubbling, fiery lava that churns within the mountain’s lava lake.

Lava Up Close

Source: Boston.com

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Artist Uses Fluorescent Spray Paint To Create Glowing Art

June 21, 2014

If you can avoid the dub step, you’re in for a treat. Artist iNo utilizes a spray paint that absorbs ultraviolet light and illuminates the space in which it’s used. It’s pretty neat if we do say so ourselves.