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- 09 May 2017 | Environment
Dutch cinematographer Armand Dijcks and Australian photographer Ray Collins have teamed up to create a stunning visual artwork named "The Infinite Now."
The duo developed a series of cinemagraphs - pictures with subtle motions - inspired by waves and the ocean. The visual effect is breathtaking.
"At first I hesitated to contact Ray about the idea. Here I was, a total stranger proposing to mess around with his images. But when I finally sent him a rough example based on a low res image, he immediately loved it," explained Dijcks.
- 07 April 2017 | Environment
The sky is blue. It could be yellow, green or red. But it's blue. Blame it on the atmosphere and on our eyes.
What would happen if we woke up one day, open the bedroom window, and outside the sun shone in a brown sky? It would be quite surreal. The truth is that the sky is not brown only by chance.
The explanation for the fact that the sky is blue is quite simple. The light emitted by the sun crosses the Earth's atmosphere's filtering system (Rayleigh scattering) and is perceived blue by our vision.
- 30 March 2017 | Environment
The European Commission is planning to ban smoking in beaches.
European Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis urged countries to make all public spaces smoke-free, including beaches, parks, sports facilities, but also cars with children.
Currently, only seven European countries have a complete ban on smoking in enclosed public places. They are Bulgaria, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Malta, Spain, and the United Kingdom.