Arctowski lighthouse, established in 1977., via Gizmodo.
Confused Koala Discovers His Job Has Been Outsourced, via Treehugger.
Arc Parisien, via Kottke.org
The world is changing constantly and there is so much to document across the globe. Believing we have enough images in photographer’s archives to do the trick is ludicrous. But more importantly than that, we need both past and current images. Older images are in fact being used constantly to make a point. Not only are older photographs often used in new awareness campaigns or in articles on the topic, but older photographs are also used as a comparison to show what once was, and what now isn’t.
Atmospheric optics turn sunlight into a celestial display as seen from Summit Station in Greenland on Oct. 14. Ed Stockard, one of the workers at the federally funded research station, says the display includes a halo, sun dogs, an upper tangent arc and more. “My eyelashes froze together, and my cheeks were getting nipped pretty good,” Stockard writes. [Ed Stockard via nbc]
Wit’s End shows what creepy really is.