water

shifting tides

Preparing for Japan's Next Tsunami

The island nation’s new warning system will broadcast qualitative alerts like takai and kyodai ("high" and "huge") during future Pacific megathrust earthquakes, to better urge people to evacuate before the waves come.
Matthew Komatsu
8.26.18
body

What Your Poop Looks Like Can Reveal a Lot About Your Health

Scientists developed a seven-point scale called the Bristol Stool Chart.
Trevor Lockett
6.7.18
Australia Today

Queensland “Love Infused” Bottled Water Is Officially The Best In The World

The prizewinning drop claims to be the “most dynamic beverage in the universe’’.
Wendy Syfret
3.2.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Crumpled Paper Cup Elvis Allegedly Used Is Up to $1,750 on eBay

From the same guy who once auctioned off three tablespoons of the King's old drinking water.
Anna Iovine
1.19.18
Florida

The Guys Cashing in on Hurricane Irma's Boat Destruction

The historic storm made a mess of the fleets of ships in Miami's Biscayne Bay. Now salvagers are looking for a windfall.
Francisco Alvarado
9.21.17
Photography

Surreal Mushroom Cloud Landscapes Look Positively Radioactive

Yoshimitsu Umekawa reflects on Japan's nuclear past through trippy neon photos made with water, light, and ink.
Masha (Maria) Koblykova
7.27.17
Music

Actual Seapunks: This Underwater Band Plays Music in Fish Tanks

'AquaSonic' sounds like a siren song for sea creatures.
Dyllan Furness
7.11.17
video

Watch Paint and Water Dance in These Trippy Videos

Artist Kamiel Rongen will mesmerize you with his trippy videos.
Laura Conner
7.10.17
painting

Hyperrealistic Water Nudes Swim for Female Empowerment

We sat down with American painter Reisha Perlmutter to talk about her new series of paintings.
Nathaniel Ainley
6.16.17
digital art

50,000 Lights Turn a Giant Japanese Forest into a Glowing Wonderland

A digital waterfall, interactive lily pond, and illuminated cherry blossoms are coming to the Japanese countryside in an ambitious new project from teamLab.
Beckett Mufson
5.23.17
Art

Clouds of Colourful Ink Cover a Flower in Mesmerising Macro Footage

A team of macro photography filmmakers experimented with ink in water and the result is breathtaking.
Nathaniel Ainley
5.4.17
public art

Anish Kapoor’s Brooklyn Whirlpool Is the Ultimate Summer Hangout

Soak up the sun with a side of existential dread next to Anish Kapoor’s ‘Descension.’
Beckett Mufson
5.4.17
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