sand

Photography

This Artist Recreates Iconic Images Out of Trash, Toys, and Chocolate Syrup

Brazilian photographer Vik Muniz wants people to see the world differently.
Miss Rosen
7.17.18
summer is the worst

Summer Sucks and It's Going to Kill You

Here are all the ways you can die from the worst season.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
7.12.18
outer limits

Hong Kong’s Government Is Spending Billions Taking Land from the Sea

The scale of land reclamation in the semi-autonomous territory is revving up to unprecedented heights.
Justin Heifetz​​
11.10.17
sand sculpture

Massive Sand Sculptures of Sea Creatures Are Peak Summer

It's not sun stroke, that really is a 20-foot-tall blue whale sculpture.
Beckett Mufson
7.21.17
enter sandman

The Oddly Satisfying, Strangely Soothing World of Sand Slicing Videos

I spoke to the person behind a new Instagram account that has me obsessed.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.30.17
Objectively Correct Lists

The 5 Most Miserable Hardcore Music Videos of All Time

Nobody can seriously watch these videos and say, “This is so hardcore!” Can you?
Julius Wußmann
5.27.17
CGI

Video Game Diarrhea Is Going to Look So Realistic in the Future

The researchers say this technique is for modeling mud, but we know what this is really about.
Daniel Oberhaus
5.11.17
alien sand castles

Saturn’s Moon Titan Has Electrically-Charged, 'Sticky' Sand

"If you grabbed piles of grains and built a sand castle on Titan, it would perhaps stay together for weeks due to their electrostatic properties."
Becky Ferreira
3.27.17
land art

Artist Creates Absolutely Epic Geometric Drawings on Beaches Around the World

Jim Denevan wanders from beach to beach carving ephemeral illustrations that can only be appreciated from above.
Beckett Mufson
3.27.17
granules

Sand Is Wiping This Tunisian Town Off the Map

Like a half-dozen other villages in a region increasingly choked by desertification, Old Mahlel has been obliterated by advancing sand dunes.
Sarah Souli
3.9.17
Mars

It Looks Like Someone Was Raking Sand on Mars

New images show eerie ripples on Martian dunes.
Madison Margolin
2.8.17
DESERT

A New Type of Dune Has Been Found on Mars

No evidence of sandworms yet.
Becky Ferreira
6.30.16
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