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Photo Of The Day By Paul Telenko

Photo By Paul Telenko Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Blue Hawaii” by Paul Telenko. Location: Kauai, Hawaii. “I shot this along the famous Kalalau Trail along the Napali Coast on Kauai this past August,” explains Telenko. “The hike was, as usual, amazing. I have hiked this a couple of …

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Olympus OM-D System: Lighter And Better

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II, Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital ED 12-100mm F/4.0 IS PRO at 13mm. Exposure: 60 sec., ƒ/20, ISO 200. When you’re setting out on a 10-day backcountry trip to capture an iconic landscape photo, you need to have the right gear with you—but you also need to pay …

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Photo Of The Day By Hilda Champion

Photo By Hilda Champion Today’s Photo Of The Day is “The Eyes” by Hilda Champion. Location: Playa de Campiecho, Asturias, Spain. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. To get your photos …

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A Brilliant Animation That Explains the Mythical Tale of Thor’s Journey to the Land of Giants

In a fascinating Ted Ed lesson written by Nordic historian Scott Mellor and animated by Julie Herdichek Baltzer, narrator Addison Anderson tells the wonderful folktale of Thor, son of Odin, god of thunder, and protector of mankind and his fabled journey to the land of the giants. In the story, …

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The Spellbinding History of How the Devil Allegedly Inserted Himself Into Legendary Music Careers

In a spellbinding video essay, the very knowledgable YouTuber Polyphonic delves into how the devil has been inserted into the history of legendary musicians and composers for centuries. The first record of this occurring was with with Guiseppe Tartini in the 18th century, who was inspired to write the “Devil’s …

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Hand Carved Wooden Millennium Falcon Models

Kevin B of Staten Island hand carved a large and small model of the iconic Star Wars spacecraft, the Millennium Falcon, completely out of white cedar wood. The highly detailed models are available to purchase from his CustomWoodCarvings Etsy shop. via The Awesomer Star Wars Fan Spends a Year Building …

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Stunning Cityscape Rings Featuring Significant Geographic Icons From Cities All Over the World

New York jewelry artist Ola Shekhtman has created a stunning line of cityscape rings that feature significant geographic icons from all over the world. Amongst her collection is Paris, Philadelphia, Prague, New York City, Amsterdam, London and San Francisco. These and other cityscape jewelry pieces are available in a variety …

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Heavy Metal Cover of The Muppet Show Theme Song

Oltedal, Norway musician Leo Moracchioli of Frog Leap Studios created a puppet-filled heavy metal cover of The Muppet Show theme song, which was originally written by Jim Henson and Sam Pottle in 1976. Moracchioli‘s cover is available to purchase from iTunes. Here is the original song. Muppets: The Green Album …

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The Colony At The Edge Of The World

Photo By Lauren Buchholz It’s not easy standing out in New Zealand’s feathered crowd. From flightless kiwis to the world’s only alpine parrot, the birdlife on this tiny South Pacific nation has an incredible diversity. Yet, with striking white, black and gold plumage and a wingspan extending nearly 6 feet, …

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Photo Of The Day By Vaibhav Tripathi

Photo By Vaibhav Tripathi Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Morning Takeoff” by Vaibhav Tripathi. Location: Merced National Wildlife Refuge, California. “Snow and Ross’s Geese take off on a winter morning at Merced Wildlife Refuge,” describes Tripathi. Follow Lyrical Outdoors on Facebook to see more images by Vaibhav Tripathi. Photo of …

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