Geology

2D/3D Map Prints

2D/3D Map Prints

Artist Scott Reinhard creates images of America’s national parks and other notable locations by rendering a topographic relief map onto a survey map, then printing them onto high quality photographic paper for a stunning 3D effect, despite being flat sheets of paper. Each one has lots of nifty geographic and geological details.

Geode Jigsaw Puzzles

Geode Jigsaw Puzzles

21st century design shop Nervous System uses computer simulations to generate laser-cut plywood puzzles inspired by the crystalline structure of sliced geodes. Each puzzle has unique variations in its image, shape, and pieces. In 180-piece and 370-piece variants.

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Rock Age Sorting Machine

Rock Age Sorting Machine

Artists Prokop Bartoníček & Benjamin Maus created Jller, a fascinating machine that is capable of automatically identifying the geologic age of individual stones, then sorting and organizing them according to their era. Its slow and methodical approach is hypnotic.

Drone over Nubian Pyramids

Drone over Nubian Pyramids

National Geographic engineer Alan Turchik captured amazing aerial footage of these 3,000 year-old Nubian royal burial chambers from a unique perspective as he flew his quadcopter over these relics of an ancient civilization.

Mars or Tunisia?

Mars or Tunisia?

While this might look like another planet, it’s actually right here on Earth. Chott el Djerid is a salt encrusted lake bed in Tunisia which also served as the backdrop for Tatooine in Star Wars.

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