01 May '11, 5pm

13 Most Beautiful Bridges on Earth

13 Most Beautiful Bridges on Earth

The Tower Bridge in London is iconic, yet tourists occasionally refer to it as London Bridge, which is the next one over. Even though nowadays it is considered beautiful, at the beginning of the 20th century it received a lot of criticism for its looks. "It represents the vice of tawdriness and pretentiousness, and of falsification of the actual facts of the structure", wrote H. H. Statham, while Frank Brangwyn stated that "A more absurd structure than the Tower Bridge was never thrown across a strategic river."

Full article: http://www.environmentalgraffiti.com/news-most-amazing-br...

Tweets

On Thin Ice: Report identifies 13 vulnerable Ar...

switchboard.nrdc.org 27 Apr '11, 2pm

Off the shores of St. Lawrence Island in the frigid Bering Sea, Pacific walruses use their sensitive whiskers to find food...

Very cool picture of Earth's magnetosphere from...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 01 May '11, 12am

You've seen the pattern in science class when you laid bits of iron around a bar magnet. The invisible force field around ...

10 Beautiful Yet Deadly Carnivorous Plants

10 Beautiful Yet Deadly Carnivorous Plants

environmentalgraffiti.com 04 May '11, 9pm

Famous as ‘carnivorous plants’, there are more than 600 of these fascinating species found all over the world. Having colo...