The Strangest Black Holes in the Universe Black holes are gigantic cosmic monsters, exotic objects whose gravity is so strong that not even light can escape their clutches. Black holes come in a wide variety of forms, from small stellar-mass bodies to the supermassive beasts that reside at the hearts of galaxies. Here are 10 of the most extreme black holes, from the smallest to the largest and from cannibals to rogues. FIRST UP: The biggest and baddest See Slideshow
"At a distance you see only my Light, Come closer and know that I Am You" ~ Rumi ♥♥ Beautiful Art by Caitie Magraw
Huge mirror of the world: In the south of the desert plains of the Altiplano, Bolivia at an altitude of 3,650 m above sea level, lies a dried-up salt lake Salar de Uyuni.Its area is 10,582 km ², this is the largest salt marsh in the world. In the rainy season is covered with a thin layer of saline water and turns into a huge mirror.
Split View Ice Berg, Pleneau Island, Antarctica
Endeavour flying over the Golden Gate Bridge.
I love this painting, "Mother Love" by Paul Peel. A fisherman's wife waits (the clock) for her husband. Her baby resembles her red haired husband. She lovingly gazes at her baby while she mends her husband's fishing net. At her feet, kittens playing and on the wall a Virgin Mary painting, reinforcing the maternal theme. Oil on canvas at the National Gallery of Canada
There is a joke in there somewhere. Laughter is good!
Monks let a Khom Loi float into the air at the the Yi Peng festival in Mae Cho ... Chiang Mai, Thailand
A spectacular Hubble Space Telescope image reveals the heart of the Lagoon Nebula. Seen as a massive cloud of glowing dust and gas, bombarded by the energetic radiation of new stars, this placid name hides a dramatic reality. The Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS) on the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured a dramatic view of gas and dust sculpted by intense radiation from hot young stars deep in the heart of the Lagoon Nebula (Messier 8).