Sand Looks Unbelievably Cool Under a Microscope

You probably have no idea how cool that sand you're walking on really is.

Art, Sand

6/23/2022 6:03:00 AM

“It blew my mind, to tell you the truth,” he says. “I had no idea sand could look that way.” (From 2014)

You probably have no idea how cool that sand you're walking on really is.

Next time youfind yourself walking along a beach, stop for a second and shift your focus from the obvious beauty of the ocean to what’s underneath your feet. Sure, it probably looks like bunch of unremarkable brown sand, and to the naked eye, you're totally right. Except, the truth is, sand is very much remarkable, at least when you stick it under a microscope. “Every time I see sand under a microscope, it’s a surprise,” says

Gary Greenberg. “It’s like treasure hunting, only the treasures are very small, and they’re not very expensive.”Greenberg has been photographing bits of sand for years. He’s published a book on the subject and is writing another, due out next year. He’s what you’d call a microscopic sand grain photography expert, if such a title even exists. And his work is an amazing look at something we rarely give thought to.

Read more: WIRED »

Eagles' Jason Kelce Celebrity Bartending At Ocean Drive In Sea Isle To Raise Money For Eagles Autism Foundation

Proceeds will benefit the Eagles Autism Foundation. Read more >>

Here's what the future of lower-emission transportation looks likeInsider tells the global tech, finance, markets, media, healthcare, and strategy stories you want to know.

Elon Musk's transgender child looks to change name to cut all ties with fatherTesla CEO and SpaceX founder Elon Musk's transgender child has filed a request for a name change over gender identity and the rift between the two. Geez leave them alone… Shouldn’t you be reporting things that actually help people Elon write the child out of your will

First day of summer looks seasonal, hotter temps into weekendThe first day of summer 2022 will be seasonal with temps near 90 degrees inland and in the 80s at the beach.

The bee buzz about the Beehive State looks bad in this studyIt might be surprising to find that one company finds the Beehive State to be one of the worst for beekeeping in its inaugural study on the subject.

A History of Men’s Makeup in 6 Mesmerizing LooksFrom 18th-century dandies to ’90s club kids, makeup artist Darian Darling and musician Jake Wesley Rogers take Vogue through the colorful history of men’s makeup. Hit the follow button , I will follow back immediately OfficialKay001

Vanessa Bryant's Daughter Looks Like Late Dad Kobe on Her 3rd BirthdayVanessa and Kobe Bryant's daughter Capri celebrates her third birthday.