After the discovery of bromate in the water, Los Angeles, California officials began to search for a method to shade the Ivanhoe and Elysian Reservoirs, as an adverse chemical reaction caused by sunlight was the reason for the presence of carcinogenic compounds. A DWP biologist devised a plan to shade the resevoirs using 3 million black plastic orbs.

día de furia - synthol EP (2014)

Emma Kunz (via Emma Kunz - FlatSurface - Contemporary art blog)

Appearance Of Crosses by Ding Li
Continual painting series by Shanghai artist creates abstract colourful grids using the cross as his motif mark unit. He has been making these paintings for 20 years and is considered one of the most important abstract artists working in China today.
More can be discovered at ShangART Gallery website here

Our Earth is peppered with some 20,000 tons of stardust a year. Scanned from Wonderland of Science. 1930s.

Lenticular clouds over Mount Fuji, Japan. These are stationary lens-shaped clouds that form at high altitudes, usually perpendicular to the direction of the wind.