The stunning images of water droplets that show rain can sometimes be a work of art

The mesmerising images of water droplets that show there's no greater artist on Earth than Mother Nature | UPDATED: 15:36 GMT, 27 December 2012 As Britain is lashed by rain and floods, a Russian photographer has captured another side of water in these stunning images of droplets.

Winter wonderland: Stunning snow sculptures at China"s annual ice festival

These snow sculptures are brrrilliant! Ice cool art set to draw record crowds | UPDATED: 17:38 GMT, 24 December 2012 These beautiful ice sculptures create a real winter wonderland as they are painstakingly created from huge mounds of compressed snow for China's annual ice festival. After thousands of man hours in the making, the stunning sculptures are finally ready for the throngs of tourists at the annual Jingyue Snow World festival in Jingyuetan National Forest in China's Jilin Province.

Traveling back in time through the photographer"s lens: One artist"s amazing color pictures of life in the 1950s

Traveling back in time through the photographer's lens: One artist's amazing color pictures of life in the 1950s | UPDATED: 19:52 GMT, 24 December 2012 A new collection of stunning photographs by famed artist Fred Herzog gives a glimpse into the breadth and scope of his talent.

Sub-zero Britain to warm up as Atlantic front sweeps in… but the "Pest from the West" will bring more rain and the wet weather could last…

Sub-zero Britain to warm up as Atlantic front sweeps in… but the 'Pest from the West' will bring more rain and the wet weather could last until ChristmasRiver Thames freezes over at Wargrave, Berkshire, and in parts of LondonTemperatures set to rise by Friday… but rain is also set to return | UPDATED: 01:52 GMT, 13 December 2012 Freezing fog and ice brought beautiful scenes to the countryside but transport chaos in many cities yesterday as temperatures plummeted to -10C

Spectacular photos of snowmobilers riding snowy border between Sweden and Norway

On the road to snow-where! Spectacular shots of snowmobilers riding snowy border between Sweden and NorwayPhotographer Havard Dalgrav, 25, captured scenes of the 'snow motorway' Riding snowmobiles for fun is illegal in Norway, pictured to the right, but legal in Sweden, pictured to the leftGroup travelled unhindered along the 10,000 mile long route | UPDATED: 16:17 GMT, 12 December 2012 This spectacular snowy route marks the border between Sweden and Norway – and is perfect challenge for adventure-loving snowmobilers. But this group are quite literally treading on a thin line – because to their right is Norway where riding a snowmobile for fun is illegal while to their left is Sweden where it is allowed. Strict laws in Norway mean unless it is work related, riding snowmobiles is against the law.

Booming Ice Chasm: Underground chamber beneath Rocky Mountains has giant ice slides that never melt

Inside the glacier-cave: Amazing underground chamber with giant ice slides that never melt 140 metre deep cave is beneath the Rocky MountainsCrystal clear ice makes explorers feel they are flying, while unique acoustics make it almost impossible to converse | UPDATED: 14:09 GMT, 10 December 2012 These are the stunning images which capture the breathtaking beauty of a new world discovered in an ice chasm beneath the Rocky Mountains. The cave, called Booming Ice Chasm, was named for it's incredible acoustics – as falling rocks crash and 'boom' when they tumble down the 140 metre deep cave. The crystal clear ice is several meters thick – and explorers say navigating across it makes them feel like they are flying.

Moby Trick: "Fire-breathing" whale creates spectacular optical illusion in the sunset sky

Moby Trick: 'Fire-breathing' whale creates spectacular optical illusion in the sunset sky | UPDATED: 15:16 GMT, 6 December 2012 Like some dragon from the deep, a whale rises majestically to the surface and spouts a huge ball of fire from his blowhole. Of course this stunning image is really nothing more than an optical illusion as sunlight is refracted through the jet of moist air creating a orange glow

Britain"s biggest collection of light bulbs: stunning coloured bulbs go under the hammer for 3,000

All things bright and beautiful: Stunning collection of colourful light bulbs is Britain's biggestCollection of 500 bulbs belonged to lighting engineer Bill CarltonIncludes bulbs made with rare metals and others from 19th CenturyHaul sold at auction to a European buyer for 1,750 today | UPDATED: 20:42 GMT, 6 December 2012 Britain’s biggest collection of light bulbs went under the hammer for 1,750 at auction today. The set of more than 500 bulbs was bought as a single lot by a European buyer after the electrician who spent years collecting them died