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Apr 24, 2012

The Hut Above the Clouds on the Matterhorn

The Hut Above the Clouds on the Matterhorn

The Solvay Hut is the highest hut on the Matterhorn at 4,003 meters (13,133 ft). Situated on a ledge immediately above the Moseley Slab on the Hörnligrat, it’s a small emergency refuge that can accommodate about 10 people. It is strictly to be used in the event of an emergency but many climbers…

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Apr 24, 2012

21 Photos that Capture the Exact Moment of Impact

21 Photos that Capture the Exact Moment of Impact

Alan Sailer is an artist that specializes in high-speed photography. He has a penchant for shooting and blowing up things up like fruit, household items or stuff he finds at flea markets, thrift store and yard sales. The results are posted to his wildly active and entertaining Flickr page where he discusses his process…

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Apr 23, 2012

50 Animated GIFs for Every Situation Ever

50 Animated GIFs for Every Situation Ever

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then an animated gif must be worth some kind of number I can’t even begin to comprehend. If you’ve ever found yourself browsing the Internet and felt compelled to respond with a witty reply, only to come up: wow, mind. blown., golf clap, etc. Then these…

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Apr 23, 2012

The World Travels of a Giant Rubber Duck

The World Travels of a Giant Rubber Duck

Artwork by Florentijn Hofman Florentijn Hofman is a Dutch artist based out of Rotterdam. He’s internationally renowned for his large-scale sculptures which often originate from recognizable, everyday objects. In his ongoing Rubber Duck series, Florentijn takes the iconic rubber duck (that children around the world can identify), and takes it to a massive…

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Apr 21, 2012

Touching Portraits of Elderly Animals

Touching Portraits of Elderly Animals

In this powerful and touching series by photographer Isa Leshko, we get an intimate glimpse into the lives of elderly animals. Below is a small gallery of these moving black and white photographs along with a short documentary on Isa’s Eldery Animals series by Walley Films. To see more images from this series or…

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Apr 19, 2012

In Pictures: Space Shuttle Discovery’s Final Flight [35 photos]

In Pictures: Space Shuttle Discovery’s Final Flight [35 photos]

Photograph by NASA/Tim Jacobs NASA’s space shuttle fleet began setting records with its first launch on April 12, 1981 and continued to set high marks of achievement and endurance through 30 years of missions. Starting with Columbia and continuing with Challenger, Discovery, Atlantis and Endeavour, the spacecraft has carried people into orbit repeatedly,…

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Apr 18, 2012

Boy With Leukemia Becomes Batman for a Day

Boy With Leukemia Becomes Batman for a Day

Photograph by the Arlington Police Department on Facebook Kye is a 7-year-old Arlington, Texas native suffering from Leukemia. It’s always been his wish to be Batman, and on Saturday April 14, 2012 with the assistance of the Arlington Police and Fire Departments in conjunction with the non-profit ‘A Wish with Wings‘, that dream…

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