Category: LISTS

Mar 6, 2014

27 Reasons Why You Should ALWAYS Ask for the Window Seat

27 Reasons Why You Should ALWAYS Ask for the Window Seat

There are plenty of reasons to ask for a window seat. For starters you can lean on the window if you want to sleep, and you never have to get up for someone else! But it’s what’s outside of that window that is most compelling. The world is a wonderful place, one that looks…

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Mar 4, 2014

10 Reasons Why ‘Dogs in Photo Booths’ is the Best Idea Ever

10 Reasons Why ‘Dogs in Photo Booths’ is the Best Idea Ever

Lynn Terry is a professional portrait photographer based out of St. Louis, Missouri. In addition to commercial projects and family portrait photography, Lynn has been working with animals for over a decade. Her favorite dogs are pit bulls, as Lynn tells the Huffington Post: “I have a personal affinity for the breed. They are…

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Mar 3, 2014

This Art School in Japan Lets Students Wear Whatever they Want to Graduation

This Art School in Japan Lets Students Wear Whatever they Want to Graduation

When students graduate from the Kanazawa College of Art in Japan, they get to wear whatever they want to the graduation ceremony. The annual event is clearly popular, judging from the number of television cameras, photographers and reporters on hand to cover the ceremony. I’m not sure which costume is your favorite but for…

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Feb 25, 2014

If the World were Represented by 100 people this is What it Would Look Like

If the World were Represented by 100 people this is What it Would Look Like

Earth’s population recently surpassed 7 billion people and that number is still growing. To comprehend the composition of our species 100people.org sought to help people, “better understand the complex issues facing our planet and the resources we share by framing the global population as 100 people”. Below I have compiled the statistics on 100people.org…

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Feb 13, 2014

This Guy Takes Photos with Random Things in his Beard because He Can

This Guy Takes Photos with Random Things in his Beard because He Can

It all started over Christmas break when Pierce Thiot (the beard) participated in his family’s holiday ‘talent show’ by trying to put as many pencils as he could into his beard. His wife, photographer Stacy Thiot, snapped a pic and Will It Beard was born. Since then the couple have taken a series of…

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Feb 11, 2014

50 Amazing Finds on Google Earth

50 Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographical information program. It maps the Earth by the superimposition of images obtained from satellite imagery, aerial photography and geographic information system (GIS) 3D globe. Just like their data-rich Maps and Street View offerings, Google Earth is a treasure trove of oddities. You’ve no doubt already…

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Feb 10, 2014

20 Highlights from the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

20 Highlights from the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

The shortlist for the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards was recently announced by the World Photography Organisation. Photographers from 166 countries submitted nearly 140,000 images (69,114 Professional entries; 65,512 Open entries and 4,928 Youth entries images), the highest number of entries in the awards’ seven year history. From the submissions the judges have selected…

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