Category: LISTS

May 30, 2011

25 Remarkable Photographs of Gorillas

25 Remarkable Photographs of Gorillas

Photograph by NATALIE MANUEL Gorillas are the world’s largest primates and the closest living relatives to humans next to the chimpanzee. They are magnificent creatures with above average intelligence. Their facial expressions can be hauntingly human-like and unfortunately they are an endangered species. Below you will find a collection of 25 remarkable photographs with…

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May 24, 2011

Forgotten Monuments from the former Yugoslavia

Forgotten Monuments from the former Yugoslavia

Podgaric – Photograph by Jan Kempenaers Below you will find an incredible collection of photographs by Jan Kempenaers. All of the images are from his book, simply titled Spomenik. You can find the book for sale through his publisher Roma Publications or on Amazon. Details about these fascinating monuments along with a brief overview…

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May 16, 2011

20 Impressive Moats Around the World

20 Impressive Moats Around the World

Bodiam Castle – East Sussex England | Photographer Unknown A moat is a deep, broad ditch, typically filled with water, that surrounds a castle, building or town. Historically, it provided a preliminary line of defence. In some places moats evolved into more extensive water defences, including natural or artificial lakes, dams and sluices. In…

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May 5, 2011

35 Hilarious Illustrations by Glennz

35 Hilarious Illustrations by Glennz

Last June, the Sifter did a post on the awesome work of artist and illustrator extraordinairre, Glenn Jones aka Glennz. Glenn is a graphic designer and illustrator from Auckland, New Zealand. ‘GLENN’ from ‘NZ’ = GLENNZ; which was his user name on the T-shirt design site Threadless.com. What started as a hobby quickly became…

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May 2, 2011

The Top 25 Ranked Freshwater Aquariums in the World

The Top 25 Ranked Freshwater Aquariums in the World

Since 2001, the International Aquatic Plant Layout Contest (IAPLC) has been the largest planted aquarium design competition in the world. Hobbyists from all over the globe enter their aquariums in hopes of winning the grand prize of 1 million Yen (approx. $12K USD). However, more important than the monetary reward is the global ranking…

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Apr 14, 2011

The Mighty Tiger: 15 Facts and 25 Stunning Photos

The Mighty Tiger: 15 Facts and 25 Stunning Photos

Photograph by TODD RYBURN Beautiful, deadly and endangered. The tiger is all of these. Below you will find 15 fascinating facts and 25 incredible photographs of this magnificent animal. 2. Photograph by MILA ZINKOVA 3. Photograph by MIKE SEAMONS The tiger is the largest of the four “big cats” (lions, jaguars,…

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Apr 7, 2011

25 Haunting Shipwrecks Around the World

25 Haunting Shipwrecks Around the World

Turks & Caicos – Photograph by IPWNNOOBS Fellow blogger Tom Moran from Urban Ghosts inspired this post. His excellent article on ‘Ship Graveyards: Abandoned Ships, Boats and Shipyards‘ sent me on a quest to find some incredible photographs of shipwrecks around the world. The United Nations estimates that there are more than 3 million…

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