Category: PICTURE OF THE DAY

Aug 27, 2014

Picture of the Day: Abandoned Courtyard

Picture of the Day: Abandoned Courtyard

Photograph by Roberto Venegoni In this eerily serene capture, we see an overgrown courtyard at an abandoned psychiatric hospital. I came across the photo while looking through abandoned images on Flickr. Photographer Roberto Venegoni didn’t specify the exact location of the derelict building, but you can see more images from the set here. …

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Aug 26, 2014

Picture of the Day: Super Sneaky Sliding Brick Wall Door

Picture of the Day: Super Sneaky Sliding Brick Wall Door

Photograph by marvinvis on reddit Reddit user marvinvis spotted this sliding door that perfectly matches the exterior brick facade of this building. The crafty installation was spotted in the village of Wéris in Wallonia, Belgium. We can only speculate what goes on behind that wall door, but one must assume it’s something diabolically awesome.…

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Aug 25, 2014

Picture of the Day: A Snowplow for Train Tracks

Picture of the Day: A Snowplow for Train Tracks

Photograph by Freekee on Wikimedia Commons Seen here is a rotary snowplow which is used for clearing train tracks after heavy snowfalls. The machine’s precursor was the wedge snowplow. The one seen above was built in 1899, retired in 1964 and later restored in 1995, getting occasional use on the White Pass and Yukon…

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Aug 24, 2014

Picture of the Day: A Day at the Beach, 1905

Picture of the Day: A Day at the Beach, 1905

Colorized by SANNA DULLAWAY Website | Facebook | Prints available In this colorized photo by Sanna Dullaway, we see beach goers in Atlantic City, New Jersey circa 1905. Check out the swimming attire where people had to be covered and wear navy blue. Can you imagine being a woman and swimming in the water…

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Aug 22, 2014

Picture of the Day: When Skydivers Meet

Picture of the Day: When Skydivers Meet

Photograph by Dom Daher / Red Bull Content Pool Soul Flyers Fred Fugen and Vincent Reffet perform during training in Austria for The Ultimate Skydiving Combo, skydiving from 33,000 feet (10 km) above Austria on May 13th, 2014. Love the curvature of Earth in this shot! What an epic location for a handshake! …

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Aug 21, 2014

Picture of the Day: Railroad Sheet Music

Picture of the Day: Railroad Sheet Music

Artwork by Artur Bordalo Street artist Artur Bordalo aka Bordalo II, recently completed a series of artworks that incorporated railroad tracks. You can see the complete series on his Facebook page. In this particular version, Bordalo turned the tracks into a giant version of sheet music. The pieces were done on railroad tracks in…

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Aug 20, 2014

Picture of the Day: This was Just Taken from Space

Picture of the Day: This was Just Taken from Space

Photograph by Reid Wiseman (@astro_reid on Twitter) “Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine this. 10 minutes ago on the #ISS #aurora” Those were the words of astronaut Reid Wiseman who is currently aboard the International Space Station. He posted the photo above to Twitter last night at 6:04 pm ET (19…

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