Category: PICTURE OF THE DAY

Nov 27, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Star Dunes of Algeria

Picture of the Day: The Star Dunes of Algeria

Photograph by NASA/GSFC/METI/ERSDAC/JAROS, and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team In some areas, winds tend to blow in roughly the same general direction all year. The Grand Erg Oriental, a sprawling sea of sand dunes in the Saharan Desert, is not one of them. The winds in northeastern Algeria tend to be complex and changing.…

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Nov 26, 2014

Picture of the Day: New York Sunset from the GW Bridge, 1936

Picture of the Day: New York Sunset from the GW Bridge, 1936

Photograph by New York City Municipal Archives, WPA Federal Writers’ Project, Jack Rosenzwieg / AP In this beautiful black and white photo from 22 December 1936, a man looks across the Hudson River towards Manhattan from the New York tower of the George Washington Bridge. The photo is one of over 900,000 that are…

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Nov 25, 2014

Picture of the Day: Camera Fossil

Picture of the Day: Camera Fossil

Artwork by Daniel Arsham | danielarsham.com Daniel Arsham just released the latest installment of his Future Relic series entitled Camera (2014). The artwork depicts a sort of fossilized version of a modern-day SLR camera made from plaster and broken glass. OHWOW Gallery announced the second chapter of Daniel Arsham’s Future Relic series, with the…

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Nov 24, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Black Swan

Picture of the Day: The Black Swan

Photograph by Kiril Krastev Seen here is a beautiful black swan in Bulgaria’s Bacha Reservoir. The black swan (Cygnus atratus) is a large waterbird, a species of swan, which breeds mainly in the southeast and southwest regions of Australia. The black swan was a literary or artistic image, even before the discovery of Cygnus…

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Nov 23, 2014

Picture of the Day: Best Friends at 10, 17 and 29

Picture of the Day: Best Friends at 10, 17 and 29

Photograph by downwarddawg on reddit In this awesome series of photos we see a group of six guys that have been best friends for nearly two decades. It’s always fascinating to see how people age in these kinds of recreations and it’s even more wonderful that this group has remained friends after all these…

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Nov 20, 2014

Picture of the Day: Trippiest Tattoo Ever

Picture of the Day: Trippiest Tattoo Ever

Artwork by Paul O’Rourke Tattoo artist Paul O’Rourke recently completed this amazing geometric tattoo in a single 2.5 hour session. The artist works out of the Allstar Tattoo shop in Limerick City, Ireland. What a trip! You can see more of Paul’s fantastic artwork on Facebook and Instagram. via Paul O’Rourke Tattoos on…

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Nov 20, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Snow Wall

Picture of the Day: The Snow Wall

Photograph by Joseph DeBenedictis (@Joseph_Video on Twitter) Western New York is currently experiencing a historic snowstorm with another 2 – 3 ft of snow expected to fall in the Buffalo area by late Thursday. Driven by the lake effect, a massive snowstorm dumped upwards of 60 inches (152 cm) on parts of Western New…

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