Category: PICTURE OF THE DAY

Jul 30, 2014

Picture of the Day: Going for a (Space) Walk

Picture of the Day: Going for a (Space) Walk

Photograph by NASA [12 December 2006] Backdropped by a colorful Earth, astronaut Robert L. Curbeam, Jr. (left) and European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Christer Fuglesang, both STS-116 mission specialists, participate in the mission’s first of three planned sessions of extravehicular activity (EVA) as construction resumes on the International Space Station. The landmasses depicted are…

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Jul 29, 2014

Picture of the Day: Royal Azaleas on Mt. Hwangmaesan

Picture of the Day: Royal Azaleas on Mt. Hwangmaesan

Photograph by DaeWook Kim In this beautiful capture by DaeWook Kim, we see fields of Royal Azaleas on Mt. Hwangmaesan in South Korea during the Hapcheon Hwangmaesan Royal Azalea Festival which runs from May 3 – 16 each year. According to South Korea’s official tourism site: The 1,108-meter-high Mt. Hwangmaesan encompasses the three peaks…

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Jul 28, 2014

Picture of the Day: Sea Horse

Picture of the Day: Sea Horse

Photograph by KURT ARRIGO Website | Facebook | Twitter | Tumblr | 500px In this beautiful underwater capture by Kurt Arrigo (featured previously), we see a horse going for a swim in the ocean. I love that he caught this from below, it adds an extra element to an already ethereal scene. To see…

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Jul 27, 2014

Picture of the Day: This Paint Job Cost $383

Picture of the Day: This Paint Job Cost $383

Photographer Unknown via zimvi on reddit Seen here is a 1949 Cadillac covered in 38,295 pennies. According to the blog You Got to be Kidding, the pennies were affixed one by one using silicone. The project took six weeks to complete and added over 200 pounds to the car’s overall weight. If you enjoyed…

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Jul 26, 2014

Picture of the Day: Crystal Clear Canoeing

Picture of the Day: Crystal Clear Canoeing

Photograph by Cristian Perrella In this fantastic GoPro capture by Cristian Perrella, we see the crystal clear Lago del Matese in Caserta in the south of Italy. What a beautiful landscape to canoe through! The image was selected as GoPro’s photo of the day earlier this year. Lago del Matese can be seen on…

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Jul 23, 2014

Picture of the Day: Autumn in Norway

Picture of the Day: Autumn in Norway

Photograph by Ximonic (Simo Räsänen) on Wikimedia Commons Seen here is a breathtaking Autumn view near Gullesfjordbotn in the island of Hinnøya, Kvæfjord, Troms, Norway. The photo was taken back in September of 2010. Hinnøya is the fourth-largest island in Norway – and the largest off the mainland – covering an area of 2,204.7…

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Jul 22, 2014

Picture of the Day: A Submerged Park in Austria

Picture of the Day: A Submerged Park in Austria

Photograph by Martinstr on Pixabay Grüner See (Green Lake) is a lake in Styria, Austria in a village named Tragöß. The lake is surrounded by the Hochschwab mountains and forests. The name “Green Lake” originated because of its emerald-green water which comes from the snowmelt from the karst mountains. During the winter, the lake…

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