Category: PICTURE OF THE DAY

Dec 18, 2014

Picture of the Day: Delivering a Computer in 1957

Picture of the Day: Delivering a Computer in 1957

Photograph via Norfolk Record Office Seen here is the Norwich City Council’s first computer, being delivered to the City Treasurer’s Department in Bethel Street, Norwich in 1957. The City of Norwich, and its forward-thinking Treasurer, Mr A.J. Barnard, were pioneers in the application of computer technology to the work of UK local authorities and…

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Dec 16, 2014

Picture of the Day: Mysterious Crater in Siberia

Picture of the Day: Mysterious Crater in Siberia

Photograph by Vladimir Pushkarev/Russian Centre of Arctic Exploration Scientists in northern Siberia’s Yamal Peninsula recently descended into a massive, newly formed crater. Vladimir Pushkarev, the leader of the new mission and director of the Russian Centre of Arctic Exploration, took probes and made measurements with his team in hopes determining the cause of the…

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Dec 15, 2014

Picture of the Day: Sailing Through a Tiny Planet Panorama

Picture of the Day: Sailing Through a Tiny Planet Panorama

Photograph by Stephanie Alexis on Instagram In this 360 ‘tiny planet’ panorama by Stephanie Alexis, we see her and a friend appearing to sail on a tiny water planet. The photo was recently featured by GoPro as their Photo of the Day. The photo is actually a composite of two images: the sailboat pic,…

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Dec 14, 2014

Picture of the Day: Kiss from a Puffer Fish

Picture of the Day: Kiss from a Puffer Fish

Photograph by Brocken Inaglory Seen here is a white-spotted puffer (Arothron hispidus) just off the coast of Big Island, Hawaii. The white-spotted puffer is a medium-sized puffer fish and can reach 50 cm length. It is light grey in color with small white spots. It also has concentric contrasting white and dark grey lines…

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Dec 12, 2014

Picture of the Day: Corbusier-Inspired Chaise Bathtub

Picture of the Day: Corbusier-Inspired Chaise Bathtub

Design by Omvivo Seen here is a stunning Le Corbusier-inspired ‘chaise lounge’ bathtub by Omvivo. Le Cob Bath holds significantly less water than a conventional bath and can be used in a similar way to the traditional Japanese soaker bath. The cascading overflow into the pebbles below is simply elegant. For more information visit…

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Dec 11, 2014

Picture of the Day: Elakala Falls, West Virginia

Picture of the Day: Elakala Falls, West Virginia

Photograph via ForestWander Nature Photography Seen here are the beautiful Elakala Waterfalls in Blackwater Falls State park, West Virginia, USA. Elakala Falls are a series of four waterfalls. The first of the series of waterfalls is 35 feet (11 m) in height and is easily accessible from park trails. The remaining three waterfalls of…

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Dec 10, 2014

Picture of the Day: This Director is Possum

Picture of the Day: This Director is Possum

Photograph via Australian War Memorial In this awesome vintage photo from 1943, a ringtail possum examines an Australian Department of Information movie camera somewhere in north Australia. The curious critter even assumes the operators’ stance! What a candid and perfectly timed capture. That’s what I call an awesome possum! (Louis C.K. reference anyone?) …

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