Category: PICTURE OF THE DAY

Oct 10, 2014

Picture of the Day: Firefighters Put Out Blaze, Rescue Hamsters

Picture of the Day: Firefighters Put Out Blaze, Rescue Hamsters

Photograph by Lacey Fire Department Firefighters from the Lacey, Washington Fire Department recently responded to a call about a burning mobile home. The crew quickly extinguished the fire and noticed a family of pet hamsters inside the burning building. They grabbed the five hamsters—later identified as Oreo, Madonna and three unnamed babies—and brought them…

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Oct 9, 2014

Picture of the Day: Hong Kong Rooftopping at Night

Picture of the Day: Hong Kong Rooftopping at Night

Photograph by Vadim Makhorov / On The Roofs Rooftopping duo Vadim Makhorov and Vitaliy Raskalov (On The Roofs) made the most of their recent trip to Hong Kong. Not only did they take a heap of incredible images that show what Hong Kong looks like from the roofs of buildings, but they managed to…

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Oct 8, 2014

Picture of the Day: SHAAAARRRK!

Picture of the Day: SHAAAARRRK!

Photograph by Amanda Brewer In this incredible GoPro capture by Amanda Brewer, we get up close and personal with a female Great White Shark off the coast of Seal Island in Mossel Bay, South Africa. Brewer, who is an elementary school art teacher, snapped the photo this summer while interning at White Shark Africa,…

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Oct 7, 2014

Picture of the Day: Cloud City Chicago

Picture of the Day: Cloud City Chicago

Photograph by Brandon (@sharpmagunda on Instagram) In this fantastic capture by @sharpmagunda on Instagram, we see Chicago from high above with skyscrapers soaring above the clouds. Chicago is the third most populous city in the United States after New York and Los Angeles. This is just another reason to always get the window seat…

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Oct 4, 2014

Picture of the Day: Hiker Finds Giant Abyss in Lagos

Picture of the Day: Hiker Finds Giant Abyss in Lagos

Photograph by RTWin80weeks on reddit Reddit user RTWin80weeks recently stumbled upon this incredible abyss while hiking near Lagos, Portugal. While he doesn’t recall the exact coordinates, he says it was somewhere along Ponta de Piedade. After browsing through the comments it seems like the hole has recently sunk in, as pictures of the same…

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Oct 2, 2014

Picture of the Day: Sunset Beach Walk, Cape Town

Picture of the Day: Sunset Beach Walk, Cape Town

Photograph by Warren Goldswain In this beautiful sunset panorama, we see a tranquil beach near Cape Town, South Africa. In the distance you can make out the unmistakable flat-top of Table Mountain. Cape Town is the second-most populous city in South Africa after Johannesburg and one of the most multicultural cities in the world.…

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Oct 1, 2014

Picture of the Day: Dragon Dew

Picture of the Day: Dragon Dew

Photograph by Andrè Baumann A beautiful macro capture by Andrè Baumann shows a dragonfly covered in early morning dew. A dragonfly is an insect belonging to the order Odonata and is characterized by large multifaceted eyes, two pairs of strong transparent wings, and an elongated body. Dragonflies are among the fastest flying insects in…

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