Category: PICTURE OF THE DAY

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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Dec 9, 2014

Picture of the Day: Bizarre Cloud with Razor Sharp Edges

Picture of the Day: Bizarre Cloud with Razor Sharp Edges

Photograph by ZormLeahcim on reddit Can’t say I’ve ever seen this before. Reddit user ZormLeahcim snapped this photo of a strange cloud with two very straight edges. The photo was taken on 29 November at 2:30 ET at Hanscom AFB in Bedford, Massachusetts. If anyone can explain this phenomenon please let us know in…

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Dec 5, 2014

Picture of the Day: Palau Banta, Indonesia

Picture of the Day: Palau Banta, Indonesia

Photograph by Jialiang Gao | peace-on-earth.org In this incredible aerial photo we see the island of Palau Banta, located in the Lesser Sunda Islands of Indonesia. The Lesser Sunda Islands or Nusa Tenggara are a group of islands in Maritime Southeast Asia, north of Australia. Komodo National Park is located within the Lesser Sunda…

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Dec 3, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Vaulted Ceilings of St Aubin

Picture of the Day: The Vaulted Ceilings of St Aubin

Photograph by Luc Viatour | http://www.Lucnix.be Seen here are the amazing vaulted ceilings and dome of St Aubin’s Cathedral in Namur, Wallonia, Belgium. St Aubin’s is the only cathedral in Belgium in the Late Baroque style and was built between 1751 and 1767. Inside, all colour is avoided, replaced by architectural enrichments and the…

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Dec 2, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Oldest Tree in Estonia

Picture of the Day: The Oldest Tree in Estonia

Photograph by Abrget47j on Wikimedia Comoons Seen here is the famous Tamme-Lauri oak, the thickest and oldest tree in Estonia, located in Urvaste Parish, Võru County. The height of the tree is 17 metres (56 ft) with a circumference of 831 centimetres (327 in). According to researchers the tree was planted around 1326. [source]…

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Nov 30, 2014

Picture of the Day: Love Never Dies

Picture of the Day: Love Never Dies

Artwork by Jonathan (Jobi) Bouchard | Photograph by Sanding Ovations Seen here is the 2014 Sanding Ovations Master Cup 1st Place Winner and People’s Choice Winner, Jonathan (Jobi) Bouchard’s “Love Never Dies” sand sculpture. The 6th annual competition took place from November 19-23, 2014 in the beach town of Treasure Island, Florida. You can…

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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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