Category: PICTURE OF THE DAY

Mar 16, 2014

Picture of the Day: Sidewalk Astronomy

Picture of the Day: Sidewalk Astronomy

SIDEWALK ASTRONOMY Photograph by piranhasaurusTex on reddit How cool is this! Spotted at a parking lot in Houston, Texas (Memorial Drive and Dairy Ashford Road) was this guy with a ‘Dobsonian‘ telescope and a sign that reads: This is a telescope. Come take a look at Jupiter. Free According to Wikipedia:…

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Mar 14, 2014

Picture of the Day: Colin Powell’s 60-Year-Old Selfie

Picture of the Day: Colin Powell’s 60-Year-Old Selfie

COLIN POWELL’S 60-YEAR-OLD SELFIE Photograph via Colin Powell on Facebook For Throwback Thursday, Colin Powell shared a self-proclaimed 60-year-old selfie on his Facebook page. He even called out Ellen DeGeneres! “Throwback Thursday – I was doing selfies 60 years before you Facebook folks. Eat your heart out Ellen!” The picture quickly…

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Mar 13, 2014

Picture of the Day: What a Dust Storm from a Plane Looks Like

Picture of the Day: What a Dust Storm from a Plane Looks Like

WHAT A DUST STORM FROM A PLANE LOOKS LIKE Photograph by RYAN SCOTT via @RaiderTex52 on Twitter This incredible dust storm (haboob) was spotted on 11 March 2014 just northwest of Amarillo, Texas from an airplane flying at approximately 38,000 ft. The amazing capture was taken by Ryan Scott who let his…

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Mar 12, 2014

Picture of the Day: Storm the Beach

Picture of the Day: Storm the Beach

STORM THE BEACH Photograph by JEFF SMALLWOOD Website | Flickr | Google+ | Facebook | 500px | Twitter | Prints In this fantastic capture by Jeff Smallwood we see a massive storm cloud rolling into Daytona Beach, Florida. The city lies about 51 miles (82.1 km) northeast of Orlando, 86 miles (138.4…

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Mar 11, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Pyramids of Giza from KFC

Picture of the Day: The Pyramids of Giza from KFC

THE PYRAMIDS OF GIZA FROM KFC Photograph by houstonau on reddit Here we see the iconic Pyramids of Giza from the inside of a nearby KFC. Unless you’ve visited Egypt, many people may not realize just how close the archaeological site is to the surrounding city. Check out the aerial view below…

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Mar 10, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Mast Walk

Picture of the Day: The Mast Walk

THE MAST WALK Photograph by ALEX THOMSON RACING Website | Facebook | Twitter | YouTube Solo round the world yachtsman Alex Thomson recently performed a daring feat on board his high-speed yacht. Dubbed the ‘mast walk‘, Thomson climbed up the 30-meter high mast of the moving vessel, taking a moment to enjoy…

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Mar 8, 2014

Picture of the Day: Oeschinen Lake, Switzerland

Picture of the Day: Oeschinen Lake, Switzerland

OESCHINEN LAKE, SWITZERLAND Photograph by STEFFEN SAUDER Located in Switzerland’s Bernese Oberland is the beautiful Oeschinen Lake. The lake is situated at an elevation of 1,578 metres (5,177 ft), has a surface area of 1.1147 square kilometres (0.4304 sq mi) and its maximum depth is 56 metres (184 ft). Oeschinen is fed…

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