Category: PICTURE OF THE DAY

Oct 30, 2014

Picture of the Day: Underneath a Transmission Tower

Picture of the Day: Underneath a Transmission Tower

Photograph by SirSaucySquid on reddit Reddit user SirSaucySquid lay directly underneath a transmission tower to capture this hypnotic photo. The dizzying array of steel is reminiscent of a sort of giant kaleidoscope pattern. The photo was taken on his phone and edited using the VSCO Cam app. A transmission tower is a tall structure,…

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Oct 29, 2014

Picture of the Day: Square Roots

Picture of the Day: Square Roots

Photograph by question_ev3rything on reddit Spotted in Guangzhou, China is this resilient tree, whose roots have grown in and around the surrounding sidewalk blocks. The photo was taken by reddit user question_ev3rything who posted the image to the mildlyinteresting subreddit. via question_ev3rything on reddit

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Oct 27, 2014

Picture of the Day: Morning Fog in Tuscany

Picture of the Day: Morning Fog in Tuscany

Photograph by Selitbul In this beautiful sunrise capture, we see an amazing farmhouse located near Pienza and San Quirico d’Orcia in Tuscany, Italy. The morning fog over the rolling hills makes for an idyllic scene. Imagine waking up and enjoying a nice cup of coffee overlooking a view like that! Tuscany is a region…

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Oct 26, 2014

Picture of the Day: Oklahoma Supercell

Picture of the Day: Oklahoma Supercell

Photograph by Minerva Studio Seen here is an intimidating storm cloud near Panhandle, Oklahoma. The imposing cloud’s grandeur is enhanced by the broad expanse of flat land, the so-called ‘Great Plains‘ region of the United States. Most of Oklahoma lies in an area known as Tornado Alley, characterized by frequent interaction between cold and…

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Oct 25, 2014

Picture of the Day: Google Exec Quietly Breaks Highest Jump World Record

Picture of the Day: Google Exec Quietly Breaks Highest Jump World Record

Photograph by J. Martin Harris Photography / PSDC If you recall the fanfare surrounding Felix Baumgartner’s record-breaking jump set just two years ago, you may be surprised to learn that the record was quietly broken Friday by Google executive, Alan Eustace, 57. At dawn Alan took off in a 35,000 cubic ft. helium balloon.…

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Oct 22, 2014

Picture of the Day: Cape Town from Above

Picture of the Day: Cape Town from Above

Photograph by Michael Jung In this breathtaking aerial taken from a helicopter, we see the beautiful city of Cape Town, South Africa. Cape Town is the second-most populous city in South Africa after Johannesburg and one of the most multicultural cities in the world. The city was named the World Design Capital for 2014…

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Oct 21, 2014

Picture of the Day: Calvin and Hobbes Street Art in Portland

Picture of the Day: Calvin and Hobbes Street Art in Portland

Photograph by Mike Vogel (@mikev on Twitter) Writer and Portland resident Mike Vogel spotted this wheatpaste poster of an older Calvin daydreaming about his childhood and the good times he had with his pal Hobbes. The street artwork was spotted at the corner of 7th Avenue and Salmon Street in southeast Portland. I was…

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