Jun 24, 2014

How Wave Photographer Clark Little Got His Big Break

How Wave Photographer Clark Little Got His Big Break

Getting tossed around by shorebreak and slammed into the sand day after day is a rough go; Clark Little wouldn’t have it any other way. In fact, for the North Shore local, it’s all in a good day’s work. But the Waimea addict didn’t grow up snapping shots with his father’s camera like so…

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Jun 24, 2014

These Abstract Street Artworks Look Like Portals to Another Dimension

These Abstract Street Artworks Look Like Portals to Another Dimension

In an ongoing series of abstract 3-D artworks, German street artist 1010 has an amazing ability to create depth on walls with pieces that look like portals to another dimension. Information is sparse on the artist but you can see his work and unique style on his website, Facebook and Flickr pages. 1.…

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Jun 23, 2014

Picture of the Day: The First Image of Earth from Another Planet

Picture of the Day: The First Image of Earth from Another Planet

THE FIRST IMAGE OF EARTH FROM ANOTHER PLANET Photograph by NASA/JPL/Cornell/Texas A&M This is the first image ever taken of Earth from the surface of a planet beyond the Moon. It was taken by the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit one hour before sunrise on the 63rd Martian day, or sol, of its…

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Jun 23, 2014

This is Rufus. He’s Been a Member of Wimbledon’s Security Team for 14 Years

This is Rufus. He’s Been a Member of Wimbledon’s Security Team for 14 Years

Meet Rufus, the Wimbledon Hawk that has protected the courts from pigeons since 2000. Before Rufus, pigeons would often interrupt play and groundskeepers were deployed to shoo away the birds with varying levels of success. Ever since Rufus joined the security team, Wimbledon has been ‘pigeon interruption free’.

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Jun 23, 2014

These Were Handmade in the 1800s by Layering Sand. No Glue was Used

These Were Handmade in the 1800s by Layering Sand. No Glue was Used

Andrew Clemens (1857-1894) was an artist from Dubuque, Iowa but spent most of his life in nearby McGregor. At the age of five Clemens was stricken with encephalitis that left him completely deaf and nearly mute. At age 13 Clemens began experimenting with sand art, collecting multicolored sands from Iowa’s Pictured Rocks region. He…

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Jun 22, 2014

Picture of the Day: Street Cyclops

Picture of the Day: Street Cyclops

STREET CYCLOPS Artwork by OakOak Website | Facebook | Twitter Another gem from OakOak (featured previously here and here) shows a tiny Cyclops somewhere in Paris. When the sunlight is just right, something delightful happens and the X-Men character comes to life. Be sure to check out Oakoak’s website and Facebook page…

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Jun 22, 2014

A Master Cellist and Street Dance Legend Get Together and Make Something Beautiful

A Master Cellist and Street Dance Legend Get Together and Make Something Beautiful

An incredible collaboration between master cellist Yo-Yo Ma and street dance legend Lil Buck. The performance, entitled The Dying Swan, was recorded by director Spike Jonze on his cell phone Yo-Yo Ma (born October 7, 1955) was a child prodigy and was performing by age five. The artist has recorded 75 albums, won 15…

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