Apr 30, 2014

18 Unforgettable Restaurants with Unique Surroundings

18 Unforgettable Restaurants with Unique Surroundings

From high in the sky to under the sea, these 18 restaurants with unique surroundings are a feast for the eyes. Whether you’re stepping into the past or gazing as far as the eye can see, these restaurants are sure to provide a memorable dining experience for your next meal. If you know of…

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Apr 29, 2014

Picture of the Day: San Giulio Island, Italy

Picture of the Day: San Giulio Island, Italy

SAN GIULIO ISLAND, ITALY Photograph by Luca Casartelli In this lovely capture by Luca Casartelli, we see Isola San Giulio (or San Giulio Island) on Lake Orta, in the region of Piedmont in northwestern Italy. The island measures 275 metres (902 feet) long by 140 metres (459 feet) wide. The most famous…

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Apr 29, 2014

Professional Musician Plays on a Public Piano

Professional Musician Plays on a Public Piano

On the concourse of the St Pancras International railway station in London, a piano was placed with the words, Play Me, I’m Yours. Henri Herbert, a keyboard player with the Jim Jones Revue, decided to give an impromptu performance for his fellow bystanders. For those curious, an audio recording placed very close to the…

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Apr 29, 2014

A Lawyer Asked This Teacher What He Makes. BIG Mistake.

A Lawyer Asked This Teacher What He Makes. BIG Mistake.

A teacher for nine years, Taylor Mali is also a four-time National Poetry Slam champion and the author of three books, most recently, “What Teachers Make: In Praise of the Greatest Job in the World.” A staunch supporter of educators and the art of teaching, Mali’s New Teacher Project has a goal of attracting…

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Apr 28, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Multiple Exposure Blood Moon

Picture of the Day: The Multiple Exposure Blood Moon

THE MULTIPLE EXPOSURE BLOOD MOON Photograph by NASA/JSC From open prairie land on the 1625-acre Johnson Space Center site, a Johnson Space Center photographer took this multi-frame composite image of the so-called “Blood Moon” lunar eclipse in the early hours of April 15. The eclipse is a phenomenon that occurs when the…

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Apr 28, 2014

Amazing ‘Forensic Collages’ of Famous Dutch Paintings

Amazing ‘Forensic Collages’ of Famous Dutch Paintings

Michael Mapes is a mixed-media collage artist currently living in Croton Falls, New York. He received his BFA and MFA from the University of Chicago and has exhibited his work in solo and group shows around the country. In a series entitled The Dutch Master collection, Mapes uses a variety of items including: photographic…

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Apr 28, 2014

This Bird Catches Fish Using Bread as Bait

This Bird Catches Fish Using Bread as Bait

Watch this crafty Green Heron use a piece of bread to lure nearby fish. What a clever bird! According to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology: The Green Heron is one of the world’s few tool-using bird species. It creates fishing lures with bread crusts, insects, earthworms, twigs, feathers, and other objects, dropping them on…

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