Jul 13, 2011

Picture of the Day: The Champ de Mars in Paris

Picture of the Day: The Champ de Mars in Paris

THE CHAMP DE MARS IN PARIS Photograph by DILIFF The Champ de Mars (English: Field of Mars) is a large public greenspace in Paris, France, located in the seventh arrondissement, between the Eiffel Tower to the northwest and the École Militaire to the southeast. The park is named after the Campus Martius…

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Jul 13, 2011

This Day In History – July 13th

This Day In History – July 13th

JULIUS CAESAR IS BORN – JULY 13, 100 BC Image via The Mad Monarchist Gaius Julius Caesar (13 July 100 BC – 15 March 44 BC) was a Roman general and statesman. He played a critical role in the gradual transformation of the Roman Republic into the Roman Empire. In 60…

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Jul 12, 2011

Picture of the Day: This Dollar Bill Looks Fishy

Picture of the Day: This Dollar Bill Looks Fishy

THIS DOLLAR BILL LOOKS FISHY Artwork by MIZU KAMI via MIZU KAMI ON TUMBLR

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Jul 12, 2011

2 Homes 1 Lot: Stone Houses by Leroy Street Studio

2 Homes 1 Lot: Stone Houses by Leroy Street Studio

Photograph by Leroy Street Studio Situated on a flat 12-acre lot dotted with specimen trees, the clients, a mother and daughter, requested Leroy Street Studio design a low-maintenance weekend residence for themselves and their guests. The result was Stone Houses, two separate houses linked with a network of dry-stack stone walls, unifying the exterior…

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Jul 11, 2011

Picture of the Day: Cool Guys Don’t Look at Explosions

Picture of the Day: Cool Guys Don’t Look at Explosions

COOL GUYS DON’T LOOK AT EXPLOSIONS Photograph by JOSH THORNE The Claw Productions says Director: Michael Blieden Producer: Inman Young Producers: Zach Galifianakis, A.D. Miles Blieden’s notes: That’s right, we blew the sh!t out of a mobile home in Shreveport, Louisiana. This image has not been photoshopped at all, so yes A.D.…

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Jul 11, 2011

20 Stunning Japanese Gardens Around the World

20 Stunning Japanese Gardens Around the World

Honbo Garden – Osaka, Japan | Photograph by 63highland Japanese Gardens can be found at private homes, in neighborhood or city parks, and at historical landmarks such as Buddhist temples, Shinto shrines and old castles around the world. In Japanese culture, garden-making is a high art, intimately related to the linked arts of calligraphy…

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Jul 10, 2011

Picture of the Day: Lions Lounging in the Trees

Picture of the Day: Lions Lounging in the Trees

LIONS LOUNGING IN THE TREES Photograph by WAI CHUN TURNBULL Photographer’s Description: Taken in June this year during a game drive at Nakuru National Park in Kenya. Rounding a bend on the track I came upon not one but seven of these magnificent young lions draped across the branches of an acacia…

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