May 21, 2011

The Labor of Love [Comic Strip]

The Labor of Love [Comic Strip]

COMIC BY JIM BENTON @ JIMBENTON.COM

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May 20, 2011

The Friday Shirk Report – Volume 110

The Friday Shirk Report – Volume 110

Welcome to the Friday Shirk Report where you will find the 20 funniest images, 10 most interesting articles, and 5 most viral videos from the previous week of sifting. Enjoy! *For those that prefer the links open in a new tab/window, try holding the CTRL key whilst clicking a link with your mouse Stay…

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May 19, 2011

Picture of the Day: Playing with Fire

Picture of the Day: Playing with Fire

PLAYING WITH FIRE Photograph by Skarphéðinn Þráinsson Photographer’s Description: Photographer on the edge of the crater at the erupting volcano in Fimmvörðuháls, Iceland (April 2010). While observing this photo I was amazed at how relaxed he was standing there while the volcano spreads the melting lava around the area. I guess the…

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May 19, 2011

Gorgeous Inward Facing Home in Mexico City [30 pics]

Gorgeous Inward Facing Home in Mexico City [30 pics]

Photograph by Pim Schalkwijk Finding a little peace and privacy in the largest metropolitan area in the Western Hemisphere can be challenging. A typical house design faces outward, with the front of your home facing the street and your backyard… well it’s in the back :) The architects at twentyfourseven addressed this challenge by…

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May 18, 2011

Picture of the Day: The Gordon Dam, Australia

Picture of the Day: The Gordon Dam, Australia

THE GORDON DAM, AUSTRALIA Photograph by Noodle Snacks The Gordon Dam (also known as Gordon River Dam), is a double curvature arch dam on the Gordon River in Tasmania, Australia. The dam has a length of 192 m (630 ft), and a height of 140 m (459 ft), making it the tallest…

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May 18, 2011

This Day In History – May 18th

This Day In History – May 18th

NAPOLEON PROCLAIMED EMPEROR OF THE FRENCH – MAY 18, 1804 Artwork by Jacques-Louis David Napoleon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a military and political leader during the latter stages of the French Revolution. As Napoleon I, he was Emperor of the French from 1804 to 1815. His…

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May 17, 2011

Picture of the Day: Honey, I’m Home!

Picture of the Day: Honey, I’m Home!

HONEY, I’M HOME! Photograph by MUHAMMAD MAHDI KARIM A 12mm long Western Honey Bee flies back to its hive carrying pollen in a pollen basket. Captured in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on a private facility. The pollen basket or corbicula is part of the tibia on the hind legs of honey bees,…

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