Jun 30, 2011

Picture of the Day: Coldplay @ Glastonbury Main Stage

Picture of the Day: Coldplay @ Glastonbury Main Stage

COLDPLAY @ GLASTONBURY MAIN STAGE 2011 Photograph by MATT CARDY / GETTY IMAGES Fricken Lasers fill the sky above the audience as Coldplay performs on the main Pyramid Stage at the Glastonbury Festival, on June 25, 2011. via The Atlantic’s In Focus with Alan Taylor – Glastonbury 2011 …

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Jun 30, 2011

The Great White Shark: Masters of the Sea [20 pics]

The Great White Shark: Masters of the Sea [20 pics]

Photograph by TERRY GOSS The Great White Shark is one of nature’s greatest and most feared predators. Though not the ‘ferocious man-eater’ they are depicted to be in the blockbuster film Jaws, the great white shark is an intimidating creature with awesome power and speed. Enjoy the 20 incredible photographs below along with some…

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Jun 29, 2011

Picture of the Day: Camel Caravan at an Oasis

Picture of the Day: Camel Caravan at an Oasis

CAMEL CARAVAN AT AN OASIS Photograph by GEORGE STEINMETZ / NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Knee-deep wading is bliss for camels in Chad’s Archeï, a canyon whose trapped waters hold a zoological surprise. Fertilized by beasts’ droppings, algae are eaten by fish that are preyed upon by an isolated group of crocodiles. National Geographic…

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Jun 29, 2011

This Day In History – June 29th

This Day In History – June 29th

ST-HILAIRE TRAIN DISASTER – JUNE 29, 1864 The St-Hilaire train disaster was a railroad disaster that occurred on June 29, 1864 near the present day town of Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Quebec. A Grand Trunk train carrying between 354 and 475 passengers, many of them German and Polish immigrants, were travelling from Quebec City…

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Jun 28, 2011

Picture of the Day: KA-BOOM!

Picture of the Day: KA-BOOM!

KA-BOOM! Photograph by PHAN J. ALAN ELLIOTT (US NAVY) The USS Iowa (BB-61) fires a full broadside of her nine 16″/50 and six 5″/38 guns during a target exercise near Vieques Island, Puerto Rico (21°N 65°W). Note concussion effects on the water surface, and 16-inch gun barrels in varying degrees of recoil.…

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Jun 28, 2011

The Portabello Estate in Orange County [25 photos]

The Portabello Estate in Orange County [25 photos]

Photograph by The McMonigle Group Smack dab between Newport and Laguna beach lies the oceanfront lots of Cameo shores, in the ultra-exclusive Corona Del Mar in Orange County, California. Originally listed at a cool $76 million in 2006, the fantastical Portabello Estate (which means ‘beautiful door’ in Italian) was eventually sold in 2010 for…

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Jun 27, 2011

Picture of the Day: 70 Lightning Strikes in One Shot

Picture of the Day: 70 Lightning Strikes in One Shot

70 Lightning Strikes in One Shot Photograph by CHRIS KOTSIOPOULOS Photographer’s Description: Fire in the sky! This is an image sequence containing 70 lightning shots, taken at Ikaria island during a severe thunderstorm. Taken with: Canon EOS 550D, 16/6/2011 1:17 – 2:40, Shutter Speed 20 sec x 70 shots, Aperture Value 7.1,…

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