Tag: cityscape

Sep 21, 2016

Picture of the Day: Empire State Puddle Reflection

Picture of the Day: Empire State Puddle Reflection

After a brief rainstorm in New York City, illustrator Ben Hipp took this creative reflection photo of the Empire State Building

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Sep 6, 2016

Picture of the Day: Hong Kong Density

Picture of the Day: Hong Kong Density

It’s the fourth densest place on Earth with the second most high rises (12 stores or higher) in the world

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May 19, 2015

Picture of the Day: Rio at Night

Picture of the Day: Rio at Night

Photograph by Vitaliy Raskalov / On The Roofs In this stunning night-time capture by Vitaliy Raskalov, we see the bustling metropolis of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rio is the second largest city in Brazil (after São Paulo) and the sixth largest city in the Americas. The city recently hosted the 2014 FIFA World Cup…

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May 9, 2015

The Daredevils that Scaled Shanghai Tower are Back with an Equally Crazy Climb

The Daredevils that Scaled Shanghai Tower are Back with an Equally Crazy Climb

When Vadim Makhorov and Vitaliy Raskalov scaled the Shanghai Tower last year (see here and here) the Internet went nuts (the video alone has been viewed over 41 million times). The notoriety inspired them to attempt an equally crazy climb of the Ping An Finance Centre in Shenzhen, China. When complete it will be…

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Feb 18, 2015

Picture of the Day: A River Runs Through It

Picture of the Day: A River Runs Through It

Photograph by Manuel Vidal Seen here is the breathtaking city of Ronda, Spain, located in the province of Málaga. The popular tourist destination is characterized by the gorge that divides the city where the Guadalevín River runs through. The gorge is spanned by three bridges, Puente Nuevo, Puente Viejo and Puente Romano. American artists…

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Oct 22, 2014

Picture of the Day: Cape Town from Above

Picture of the Day: Cape Town from Above

Photograph by Michael Jung In this breathtaking aerial taken from a helicopter, we see the beautiful city of Cape Town, South Africa. Cape Town is the second-most populous city in South Africa after Johannesburg and one of the most multicultural cities in the world. The city was named the World Design Capital for 2014…

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Oct 7, 2014

Picture of the Day: Cloud City Chicago

Picture of the Day: Cloud City Chicago

Photograph by Brandon (@sharpmagunda on Instagram) In this fantastic capture by @sharpmagunda on Instagram, we see Chicago from high above with skyscrapers soaring above the clouds. Chicago is the third most populous city in the United States after New York and Los Angeles. This is just another reason to always get the window seat…

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