Tag: close up

Dec 31, 2014

Picture of the Day: Macro Snowflake

Picture of the Day: Macro Snowflake

Photograph by ALEXEY KLJATOV Blog | Flickr | Facebook | Google+ | deviantART | 500px | Tumblr | Prints In this fantastic macro photograph by Alexey Kljatov (featured previously) we see a solitary snowflake standing on its edge on a DVD-R disk. On Flickr, Kljatov explains: “I transferred both [snow crystals] with small paintbrush,…

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Dec 29, 2014

Disassembling and Reassembling a Rolex Submariner

Disassembling and Reassembling a Rolex Submariner

WF&Co. head watchmaker Tony Williams shows you how this famous movement is taken apart and reassembled, demonstrating the intricacies of the Rolex calibre 3135.

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Dec 23, 2014

Picture of the Day: Chubby Cheeks

Picture of the Day: Chubby Cheeks

Photograph by Cephas on Wikimedia Commons Seen here is an Eastern chipmunk with cheeks filled with food. The cute critter was spotted in the Cap Tourmente National Wildlife Area in Quebec, Canada. The eastern chipmunk (Tamias striatus) is a chipmunk species found in eastern North America. A small species, it reaches about 30 cm…

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Dec 23, 2014

This is How Snails Eat Carrots and Celery

This is How Snails Eat Carrots and Celery

Apparently snails will eat every part of a carrot except for the skin and all of the flesh of a celery aside from the stringy bits. What remains is pretty interesting to see, especially the carrot! Reddit user jasamaha8 took some fascinating close-ups so we could see the remains after the snails in his…

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Nov 17, 2014

Squirrel Nabs GoPro, Carries It Up a Tree and Drops It

Squirrel Nabs GoPro, Carries It Up a Tree and Drops It

Some great close-up footage of a squirrel nabbing a GoPro and carrying it up a tree before ultimately dropping it. The video description said he was trying to get close-up footage by attaching a piece of bread to the GoPro, but he wasn’t expecting the little guy to take the camera up the tree…

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Nov 9, 2014

Super Slow Motion Close-Up of Metal Machining

Super Slow Motion Close-Up of Metal Machining

\m/ This is so metal \m/

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Oct 18, 2014

This is the Coolest Lock I’ve Ever Seen

This is the Coolest Lock I’ve Ever Seen

Lock collector John Coulter shares his favourite lock and key combo with resident YouTube locksmith bosnianbill. The award-winning lock can’t be picked using traditional methods as it features a serpentine design and a floppy key that is ‘injected’ into the lock and removed like a hypodermic needle. So cool!

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