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Feb 19, 2015

Meet Patrick, the World’s Oldest and Largest Living Wombat

Meet Patrick, the World’s Oldest and Largest Living Wombat

At 84 pounds (38 kg) and 29 years of age, Patrick is the world’s oldest and largest known living common Wombat (Vombatus ursinus). This is his story. Photograph by Ballarat Wildlife Park Patrick has lived nearly his entire life at the Ballarat Wildlife Park in Victoria, Australia. He was hand-raised by…

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Feb 18, 2015

There’s a Speakeasy in Shanghai Hidden Behind This Old Coke Machine

There’s a Speakeasy in Shanghai Hidden Behind This Old Coke Machine

Situated in the former French Concession area of Shanghai you will find a nondescript sandwich shop called, The Press. There’s not much to the place aside from a neon sign with a whimsical epithet and an old Coca-Cola machine in the corner… Alberto Caiola, the designer of The Press adds: At first glance,…

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Feb 17, 2015

The Incredible Dioramas of Satoshi Araki

The Incredible Dioramas of Satoshi Araki

Japanese artist Satoshi Araki builds amazing dioramas with astonishing levels of detail. From the rust on a car to the litter on a street, the level of realism in each of his artworks forces viewers to really examine his works. Araki’s dioramas are most striking when he captures the effects of aging in his…

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Feb 17, 2015

10K Timelapse of Rio de Janeiro

10K Timelapse of Rio de Janeiro

“10328×7760 – A 10K Timelapse Demo” is a video put together by Joe Capra showcasing the extreme resolution of the PhaseOne IQ180 camera. The footage comes from some shots Joe did while shooting 4K and 8K timelapses in Rio De Janeiro. Each shot is comprised of hundreds individual still images, each weighing in at…

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Feb 16, 2015

Picture of the Day: Team Rwanda Sees Snow For First Time Ever

Picture of the Day: Team Rwanda Sees Snow For First Time Ever

Photograph by Team Rwanda Cycling During a race in Moab, Utah, members of Team Rwanda Cycling stop to touch some snow as it was the team’s first time ever seeing it! The photo was taken back in 2007 and the photo perfectly captures a moment they will never forget. According to the original post…

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Feb 16, 2015

Japanese Army Brigade Builds 50 ft Vader Out of Snow

Japanese Army Brigade Builds 50 ft Vader Out of Snow

Members of the 11th Brigade of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force have built an incredible, 50 ft (15 m) tall and 75 ft (23 m) wide, Star Wars snow sculpture of Darth Vader along with some Stormstroopers, TIE fighters and the Death Star. The sculpture was created for the annual Sapporo Snow Festival and…

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Feb 16, 2015

Hypnotic Time-Lapse Shows Psychedelic Result of Paint Poured Onto Blocks

Hypnotic Time-Lapse Shows Psychedelic Result of Paint Poured Onto Blocks

Watch what happens when artist Holton Rower and his team continually pour paint onto a block and let gravity do its thing. The result is like some kind of psychedelic, rainbow-colored interpretation of the rings of a tree trunk.

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