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Aug 7, 2012

15 Stunning Photos of Lavender Fields Around the World

15 Stunning Photos of Lavender Fields Around the World

Lavender is a genus of 39 species of flowering plants in the mint family, Lamiaceae. It is native to the Old World and is found from Cape Verde and the Canary Islands, southern Europe across to northern and eastern Africa, the Mediterranean, south west Asia to south east India. Many members of the genus…

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Aug 7, 2012

Inventive Hand Crafted Art by Kyle Bean

Inventive Hand Crafted Art by Kyle Bean

Kyle Bean is an incredible young talent, specialising in hand crafted models, set design and art direction. Since graduating in 2009, Kyle has worked for a variety of international clients for a diverse range of projects including installations, window displays, editorial illustration and advertising. Kyle’s work has been recognised by the prestigious Art Directors…

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Aug 2, 2012

The Kitchen at the Golden Temple Feeds up to 100,000 People a Day for Free

The Kitchen at the Golden Temple Feeds up to 100,000 People a Day for Free

The Golden Temple (Harmandir Sahib), located in the city of Amritsar, India is a Sikh gurdwara (place of worship). It is the most well-known gurdwara and is considered a sacred place by Sikhs. It was first constructed in 1604 and was later rebuilt in 1764. Located inside many gurdwaras are common kitchens/canteens known…

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Jul 25, 2012

The Undersea Cables that Connect the World

The Undersea Cables that Connect the World

Photograph via fopnews.wordpress.com What you see above is a submarine communications cable. With a diameter of 69 millimeter (2.7 inches), it carries 99% of all international traffic (i.e., internet, telephony and private data) and connects every continent on Earth with the exception of Antarctica. These amazing fibre optic cables traverse oceans and span…

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Jul 25, 2012

Amazing Street Art on Railings by Zebrating

Amazing Street Art on Railings by Zebrating

Street artists Zebrating are an incredible duo from Mannheim, Germany. Zebrating loosely translates to, ‘making the zebra’, which describes their artistic style that uses a striping technique (like that of a zebra’s). Railings lend nicely to this style as the vertical rails are already evenly spaced to start. According to an interview the duo…

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Jul 24, 2012

20 Vintage Photos of Prohibition in Boston

20 Vintage Photos of Prohibition in Boston

Prohibition in the United States was a national ban on the sale, manufacture, and transportation of alcohol, in place from 1920 to 1933. The ban was mandated by the Eighteenth Amendment to the Constitution, and the Volstead Act set down the rules for enforcing the ban and defined the types of alcoholic beverages that…

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Jul 23, 2012

12 Amazing Animal Bridges Around the World

12 Amazing Animal Bridges Around the World

Animals bridges, which may also be known as ecoducts or wildlife crossings, are structures that allow animals to safely cross human-made barriers like highways. A wildlife crossing is the broadest term and can include: underpass tunnels, viaducts, overpasses and bridges, amphibian tunnels, fish ladders, culvets and green roofs. [Source] Wildlife crossings are a practice…

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