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Apr 30, 2012

40 Real-Life Angry Birds

40 Real-Life Angry Birds

We all know about the popular game Angry Birds and what got them so peeved. But what do we know about actual real-life angry birds? Why are they upset? Maybe it’s because we’re invading their privacy when photographing them? Perhaps they just look angry but are probably the nicest birds you’ll ever meet if…

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Apr 30, 2012

The Famous Bamboo Forest of Sagano

The Famous Bamboo Forest of Sagano

Photograph by TREY RATCLIFF (Stuck in Customs on Flickr) In the western outskirts of Kyoto, Japan there is a popular tourist district called Arashiyama. The area has been a frequent destination since the Heian Period (794-1185), when nobles would enjoy its natural setting. Arashiyama is particularly popular during the cherry blossom and fall…

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Apr 29, 2012

Unbelievable Salt Sculptures by Motoi Yamamoto

Unbelievable Salt Sculptures by Motoi Yamamoto

Artwork by MOTOI YAMAMOTO Born in 1966 in Hiroshima, Japan, artist and sculptor Motoi Yamamoto used salt to bring his artistic vision to life. His colossal works can take weeks to complete, and the intricacy and sheer scale requires incredible patience and a slow, steady hand. When asked why he uses salt, Yamamoto…

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Apr 29, 2012

This Bathroom Will Scare the Crap out of You

This Bathroom Will Scare the Crap out of You

Photographs by Carlos Diaz Corono for HERNANDEZ SILVA ARQUITECTOS You are looking at one of the four bathrooms in the PPDG penthouse designed by Hernandez Silva Arquitectos. Located in Guadalajara, Mexico, the original 15-storey building was constructed in the 1970s. The original plans for the building included a second elevator that was never…

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Apr 28, 2012

Blending Day and Night into a Single Photograph

Blending Day and Night into a Single Photograph

With over two decades of professional experience, photographer Stephen Wilkes is well known for his fine and commercial photography. With countless awards, honours and five major exhibitions in the last five years alone, it’s very possible you’ve already come across Stephen’s incredible work. In the series entitled Day to Night, Wilkes took hundreds of…

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Apr 26, 2012

The Largest Land Vehicle in the World

The Largest Land Vehicle in the World

Photograph via mejjad The $100 million Bagger 288 (Excavator 288), built by the German company Krupp (now ThyssenKrupp) for the energy and mining firm Rheinbraun, is a bucket-wheel excavator or mobile strip mining machine. When its construction was completed in 1978, Bagger 288 superseded NASA’s Crawler-Transporter, used to carry the Space Shuttle and Apollo…

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Apr 26, 2012

21 Amazing Transformations by a YouTube Makeup Queen

21 Amazing Transformations by a YouTube Makeup Queen

With over 600,000 subscribers and 100,000,000 video views, Promise Pham is a YouTube makeup sensation. Her first viral success was a makeup tutorial video for Neytiri (from the movie Avatar) back in 2010. Since then she has exploded in popularity, amassing over 100 million views on YouTube from only 74 videos. Her newfound fame…

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