Category: LISTS

Jun 29, 2013

Detailed Cross-Sections of Ammunition

Detailed Cross-Sections of Ammunition

Sabine Pearlman is an Austrian photographer currently based in Los Angeles, California. Educated at the Pratt institute, the Otis College of Art and Design and Santa Monica College, Pearlman’s series entitled, Ammo, has been sweeping across the Internet. On her website, Pearlman states: “This series of ammunition cross-sections was photographed inside a WWII bunker…

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Jun 26, 2013

America the Beautiful: 50 States in 50 Photos

America the Beautiful: 50 States in 50 Photos

At 3.79 million square miles (9.83 million km2) and approximately 315 million people, the United States is the third largest country by land area and population. With fifty states (48 contiguous) and a special district, the United States is an extremely diverse country in both geography and climate. Below we celebrate the beautiful natural…

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Jun 25, 2013

Editors Picks from the 2013 Nat Geo Photo Contest

Editors Picks from the 2013 Nat Geo Photo Contest

Calling all photographers! This is your final chance to enter the 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. The grand-prize winner will receive a 10-day National Geographic Expedition to the Galápagos for two aboard the National Geographic Endeavour. The contest ends Sunday, June 30, at 11:59 pm UCT. The entry fee is $15 (USD) per…

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Jun 24, 2013

15 Famous Eyeglasses

15 Famous Eyeglasses

Throughout history and popular culture, we have come to associate specific looks and styles with certain people. One example of such ‘trademarks’ is eyewear. In a personal project entitled Famous Eyeglasses, freelance web designer Federico Mauro put together a series of posters featuring solely the glasses on a plain background with the name of…

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Jun 24, 2013

The 2013 Supermoon in Photos

The 2013 Supermoon in Photos

On June 23, 2013 at 11:32 UTC the full moon was not only the closest and largest full moon of the year, it will also be the moon’s closest encounter with Earth for all of 2013. It will not be this close again until August 10, 2014. Astronomers call this sort of close full…

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Jun 20, 2013

Where Google Street View Ends

Where Google Street View Ends

Inspired by the geography game GeoGuessr, Alan Taylor, who runs theatlantic.com’s wildly popular In Focus, spent some time recently in Google Maps, finding the edges of their Street View coverage. In the article, Taylor remarks: “I’ve always been drawn to the end of the road, to the edges of where one might be allowed…

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Jun 17, 2013

Portraits of Fans Emulating their Idols at Concerts

Portraits of Fans Emulating their Idols at Concerts

Between 2004 and 2007, photographer James Mollison attended concerts across Europe and the USA with a mobile photography studio, inviting fans of each music star or band to pose for their portrait outside the gig. He subsequently combined portraits of eight to ten fans for each performer into a single lineup, making a single…

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Jun 15, 2013

The Chalkboard Adventures of a Newborn Baby

The Chalkboard Adventures of a Newborn Baby

Photographer Anna Eftimie and her husband are the duo behind Cute Moments Photography, an award-winning baby photography studio based out of San Jose, California. In a series entitled Blackboard Adventures, Anna imagines what a newborn child may be dreaming of as they lay asleep. She illustrates their dreams on a chalkboard located directly underneath…

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Jun 12, 2013

15 Artfully Animated Movie Stills

15 Artfully Animated Movie Stills

Tech Noir is a Dutch artist who has been creating living movie stills since November 2011. All 125+ of his works can be found on technoir.nl. The blog title comes from a movie genre by the same name, describing Sci-Fi flicks filmed in the style of film noir. The living movie stills are created…

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Jun 12, 2013

ISS Cupola: The Window to the World

ISS Cupola: The Window to the World

The Cupola is an ESA-built observatory module of the International Space Station (ISS). Its seven windows are used to conduct experiments, dockings and observations of Earth. It was launched aboard Space Shuttle mission STS-130 on 8 February 2010 and attached to the Tranquility (Node 3) module. The Cupola’s 80 cm (31 in) window is…

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