Category: LISTS

Aug 15, 2013

20 Historic Black and White Photos Colorized

20 Historic Black and White Photos Colorized

When we see old black and white photos we sometimes forget the actual moments were experienced the same way we do today.

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Aug 13, 2013

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make a point resonate with readers and this collection aims to do just that. Hopefully some of these maps will surprise you and you’ll learn something new. A few…

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Aug 8, 2013

Snapshots of Life Captured on Google Street View

Snapshots of Life Captured on Google Street View

Featured previously, artist Jon Rafman’s ongoing Nine Eyes of Google Street View project continues to find fascinating glimpses of life, cityscapes and landscapes through the nine cameras (eyes) mounted to the tops of Google cars that are mapping the world. The ‘all-seeing’ eyes capture whatever moves through their frame every 10-20 meters. As Rafman…

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Aug 7, 2013

Conveying the Passage of Time through Photography

Conveying the Passage of Time through Photography

Fong Qi Wei is an artist and photographer that “strives to make images which touches both the feeling part and the thinking part of your mind.” He wants to get your attention (the feeling part) and hopefully engage you on a deeper level as you look at it for longer (the thinking part). In…

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Aug 2, 2013

This Cat Loves to Stick its Tongue Out

This Cat Loves to Stick its Tongue Out

Lil Bub is undoubtedly one of the most popular cats online. With a massive following on all major social networks (see below), she’s truly one-of-a-kind. Aside from being absolutely adorable, her unique traits are quite fascinating. Discovered as the runt of a healthy feral litter in a tool shed in rural Indiana, she was…

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Aug 1, 2013

National Geographic’s 2013 Photo Contest Winners Gallery

National Geographic’s 2013 Photo Contest Winners Gallery

Wagner Araujo of Belo Horizonte, Brazil, has been selected as the grand-prize winner of National Geographic’s 2013 Traveler Photo Contest, now in its 25th year. Araujo has won a 10-day National Geographic Expedition to the Galápagos for two aboard the National Geographic Endeavour. His winning photo, “Dig Me River,” captures Brazilian Aquathlon participants running…

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Jul 31, 2013

Photos That Captured the Best Moments in People’s Lives

Photos That Captured the Best Moments in People’s Lives

It all started with a simple question. Richard Deitsch (@richarddeitsch), a writer/reporter for Sports Illustrated, asked his Twitter audience the following: How many of you have a photograph of the single best moment of your life? If so, what a gift. (HT: @sports_casters for thought). — Richard Deitsch (@richarddeitsch) July 9, 2013 As…

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