Category: LISTS

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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Jul 30, 2013

Extremely Detailed Close-Ups of Van Gogh’s Masterpieces

Extremely Detailed Close-Ups of Van Gogh’s Masterpieces

The Google Art Project is a collaboration with museums large and small, classic and modern, world-renowned and community-based from over 40 countries. Together they have contributed more than 40,000 high-resolution images of works ranging from oil on canvas to sculpture and furniture. Some paintings (like The Starry Night) are available in ‘gigapixel’ format, allowing…

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Jul 29, 2013

What the End of a Rainbow Looks Like

What the End of a Rainbow Looks Like

Photograph by Eric Rolph A rainbow is an optical and meteorological phenomenon that is caused by reflection of light in water droplets in the Earth’s atmosphere, resulting in a spectrum of light appearing in the sky. A rainbow is not located at a specific distance, but comes from any water droplets viewed from a…

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