Category: SPORTS

Jun 26, 2012

Strangely Awesome Baseball Photos from the 1800s

Strangely Awesome Baseball Photos from the 1800s

The incredible photographs below are from the wonderful Albert. G. Spalding Collection of Early Baseball Photographs entitled, “America’s National Game“. I went through the fascinating collection last night and was instantly drawn to these quirky and peculiar portraits of baseball players from the late 1800s. From the simulated plays sliding into second, to the…

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Jun 13, 2012

Picture of the Day: Everybody was Kung Fu Fighting

Picture of the Day: Everybody was Kung Fu Fighting

EVERYBODY WAS KUNG FU FIGHTING Photograph by China Foto Press On June 9, a grand martial arts performance was staged to celebrate China’s seventh Cultural Heritage Day in Tagou Wushu School in central China’s Henan Province. In 2005, the Chinese government established a national ‘Cultural Heritage Day’ to be celebrated annually on…

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May 19, 2012

The Largest Game of Dodgeball in the World

The Largest Game of Dodgeball in the World

Photograph by The Gateway Photography The largest game of dodgeball was played by 4,979 participants and was organized by the University of Alberta at the Universiade Pavillion (Butterdome), in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, on 3 February 2012. The University of Alberta has successfully achieved this record on three separate occasions with the yellow team…

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May 16, 2012

Picture of the Day: Photo Finish at the Alligator Grand Prix

Picture of the Day: Photo Finish at the Alligator Grand Prix

PHOTO FINISH AT THE ALLIGATOR GRAND PRIX Photograph by Gabygz on Reddit SEA WORLD, SAN ANTONIO, TX: In a dramatic photo finish, Raphael edged out Donatello for the driver’s championship at the annual ‘Alligator Alley Grand Prix’. On the final lap, Michaelangelo squandered a huge lead as he led his alligator ‘Anchovy’…

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May 16, 2012

The Most Epic Group Photos You Will See Today

The Most Epic Group Photos You Will See Today

Below you will find a glorious collection of epic group photos that I’ve seen floating around the Web for the past few years. From legendary casts and crews to extraordinary sports teams, musical supergroups, great thinkers and world leaders. I hope you will enjoy this incredible selection of photos and people and the backstory…

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May 14, 2012

Picture of the Day: A Most Incredible Baseball Photo

Picture of the Day: A Most Incredible Baseball Photo

A MOST INCREDIBLE BASEBALL PHOTO Photograph by jib661 on Reddit Redditor and professional photographer jib661 posted this incredible picture to Reddit today. By focusing on the ground between the pitcher and the batter, he took continuous shots of the sequence until he got a few where the ball was in focus. Some…

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Apr 19, 2012

Picture of the Day: The Largest Raft of Canoes and Kayaks in the World

Picture of the Day: The Largest Raft of Canoes and Kayaks in the World

THE LARGEST RAFT OF CANOES AND KAYAKS IN THE WORLD Photograph by NANCIE BATTAGLIA for National Geographic On September 24, 2011, over 2,200 paddlers showed up on the shores of the central Adirondack town of Inlet, New York (population, 400) to set a new Guinness World Record previously held by 1,619 boats…

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