Mar 24, 2011

The World’s Largest Cruise Ship: Allure of the Seas

The World’s Largest Cruise Ship: Allure of the Seas

She’s the newest addition to the Royal Caribbean fleet and the world’s largest cruise ship. With 2,700 rooms spanning 16 decks, the Allure of the Seas is like a miniature city, travelling from Fort Lauderdale to the Carribbean at a comfortable 22 knots. Oh and there’s a Starbucks on board… Below you will find…

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Mar 23, 2011

Picture of the Day: Sandosaurus Rex!

Picture of the Day: Sandosaurus Rex!

SANDOSAURUS REX! Photograph by JOHN O’NEILL Dinosaur sand sculptures at the Sand Sculpting Australia “Dinostory” exhibit held at Frankston, Victoria, Australia. The sculpture was the created with the combined efforts of an international team of sand sculpting artists: Karen Fralich (Canada) – children playing in foreground; Peter Bignell (Tasmania, Australia) – Triceratops skull…

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Mar 22, 2011

Picture of the Day: Die for the Money

Picture of the Day: Die for the Money

DIE FOR THE MONEY Artwork by SCOTT CAMPBELL Scott Campbell, Skull Cube, 2010, Cut US currency, 9 x 6 x 4 inches Scott Campbell is a sort of semiotician, studying the signs, symbols, and text, commonly found in tattoo culture. His work investigates a familiar lowbrow vernacular, and points out the irony…

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Mar 22, 2011

The World’s Most Complex Architectural Columns

The World’s Most Complex Architectural Columns

Architect and programmer Michael Hansmeyer has undertaken a most ambitious project, designing an incredibly ornate and complex column with over 16 million individual facets! Hansmeyer has taken his initiative beyond the computer design phase and actually fabricated a full-scale 2.7 meter (8.8 ft) column made from stacked cardboard sheets. Check out the pics and…

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Mar 21, 2011

Picture of the Day: The Battle Rages On

Picture of the Day: The Battle Rages On

THE BATTLE RAGES ON Photograph by GORAN TOMASEVIC / REUTERS Vehicles belonging to forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi explode after an air strike by coalition forces, along a road between Benghazi and Ajdabiyah March 20. (Goran Tomasevic/Reuters) via The Big Picture – Libya: UN air strikes aid rebels

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Mar 21, 2011

10 Reasons Frogs Are Awesome [25 Pics]

10 Reasons Frogs Are Awesome [25 Pics]

RED-EYED TREE FROG – Photograph by MARCUS LIM To deny the awesomeness of frogs would be foolish. They are colourful, they are diverse, and if they were the size of humans, they could leap over buildings! Below you will find 10 facts and 25 pictures about our amphibious friends, the mighty Frog! All hail!…

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Mar 20, 2011

Picture of the Day: A Very Close Call

Picture of the Day: A Very Close Call

A VERY CLOSE CALL Photograph by ROBERT W. MADDEN / NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Plane Hits Truck, Guatemala, 1976: “Buffeted by crosswinds, a rescue plane crashes into a truck, while trying to land on a mountain highway near Sanarate. Miraculously no one suffered serious injury.” —From “Earthquake in Guatemala,” June 1976, National Geographic magazine …

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