May 24, 2011 at 9:05 am

Forgotten Monuments from the former Yugoslavia

Forgotten Monuments from the former Yugoslavia

Podgaric – Photograph by Jan Kempenaers Below you will find an incredible collection of photographs by Jan Kempenaers. All of the images are from his book, simply titled Spomenik. You can find the book for sale through his publisher Roma Publications or on Amazon. Details about these fascinating monuments along with a brief overview…

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May 23, 2011 at 5:00 pm

Picture of the Day: The Wave Rider

Picture of the Day: The Wave Rider

THE WAVE RIDER Photograph by SHALOM JACOBOVITZ Awesome capture by Shalom Jacobovitz from the 2010 Mavericks Surf Contest. What a rush that must be! via Wikimedia Commons

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May 23, 2011 at 9:34 am

Astonishing 8 ft x 5 ft Drawing by Joe Fenton [15 pics]

Astonishing 8 ft x 5 ft Drawing by Joe Fenton [15 pics]

Back in 2010, Joe Fenton undertook an ambitious new project titled, Solitude. A massive 8ft wide by 5ft tall (2.4m x 1.5m) drawing made of graphite and later outlined in ink and acrylic. Ten months later and Joe’s gigantic illustration is a sight to behold, combining a dizzying number of images and religious references…

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May 22, 2011 at 5:00 pm

Picture of the Day: The Salt Mounds of Bolivia

Picture of the Day: The Salt Mounds of Bolivia

THE SALT MOUNDS OF BOLIVIA Photograph by LUCA GALUZZI This is a lovely shot of the salt mounds in Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia. The Salar de Uyuni is the world’s largest (12 000 km²) and highest (3,700 m) salt flat, ca. 25 times as large as the Bonneville Salt Flats. It’s the…

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May 21, 2011 at 5:00 pm

Picture of the Day: Fields of Lavender in Provence, France

Picture of the Day: Fields of Lavender in Provence, France

FIELDS OF LAVENDER IN PROVENCE, FRANCE Photographer Unknown Stunning photograph of lavender fields in Provence, France. I can almost smell it from here! Absolutely gorgeous. Excuse me… via Reddit

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May 21, 2011 at 11:00 am

The Labor of Love [Comic Strip]

The Labor of Love [Comic Strip]

COMIC BY JIM BENTON @ JIMBENTON.COM

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May 20, 2011 at 9:05 am

The Friday Shirk Report – Volume 110

The Friday Shirk Report - Volume 110

Welcome to the Friday Shirk Report where you will find the 20 funniest images, 10 most interesting articles, and 5 most viral videos from the previous week of sifting. Enjoy! *For those that prefer the links open in a new tab/window, try holding the CTRL key whilst clicking a link with your mouse Stay…

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May 19, 2011 at 5:00 pm

Picture of the Day: Playing with Fire

Picture of the Day: Playing with Fire

PLAYING WITH FIRE Photograph by Skarphéðinn Þráinsson Photographer’s Description: Photographer on the edge of the crater at the erupting volcano in Fimmvörðuháls, Iceland (April 2010). While observing this photo I was amazed at how relaxed he was standing there while the volcano spreads the melting lava around the area. I guess the…

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May 19, 2011 at 9:05 am

Gorgeous Inward Facing Home in Mexico City [30 pics]

Gorgeous Inward Facing Home in Mexico City [30 pics]

Photograph by Pim Schalkwijk Finding a little peace and privacy in the largest metropolitan area in the Western Hemisphere can be challenging. A typical house design faces outward, with the front of your home facing the street and your backyard… well it’s in the back 🙂 The architects at twentyfourseven addressed this challenge by…

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May 18, 2011 at 5:00 pm

Picture of the Day: The Gordon Dam, Australia

Picture of the Day: The Gordon Dam, Australia

THE GORDON DAM, AUSTRALIA Photograph by Noodle Snacks The Gordon Dam (also known as Gordon River Dam), is a double curvature arch dam on the Gordon River in Tasmania, Australia. The dam has a length of 192 m (630 ft), and a height of 140 m (459 ft), making it the tallest…

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