September 6, 2012 at 10:09 am

Amazing Warehouse Apartments Conversion in Melbourne

Amazing Warehouse Apartments Conversion in Melbourne

ITN Architects converted this old industrial warehouse into two three-story apartments in Melbourne, Australia. Before the conversion the industrial space was used as a Technical College an d many of the former details were retained and left exposed (e.g., external walls, lower floors, welding benches, etc). The building fronts two streets so each apartment…

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September 5, 2012 at 5:47 pm

Picture of the Day: An X-Ray of a Stingray

Picture of the Day: An X-Ray of a Stingray

AN X-RAY OF A STINGRAY Photograph by Ken Jones The photograph above is an x-ray of a freshwater stingray species discovered in 2011 in the Amazon rain forest. The discovery was made by the research team of Nathan Lovejoy, a biologist at the University of Toronto in Scarborough; and Marcelo Rodrigues…

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September 5, 2012 at 4:34 pm

Vertically-Sliced Timelapse Photos of Buildings at Sunset

Vertically-Sliced Timelapse Photos of Buildings at Sunset

Richard Silver is a professional photographer born and raised in New York City. In his ongoing series entitled New York Sliced, Silver takes about 25-30 photos of a single building over the course of approximately 1.5 hours. The photos are taken at sundown and Silver has carefully selected about 55-60 famous buildings in New…

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September 5, 2012 at 10:34 am

San Francisco Earthquake Photos Blended Into Present Day

San Francisco Earthquake Photos Blended Into Present Day

On April 18, 1906, a devastating earthquake struck San Francisco and the coast of Northern California. Fires across the city broke out, ravaging the city for several days. As a result, about 3,000 people died and 80% of San Francisco was destroyed. The earthquake and resulting fire are remembered as one of the worst…

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September 4, 2012 at 5:01 pm

Picture of the Day: The Grand Canyon Skywalk

Picture of the Day: The Grand Canyon Skywalk

THE GRAND CANYON SKYWALK Photograph via skywalk-tour.blogspot.com The Grand Canyon Skywalk is a transparent horseshoe-shaped cantilever bridge and tourist attraction in Arizona near the Colorado River on the edge of a side canyon in the Grand Canyon West area of the main canyon. USGS topographic maps show the elevation at the…

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September 4, 2012 at 10:10 am

Amazing Space Photography by Astronaut Andre Kuipers

Amazing Space Photography by Astronaut Andre Kuipers

André Kuipers is a physician and ESA astronaut. He is the second Dutch person to ever fly in space and the first Dutch astronaut to ever return to space. On Flickr, Kuipers has shared over three hundred of his amazing photographs from space. From Auroras and the Milky Way, to never seen before views…

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September 4, 2012 at 1:05 am

Picture of the Day: A Sea of Clouds in Bulgaria

Picture of the Day: A Sea of Clouds in Bulgaria

A SEE OF CLOUDS IN BULGARIA Photograph by cellskey on Reddit Redditor cellskey took this incredible night time photograph from a cabin on a cliff in Bulgaria. According to cellskey’s comments, the photo was taken from the Okoltchitsa Monument in Vratshanski Balkan, Vratsa, Bulgaria. The exact coordinates are: 43.152248,23.586059 The picture…

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September 3, 2012 at 1:42 pm

Hyperrealistic Portraits Using Only Ballpoint Pens

Hyperrealistic Portraits Using Only Ballpoint Pens

A lawyer by trade, Samuel Silva is a self taught artist who has always been interested in drawing, sculpting and painting from an early age. His gallery of hyperrealistic portraits on deviantART has gone viral recently online. It’s astonishing to think of the detail Silva achieves with just ballpoint pens. The artist says: “I…

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September 2, 2012 at 2:58 pm

Abandoned Buildings Overtaken By Nature

Abandoned Buildings Overtaken By Nature

Photographer cock_a_doodle_doo on Flickr took these incredible photographs of an abandoned building complex in the Jhongjheng District of Badouzi, Taiwan. With the man-made structures completely deserted, nature has slowly started to overtake the concrete buildings. As the density of trees continues to grow it will be fascinating to see what this place looks like…

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September 1, 2012 at 7:47 pm

Picture of the Day: Turtle Riding a Jellyfish

Picture of the Day: Turtle Riding a Jellyfish

TURTLE RIDING A JELLYFISH Photograph by Super Jolly @ DivePhotoGuide.com In this remarkable shot we see a toy turtle catching a ride on a jellyfish. Initially some thought it was a real turtle, but turtles are actually known to prey on jellyfish, so Reddit user AmbiguousStatement did some detective work and…

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