Jun 11, 2011

The Tooth Fairy [Comic Strip]

The Tooth Fairy [Comic Strip]

COMIC BY NICHOLAS GUREWITCH @ PERRY BIBLE FELLOWSHIP

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Jun 10, 2011

The Friday Shirk Report – Volume 113

The Friday Shirk Report - Volume 113

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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Jun 9, 2011

Picture of the Day: Double Exposure Done Right

Picture of the Day: Double Exposure Done Right

DOUBLE EXPOSURE DONE RIGHT Photograph by ALEX HUTCHINSON Super creative and wonderfully executed double-exposure shot by Alex Hutchinson. Check out his Facebook page for more sweetness. Camera: Nikon D700 Focal Length: 70 mm Shutter Speed: 1/400 sec. Aperture: 3.2 ISO/Film: 200 via Alex Hutchinson on 500px

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Jun 9, 2011

The Tallest Bridge in the World [20 pics]

The Tallest Bridge in the World [20 pics]

Photograph by Mickbab Located in Southern France, the Millau Viaduct is the tallest bridge in the world. Constructed in three short years, the bridge is an engineering and architectural marvel. At its highest point, the bridge soars 343 meters (1,125 ft) above ground, that’s 19 meters (62 ft) taller than the Eiffer Tower! Check…

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Jun 8, 2011

Picture of the Day: The Stunning Epitonium Scalare Seashell

Picture of the Day: The Stunning Epitonium Scalare Seashell

THE STUNNING EPITONIUM SCALARE SEASHELL Photograph by STEVE JURVESTON Epitonium scalare, commonly known as the ‘precious wentletrap’, is a predatory or ectoparasitic species of marine gastropod with an operculum. In the 17th and 18th century, it was considered to be a very rare shell and specimens changed hands for large sums of…

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Jun 8, 2011

This Day In History – June 8th

This Day In History - June 8th

THE DEATH OF MUHAMMAD, PROPHET OF ISLAM – JUNE 8, 632 Mohammed receiving his first revelation from the angel Gabriel. Miniature illustration on vellum from the book Jami’ al-Tawarikh by Rashid al-Din, published in Tabriz, Persia, 1307 A.D. Muhammad (also spelled Muhammed or Mohammed) (ca. 570/571 – June 8, 632), was…

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Jun 7, 2011

Picture of the Day: Armoured Samurai Warrior Circa 1860

Picture of the Day: Armoured Samurai Warrior Circa 1860

ARMOURED SAMURAI WARRIOR CIRCA 1860 Photograph by Felice Beato Samurai is the term for the military nobility of pre-industrial Japan. By the end of the 12th century, samurai became almost entirely synonymous with bushi, and the word was closely associated with the middle and upper echelons of the warrior class. The samurai…

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Jun 7, 2011

30 Incredible Photos of Volcanic Eruptions

30 Incredible Photos of Volcanic Eruptions

Puyehue Volcano, Chile – Photograph by CLAUDIO SANTANA/AFP/GETTY IMAGES The recent photographs from the volcanic eruption in Chile stirred up memories from last year’s disruptive volcano in Iceland as well as the incredible undersea volcano in Tonga the year prior. When volcanoes erupt, it’s a startling reminder to the awesome and terrifying power of…

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Jun 6, 2011

Picture of the Day: Chile’s Puyehue Volcano Erupts

Picture of the Day: Chile's Puyehue Volcano Erupts

CHILE’S PUYEHUE VOLCANO ERUPTS Photogrpah by Reuters/Air Force of Chile/Handout On Saturday, a volcano in the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle chain of south-central Chile erupted after lying dormant for more than 50 years. The government evacuated several thousand residents as Puyehue threw ash more than 6 miles (10 km) into the sky, pushing the…

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Jun 6, 2011

Cleverly Placed Miniature Cement Sculptures by Isaac Cordal

Cleverly Placed Miniature Cement Sculptures by Isaac Cordal

Artwork and Photography by Isaac Cordal Working out of London, England, artist Isaac Cordal has been placing his cement miniatures all around Europe. In his recently published book Cement Eclipses: Small Interventions in the Big City, Isaac explores the urban landscape, placing his magical little sculptures in unassuming locations. Many will miss these miniature…

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