Oct 25, 2011

15 Incredible Vertical Gardens Around the World

15 Incredible Vertical Gardens Around the World

Halles Avignon – Provence, Cote, d’Azue | Artwork and Photography by PATRICK BLANC Born June 3rd, 1953 in Paris, France, Patrick Blanc is a botanist and creator of the vertical garden. A scientist, working for the CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique) since 1982, Blanc’s vertical gardens have taken him around the…

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Oct 24, 2011

Picture of the Day: Bright Lights, Big City

Picture of the Day: Bright Lights, Big City

BRIGHT LIGHTS BIG CITY Photographs by Zheng Duo/Color China Photo/AP Images A worker installs the Chengdu city model at the Chengdu Planning Hall in Chengdu in southwest China‚Äôs Sichuan province on Monday, Oct. 17, 2011. Following the four state-level new development areas, including Shanghai Pudong, Tianjin Binhai, Chongqing Liangjiang and Shanxi Xixian…

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Oct 24, 2011

Metalmorphosis: Incredible Moving Sculpture by David Cerny

Metalmorphosis: Incredible Moving Sculpture by David Cerny

Photograph by DAVID CWIERTNIA Born in Prague, Czech Republic, artist David Cerny’s incredible 25-foot stainless steel sculpture, Metalmorphosis, was his first permanent public installation in the United States. It can be viewed at the American Asset Corporation’s Whitehall Corporate Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. See below for some terrific captures by various photographers…

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Oct 23, 2011

Picture of the Day: Glow in the Dark Fungus

Picture of the Day: Glow in the Dark Fungus

GLOW IN THE DARK FUNGUS Photographs by YLEM Panellus stipticus, commonly known as the bitter oyster, the astringent panus, the luminescent panellus, or the stiptic fungus, is a species of fungus in the Mycenaceae family, and the type species of the genus Panellus. A common and widely distributed species, it is…

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Oct 22, 2011

Picture of the Day: Fun With Friends

Picture of the Day: Fun With Friends

FUN WITH FRIENDS Photograph by IDMA Just a really fun group shot found on Reddit. Gotta love the effort, particularly the guy in red. Some Redditors complained of the two women in the shot for not only looking at the camera but having both feet firmly planted on the ground despite their…

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Oct 22, 2011

10 Jaw-Dropping Pumpkin Carvings by Ray Villafane

10 Jaw-Dropping Pumpkin Carvings by Ray Villafane

Artwork and Photography by RAY VILLAFANE @ VILLAFANE STUDIOS Born in Queens, New York, artist Ray Villafane carves some of the most incredible pumpkins on Earth, garnering international acclaim and notable clients around the world. Ray also works with sand sculptures in addition to designing his own toys and action figures. Be sure…

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Oct 21, 2011

Picture of the Day: Toronto at Night

Picture of the Day: Toronto at Night

TORONTO AT NIGHT Photograph by DMAO11 Fantastic view of my hometown of Toronto, Canada shot from a plane by Dmao11. Photograph was taken using a Nikon D90 with a Tamron 17-50mm 2.8 VC lens Dmao11 on Flickr

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Oct 21, 2011

The Friday Shirk Report – Volume 132

The Friday Shirk Report - Volume 132

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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Oct 20, 2011

Picture of the Day: The Golden Gun

Picture of the Day: The Golden Gun

THE GOLDEN GUN Photograph via Reuters Pictured above is the alleged Libyan National Transitional Council (NTC) fighter that first captured former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. In his hand is the supposed gold-plated gun of the now deceased leader who had succumbed to his wounds received during his final stand. The eight weeks…

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Oct 20, 2011

Photos Made to Look Like Traditional Chinese Paintings

Photos Made to Look Like Traditional Chinese Paintings

Artwork and Photography by DON HONG-OAI Born in Canton in 1929, Chinese artist Dong Hong-Oai passed away in 2004 at the age of 75. He left behind an incredible volume of work, using a style known as pictorialism to create incredible photographs that look like traditional Chinese paintings. Below you will find a…

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