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Jan 21, 2015

Picture of the Day: Inside Baltimore’s George Peabody Library

Picture of the Day: Inside Baltimore’s George Peabody Library

Photograph by MATTHEW PETROFF The George Peabody Library is the 19th century research library of The Johns Hopkins University. It is located on the Peabody campus at Mount Vernon Place in Baltimore, Maryland. The collections are available for use by the general public, in keeping with the philanthropist George Peabody’s goal to create a…

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Jan 21, 2015

Repairing a $12 Million Monet After It Has Been Punched

Repairing a $12 Million Monet After It Has Been Punched

Photograph via @MetroUK on Twitter On 29 June 2012, Andrew Shannon entered the National Gallery of Ireland and punched a hole through a Monet painting from 1874, valued at nearly $12 million. While Shannon was recently sentenced to 5 years in prison, the painstaking process of restoring the prized artwork took an arduous 18…

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Jan 20, 2015

These 18 Before and After Photos of Adopted Dogs Will Warm Your Heart

These 18 Before and After Photos of Adopted Dogs Will Warm Your Heart

Before N After Adoption is a subreddit dedicated to sharing before and after photos of adopted animals. The heartwarming images show abandoned animals in their new and loving homes and it’s just wonderful to see. The subreddit was created after a series of posts on reddit went viral (here and here) and people have…

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Jan 20, 2015

Creative Dad Illustrates All of the Funny Things His Daughter Says

Creative Dad Illustrates All of the Funny Things His Daughter Says

Martin Buckner is an artist and graphic designer based out of Omaha, Nebraska. He’s also the father to an adorable daughter named Harper Grace. Like so many young children, Harper is known to say some pretty funny, random and insightful things. There’s really nothing more fascinating than a child’s mind and how they perceive…

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Jan 20, 2015

Check Out the Size and Speed of this Hippo

Check Out the Size and Speed of this Hippo

Tourists on a safari in Kasana, Botswana experienced a close encounter they will never forget as an enormous Hippo dives and catches up to their motorboat. Never underestimate the speed and aggression of a hippo.

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Jan 19, 2015

Picture of the Day: The Dark Hedges of Northern Ireland

Picture of the Day: The Dark Hedges of Northern Ireland

Photograph by GIUSEPPE MILO Website | Facebook | Twitter | 500px Seen here are Northern Ireland’s famous ‘Dark Hedges‘, a breathtaking avenue of beech trees that were planted over 200 years ago by the Stuart family. According to Ballymoney Tourism, “it was intended as a compelling landscape feature to impress visitors as they approached…

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Jan 19, 2015

What Happens When You Blow Soap Bubbles in Freezing Cold Weather

What Happens When You Blow Soap Bubbles in Freezing Cold Weather

If you blow soap bubbles in freezing cold weather, amazing crystals of ice form on their surface (actually in the middle as the water is between two thin layers of soapy film); starting at the bottom and expanding upwards until the entire bubble is covered. Each bubble and pattern created is unique making for…

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Jan 18, 2015

Handler Shares Her Amazing Images With Birds of Prey

Handler Shares Her Amazing Images With Birds of Prey

Imgur user wolfgirl2345 recently posted an amazing gallery of images of birds of prey (aka raptors, birds that hunt and feed on other animals). She works at Gauntlet Birds of Prey Eagle and Vulture Park in Knutsford, Cheshire. The bird park houses over 120 birds from 46 different species. Established in 1996, Gauntlet is…

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Jan 18, 2015

3D Printed Fibonacci Zoetrope Sculptures by John Edmark

3D Printed Fibonacci Zoetrope Sculptures by John Edmark

John Edmark, an inventor/designer/artist that teaches design at Stanford, has created a series of 3D printed “Fibonacci Zoetrope” sculptures that come to life when spun under a strobe light or are captured by a video camera with a very fast shutter speed. In the hypnotic video above, the 3D printed sculptures are spinning at…

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Jan 17, 2015

This 200-Pound Stuntman Can Jump Through Anything

This 200-Pound Stuntman Can Jump Through Anything

Check out stuntman Dominik Sky’s impressive “Window Jumps” 2014 showreel. I like that he included the outtakes so you can see that there is a lot of pain and miscues that goes into this.

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