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May 3, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Roman Pool at Hearst Castle

Picture of the Day: The Roman Pool at Hearst Castle

THE ROMAN POOL AT HEARST CASTLE Photograph by Trey Ratcliff @ stuckincustoms.com The Roman Pool at Hearst castle is a tiled indoor pool decorated with eight statues of Roman gods, goddesses and heroes. The pool appears to be styled after an ancient Roman bath such as the Baths of Caracalla in Rome…

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Apr 25, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Rocky Wave

Picture of the Day: The Rocky Wave

THE ROCKY WAVE Photograph by G.A. KOUT | gakout.tumblr.com The Wave is located on the Colorado Plateau, near the Utah and Arizona border. The area is a gallery of twisted sandstone, resembling deformed pillars, cones, mushrooms and other odd creations. Deposits of iron claim some of the responsibility for the unique blending…

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Apr 10, 2013

Picture of the Day: Moonrise Time-Lapse Over LA

Picture of the Day: Moonrise Time-Lapse Over LA

MOONRISE TIME-LAPSE OVER LA Photograph by Dan Marker-Moore @ DANOR.ST In this incredible photo/animated gif/time-lapse video (the latter two can be seen below), we see a brilliant moonrise over Los Angeles, California. The footage was captured by Dan Marker-Moore, a motion designer and artist from LA. The time sliced image above is…

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Mar 20, 2013

Industry and Architecture in Mid 20th Century America

Industry and Architecture in Mid 20th Century America

Ezra Stoller (1915-2004) is known as one of the most influential photographers of Modern architecture. Stoller was born in Chicago, grew up in New York and graduated from NYU in 1938 with a BFA in industrial design. During his prosperous career as an architectural photographer, Stoller worked closely with many of the period’s leading…

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Mar 15, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Stained Glass Mapparium

Picture of the Day: The Stained Glass Mapparium

THE STAINED GLASS MAPPARIUM Photograph by Bob Sacha for National Geographic The Mapparium is a three-story, stained glass globe of the world located at the Mary Baker Eddy Library in Boston, Massachusetts. Built in 1935, the mapparium has attracted more than 10 million visitors since. The original map was based on a…

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Mar 14, 2013

The Flowing Rock of Antelope Canyon

The Flowing Rock of Antelope Canyon

Photograph by Moondigger on Wikimedia Commons Located on Navajo land near Page, Arizona, Antelope Canyon is an incredible place where water and time have eroded the rock and turned it into a slot canyon. The result is an incredible formation of smooth, flowing rock. In 1997 the Navajo Tribe turned the area into a…

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Mar 10, 2013

Picture of the Day: Coal Train Sunset

Picture of the Day: Coal Train Sunset

COAL TRAIN SUNSET Photograph by Tom Danneman (MRL 390 on Flickr) In this amazing capture by Tom Danneman (MRL 390 on Flickr), we see a northbound BNSF coal train heading across a fill just south of Bill, Wyoming. Danneman says the Powder River Basin where this was taken is a beautiful location…

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