5 Real Life Soldiers Who Make Rambo Look Like a Pussy We all understand that action movies are cheesy escapism. After all, could one commando really take out a whole compound full of bad guys? Actually, yes. It turns out the history books are full of stories of soldiers doing things so badass they'd hesitate to put them into a film for fear of killing the realism.
Were the people our parents warned us against A student fleeing from mounted police during an anti-war protest, c. 1970 50s HOME | READING LIST | NEWS | FILREIS HOME Obscure Photos/Famous People // Current To Our Faithful Current.com Users: Current's run has ended after eight exciting years on air and online. The Current TV staff has appreciated your interest, support, participation and unflagging loyalty over the years. Your contributions helped make Current.com a vibrant place for discussing thousands of interesting stories, and your continued viewership motivated us to keep innovating and find new ways to reflect the voice of the people. We now welcome the on-air and digital presence of Al Jazeera America, a new news network committed to reporting on and investigating real stories affecting the lives of everyday Americans in every corner of the country.
Top Pictures of 2010 Part 2 As promised. This is Part 2 of our Pictures Of The Year 2010 review. If you’ve missed Part 1 , make sure you check it out for some amazing photography by photographers who often put themselves in harms way to get that perfect shot which makes us think, wonder , cry or smile. Part 2 is much of the same as Part 1. That means more images of anguish, pain, death, conflict, joy and hope. There are some really cool shots in this review and we’re sure you will enjoy them.
Reasons it's good to be a man This has been sitting on my hard drive in one form or another for years. I don't have an attribution for it. It appeared in a number of emails over the years. I don't claim that its original. But I do like most of the reasons. One Dollar Bill Art by Atypyk Two brilliant French artists, Ivan Duval and Jean Sebastien Ides, show us how to have fun with one dollar bill. To see more work by Atypyk, visit atypyk.com photos from The New York Times 1969, Children riding on the Lexington Avenue Express. 1926, New York policemen escorted strike-breaking motormen from Van Cortlandt Park to their posts during a strike of the Consolidated Railway Workers of New York in 1926. 1940, Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia cut the ribbon at the opening of the 34th Street station of the new Sixth Avenue subway. 1940, In a view north from106th Street, only the supports of the old Ninth Avenue elevated line remained as the push to go underground continued. 1942, At Westchester and Havemeyer Avenues in the Bronx, a moving train crashed into an empty one that was parked.
The "Grand Circle" My wife and I took a 2 week photo trip to the southwest (N.Arizona & S. Utah) in September. Here are some of the pics from it Mark Jenkins // Street Installations Besançon Rome Rio de Janeiro Tudela London 40 Outstanding Examples of Conceptual Photography Inspiration by Bill Jones 11inShare World Press Photo Of The Year 2010 The World Press Photo Of The Year Contest is one of the most prestigious annual events for press photographers. These are the winners in 2010. Read the descriptions underneath each image to find out more about the setting and the photographer.Warning: Some images are graphic in displaying the horror that can be human life.UPDATE: Check out our World Press Photo Of The Year 2011 edition.
Mountains of Books Become Mountains I thought I’d seen every type of book carving imaginable, until I ran across these jaw dropping creations by Guy Laramee. His works are so sculptural, so movingly natural in their form, they’ve really touched me. His works are inspired by a fascination with so-called progress in society: a thinking which says the book is dead, libraries are obsolete and technology is the only way of the future. His thoughts: “One might say: so what? 30 Amazing Conceptual Photographs Photography is always about capturing the meaning, significance and essence of a moment in time, however, conceptual photography takes this idea to the extreme, by capturing a thought, idea, or message to the viewer and communicating it in a clever and interesting method. We’ve gathered up 30 awe-inspiring conceptual photographs that will make you take a moment to look a little bit closer and try to decipher the message of each photograph. If you love these photography roundups, check out our other posts: