Are You Ready Series: Pandemic Preparedness Let’s cut to the chase, it is very difficult to prepare for epidemics and pandemics especially for those living in close proximity to others. These natural reoccurring disasters tend to occur suddenly and without warning. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), serious, deadly contagious disease outbreaks can and do happen. CDC investigates new contagious diseases—averaging one new contagion per year. These new contagious diseases can emerge right here or only a plane-ride away from here.
Photographer Turns his 91-Year Old Grandma into a Superhero to Cheer Her Up A few years ago photographer Sacha Goldberger found his 91-year-old Hungarian grandmother Frederika feeling lonely and depressed. So to cheer her up, and put a spark back into her life, he turned her into a superhero! He took a series of awesome photographs of her wearing costumes in unusual superhero type posses. "Grandma reluctantly agreed, but once they got rolling, she couldn't stop smiling." Frederika isn't only a superhero in these photos, but she was a real hero during World War II. Here's her story...
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The Longest Photographic Exposures in History - The Latest - itchy i The tremendous popularity of this article with more than half a million (!) clicks in one month inspired me to contact the artist Michael Wesely himself. I felt there were questions by readers which I couldn't answer correctly without talking to Michael. And I also wanted to tell him how much his worked was loved and how many people saw it as an inspiration for their own works and lives. From the many comments I learned, that many of you were astonished by the beauty of the images but also by the technical aspects of their making. The fact that the light fell for up to 3 years onto the same negative strip without over-exposing seemed just too unbelievable.
English Russia » An Abandoned Horror Well, I have seen a lot of photos of abandoned places in Russia, but this one is something special. It looks like some unknown lifeforms have invaded the area after people abandoned it, or did they abandon because of the invasion has started? English Russia » Farewell to Alien Worlds: Abandoned Observatory What?!! Abandoned observatory?!! Yes, this is it! It turns out that observatories can be abandoned too. Escher for Real The work of M.C. Escher needs no introduction. We have all learned to appreciate the impossibilities that this master of illusion's artwork presents to the layman's eye. Nevertheless, it may come as a surprise for some, but many of the so-called 'impossible' drawings of M.
Survival Manual - Learn How To Make Homemade Candles This is how you can make your own candles. Take the hard fat from a deer and rendered it down to make tallow. Tallow is hard like wax. Rendering is a process which takes fat which would otherwise go rancid and removes impurities, this keeps it from going rancid. Fat from deer, sheep, beef and bison is considered tallow while fat from pigs is considered lard. Abandoned Six Flags in New Orleans I met fellow explorers Mike Rosati and Minda Vermazen for the first time in the Las Vegas Airport, en route to New Orleans to photograph the abandoned Six Flags Theme Park that closed when Hurricane Katrina struck in August 2005. We read online that the park was being dismantled and sold for scrap beginning in January 2011, so with little time to spare, we hastily made plans to visit during the first week of December 2010. Our plane landed around midnight, and we drove straight to the park on a cursory scouting mission. We took a couple night shots from outside the park, made a plan, then headed to the hotel for some rest. Gaining Access The next day, we spent 10 hours documenting and exploring the park.
English Russia » Open Your Eyes And Look In this post you may see interesting forts of the Brest fortress. A fort in Bernada village, in the south of Brest The wall of the refuge The fort was erected in 1912-15 A lookout in the ledge