50 Most Beautiful Tree Photos Trees are one of the most important life forms on our planet, as they provide oxygen for the rest of the organisms on Earth through a process called photosynthesis. Although trees come in many varieties, depending on the ecosystem, including pine trees, oak, cedar, redwood, palm trees and more, they all share similar characteristics and are great subjects for photography. Here, you’ll find 50 most beautiful tree photos from the best photographers in the world. Whether it’s a single tree illuminated by a fading sun, or a dense jungle or forest shrouded in mist, these photographs are all incredible in their beauty. So, enjoy the tree photography! If you need more photography inspiration, check out these other posts: Have an inspired day! St. Oak Sunshine by Alex37 Tomorrow Will Be A Better Day by Loren Zemlicka Limetree in Fog by Kregon Timeless Giant by MorbidtheGrim Symphony of Colors by Garry Lost Paradise by Gwarf A Beautiful Day by Valentina Kallias Bittersweet by Ursula Abresch My Mind by emats
Before I Die What matters most to you Interactive public art project that invites people to share their personal aspirations in public. After losing someone she loved and falling into depression, Chang created this experiment on an abandoned house in her neighborhood to create an anonymous place to help restore perspective and share intimately with her neighbors. The project gained global attention and thanks to passionate people around the world, over 1000 Before I Die walls have now been created in over 70 countries, including Kazakhstan, Iraq, Haiti, China, Ukraine, Portugal, Japan, Denmark, Argentina, and South Africa. The walls are an honest mess of the longing, pain, joy, insecurity, gratitude, fear, and wonder you find in every community, and they reimagine public spaces that nurture honesty, vulnerability, trust and understanding. The Before I Die book is a celebration of these walls and the stories behind them. 2011, New Orleans, LA. Cordoba, Argentina. Najaf, Iraq. Brooklyn, NY.
100 Resources to Research Your Horror Film Join To Bookmark Share Have you ever felt that you have a great horror story and you just need to do a little research to get more ideas, get the time period right or other facts? Maybe you have writer’s block and don’t know where to start. In either case we put together a list of links to help you get all the details right in your scary flick. Crime Urban Legends Ghosts & Folklore Public Domain and Classical Horror Stories Online Screenplays Horror Movie Websites Articles July 19, 2011 Link 4 Comments Related Posts 4 Comments Leave a Reply You must be logged in to post a comment. 15 Most Magical Places in the World Want to share the magic? Tweet or Stumble this article! Wizards, sorcerers, hobbits and goblins. This maybe the stuff of fairy-tales but you can bring magic to life! Visit these breath-taking magical destinations and live out your own travel legend! Travel and make-believe certainly go hand in hand. Whether it’s royal palaces, enchanted forests or magical lagoons, traveling the world can bring your favorite fairy-tales to life! So grab your wand, mount your white horse and take a virtual journey through the 15 most magical places in the world! 1. Pear Biter 2. Fugue 3. pasotraspaso 4. Magical-World 5. Panoramas 6. nutbird 7. robwest jmhullot 9. net_efekt 10. RebelXTious 11. Tambako the Jaguar 12. Macieklew 13. Germanium 14. jurvetson 15. Magical-World Been to any of these places? Post up your comments! Liked this post? Don’t miss out on more magical places, sign up for free article updates below… *(I’d be the Snow Queen!)
15 Least Visited Countries Tourists Should Visit More Often Where were you dreaming of travelling to this summer? Spain, Greece or Turkey? Perhaps somewhere more exotic, such as Morocco or Sri Lanka? While millions of people ponder these tried and true holiday spots, it’s worth sparing a thought for the nations for whom the arrival of a tourist is a genuinely newsworthy event. It might be hard to believe in this globalised world but some countries – whether for reasons of isolation, war or just a lack of obvious things to do – have slid completely off the tourism map. So, if you like the idea of boasting that you’ve been to places your friends haven’t even heard of, we’ve hunted down the world’s 15 least visited countries for you. Begin our countdown of places you probably never thought of going to, finishing with the least visited country of all. 15: Mauritania Image Source: Feargus Cooney/LP Tourists per year: 30,000 Why it’s worth visiting: The dunescapes here are among the most remarkable on the planet. 14: Guinea-Bissau 13: Bhutan 12: Chad
30 Brilliant Typefaces For Corporate Design Advertisement Designing a beautiful, legible typeface is hard work and takes time and patience. The type family has to convey a message clearly and effectively, regardless of the setting in which it is used. Of course, thousands of freely available fonts are out there, and some free fonts are very impressive1. We looked around and researched recently released corporate typefaces that have been frequently recommended, mentioned or discussed on popular typography-related blogs, forums and magazines. Below, you’ll find 35 brilliant new typefaces for corporate design. You may also want to take a look at the following related posts: Please be patient; this page might take some time to load. 1. Bodoni Script Pro6 | PDF specimen7 | Price: €69+ Designed by Panos Vassillou, this typeface was designed with connected characters and capitals with calligraphic elements. 2. Geogrotesque8 | Gallery9 | Price: $50 each Geogrotesque is a semi-modular typeface with a subtle rounded finish. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.
The 30 Best Films of the Decade We’re all in that humanistic mode of evaluating our lives – coming up on the end of the year and the last time a zero will be the third digit on our calendars. We’re all (from Variety to Cat Fancy) also waxing expert on what films were the best of the best of the best of the past ten years. Which is why there is an unnavigable sea of opinion polluting the internet right now. Neil and I thought, ‘If everyone else is doing it, why can’t we? And why not do it better?” You may ask (since I’m forcing you to rhetorically), “How can giving your opinion be better than everyone else’s tepid version of an almost-arbitrary-seeming list?” I’m glad you asked. Neil and I anticipated this task back in October and began planning what would become far too much work for two people who essentially sit around watching Animal House all day. The algorithm, which we’ve nicknamed Simon, spat out just over 300 films, reducing our master list by 90%. These are The 30 Best Films of the Decade: 30. 29. 28. 26. 25.
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Into the surreal Into the surreal Posted by Morrison Conway on November 10, 2011 · 22 Comments Moscow-based artist Philipp Igumnov has created these fun illustrations and collages. His artistic style walks a fine line between a melancholy dream world and ridiculous humour with each photograph containing a retro element that works to defamiliarize our notions of the past. Enjoy! Melancholy is not Enough – Surrealistic PhotographySTORYTELLER – Surrealistic Photography of WomenSalvador Dali Paints a Real Wonderland – Dali Paintings Inspired by Alice in WonderlandAre You a Dreamer? Like this: Like Loading... Mnemonics and memory improvement / Using mnemonics to remember quotations How many times have you read through an interesting passage in a book, or an amusing quotation in a newspaper, and thought to yourself – ‘that makes sense, I’ll remember that.’ If you are like most people, then I would think that the answer is probably many times. The next question then is how many times can you accurately recall the passage or quotation concerned, after a moderate interval of time has passed by? The purpose of this section of the site is to describe a method, which will make remembering a passage or piece of dialogue, whether from a book, newspaper, or even from the TV or radio, a relatively simple thing to do. I will now outline the details of this method. The method The Tempest. We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life is rounded with a sleep. The above quotation from William Shakespear's ‘The Tempest’ is one of my favourites. These are – we, stuff, dreams, made, little, life, round and finally sleep. This is of course just a suggestion. Pope Click here