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Oranjemund, Namibia. It seems to be the largest diamond mine vehicle graveyard, and yet there are barely any pictures of it. Satellite photos of the area could let you guess how big it is. The mine owned by De Beers is reputed to have the largest private earthmoving fleet in the world. From the texts I have found here and there, my understanding is that that people are not allowed to visit those the area for safety reasons, hence the lack of available photos. This tank was last used in industry, not war; after World War II, the diamond miners of Oranjemund used surplus tanks to bulldoze sand.

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Abandoned Berlin: Olympic effort for an abandoned village Almost too knackered by the time I got there to do any exploration at all. Cycled over 40km from Friedrichshain to Elstal, wind against me all the way, efforts compounded by several unforeseen diversions due to the slightly optimistic tactic of simply pointing the bike west. "Who needs maps anyway?" I won't be doing that again. And then I still faced the prospect of cycling back! Photo Opportunities : Corinne Vionnet + PUBLICATION: Art and The Internet 2014 Black Dog Publishing, UK + PUBLICATION: ScreenDump #2 2014 ScreenDump #2, by Suzan Geldhoff and Karin Krijgsman, NL + EXHIBITION: Musée des Beaux-Arts, Liège March 15th - May 25th, 2014 Icones / Pixels of Paradise, Image & Belief; 9th International Biennal of photography and visual arts, Liège, Belgium + EXHIBITION: Musée d'Art, Pully, Switzerland March 5th - May 11th, 2014 Do You Speak Tourist? Quand les photographes décodent le cliché.

Comic Book Style Graphic Design  We have often been asked the process by which we create our illustrated flyers and posters. I will try to give you a clear tutorial on how we create our illustrations and turn them into flyers or posters. Our end product will be this flyer which was created for our recent Go Media Inc. art show: Before I go into an insane amount of details I want to give you a quick snap-shot of the process: Draw with Pencil on Paper.Ink your penciled artwork.Scan your artwork at 300 dpi.Create a second copy of the artwork at 150 dpi.Create a color layer just under the artwork (set your artwork layer to multiply)Color your artwork.Delete the artwork layer, and return the color layer to 300dpiOpen the original 300dpi artwork and paste it above the color layer.Flatten the image and save it.Import the image into your design softwareAdd text and graphicsExport the final design.

Inventors, Innovators, Innovations, Inventions Past Present and Future CBS asks for more money from a declining Time-Warner Cable, while customers can get it nearly free online or via an antenna. Before Google Glass' latest patch, a picture could have been worth a thousand hacks. It might be the technology of the future — but not of the present, judging by the simplistic and surprisingly expensive items offered so far. Bigger isn't always better. Two roboticists weigh in on just what it would take to make a giant robot—and why humanity should probably look elsewhere for defense against alien invaders. A new exhibit at the Design Museum in London features 3D-printing robots, carbon fiber looms, biodegradable sneakers and more.

Travel Videos - The Compulsive Traveler Olympic Village The creation of a separate housing area for the great number of athletes attending the Olympic Games was first attempted in Los Angeles in 1932. Four years later, at the XIth Olympiad in Berlin, the concept was further developed with the construction of this tiny ‘village’ in the Brandenburg countryside, just 14 kilometers from the Olympic Stadium. Newspapers in the U.S. ran kitschy photographs in their Olympic reports featuring American athletes gathered in front of their cabins and singing folk songs after long days spent breaking world records. During WWII the cabins and cottages were converted to an infantry training facility for the German troops, and after the war’s end the Soviet and East German military occupied the site until 1992. For many years the village was a favorite destination for day-tripping history buffs and enthusiasts of abandoned structures, and in 2004 the Olympic Village was listed as an historically protected site and officially opened to the public.

MATERIAL WORLD (in progress) : Photography by David Welch Material World takes influence from the Marxist concept “Objectification”. This concept marks a transformative relationship between humankind and nature where individuals manifest their activities into materially existing forms. To Marx, these forms serve as mirrors for self-understanding through contemplation and reflection, progressive steps towards our enhanced capacity as human beings. 3D Character Model Resource 3DSMax Maya XSI Lightwave Character Model Sets ES3DStudio's unrivalled library of high-detail/low-impact characters are ready to fit into your projects. If it's for interactive simulations, games, training aids, military visualizations, or high-detail pre-rendered animations we have what you need pre-rigged and animated in Character Studio. We are your project's head start.

Fun With Words > The Wordplay Web Site Gwenn et la vie à Berlin / Dans un village olympique… fantôme Un peu à l’écart de Berlin se situe l’ancien village olympique des jeux de Berlin en 1936. Ses jeux furent célèbre car il furent organisés par les nazis qui se servirent de cet événement pour faire de la propagande de leur idéologie xénophobe et antisémite. Pieds de nez, cette lors de ses jeux que l’athlète noir américain Jesse Owens remporta 4 médailles d’or devant les athlètes allemands soit disant supérieur… C’est donc dans un endroit fort en histoire (comme il est existe de nombreux à Berlin) que nous avons erré dans cet endroit fantomatique.

PIETER HUGO - Photographer Defunct Fashion #sketching and watching #TheGreatGatsby. Perfect way to spend a #rain filled #Saturday. Finding my #creativity again. Court Dress | c. 1860-65 The combination of court dress and the 1860s crinoline makes for a most splendid garment. Dress worn to court was the most elaborate and expensive ensemble in a lady’s wardrobe. On Truth & Reality: Philosophy Physics Metaphysics of Space, Wave Structure of Matter. Famous Science Art Quotes. Abandoned Berlin: Haunted by history, the ghosts of Beelitz-Heilstätten Everybody and their dog knows about Beelitz-Heilstätten, which is why I haven’t written about it before. Not everyone has a dog though. Some have other pets, less inquisitive or knowledgeable than dogs. So this is for the goldfish. Beelitz is where Hitler and Honecker were treated for injuries/ailments sustained in World War I and East Germany’s last days, respectively.

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