Domino chain tours the world - and topples a record-breaking 125,000 bricks in the process German team sets world records for 'biggest pyramid destroyed' and 'biggest wall destroyed'127,141 bricks toppled over seven minutes in front of cheering crowd By Eddie Wrenn Published: 10:04 GMT, 27 August 2012 | Updated: 11:29 GMT, 27 August 2012 Domino enthusiasts took a grand tour of the world as they demolished 125,000 little bricks in a bid to set three Guinness World Records. The Sinners Domino Production company spent weeks assembling by hand their record-breaking bid, before demolishing the lot in just seven minutes at a gym in Büdingen, West Germany. In the process they toppled 127,141 bricks - smashing the previous world record of 49,614 toppled dominoes - as well as destroying the largest domino wall ever built, and the largest 3D pyramid ever built. Scroll down for video: Record-breaking: The German-based Sinners Domino team destroy a 98-foot wall containing 31,405 bricks A crowd watches on as the team destroy the wall -with the pyramid next on the cards Going, going...
Art & Photography For some people, being human isn't good enough. There are people who are more interested in living in another realm and it's made "possible" thanks to various online games or even apps that allow you to "cartoon yourself" or "zombie yourself". I suppose everyone has day dreams about living in a different time period or [...] This may seem weird but I've often thought about what my "last meal" would be if I knew my time on this earth was running out. The photography section of the website is filled with interesting and unique photos with one of my favorites being "blow job" shots by Tadao Cern. The 90s were a magical time for me. When I was a teenager, I really, really wanted a tattoo. As I may have mentioned a few times, I'm not all that fond of children. One of the perks of not subscribing to cable television is that I see less advertising, and yet still - as I said almost two years ago - every day we're bombarded with advertising.
Pictures of Moments Speak More than Thousand Words...... Picture can speak thousands of words. Random pictures of insignificant moments always been the most important and most valuable. Photographers and painters beautifully imprint huge number of events, objects and types. 1. Photographer – Zilvinas Valeika 2. 3. One of the best photos on the version of Red Bull Illume 2010. 4. Little boy is going to ask Santa for his father returns from Iraq. 5. Photographer – Roman Balaev. 6. 7. 8. This picture consists 365 photographs that were made by each day from the same place. via 9. 10. 11. Photographer – Julia Kurbatova. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. Photos of children’s choir from North Korea. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. The celebration of March 8 in Belgrade. 32. 33. “My 3-year-old son Charlie, – said by the author of the photo Blake Zickefoose, Kid love his friend caterpillar. 34. 35. 36.
How to Photograph Anything When we launched Learn My Shot, just over 2 years ago, our mission was to create the most comprehensive resource where photographers could learn how to photograph anything. We are still enthusiastically working towards this goal. With the help of contributing photographers we published over 90 creative step by step howto tutorials that answered the most common question: How to photograph…? How to Photograph a Model How to Photograph a Water Splash How to Create Repetition How to Photograph Street Portraits How Photograph Food with Natural Light How to Photograph a Baby How to Photograph a Flying Cat How to Photograph Flowers How to Photograph Fire How to Photograph Long Exposures with Steel Wool How to Photograph Wine Bottles How to Photograph Jewelry How to Compress Perspective with Telephoto Lens How to Emphasize Texture How to Photograph a Zombi Portrait How to Shape Light for Creative Effect How to Photograph Classic Still Life How to Photograph Using Artificial Sunlight
Stefano Unterthiner Photography : Animals Face to Face Colt + Rane Stefano Unterthiner Photography : Animals Face to Face National Geographic Photo Contest 2011 - Alan Taylor National Geographic is currently holding its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on November 30. For the past nine weeks, the society has been gathering and presenting galleries of submissions, encouraging readers to vote for them as well. National Geographic was kind enough to let me choose among its entries from 2011 for display here on In Focus. Gathered below are 45 images from the three categories of People, Places, and Nature, with captions written by the individual photographers. [45 photos] Use j/k keys or ←/→ to navigate Choose: Many people pilgrimage to Uluru, but what is seen there often depends on where you've come from. Eruption of the Cordon del Caulle. Beluga whales in the arctic having fun. This is a streetcar in New Orleans traveling back towards The Quarter on St. This image captures almost 6 hours of climbing parties on Rainier going for the summit under starry skies. Russia, polar region of West Siberia, Tazovsky Peninsula.
America: 50 States in 50 Photos - In Focus In the past, I've composed many photo essays that took viewers on virtual tours of distant countries. Today, I decided to do the same thing, but focus closer to home, collecting one recent photograph from each of the 50 states in the United States of America. The photographs are not necessarily meant to represent the whole of any state. They are simply interesting, noteworthy, beautiful, or otherwise caught my eye. Use j/k keys or ←/→ to navigate Choose: A cowboy rides his horse through town as he watches a Cinco de Mayo celebration in Beardstown, Illinois, on May 6, 2012. Beach visitors watch the sunset in Dauphin Island, Alabama, on August 22, 2012. View from the south Rim of the Grand Canyon near Tusayan, Arizona, on August 10, 2012. The USS Constitution passes the Boston skyline as it is tugged back through Boston Harbor in Massachusetts, on August 19, 2012. The moon passes between the sun and the earth behind a windmill near Albuquerque, New Mexico, on May 20, 2012. In St. U.S.
Photos of Sakurajima volcano 25 Feb 2010 On a recent visit to Japan, alien landscape photographer Martin Rietze captured some spectacular images of Sakurajima volcano in Kagoshima prefecture. Multiple lightning flashes caused by fast moving fine ash Lava bombs hitting the flank Strombolian eruption with lightning Detail with multiple lightning flashes Lava brightens the ash cloud Ash eruption causing lightning Violent eruption The Top 75 'Pictures of the Day' for 2012 *Update: The Top 100 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2012 have just been published. Click here to check out the most up-to-date post! After the positive reception from last year’s “Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2011“, the Sifter promised to highlight the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day‘ at the end of every quarter, eventually culminating in an epic Top 100 for 2012. It’s hard to believe we’re already into the final quarter of 2012. With that, here are the Sifter’s Top 75 ‘Pictures of the Day‘ for this year. If any image really intrigues you, be sure to click the title link or picture itself. *Please note the photographs themselves were not necessarily taken in 2012, they just happened to be featured as a ‘Picture of the Day’ this year. Enjoy!
The Top 50 'Pictures of the Day' for 2011 Every day at 5pm the Sifter posts the Picture of the Day. Below you will find a collection of the Sifter’s Top 50 from 2011. It’s hard to imagine the year is almost over, time seems to fly faster each successive year so it’s fun to take a moment and look back at the year that was. Click any of the pictures below to be taken to the individual post to learn more about the photographer and picture taken.