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Houses With Amazing View Houses With Amazing View Many of us want to have a vacation home or place where we can forget & get away with the daily rush of our lives. And these houses, their perfect location amidst nature, with their beautiful view are the perfect place where one can feel at home away from the population & the skyscrapers of the cities. Author: Yann Arthus 12 Comments: Jexweber said... Impresionantes fotografías, muy buena recopilación, gracias por compartir... June 17, 2010 at 9:02 AM Ultimate Privacy said... Wow, absolutely stunning June 17, 2010 at 9:14 AM Freebie Link said... Nice, this is really cool! June 17, 2010 at 12:11 PM Hipsters said... So beautiful. June 17, 2010 at 1:39 PM Dan said... Awesome Collection of images. June 17, 2010 at 3:32 PM Anonymous said... One shouldn't forget that a house surrounded by dense trees can only see, well, trees. June 17, 2010 at 3:37 PM Saurav Pokhrel said... great pictures, loved all of them.... June 17, 2010 at 5:39 PM adhi said...

Stefano Unterthiner Photography : Animals Face to Face Colt + Rane Stefano Unterthiner Photography : Animals Face to Face The Beauty of India: 50 Amazing Photos - Smashing Magazine Advertisement Today we’d like to publish something completely different for a change. India, the country of mysterious paradoxes; the land where civilizations and times intermix, a mysterious place which attracts people from all over the world. We present people, places, traditions, culture and a broad overview of the incredible beauty of India — something different and inspirational for a change. The Beauty of India Heart You Feet. catching up! Diwali lights Aishwarya Rai in the making Golden Temple before Sunrise A Dreamer Among the Humblest 10 Interesting Places to Visit Before You Die Smiling.Pali A glance inside, a glimpse outside Dark eyes. Prayer at the Temple Taj Mahal, the other side. colors-of-india Sweeping. India. Colorful Masks Bananiers en paix back to India Silent Prayer / Amritsar, India Little Red Riding Hood Golden Slumbers india – gujarat colors-of-india sri meenakshi sundareswara temple colors-of-india India style buddha from bodhgaya colors-of-india India India Wedding india India India- Faces

Abandoned Places: 10 Creepy, Beautiful Modern Ruins Abandoned Places: 10 Creepy, Beautiful Modern Ruins Abandoned Places | We humans are explorers by nature. The quest for discovery, both old and new, is part of what separates us from rest of the animal kingdom. Abandoned Submarine Base, Ukraine In a bay on the northern shores of the Black Sea, the Soviet army maintained an elaborate submarine base throughout much of the Cold War. Abandoned Submarine Base Gallery The Ruins of Detroit by Marchand and Meffre In the United States, few cities have felt the burn of urban decay more than Detroit. Ruins of Detroit Gallery Beelitz Military Hospital, Berlin It is rare that a ruin like this should decay so gracefully and without the marks of vandalism. Beelitz Military Hospital Gallery City Hall Subway Station, NYC Under the busy streets of New York City rests a perfectly preserved monument to that city’s transportation history. City Hall Subway Station Gallery Ryugyung Hotel, Pyongyang, North Korea Ryugyung Hotel Gallery Pripyat, Ukraine Gallery

National Geographic's Photography Contest 2010 | Travel Guides, Luxury Travel and Travel Info National Geographic is once again holding their annual Photo Contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on November 30th. For the past eight weeks, they have been gathering and presenting galleries of submissions, encouraging readers to rate them as well. National Geographic was again kind enough to let me choose some of their entries from 2010 for display here on The Big Picture. Even More Photos on Boston Big Picture Like This Story? StumbleUpon Google + Image Gallery of National Geographic's Photography Contest 2010 Checkout the National Geographic's Photography Contest 2010 Image gallery in high definition, by clicking on the thumbnails below.

Wind Farms Create Their Own Clouds Wind farms receive a lot of praise in the fight against climate change. Along with solar, they're often pitched as our last hope for energy independence. Ironically, not only do they "fight" climate change but they also create micro-climates . Like giant egg mixers, off shore wind farms blend warm sea air with the cooler air above. Of course, all it takes is a windy day to clear the cloud cover. Studies has shown that large wind farms can even change weather patterns. However, researchers "acknowledged the hypothetical wind farm was far larger than anything humans are likely to build," but if Department of Energy projections for wind farming are met by 2030, "it could probably have an effect," says James McCaa of 3Tier, Inc. , a renewable energy forecasting company based in Seattle.

17 Images You Won't Believe Aren't Photoshopped (Part 7) Salvador Dali's Melting Train Tracks These funhouse-mirror railroad tracks are a reminder that Mother Nature pretty much laughs at the things we build. What you're seeing is the aftermath of a recent earthquake in New Zealand. We feel sorry for those two guys in orange who apparently have been tasked with re-straightening the tracks with their bare hands. Hey, Pretty Impressive Mural! This would be an impressive feat even if this church was just a painting on the side of the cliff face. It's the Hermitage of St. So, yeah, good job to whoever hauled all those bricks up there. Spider Goat, Spider Goat ... While we're on the topic of amazing feats of Italians, we present the Alpine ibex, seen here casually scaling the Cingino Dam in Italy and openly defying all laws of physics. The only thing these goats give less of a shit about than gravity are the fences you build to try to keep them in. There's No Feeling Like Falling Into a Sinkhole The "Duplicate Region" Button is Stuck

Pin-up art from The Pin-up Files - pin-up girl & glamour archive Magic Absolutely Amazing Photography by Edgar Moskopp | Please keep in mind that some photos are processed with HDR in Photomatix, with Brightness, Contrast, Selective Color, Color Balance, dodging, burning, unsharp mask, Retouching, selective de-noising in Photoshop CS3 and panorama composition in Autopano Pro. By Edgar Moskopp See more photos on his Flickr stream ↑ Back to top Awe-inspiring scenes from Mother Nature Summer is the perfect time to get out and see how much nature has to offer. Photo from EarthAirFire You Might Also Like: Comments: Leave a reply: honeybee137LK Skelewags - Urban Art (by @baekdal) #design Written by Thomas Baekdal | Thursday, August 30, 2007 This cartoon concept by "Chewie" is great - mixing real world environments with cartoon characters. The style with skull like cartoon figures are not that special, but the overall style is. "Chewie" has been very quiet about what this project is really about. I guess we will just have to wait and see. (via ConceptArt Forum) Follow: 42Concepts

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