the simple image sharer ×Imgur needs your help to win the Webby Award for best social entertainment site! browse your computer drag and drop here Historical photos (part 3) Historical photos (part 3) ‘Powder Monkey’ on the USS New Hampshire (1864) ‘The moment a dragon is slain’ Puppet Show (Paris 1963) The Sleepy Skunk on Tumblr Why deconstructing a mashup? Because these videos are often perceived as a random mess of pretty images from movie trailers. While that’s absolutely true, there’s an opportunity to explore themes and also pay a few obscure tributes to elements that don’t belong in the video itself but that are generally widespread within pop culture. Sometimes, a collection of random but visually stunning sequences can unite to create its own experience. 6 minutes and 46 seconds… Like Pokemon, let’s see if you were able to catch them all! "There’s a storm coming…" warns Selina Kyle. A dark superhero quote and a reference to a trailer from another dark superhero film that used Pruit Igoe to great effect: heavy shots of rain while Rorschach walks around town in the 2009 Zack Snyder film Watchmen.
Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2014 - top 10 countries These 10 countries are destined for an epic year, whether they’re hosting festivals, cutting the ribbon on new attractions or simply raising their game for travellers. Feast your eyes on 2014's most unmissable destinations. 1. Bontebok are Incredibly Handsome 'Extinct in the Wild' Creatures photo: Nico Smit photo: Ecoprint Habitat: South Africa & LesothoStatus: Least Concern This handsome creature is called the Bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus pygarus), one of the rarest antelopes in Southern Africa. There are actually two subspecies of the bontebok; the bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus pygarus), occurring naturally in the Fynbos and Renosterveld areas of the Western Cape, and the blesbok (Damaliscus pygargus phillipsi) occurring in the highveld. The blesbok differs from the bontebok in two ways: First, the bontebok has an unbroken white facial blaze, whereas the blesbok has the white blaze broken by a brown band between the eyes.
Graham Hughes: British man is first person to visit all 201 countries WITHOUT using a plane Graham Hughes, 33, used buses, taxis, trains and his own two feet to travel 160,000 miles in exactly 1,426 days - all on a shoestring of just $100 a weekYesterday he trudged into Juba, the capital of South Sudan, to end the epic journey that began in his hometown of Liverpool on New Year's Day 2009Spent four days 'in a leaky boat' to reach Cape Verde, was jailed for a week in Congo, and was 'saved from Muslim fundamentalists by a Filipino ladyboy'His lowest point was when his sister, Nicole, died of cancer two years agoHe says: 'I think I wanted to show that the world is not some big, scary place, but in fact is full of people who want to help you' By Matt Blake Published: 10:09 GMT, 27 November 2012 | Updated: 09:09 GMT, 10 December 2014
Earth from Above a collection of aerial photography "Earth From Above" is the result of the aerial photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand's five-year airborne odyssey across six continents. It's a spectacular presentation of large scale photographs of astonishing natural landscapes. Every stunning aerial photograph tells a story about our changing planet. Coal mine in South Africa 25 Reasons Norway Is The Greatest Place On Earth Norway is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places on Earth. It's home to more natural wonders than we can count and it has stunning cities, fascinating history and really happy people. Norway's not cheap. But it's worth it. Here are 25 reasons why. 1. 20 Most Amazing Microscope Shots These microscope pictures are taken from the book ‘ Microcosmos’, created by Brandon Brill . This book includes many scanning electron microscope (SEM) images of insects, human body parts and household items. These are the most amazing images of what is too small to see with the naked eye. 01 – A wood or heathland Ant, Formica fusca, holding a microchip 02 – The surface of an Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory silicon microchip 03 – Eyelash hairs growing from the surface of human skin
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