Reminiscent of roughed up combat veterans reuniting, NASA's retired shuttles Discovery and Endeavour had a rare nose-to-nose encounter last week, while trading places at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
According to NASA: "The space shuttle fleet began setting records with its first launch on April 12, 1981 and continued to set high marks of achievement and endurance through 30… Continue
Added by Eugene on August 16, 2011 at 4:00pm —
It's not every day that we get to see images as heart-warming yet bizarre as this. Over the weekend, two-year-old chimpanzee "Do Do" was seen feeding milk to "Aorn," a 60-day-old baby tiger cub, at Thailand's Samut Prakan Crocodile Farm and Zoo.
Completely at ease with each other, the chimp's motherly instincts took over as she attentively bottle fed the baby tiger. Aorn gratefully lapped… Continue
Added by Eugene on August 1, 2011 at 3:30pm —
Hit it just right and you might just see this for yourself! Twice a year in Manhattan, New York, for about 20 minutes, the sunset aligns precisely with the city's street grid to simultaneously illuminate both the north and south sides of every cross street. Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson of the American Museum of Natural History popularized the phenomenon in 2002, naming it… Continue
Added by Eugene on July 20, 2011 at 3:30pm —
Super Mamika is back...and this time she has a new boyfriend, Mister Papika!
You may remember the incredibly touching story
of Sacha Goldberger and his depressed 91-year-old Hungarian grandmother, Frederika. To cheer her up, Sacha suggested that they shoot a… Continue
Added by Eugene on June 3, 2011 at 4:00pm —
Spaghetti & Meatballs on Greenwich Street
Most of the time, we try to avoid potholes. If we do end up driving over them, we get angry. Instead of being frustrated about the whole experience, Montreal-based Claudia Ficca and Davide Luciano decided to give us a reason to laugh at the annoying holes in the streets.
The husband and wife duo… Continue
Added by Eugene on May 28, 2011 at 2:00pm —
Leo Caillard isn't interested in rules or logic. The Frenchman sees the world in a fascinating, surreal way, and has the amazing ability to show us his visions through these incredible photo manipulations.
“We see thousands of different pictures every day in news, art, fashion, internet ads, Facebook,” says Caillard. “Everything is… Continue
Added by Eugene on January 13, 2011 at 11:00am —
On a cold winter's day, there's nothing quite like seeing the sun burst through the clouds. Not only does the temperature get a little warmer, the bright orange rays provide such a beautiful scene. It's days like this when it's nice to be outside, enjoying the gifts of nature.
Zsolt Zsigmond took these gorgeous shots in his native homeland Hungary. The… Continue
Added by Eugene on November 12, 2010 at 11:00am —
Nerds, rejoice! Olivia Munn is moving up in the world. Best known as the co-host of G4's Attack of the Show!, Munn will appear on NBC's Perfect Couples, and is the newest correspondent on The Daily Show. As you can tell by these sexy GQ shots, she's pretty excited about it. Continue
via our kitchen…
Added by Eugene on September 4, 2010 at 11:00am —
I love the way smoke takes its shape in the air... There's something very mystical about it. It's because of this free-flowing effect that these images, created by the talented photoshoppers over at Worth1000
, are so eye-catching. Collected here are 23 amazing photo manipulations of smoke.…
Added by Eugene on September 1, 2010 at 1:30pm —
Susy Oliveira calls her process "a compromise between sculpture and photography." Using a foam frame, the Toronto-based artist creates three-dimensional pieces that simulate reality in a very distorted, yet intriguing way.
Oliveira examines “our preoccupation with replacing nature with fabricated versions of itself.” She adds that these sculptures express… Continue
Added by Eugene on August 25, 2010 at 12:00pm —
Last weekend in Glastonbury, England, on a site covering 1,000 acres, the 40th annual Glastonbury Festival was held at Worthy Farm. Started by a dairy farmer, Michael Evis in 1970 it has grown into the largest music festival in Europe. This year's headline acts on the main stage included Muse, Gorillaz and Stevie Wonder. Thousands of attendees were treated to a sunny… Continue
Added by Eugene on June 29, 2010 at 5:00pm —
The 2010 FIFA World Cup opened last Friday in South Africa, after years of preparation, with an Opening Ceremony at Soccer City Stadium - the first matches taking place over the weekend. Thousands attended the opening concerts and matches in person, while tens of millions watched events unfold on screens large and small across the world. Here are two great photo…
Added by Eugene on June 14, 2010 at 10:00am —
Grand Central Terminal, New York Continue
Bryan Solarski travels around the world, visits some of the world's most famous landmarks, and shrinks them. He uses a popular technique called "tilt-shift." The viewer is cast back into a period of childhood, when everything experienced feels larger-than-life.
"I wanted to recreate the dreamlike feeling of actually being in these places in…
Added by Eugene on June 7, 2010 at 10:30am —
These photo booth-looking shots by world-renowned photographer Yu Tsai are great. Pressured to take multiple photos inside a confined space, people become goofy and animated, trying to make themselves look different for every shot. Who's better suited to take these kinds of artistic photos than our favorite A-list actors and… Continue
Added by Eugene on May 7, 2010 at 1:30pm —
Similar to many artists, Belgian-based artist Ben Heine likes to sketch the scenery around him. What makes his work different is that he takes photographs of his drawings and symmetrically places them on top of the original background, causing a cool visual effect. He titles the series, "Pencil Vs Camera."…
Added by Eugene on April 24, 2010 at 12:00pm —
The big day has finally arrived!! The 2009 presidential inauguration of Barack Obama will take place on January 20, 2009, under the provisions of the Twentieth Amendment to the United States Constitution. The inauguration will mark the commencement of the four-year term of Barack Obama and Joe Biden as President and Vice President, respectively. The inauguration is… Continue
Added by Eugene on January 18, 2009 at 10:00am —
After winning a gold medal in the 2008 Bejing Summer Olympics, Nastia Liukin has become a fixture on the fashion scene. Debuting in her first high-fashion campaign, Nastia poses for dance-inspired photos for Max Azria, the runway line under the BCBGMAXAZRIA brand. “For the Max Azria campaign, we wanted someone iconic –- someone timeless. We met Nastia at our runway… Continue
Added by Eugene on January 12, 2009 at 10:00am —
2008 was filled with so many dramatic twists and turns. It's certainly not easy to sum up the whole year in photos, but some of these shots show bits and pieces of what life has been like over the past 12 months. Let's all hope the new year brings more peace and happiness!
See the photos at the boston globe
Added by Eugene on December 22, 2008 at 9:30am —