Eugene's Blog Posts Tagged 'from' (9)

Atlantis' Final Descent from the International Space Station



Last week, space shuttle Atlantis ended its final mission. This photograph, taken by the crew of the International Space Station, gives us an unprecedented view of the shuttle during its final descent path. It appears like a bean sprout against clouds and city lights. Airglow over Earth can be seen in the background. See a larger version over at… Continue

Added by Eugene on July 24, 2011 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

Milky Way through a Sahara Sandstorm

I've seen a lot of time-lapse films in the last few years, and I have to say, this one by Terje Sorgjerd could be the best.



The footage was captured about a week ago from atop El Teide, Spain's highest mountain. At one point, a large sandstorm hit the Sahara Desert, making it nearly impossible for Sorgjerd to see the sky with his own eyes. Surprisingly, his camera had managed to capture the sandstorm which was backlit by Grand Canary Island making it look… Continue

Added by Eugene on April 18, 2011 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

Pic of the Day: View from the International Space Station

Expedition 24 Crew, NASA

"Peering out of the windows of the International Space Station (ISS), astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson takes in the planet on which we were all born, and to which she would soon return. About 350 kilometers up, the ISS is high enough so that the Earth's horizon appears clearly curved."



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Added by Eugene on November 17, 2010 at 2:00am — 4 Comments

Most Incredible Twitpics from Space (23 photos)

Most of us are used to seeing boring Twitpics uploaded by our friends. These images by Douglas H. Wheelock, aka Astro_Wheels, are nothing like that. In fact, while aboard the International Space Station, the NASA astronaut has arguably taken the most incredible Twitpics to date.



Regarding the uploaded photo above, he tweets: "Out over the central Atlantic,… Continue

Added by Eugene on September 10, 2010 at 2:30pm — 5 Comments

Mystical Australian Scenes (8 photos)



Although Andrew Pearce's mystical scenes are obviously photoshopped, they look completely natural because of his impressive editing skills.



Hailing from the Australian countryside, the 21-year-old has had national & international success with his film & photography work. He now runs his own business, AndyPictures, which specializes in film,…

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Added by Eugene on July 12, 2010 at 12:00pm — 5 Comments

Art Made from Real Human Bones (12 pieces)

Francois Robert spent hundreds of hours arranging the real bones of a single human skeleton into a series of striking iconic shapes, each five or six feet wide. He titled the beautiful yet eerily haunting series, 'Stop the Violence.'"



"In the mid-90’s, during an auction… Continue

Added by Eugene on April 27, 2010 at 11:00am — 7 Comments

The Script - The Man Who Can't Be Moved [Live from Abbey Road]

Added by Eugene on January 17, 2010 at 8:36am — No Comments

U2 Concert Goes Live on YouTube Tonight!



U2 have teamed up with YouTube to stream a live broadcast of their show tonight at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. The gig will be available free to anyone who wants to watch it in the 16 countries where YouTube is available.



The concert is slated to start at 8:30 p.m. PDT (11:30 p.m. EDT) and will be available in the U.S., England, France, Canada, Italy, Spain, Japan, Brazil, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, Mexico, India, Israel, South Korea and the… Continue

Added by Eugene on October 25, 2009 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

My Experience at the SF MOMA - A Refreshingly Interesting Museum

I like to frequent museums on occasion, but I usually find myself getting bored after the first twenty minutes upon arrival. That's why I was pleasantly surprised by the SF MOMA.

The SF MOMA is currently showcasing the work of Frida Kahlo, which runs through September 28th. There is something so real and… Continue

Added by Eugene on September 8, 2008 at 1:00pm — 6 Comments

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