Eugene's Blog Posts Tagged 'the' (64)

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

Jabba the Hut Snowman



I think it's pretty clear that this Jabba the Hut snow sculpture wins "best in snow" this year. Could you imagine if you lived here? It would be impossible not to crack a smile every time you pulled into the driveway....



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Added by Eugene on December 27, 2010 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Top 10 Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear Signs

10.) Jesus Loves Mr. T

This past weekend, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert hosted the Rally To Restore Sanity and/or Fear in Washington D.C. One of the biggest highlights of the whole event was the signs people brought with them. They ranged from funny to outrageous, and even included some that were totally on point. Here is our top… Continue

Added by Eugene on November 2, 2010 at 1:30pm — 6 Comments

President Obama on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart

President Obama took the opportunity to answer a few questions from "America's most trusted newscaster." Among my favorite questions: "Are we the people we were waiting for?"

Added by Eugene on October 28, 2010 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

IRC Dance Movement

Check out this mesmerizing short featuring Dutch break dance collective, Rockaz. The piece was shot by filmmaker Shueti, and the song is “Signal the Captain” by Of… Continue

Added by Eugene on October 13, 2010 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

Tearing Through the Page (3 pics)

Inspired by torn and creased images from comics and newspapers, Polish photographer Jan Kriwol created these Photoshopped images that are completely flawless. Even though my brain knows that they're fake, my eyes have trouble finding any imperfection. Kriwol has worked for a number of prestigious ad agencies, including DDB, Saatchi & Saatchi, and BBDO.…



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Added by Eugene on October 10, 2010 at 11:00am — 4 Comments

Taiwanese News Animates the iPhone 4 Antenna Saga

Taiwan’s NMANews created an easy-to-follow animation explaining the iPhone 4 antenna saga.... Hilarious!



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Added by Eugene on July 19, 2010 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Pic of the Day: Vuvuzela Center

Better get yours soon, they've been selling like hotcakes. BZZZZZZZZZZ!!!!

via buzzfeed

Added by Eugene on June 21, 2010 at 2:12pm — 1 Comment

Threadless T-Shirt to Help the Gulf

Threadless is donating all proceeds from the sale of this oily "PeliCAN" t-shirt to the Gulf Restoration Network. It's $10 and you can buy it, here.



"As of this writing, there is still no end to be seen to the Gulf oil spill.… Continue

Added by Eugene on June 21, 2010 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

Production Process of the 2010 FIFA World Cup Ball

 

The Jabulani ball has been the center of controversy since the start of the World Cup.



Already England's Robert Green, Algeria's Faouzi Chaouchi and Paraguay's Justo Villar have given up soft goals to what Nigeria's Dickson Etuhu called "the worst ball ever" in an interview with the BBC.



Despite complaints, FIFA supports its match ball. "The ball has been produced by Adidas, which is a long-standing partner of FIFA and very experienced…

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Added by Eugene on June 15, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

Beautiful Patterns on the Sydney Opera House (15 pics)



For the second year running, Sydney celebrates the approach of winter with Vivid Sydney, a festival of light, music, and ideas.



The main attraction of the festival, which is stealing everyone's breath away, is Laurie Anderson's "Lighting the Sails," a slideshow of vibrant images, projecting everything from hair, flowers, leopard-print patterns, fireworks, and…

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Added by Eugene on June 11, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Pic of the Day: Find the Inner Calvin Inside of You

via digg

Added by Eugene on April 27, 2010 at 3:03pm — 3 Comments

Beautiful Girl in the Enchanted Forest (10 photos)



When I first saw this set by 26-year-old Icelandic photographer Silja Magg, it instantly drew me in. There's something really honest and pure about these images. The beautiful girl she photographed matches perfectly with her forest scene, and she did a wonderful job seamlessly blending in the soft tones in the background.…

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Added by Eugene on January 15, 2010 at 11:30am — 4 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

Kate Beckinsale Is the Sexiest Woman Alive: Esquire (video inside)

Esquire is calling Kate Beckinsale the sexiest woman alive, and I'd be hard pressed to disagree. Video after the jump!



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Added by Eugene on October 2, 2009 at 12:00pm — 5 Comments

Top 5 Coolest Futuristic Vehicles



What will transportation look like in a few decades? With the exponential speed of technology, the possibilities are truly infinite. In this set, we look at some outrageously cool futuristic vehicles that may just give us a peak of what's to come.



5.) Flying…

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Added by Eugene on September 15, 2009 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Burnham Pavilion by Zaha Hadid Opens!: Chicago



After nearly a two month delay, Zaha Hadid's Burnham Pavilion finally opened to the public earlier this month at Millennium Park in Chicago. The actual photos of the structure look even more impressive than the mock-ups we saw just a few months ago.



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Added by Eugene on August 24, 2009 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Beers at the White House - TIME

It would be pretty awesome to have a beer with the President at the White House, but then again, maybe not under these circumstances. Vice President Biden joined President Obama, Sergeant James Crowley and Professor Henry Louis Gates yesterday in the Rose Garden to discuss their prior incident.… Continue

Added by Eugene on July 31, 2009 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Urban Street Art - Living on the Edge (5 pics)



I guess you could call this urban wall art. If you happen to be looking for Brazilian artists Gabriel and Tiago Primo, you might want to start on a wall in Rio de Janeiro. Quite literally hanging out, the brothers have made this wall their home, attaching all types of furniture to it including tables, a cabinet, a bed, a sofa and even a hammock.



Since May of…

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Added by Eugene on July 25, 2009 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

The Longest Solar Eclipse of the Century - The Big Picture

Earlier today, the moon passed directly in front of the sun, causing a total solar eclipse that crossed nearly half the Earth - through Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar and China. It was the longest total solar eclipse of the 21st century, lasting as much as 6 minutes and 39 seconds in a few areas. Despite cloudy skies in many of the populated areas in the path,… Continue

Added by Eugene on July 22, 2009 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

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