The ruins of Machu Picchu, October 14, 2008. Constructed around 1460, overlooked by Spanish conquerors, and rediscovered by the West in 1911, the treasured site is visited by over 400,000 travelers every year. (© Gary Noel)
The ruins of Machu Picchu from the Sun Gate, October 13, 2008. (© Gary Noel)… Continue
Added by Eugene on October 31, 2008 at 11:55am —
Talk about trippy. These are not miniature models, they are actual life size objects.
Tilt-Shift miniature faking is a creative technique whereby a photograph of a life-size location or object is manipulated to give an optical illusion of a photograph of a miniature scale model. Most faked tilt-shift photographs are taken from a high angle to further simulate the… Continue
Added by Eugene on October 31, 2008 at 9:00am —
These fractal art images by Mistywisp are really beautiful. Fractal art
is created by calculating fractal objects and representing the calculation results as still images, animations, music, or other media. I like the colors and lines she uses in her somewhat abstract… Continue
Added by Eugene on October 30, 2008 at 2:30pm —
Here's a peak at the new Nissan 370Z, which will debut officially at the 2008 Los Angeles Auto Show. The look is smoother and more organic than the current model. Nissan has yet to confirm what changes it's made beneath the metal, but it's safe to assume from the name alone that the larger 3.7-liter V6 from the Infiniti G37 will reside under that new hood. In the… Continue
Added by Eugene on October 30, 2008 at 1:30pm —
Added by Eugene on October 30, 2008 at 9:40am —
PICK OF THE WEEK
RocknRolla is finally wide released in the US on Friday! In the action flick, a Russian mobster orchestrates a crooked land deal, putting millions of dollars up for grabs and attracting all of London's criminal underworld. Directed by Guy Ritchie and starring Gerard Butler.
SCARY MOVIE OPTION #1
Added by Eugene on October 30, 2008 at 7:30am —
Tuesday, November 4 8pm-2am @ Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel
Want to celebrate if Obama is able to escape election rigging? Join Obama for America CA, Generation Obama LA and the California Democratic Party to support Obama - Biden 2008 at the Election Night Campaign Party!
Featuring special performances by Shepard Fairey, Z-Trip and… Continue
Added by Eugene on October 29, 2008 at 4:30pm —
Saturday, November 1st, 7pm-10pm @ SPARC Gallery: Venice
Are you anxious for the Bush era to end? SPARC's Day of the Dead Exhibition presents "Death of the Bush Era: What Next?" The multifaceted exhibition will examine the global transformation prompted by the eight-year George W. Bush administration, the upcoming election, economic recession, illegal… Continue
Added by Eugene on October 29, 2008 at 10:58am —
Meet giant panda twins "Ping Ping" and "An An". These photos were taken on October 24th at the Bifengxia Base of the Chinese Giant Panda Research and Protection Center, in Ya'an County, southwest China's Sichuan Province. More than 30 giant pandas were transferred to the Bifengxia base from the Chinese Giant Panda Research and Protection Center in Wolong of… Continue
Added by Eugene on October 29, 2008 at 9:03am —
Love how these dogs get in the Halloween spirit! Here are some pics from the Tompkins Square Pet Parade in New York which took place on Saturday, October 25, 2008. I especially like Dogbama and the DogIphone!…
Added by Eugene on October 28, 2008 at 11:30am —
Added by Eugene on October 28, 2008 at 10:30am —
Got a few hundred million to spare? This luxury toy is supremely awesome. Monaco-based Wally Yachts, has created WallyIsland, a massive 325-foot yacht with a giant main platform which can be home to a garden oasis, a large lounge, a heliport, a tennis court or anything else your imagination desires. It has six large cabins that can also be turned into 12 smaller… Continue
Added by Eugene on October 28, 2008 at 9:30am —
Ever feel like you got your head in the clouds? There's something off about these photos by French photographer Denis Olivier, and that's exactly why I like them.
Here's an excerpt from his bio: "At the age of 17 I began to take some photographs. I started studying biochemistry, but after 3 years I changed to Poitiers school of fine-arts, and took an… Continue
Added by Eugene on October 28, 2008 at 7:30am —
Do you feel the need? The need for speed? Meet Bloodhound SSC. England’s Science Minister Lord Drayson recently announced plans to create a car that is capable of reaching 1,000 mph. The car is an attempt to break the previous world land speed record of 760 mph set in 1997. In it's quest for land speed superiority, Bloodhound SSC will use a Eurojet EJ200 jet… Continue
Added by Eugene on October 27, 2008 at 1:00pm —
is one of my favorite spots in Downtown LA - It's also one of the creepiest, which is why it may be the perfect party spot for you this Halloween.
Ghouls, phantoms, and demons unite! Edison promises… Continue
Added by Eugene on October 27, 2008 at 9:00am —
On our quest to find more gems of Silver Lake, Annie and I headed over to Say Cheese on Vic's
recommendation. Thanks Vic! Say Cheese is more like a gourmet deli than a cafe. On their menu is a wide range of cold and hot sandwiches that run from $10-$12.
Added by Eugene on October 26, 2008 at 11:00am —
1.) Light-Emitting Wallpaper
How cool is Dutch designer Jonas Samson's light-emitting wallpaper? Turn off the lights and the wallpaper illuminates the room, but when the lights come back on, the wallpaper looks completely normal. The design is not only an unusual wallpaper idea, but also an interesting way to look at having light without a traditional… Continue
Added by Eugene on October 25, 2008 at 10:30am —
Added by Eugene on October 25, 2008 at 9:00am —
Do we have any Japanese food lovers in the house? The 9th Annual Japanese Food Festival will take place at the Kyoto Grand Hotel and Gardens in Downtown LA tomorrow from 11am-3pm. I've never been to this before, but looking at the pictures, this event has some serious potential. Tickets are $50 a pop.
According to the website, attendees will be able to… Continue
Added by Eugene on October 24, 2008 at 2:00pm —