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Posted in Random » POTD 23 Aug 2011   / 3351 views

How the river can have five distinctive colors.

 

Picture of the Day

Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 19 Aug 2011   / 4944 views

What do you think this is?

 

Picture of the Day

Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 18 Aug 2011   / 2786 views

A microcrack can be detected in a piece of steel under a microscope after it has been stress tested.

 

Picture of the Day

Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 17 Aug 2011   / 2177 views

A boy sits amid the ruins of a London bookshop following an air raid on October 8, 1940, reading a book titled “The History of London.” There were times in London when people did something more than just breaking and looting.

 

Picture of the Day

Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 16 Aug 2011   / 2357 views

That's what a shooting star looks like from space. This photo was taken on August 13 during the Perseids Meteor Shower.

 

Picture of the Day

Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 15 Aug 2011   / 3922 views

If you want make your eyes sparkle - no problem. Only for $15,000 you can buy a pair of contact lenses fitted with real diamonds and gold. You will have a choice between four designs of diamonds on white gold, diamonds on yellow gold, or just gold or yellow gold.  This  'eye jewellery' of 18 diamonds studded onto an 18-carat gold plate on a special lens was created by Shekhar Eye Research in Mumbai.

 

Picture of the Day

Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 12 Aug 2011   / 3729 views

Sao Paulo, Brazil: rich neighbourhoods vs slums.

 

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Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 11 Aug 2011   / 4639 views

Yueyaquan or the Crescent Moon Lake is an oasis and is located near Dunhuang in China.

 

Picture of the Day

Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 9 Aug 2011   / 3219 views

Riots in London. This is a before and after image of the landmark Carpetright building in Tottenham that was damaged in London during the recent riots.

 

Picture of the Day

Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 8 Aug 2011   / 2773 views

Wall Street Stock Market vs German Stock Market.

 

Picture of the Day

Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 5 Aug 2011   / 3301 views

16-year-old Qian Hongyan, from the Yunzhinan Swimming Club for the handicapped, practises during a daily training session at a swimming centre in Kunming, southwest China's Yunnan province. About 30 disabled athletes from the club aged 10 to 22 are training for the London 2012 Paralympic Games. [Telegraph]

 

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Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 3 Aug 2011   / 2989 views

Nile seen from the International Space Station.

 

Picture of the Day

Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 2 Aug 2011   / 3290 views

1922 beauty contest winners.

 

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Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 1 Aug 2011   / 3546 views

Miracles of physics - a soda drop on a coin.

 

Picture of the Day

Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 29 Jul 2011   / 3542 views

A hungry seven-month-old baby named Mahiga Gedi Farah who weighs only 7 pounds (3.4 kg) is in the hands of the mother in the hospital of the International Rescue Committee in the town of Dadaab, Kenya on July 26. 

Mihag is just one of 800,000 children who officials warn could die across the region in the worst drought for decades.

 

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Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 28 Jul 2011   / 3346 views

Pripyat River, Chernobyl  region, Ukraine.

 

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Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 27 Jul 2011   / 2385 views

Los Angeles seen from Griffith Observatory.

 

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Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 26 Jul 2011   / 2207 views

Pro wrestling in Palestine.

 

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Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 25 Jul 2011   / 2685 views

Flooded ruins of villa Epecuen in Argentina.

 

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These funny animals (44 pics)

Posted in Random » POTD 22 Jul 2011   / 8678 views

Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 22 Jul 2011   / 2320 views

Eroded icebergs in Eric’s fjord.

Photograph by Yann Arthus-Bertrand.

 

Picture of the Day

Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 21 Jul 2011   / 3378 views

Ukrainian cargo aircraft Antonov transporting a subway train.

 

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Picture of the Day (1 pic)

Posted in Random » POTD 20 Jul 2011   / 2438 views

Early Sunday morning brave diners toasted the closing of the Los Angeles 405 freeway, Carmageddon, by literally raising their glasses at a table on the deserted freeway.

 

Picture of the Day

Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 19 Jul 2011   / 3524 views

No, this is not a plane crash. It is a movie set on the Universal Studios lot in Los Angeles, California.

 

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Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 18 Jul 2011   / 2525 views

Reaction to the end of this year's NASA Space shuttle program.

 

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Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 14 Jul 2011   / 2430 views

West Java Province, Indonesia: residents lay on railway tracks as they believe the electrical energy from the tracks will cure them of various illnesses.

 

Picture of the Day

Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 13 Jul 2011   / 2651 views

This is an imprint of an owl is left on a window pane after the bird crashed into the window. The silhouette was left by the bird's 'powder down' - a substance protecting growing feathers.

 

Picture of the Day

Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 12 Jul 2011   / 4623 views

Meet Brutus, a 5.5m saltwater crocodile, which is missing its right front leg but who's always making a great show for tourists to reach its meal.

 

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Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 11 Jul 2011   / 1808 views

This is the photo of muicians at the 27th underwater concert in Big Pine Key, Florida.

 

Picture of the Day

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Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 8 Jul 2011   / 6205 views

That's what your leg could look like after riding 15 editions of the Tour de France.

 

Picture of the Day

Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 7 Jul 2011   / 2811 views

A calf jumps into the arena after the first running of the bulls at the San Fermin fiestas in Pamplona [Telegraph]

 

Picture of the Day

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Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 6 Jul 2011   / 2850 views

The silt-clearing operation on the Yellow River at Xiaolangdi Reservoir, Henan Province, China.

 

Picture of the Day

Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 1 Jul 2011   / 5155 views

This is a guard of the Greek parliament who stands still, even after the police used tear gas right next to him. The picture dates back to 2007, but still it's quite impressive.

 

Picture of the Day

Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 30 Jun 2011   / 6351 views

Night sky can be so different.

 

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