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Posted in Random » POTD 2 Sep 2011   / 2341 views

A long exposure photograph of paper lanterns flying over St.Petersburg, Russia.

 

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Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 1 Sep 2011   / 2809 views

Three countries, one border.

 

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Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 29 Aug 2011   / 7209 views

This picture of Steve Jobs looking very sick was taken last weekend. But apparently this is fake. I don't know, but for a photoshopped picture it looks quite good. What do you think?

 

Picture of the Day

Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 26 Aug 2011   / 5276 views

What do you think this is?

 

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Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 25 Aug 2011   / 2723 views

1916 vintage street gang.

 

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Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 24 Aug 2011   / 2386 views

OMG! Huge wave was spotted in Cape Town, South Africa. Looks scary.

 

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Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 23 Aug 2011   / 3087 views

How the river can have five distinctive colors.

 

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Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 19 Aug 2011   / 4642 views

What do you think this is?

 

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Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 18 Aug 2011   / 2568 views

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

 

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Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 17 Aug 2011   / 1920 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.

 

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Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 16 Aug 2011   / 2098 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   / 3317 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.

 

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Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 12 Aug 2011   / 3290 views

Sao Paulo, Brazil: rich neighbourhoods vs slums.

 

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Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 11 Aug 2011   / 4218 views

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

 

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Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 9 Aug 2011   / 2939 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.

 

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Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 8 Aug 2011   / 2519 views

Wall Street Stock Market vs German Stock Market.

 

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Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 5 Aug 2011   / 3021 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   / 2759 views

Nile seen from the International Space Station.

 

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Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 2 Aug 2011   / 3033 views

1922 beauty contest winners.

 

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Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 1 Aug 2011   / 3259 views

Miracles of physics - a soda drop on a coin.

 

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Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 29 Jul 2011   / 3281 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   / 3100 views

Pripyat River, Chernobyl  region, Ukraine.

 

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Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 27 Jul 2011   / 2167 views

Los Angeles seen from Griffith Observatory.

 

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Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 26 Jul 2011   / 1897 views

Pro wrestling in Palestine.

 

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Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 25 Jul 2011   / 2441 views

Flooded ruins of villa Epecuen in Argentina.

 

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These funny animals (44 pics)

Posted in Random » POTD 22 Jul 2011   / 8149 views

Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 22 Jul 2011   / 2062 views

Eroded icebergs in Eric’s fjord.

Photograph by Yann Arthus-Bertrand.

 

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Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 21 Jul 2011   / 3118 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   / 2234 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   / 3125 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   / 2302 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   / 2182 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   / 2314 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.

 

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