These are modern photographs of Washington superimposed on the photos from the past. Of course, all the places are the same as well as the angle of view.
Capitol Cornucopia, Washington, DC
These are some modern day gypsies. It all began in 1986 when some punk rockers from London decided to protest the policies of Margaret Thatcher, left London to live in the countryside and eventually turned into quite a big community. They travel around the countryside by carriage, professing the ideas of freedom from the “evils of the modern world”, self-sufficiency and anarchism.
Steve Mattson’s fishing lodge li located on Mille Lacs Lake in Minnesota. More than 5,000 portable fishing lodges appear on the frozen lake in winter. Each of them has electricity, a ceiling fan, stove, microwave, stereo system and wood flooring made of cypress, Brazilian cherry and tiger maple.With these portable fishing lodges you can change the fishing location as many times as you want, or even to fish in your pajamas without going out. This is all made for those who’d like to combine comfort and their favorite leisure.
Welcome to the 9 Hours Hotel where you can spend the night sleeping in one of 125 small little capsules called hubs that are only large enough for a person to lie down in for $80. They are quite popular in Japan for commuters who have a need to stay in town overnight. This one is located in Kyoto.
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The city of Shanghai has certainly changed over the years as evidenced by the photos in this post. While the city may have been poor in the past, it certainly isn’t any more. It is new and modern and full of life.
Let’s imagine that some popular modern games were created 20 years ago. What would have they looked like?
All these illustrations have a serious message to future generations: modern culture doesn’t always rock, and instead of watching a popular blockbuster it’s much better to read a good book. This is the message Dave MacDowell is trying to carry through his powerful and impressive art. Take a look!
Anna Chapman is accused of espionage for Russian intelligence service: the SVR.
Before becoming a spy in the US she’s been living five years in Great Britain and was married to a British citizen, hence her lat name Chapman. Since her divorce, she moved to New York. She has a masters' in economics, has a very expensive apartment in financial district of NY and runs a successful online international real estate agency, which let her having contacts with people around the globe. She’s also a New York socialite who attended high society New York parties.
We all got used to modern cell phones, notebooks, video game consoles and computers. Now let’s imagine that all these devices were created in the 70s. What might they have looked like back then? You will see after the jump.