Ramadan 2012

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posted August 18, 2012

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Ramadan, the Islamic month of fasting, will come to a close this weekend with the observation of a festival called Eid al-Fitr. Throughout this ninth month on the Islamic calendar, devout Muslims must abstain from food, drink, and sex from dawn until sunset. The fast, one of the five pillars of Islam, is seen as […]

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The Week In Photos

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posted May 8, 2012

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The week in photos, bringing you news and events from all around the world. this week’s topics vary from worldwide demonstrations to royal celebrations. enjoy:                                                            

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posted May 6, 2012

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Deeply impacted by World War II, Sergey Larenkov,  a Russian artist/photographer and a Saint Petersburg native started putting together a tremendous set of collages of historic World War II photographs blended into the exact locations as they currently look today. Through collaboratiion with the the State Museum of History of St. Petersburg and the Russian State Documentary Film […]

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The Week In Photos

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posted April 30, 2012

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Check out what happened last week with photos around the world.                                                    

2012 World Press Photo Contest Winners

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posted April 28, 2012

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By the numbers: 5, 247 Photographers, 124 Nationalities, 101, 254 pictures. Three hundred and fifty images by 57photographers of 24 nationalities were awarded prizes in nine categories. To view the entire collection of winning images from the 55th World Press Photo Contest. www.worldpressphoto.com                                    

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When Music Paints

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posted April 27, 2012

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German artist Markus Reugels specializes in high-speed and macro photography. By isolating the basslines from techno tracks, Markus captured these incredible (and brief) moments of explosive colour. He accomplishes this feat by the following methodology: 1. Uses water and paint and places it in the middle of a balloon that is stretched over a speaker 2. Cuts […]

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Mind-Blowing Photos That Capture The Exact Moment of Impact

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posted April 26, 2012

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Alan Sailer is an artist that specializes in high-speed photography. He has a penchant for shooting and blowing up things up like fruit, household items or stuff he finds at flea markets, thrift store and yard sales. The results are posted to his wildly active and entertaining Flickr page where he discusses his process and responds to questions […]

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Spectacular Photos Taken From Space

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posted April 26, 2012

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Presenting the Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin, and his fantastic photographs from the International Space Station. Cosmonauts are the Russian equivalent to Astronauts and this Russian Hero has been in space not once or twice but three times. All photos below are taken by Astronaut Yurchikihin                         […]

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The Earth From High Up

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posted April 24, 2012

category Wonders

  Yesterday was Earth Day, a time set aside to increase awareness of the natural environment and the impact of our collective actions. In honor of Earth Day, gathered here is a collection of scenes of our home planet from above, from vantage points we don’t see in everyday life. These scenes help show the […]

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The Week In Photos

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posted April 23, 2012

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The Sixteenth Week of 2012 has held too many events, recap what you forgot and check out what you missed!                                                                       […]

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