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Nov 15, 2011

Stunning Star Trail Photography from the Australian Outback

Photographer Lincoln Harrison has created the most amazing long exposure star trail photographs in the Australian Outback. Taking up to fifteen hours to capture each lens, Harrison uses standard, albeit high-end, photography equipment like the "Nikon D7000, Nikon D3100, and a wide assortment of lenses. Harrison captures a large number of exposures of the foreground and stars separately. He then combines the images (sometimes hundreds of them) into amazing photographs showing the sky dominated by colorful star trails."

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Oct 18, 2011

Super Rare Albino Cyclops Shark Photos

At first glance, this seems like either: 1) an internet hoax complete with Photoshopping, 2) an eco-minded art project, or 3) a muppet.

But, it turns out, it's a real shark, a rare albino, one-eyed dusty shark, shown above next to typical member of its species.

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Sep 28, 2011

Dear America: 50 States, 50 Photographs

created at: 09/28/2011

Fashion brand Zara has recently released Dear America: 50 States 50 Photographers, a collection of, well, fifty photographers of fifty states, one a piece.

The site is well done, with a lovely, lilting scrolling Flash reel and an interactive zoom thing-y...

created at: 09/28/2011   

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Sep 13, 2011

Typographic Birdhouses

created at: 09/13/2011

Not only does this go in my "Why didn't I think of that?" file, it belongs at the very top. I've often made cool, mod places for birds to hang out (like this contemporary birdhouse, a more complex mid-century modern one, and this minimalist bird feeder). I love making stuff with a bold, typographic punch, and I certainly have all the tools and knowhow to pull these off.  

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Sep 02, 2011

Reconsidering the Moon

It's there. Every night. Interacting with the landscape, shining some sort of glow... And the research about what we understand about the moon is still changing: it might be 200 million years younger than we thought. That's three times as long as the last dinosaur. No small potatoes.

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Jul 12, 2011

Remarkable Photographs of Individual Grains of Sand

created at: 07/12/2011

All those inspirational sayings about an individual grain of sand may have something to them afterall. The Daily Mail reports, "

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Jul 01, 2011

120 Year Old Suspension Bridge in Vancouver is Awesome, Modern

This morning, I'm mesmerized by the Capilano Suspension Bridge near Vancouver, BC. It was built in 1889, and I love how contemporary it still looks. Good design is good design.

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