Lufthansa Hired Photographer Who Shot Windows XP Wallpaper To Take 3 New Wallpapers, And He Delivered Once Again
Nov22

Lufthansa Hired Photographer Who Shot Windows XP Wallpaper To Take 3 New Wallpapers, And He Delivered Once Again

According to some estimates, about 1 billion people have seen Windows XP’s iconic wallpaper “Bliss,” making it the most viewed photograph in the world. Now, 21 years after he made the shot, Charles O’Rear aims to produce “the next generation of wallpapers,” and they look just as blissful. “I am turning seventy-six and realize how much the Microsoft Bliss photograph has meant to my life,” O’Rear said. “As the photographer of the most...

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30+ Before & After Pics Showing How The World Has Changed Over Time
Nov17

30+ Before & After Pics Showing How The World Has Changed Over Time

Have you ever wondered how the area you live in now looked like 30 or 50 years ago? If so, re.photos website, recently established by a group of people fascinated with then-and-now photography, has a database full of pictures that might help you out. This database allows anyone, who shares the love for before and after pictures, to contribute their photographs and compare how a street, an area, or a famous landmark looks like now and...

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World’s First Floating City To Emerge In The Pacific Ocean By 2020, And Here’s How The Life Will Look On It
Nov17

World’s First Floating City To Emerge In The Pacific Ocean By 2020, And Here’s How The Life Will Look On It

The concept of floating cities may sound like something from a science fiction novel, but it could become a reality by 2020. Seasteading Institute, a San Francisco-based nonprofit has been developing this idea since the foundation of the organization in 2008, and it has reached an agreement with the government of French Polynesia to begin testing in its waters. “If you could have a floating city, it would essentially be a start-up...

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People are Calling This Rooftop Infinity Pool in the Swiss Alps the Stairway to Heaven
Sep08

People are Calling This Rooftop Infinity Pool in the Swiss Alps the Stairway to Heaven

In the Swiss Alps, 3,000 ft (914 m) above sea level, you will find Villa Honegg; a 5-star boutique hotel with some of the most breathtaking views in Switzerland. The 23-room hotel is also home to an outdoor infinity pool that maintains a relaxing, year-round temperature of 34ºC (93ºF). The surrounding panoramic views are something guests will never forget and the pool steps have been recently nicknamed, “Stairway to Heaven”. 01....

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Dog Owner Transforms His Backyard Into A Large Playground With Private Pool For His 4 Dogs
Aug30

Dog Owner Transforms His Backyard Into A Large Playground With Private Pool For His 4 Dogs

Meet Aaron Franks, a man from Pennsylvania who lives with four dogs – Tessa, Bruno, Cooper and Mia. A few years ago, Franks came up with an idea to do something amazing for his canines, so he turned his backyard into a dog playground. “I feed them, I water them and walk them every day. They get their exercise and stuff, but I guess at the end of the day I just felt like it wasn’t enough,” Franks told The Dodo. “I felt like this would...

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35+ Of The World’s Most Amazing Fountains
Jul03

35+ Of The World’s Most Amazing Fountains

Many of you have probably heard of the Trevi Fountain in Rome, and you’ve probably seen the famous Bellagio Fountain in Las Vegas, either in person or while watching the movie Ocean’s 11. While there’s no doubt that these are both spectacular sights to behold however, they only represent a small percentage of the incredible fountains that you can currently find around the world. From Stockholm to Sunderland, from...

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Rio 2016 Olympic Venues Just 6 Months After The Olympics
Feb16

Rio 2016 Olympic Venues Just 6 Months After The Olympics

Summer is over for Brazil’s ‘marvelous city’. In a series of eerie and depressing new photos released last week, the 2016 Summer Olympic venues in Rio de Janeiro are seen filthy and deserted just 6 months after the end of the games, including the legendary Maracana Stadium. In a city that hoped desperately to be lifted out of poverty and debt by making back the money they spent, these are the ruins of a shattered dream. Rio 2016 was...

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Cherry Blossoms Have Just Bloomed In This Japanese Town, And The Photos Are Magical
Feb16

Cherry Blossoms Have Just Bloomed In This Japanese Town, And The Photos Are Magical

Spring has arrived early in the Eastern Japanese town of Kawazu. The small town, located just outside of Tokyo, is famous for their 8000 cherry blossom trees that bloom early every year. The lush landscapes that greet millions of visitors each February are supremely romantic. The blossoms, known as sakura in Japanese, typically bloom in late March or early April, but Kawazu’s trees belong to a unique variety that flowers before...

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20+ Cities Like You’ve Probably Never Seen Before
Feb16

20+ Cities Like You’ve Probably Never Seen Before

Walking around towns and taking photos of their places of interest you may not see the whole picture: the view from the ground doesn’t permit you to fully appreciate the scale and geometry if architectural memorials. The Russian AirPano team of photographers rises to the sky to show you different places of our planet from above. More info: airpano.com | Instagram (H/T: Bored Panda) 01. New Delhi, India 02. Sagrada Familia,...

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Poland Unveils Glow-In-The-Dark Bicycle Path That Is Charged By The Sun
Oct06

Poland Unveils Glow-In-The-Dark Bicycle Path That Is Charged By The Sun

Cycling is one of the most eco-friendly ways to travel, and thanks to this solar-powered bike lane that glows in the dark, it just got even moreso. The luminous blue cycling strip, which can be found near Lidzbark Warminski in the north of Poland, was created by TPA Instytut Badań Technicznych Sp. z o.o. It’s made from a synthetic material that can give out light for up to ten hours at a time once charged by the sun throughout the...

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