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Gregor Graf — City scenes minus the commercial trimmings

Gregor Graf — City scenes minus the commercial trimmings

From the Austrian Cultural Forum: Gregor Graf’s exploration of urban architecture involves taking medium format images of mundane urban settings and painstakingly removing all text and symbolic references from the image, producing an anonymous and generic metropolis, yet evoking a sense of familiarity. In 2006 Graf was commissioned by the Visual Arts Platform to produce(…)

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Chernobyl — 20 years later wildlife Is thriving

Chernobyl — 20 years later wildlife Is thriving

From National Geographic: Despite Mutations, Chernobyl Wildlife Is ThrivingTwenty years ago today, reactor number four at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant exploded. The blast covered vast areas of Belarus, Ukraine, and Russia (see map) with dangerous radioactive material. The effects of the Chernobyl catastrophe are still being felt today—whole towns lie abandoned, and cancer rates(…)

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Pictures of giant kite flying in Japan

Pictures of giant kite flying in Japan

Images found here Link to list of giant kite flying festivals in Japan with great picture sets

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Alvaro Sanchez-Montañes — Galería Desert Indoors

Alvaro Sanchez-Montañes — Galería Desert Indoors

Link to  Alvaro Sanchez-Montañes online gallery.

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“Proof” that NASA knows about the alien base on the Moon and airbrushed the pictures

“Proof” that NASA knows about the alien base on the Moon and airbrushed the pictures

NASA Airbrushed UFOs – Lunar Base Towers Link to YouTube 

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A nice collection of everything Tom Waits

A nice collection of everything Tom Waits

music, photographs and YouTube Links Link to Oskar Lewis

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Lipstick, eyeliner, action for Goth Penn

Lipstick, eyeliner, action for Goth Penn

Photo Credit: @my_cine From The Irish Independent: NO, that’s not ageing rock star Alice Cooper. Hollywood actor Sean Penn appeared in lipstick and eyeliner yesterday to play a Goth rockstar on the streets of Dublin. In ‘This Must Be The Place’, the 50-year-old takes on the role of a music legend living out his retirement(…)

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Vintage Photography Collection — Figure#1

Vintage Photography Collection — Figure#1

A while ago I came across this book in a garage sale. Beautiful collection of work by famous photographers. See image 3 below for photographers’ credits. Thanks to Asha P. for inspiring me to scan it finally. 

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“The Way Of All Flesh” — Fabulous found collection of photos documenting a woman over 50 years of her life

“The Way Of All Flesh” — Fabulous found collection of photos documenting a woman over 50 years of her life

Link to collection 

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Lost found art

Lost found art

Shown here: 8 vintage Art Deco styled microphones circa 1920's-1950's Link to more collections 

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Zombie warning for San Francisco May 25th…

Zombie warning for San Francisco May 25th…

Something sinister is coming to San Francisco in May. The conditions for a zombie outbreak will be perfect on May 25th around 6pm. Stay tuned for further dispatches. Link to eatbrains

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Belgian photographer Filip Dujardin

Belgian photographer Filip Dujardin

Belgian photographer Filip Dujardin makes images of unexpected buildings – that is, he "combines photographs of parts of buildings into new, fictional, architectonic structures," Mark Magazine explains.     Link Via BLDGBLOG

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Eyescapes

Eyescapes

“Eyescapes” is a series of photographs irises. It’s a project by Rankin, London-based photographer and co-founder of the magazine Dazed & Confused.

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Frank Zappa Day Declared

Frank Zappa Day Declared

Zappa, another brilliant unsung American talent, good for Baltimore I say. Thursday, August 9th is Frank Zappa Day in Baltimore, MD, as proclaimed by Mayor Sheila Dixon. Frank Zappa was born in Baltimore in 1940 and, coincidentally, wrote and recorded a song entitled “What's New In Baltimore?” Dweezil Zappa, his son, is bringing the ongoing(…)

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Maverick’s surf contest is on for Saturday 01-12-08

Maverick’s surf contest is on for Saturday 01-12-08

HALF MOON BAY – Many of the world's best and bravest surfers are heading toward Half Moon Bay as organizers of the legendary Maverick's Surf Contest have scheduled the big-wave event for Saturday. Surfers were given the word this morning, said brothers and surf partners Tyler and Russell Smith of Santa Cruz. Organizers have been(…)

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London Shop Fronts — A nice tumblr

London Shop Fronts — A nice tumblr

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