From The Sketchbook of a World War 2 Soldier

Journals and sketchbooks are bits of history, viewed through the eyes of those who lived through it – this is awesome.

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Victor A. Lundy is best known for his modernist architecture — the imposing rectangles of the United States Tax Court Building in Washington, D.C., the angular shapes of the Church of the Resurrection Harlem in New York City

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The Incredible Underwater Art of Competitive Aquascaping

These aqua-scapes are incredible! Beautiful…love the detail, creativity, and talent that went into these.
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aqua-10Pilgrimage, Shintaro Matsui, Japan.

No, these aren’t exactly your childhood goldfish bowls. The world of competitive aquarium design, oraquascaping, is just as difficult, expensive, and cutthroat as any other sport but requires expertise in many different fields to guarantee success.

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Robin Williams’ Bicycle Collection

I miss Robin Williams immensely. We could surely use more people like him, now more than ever…
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Robin Williams made generations laugh and cry through his work as a comedian and actor. And during his life Williams was also an avid bike collector, adding rare, custom made, and sometimes bikes right off the rack to his extensive lot.

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Living Planet Index Report in Pictures

Conservations matters…just because something doesn’t happen in your backyard, or affect you personally, doesn’t make it irrelevant or unimportant.
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Global wildlife populations will decline by 67% by 2020 unless urgent action is taken to reduce human impact on species and ecosystems, warns the biennial Living Planet Index report from WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) and ZSL (Zoological Society of London). From elephants to eels, here are some of the wildlife populations most affected by human activity.

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Breathtaking Starry Skies of New Zealand

Breath-taking, eye-opening, amazing and awesome…I love these!
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New Zealand can be the scene of absolutely fantastic situations on an astronomic plan. The astrophotographers Jake and Jo Scott-Gardner indeed wander their mother country and especially the region of Queenstown in order to capture aurora borealis, shooting stars, meteors or the Milky Way with their cameras and satisfy their curiosity.

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Breathtaking Views of Earth From Above

Amazing aerial photography…very eye-opening!
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Bauxite waste from aluminum production. Aluminum is the largest industrial consumer of electricity and produces large quantities of “red mud” bauxite waste which contains significant amounts of heavy metal contamination. (Photo by J. Henry Fair/Industrial Scars/Papadakis Publisher)

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The Humpback Whale Calving Season in The South Pacific

Beautiful and majestic creatures. Seeing them breach close to you is amazing…swimming close to looks like a fantastic experience! Phenomenal photos, here.
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With the humpback calving season drawing to a close, here’s a look at some of Rita Kluge’s distinctive marine photos from the south Pacific. The Sydney-based photographer fell in love with whales after witnessing southern rights from the New South Wales coastline

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UK Landscape Photographer of The Year Awards

I love these…absolutely beautiful!

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A selection of prizewinning images from the Take a View 2016 photography awards.

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Shifting Sands, taken in Silverdale, Lancashire, which won the Your View award. (Photo by Tony Higginson/PA Wire)

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Pictures of Isolated Places Without Human Presence

Beautiful photos of remote places…serene scenery for Sunday.
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French photographer Guillaume Tomasi shows us his new series called Ce qu’il restera (What remains). He presents the vision of isolated places without human presence. He shows with poetry the link that exists between the human and nature and how we degrade our environnement.

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Poetic Landscape Photography

Beautiful scenery and landscapes…too awesome!
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Swiss photographer Sébastien Staub is filling us with enthusiasm with his pictures full of poetry and sweet lights. He therefore depicts the breathtaking beauty of the mountains and places he sees almost every day in Switzerland. A nice selection of shots gathered in a series titled NEWLANDSCAPE.

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