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Wedding Photo Shoot Goes Wrong After A Snake Makes A Surprise Appearance

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Wedding photographer Maddie Mae decided to bring Loretts Laura and Johnny Benson out into the country to take their special wedding photos but that turned out to be a bad idea. The couple got ambushed by a rattlesnake and the groom got bit. Lucky for him the bite wasn’t poisonous and he was able to bounce back with a smile. Continue »

1920s Fashion Through The Lens Of Police Mugshots

Between 1910 and 1930, a series of 2500 ‘special photographs’ were taken by the New South Wales Police Department.

Group of Criminals, Central 1921
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This negative was found wrapped in a paper sleeve on which is written: ‘Group of criminals, Central 1921’. The subjects are not named, but the woman on the left is believed to be Eileen Leigh or Barry (daughter of Kate Leigh). The man on the far right in the back row may be Stephen Doyle, and the man to the left of him Kenneth McLelland (or McCrerrand). The man third from the left in that row may be the pickpocket and three-card trickster known as Frederick Mewson, and the man far left in the front row is likely the pickpocket known as Norman Smith. Continue »

When Two Paintings Fall In Love: Man Proposes During 2D Photoshoot

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Meet Dan Levine and his then-girlfriend, Cristina Cordova. Dan had been wanting to propose to his girlfriend of six-and-a-half-years, so he asked his friend, Alexa Mead for some help. He then convinced his girlfriend that Alexa wanted to paint them and do a photoshoot for fun. Continue »

Teacher Gave Her Students A Chance To Be Creative On The Last Day Of School

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This is first grade teacher Chris-ShaRee Castlebury. She wanted to do something special for her class on the last day of school. Continue »

This Instagram Account Has The Most Adorable Way Of Reminding You That You Matter

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We spend our whole childhood wanting to be older, but when we get there, we wonder when the “adult” part actually kicks in. Isn’t that supposed to be automatic? No matter where you are in life or how you feel, there are times when we all need a little encouragement to push on. If you haven’t seen the Instagram account @chibirdart, then you don’t know what it means to say “D’awww.” Whether it’s messages about body positivity, mental health stigma, or moving on from a negative event, @chibirdart has something for you. Continue »

Woman Posed For An Epic Divorce Photo Shoot To Let Go Of The Past And Start Fresh

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We all have different ways of getting over a relationship. A mother from Iowa came up with a very unique way to get back at her ex-husband and let go of the past. Continue »

Musician Performs Concert Floating In The Middle Of The Arctic Ocean

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Photo © Pedro Armestre / Greenpeace

Acclaimed Italian composer and pianist Ludovico Einaudi performs one of his own compositions on a floating platform in the Arctic Ocean, in front of the Wahlenbergbreen glacier in Svalbard, Norway. The composition, Elegy for the Arctic, was inspired by eight million voices from around the world calling for Arctic protection. Continue »

Floating Piers Opens On Lake Iseo In Italy Allowing Visitors To Walk On Water

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Until July 3, 2016, weather permitting, visitors to Italy’s Lake Iseo can walk on water. 100,000 square meters of shimmering yellow fabric, carried by a modular floating dock system of 220,000 high-density polyethylene cubes, undulate with the movement of the waves as The Floating Piers rise just above the surface of the water. Continue »

Lovingly-Detailed Outlander Birthday Cake

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Yan, from Geeks Are Sexy, wanted to surprise his wife for her birthday with a cake that spoke to her interests. She’s a big fan of Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander book series, so she got this lovely custom cake made by Josianne St-Laurent from Simplement St-Laurent. It was part of a surprise party and Mrs. Yan was delighted! You can see more of the cake’s intricate details at Geeks Are Sexy. Continue »

Femme Fatales: Mug Shots Of Female Criminals From Early 20th Century Australia

Intriguing mug shots of female criminals, taken directly after they were arrested and charged at a police station in New South Wales, Australia, from around the turn of the twentieth century. The photographs come from the Sydney Justice and Police Museum.

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Alice Adeline Cooke (pictured above) was convicted of bigamy and theft. By the age of 24 she had amassed an impressive number of aliases and at least two husbands. She was described by police as ‘rather good looking’. Continue »

Which Type Of Traveler Are You?

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Artist and writer Sarah Cooper skillfully illustrated 2 types of travelers that exist. To be honest, I can be both… Everything depends on situation. Continue »

Benny Harlem & His Daughter Jaxyn’s Long Natural Hair Has Broken The Internet

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Benny Harlem and his daughter Jaxyn have ‘broken the internet’ with photos of their long lustrous afro hair. Benny is an artiste from New York City who loves to rock his hair in a high top fade, you can follow him on Instagram. Continue »

Hot Model And Professional Poker Player Travels Around America Posting Her Racy Pics On Instagram

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Sara Jean Underwood is an American model, television host and a professional poker player. She was also chosen as the Playmate of the Month for the July 2006 issue of Playboy magazine. She is now traveling across America and taking provocative and racy pictures of her in different amazing places. Continue »

A Portrait Of Lost Habitats In Africa

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For his new series “Inherit the Dust,” photographer Nick Brandt placed life-size portraits of wild animals in their former habitats. Continue »

Rare Pics Of The Infamous ’50s London Girl Gang Are Unbelievably Cool

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Surprises come in all sizes — some as small as a box full of archived negatives, recounting a female sub-culture in London that was almost forgotten. Meet Ken Russell, who originally wanted to be a ballerina but turned to another kind of art when his father squashed his dream photography. The freelance photographer turned film director soon became known for breaking the rules in his craft, producing some of post-war London’s most expressive work. Continue »