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Animals

Animal Architects Bowerbirds Design

150 Animal Architects Bowerbirds Design
Turkeys strut, peacocks preen, and bowerbirds design. Of all the strange things that male birds do to attract a mate, the bowerbird’s ritual is the only one that could make it into the MoMA. They use two distinct types of “architecture” and have a keen eye for color as well.

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Art

Tattoo Artist Digitally Tattoos Celebrities

148 Tattoo Artist Digitally Tattoos Celebrities
Some of us love tattoos and some of us hate them, but Seattle-based artist Cheyenne Randall has come up with an interesting way of making them more popular – by Photoshopping them onto the skins of famous people throughout history.

Have you ever wondered what an inked-up Johnny Cash or Audrey Hepburn might look like? Randall’s images features these and other greats baring all and showing off their digitally altered tattoos. While the tattoos might look overdone or strangely out of place on some, many of these characters look like they definitely could’ve (and should’ve) rocked some ink.

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World Non-stop

Brazilian Carnival 2014, Part 2

140 Brazilian Carnival 2014, Part 2
A reveller of the Mangueira samba school participates in the annual Carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro’s Sambadrome, March 3, 2014. (Photo by Sergio Moraes/Reuters)

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Photos

Stunning Portraits Of The Ukraine’s Maidan Protesters

139 Stunning Portraits Of The Ukraines Maidan Protesters
This man patrols the main front beside the access point to Lobanovskyi Dynamo Stadium, an area where the barricades are weak. For months now, he has slept very little. He is a carpenter.

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World Non-stop

Brazilian Carnival 2014

127 Brazilian Carnival 2014
Women wearing body paint dance at the “Rua do Mercado” band Carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro, February 27. The women said they were topless to defend the right of women to be topless on Rio’s beaches, as they joined one of many parades before the official start of Carnival on February 28. (Photo by Silvia Izquierdo/Associated Press)

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Animals

Florida’s Friendly Manatees Photographed By Alexander Mustard

126 Floridas Friendly Manatees Photographed By Alexander Mustard
Snorkellers approach an adult manatee at Three Sisters Spring, Crystal River, Florida. You might imagine that coming face to face with one of these enormous underwater mammals would cause some concern. However, the likelihood is that the rotund creature just wants you to scratch its belly while it floats around happily, as world-renowned underwater photographer Alex Mustard discovered. (Photo by Alexander Mustard/Barcroft Media)

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Art

Epic Сats By Alexandr Zavala

124 Epic Сats By Alexandr Zavala
Painter Alexander Zavala residing in Gelendzhik, painted in the style of a historical series of paintings about animalism epic cats.

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Photos

Moon Photography By Adrian Limani

120 Moon Photography By Adrian Limani
They were taken by Adrian Limani, 21, who got his brother to leap for the sake of his art a few weeks ago in Raince, Serbia.

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Nature

Northern Lights Over The Europe

119 Northern Lights Over The Europe
The northern lights as they are commonly known at Embleton Bay in Northumberland, on February 27, 2014. (Photo by Tom White/PA Wire)

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Couple Poses With Gas Masks For Their Wedding Photos To Protest Heavy Pollution In China

116 Couple Poses With Gas Masks For Their Wedding Photos To Protest Heavy Pollution In China
A couple of Chinese newlyweds decided to take their wedding photos in a dark and striking direction to protest their country’s out-of-control pollution. The two lovebirds took their wedding photos wearing gas masks to shield themselves from Beijing’s clouds of toxic smog.

The smog in Beijing is now so thick that it is blocking sunlight despite recent announced closures or production cuts at 147 of the city’s industrial plants. He Dongxian from China Agricultural University’s College of Water Resources and Civil Engineering, has even compared its effects to that of a nuclear winter.

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Nature

Cosmic Speculation Garden

114 Cosmic Speculation Garden
The Garden of Cosmic Speculation is a 30-acre private garden in Jencks’ own home in Portrack House, near Dumfries, Scotland. Inspired by the contemplative tradition of Japanese zen gardens, Persian paradise gardens, and French renaissance gardens, Charles Jencks and his late wife Maggie built the garden to explore the fundamental principles of the universe in their ultimate search for meaning. Enormous spiraling mounds rising several stories high portray the ‘science of complexity.’ The Universe Cascade is a series of steps ascending from a large pond which signifies the unfolding of the universe across billions of years.

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Art

Huge Billboard Made Of 5,000 Bananas Appears in Clapham

A giant billboard made from over 5,000 bananas has appeared on Clapham Common.

112 Huge Billboard Made Of 5,000 Bananas Appears in Clapham
A giant billboard made from over 5,000 bananas

The billboard is part of a campaign by the Fairtrade Foundation calling on Government to put an end to supermarket price wars, which it says are driving down the price of bananas and trapping many of the farmers and workers who grow them in poverty.

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Vehicles

300ft-Long ‘Airship’ Unveiled In Britain Is The World’s Longest Aircraft

110 300ft Long Airship Unveiled In Britain Is The Worlds Longest Aircraft
Undated handout photo issued by Hybrid Air Vehicles Ltd of the world’s largest aircraft known as the HAV304 – part plane, part airship and part helicopter – which has been unveiled in the UK in all its 300ft (91m) long glory. The giant aircraft has been displayed at Cardington in Bedfordshire in the only hangar big enough to accommodate the 113ft (34m) wide and 85ft (26m) high monster. Created by Hybrid Air Vehicles Ltd and first flown in the USA, the ultra-green HAV304 project has just received a £2.5 million grant from the UK Government. See PA story AIR Airship. (Photo by Hybrid Air Vehicles Ltd/PA Wire)

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Photos

The Surfing Trooper

13 The Surfing Trooper
The Surfing Trooper is taking a vacation from the Empire to surf around our world. Last time he was seen in the waves of Morocco but what will be his next destination? Have you seen him?

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Art

Open-Air Exhibition Of ‘Pandas’ Kicks Off In Taipei

12 Open Air Exhibition Of Pandas Kicks Off In Taipei
Papier mache pandas, created by French artist Paulo Grangeon, are seen displayed outside the Taipei City Hall as part of an exhibition called “Pandas on Tour”, February 28, 2014. According to local media, the event was launched by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) first in Paris in 2008. Approximately 1,600 panda sculptures were displayed in the exhibition to remind people of the similar number of giant pandas still living in the wild and call on people’s protection of endangered species. (Photo by Patrick Lin/Reuters)

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