Walking On Frozen Baikal, The Deepest And Oldest Lake On Earth To Capture Its Otherworldly Beauty

According to photographer Kristina Makeeva (previously): “Baikal is impressive. It’s the deepest and the cleanest lake on Earth. When we were planning a trip, we didn’t even suspect it is so wonderful, majestic and fairy. We were raptured over its beauty so much, that we almost didn’t sleep all 3 days we were here.” Continue »

There’s An Old Abandoned Theme Park Near Tokyo, And It’s Creepy As Hell

Photographer Lee Chapman from the Tokyo Times visited the site, snapping several terrific photos. The park opened in the 1970s under the name Kinugawa Family Ranch and expanded over time, rebranding itself as “Western Village.” But by 2006, it was forced to close down. Today, the park looks like a post-apocalyptic ‘Westworld’. Continue »

Stunning Colorized Photos Of The Discovery Of The Tutankhamun’s Tomb In The 1920s

Harry Burton’s photographs capture Tutankhamun’s tomb at the moment of its discovery have enthralled the world for generations, enabling the viewer to witness the ‘Wonderful Things’ the discoverers of the tomb, Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon, were fortunate to experience first-hand. Burton’s iconic black and white photographs have illustrated the imagination of millions for almost a century, and now a selection of the original negatives and photographs, housed in the archive of the Griffith Institute, University of Oxford, has been digitally colourised by Dynamichrome on behalf of SC Exhibitions and the Griffith Institute. Continue »

The Kings Of The Forest – Photographer Spent 3 Days In Nepal To Document The Isolated Tribe


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Hidden deep in the Himalayan forest is one of the world’s last enduring nomadic tribes who are resisting attempts to move them into permanent settlements. The Raute tribe has no permanent home and frequently moves between camps. Living as hunter-gatherers and eating the meat of langur and macaque monkeys – a controversial choice in the Hindu dominated country of Nepal, where monkeys are considered to be the reincarnation of the God Hanuman. With the assistance of a local journalist, Danish photographer Jan Møller Hansen spent three days in January 2016 travelling from Nepal’s capital of Kathmandu into a remote forest in Accham District, Nepal to document the isolated group – who call themselves the Kings of the Forest. Continue »

Aviation Enthusiasts Has Converted Luxury Private Jet Into A Holiday Campsite


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Aviation enthusiasts have a novel way to feed their hobby without even taking to the skies – sleeping in a decommissioned private jet in Wales. With a double bedroom at the back and long leather sofa behind the cockpit, the 1970s JetStar sleeps 4 people on a campsite in Pembrokeshire. It joins a few other old planes – like a jumbo jet in Sweden – that have been converted into accommodation. Still bearing original features, the plane, which would have carried maximum nine passengers, comes with a bar area, an Xbox with flight games in the cockpit, a toilet and a cold water basin. Continue »

Series Of Shots Show The Abandoned Bare Steel Infrastructure Of The Bushfield Army Training Camp In UK During WWII

Gun Battery, Essex.

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The series of shots show the bare steel infrastructure of the Bushfield army training camp near Winchester which was in operation during World War Two and was used to train Royal Green Jackets recruits in the sixties. Another image shows a pillbox bunker alongside a canal in Berkshire. Other pictures show a crumbling radar tower that was in operation between 1941 and 1943 to monitor shipping near a Tilbury on Thames minefield and the abandoned Women’s Auxiliary Airforce section of RAF Stormy Down, Wales which shows a picket post and empty dark air raid shelter. The spectacular images were taken by an urban explorer who wished to remain anonymous. Continue »

Rare Snowfall On The Acropolis In Athens, Greece

Millions of snowflakes started to fall short after 6:30 pm on Monday. The much expected snow had arrived in downtown Athens and the suburbs – even those in the south. The snowflakes fell quick and soft and covered first the cars, then the trees and the plants. And had Athenians rushed to their homes. They watched behind their windows how the snow blanket was spreading on the streets and city parks. Continue »

Cycling Head And Shoulders Above Havana


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Felix Guirola, 52, rides a homemade bike with an advertising banner in Havana, Cuba, July 20, 2016. Cubans are adept at inventing ways to earn cash but Felix Guirola stands – or rather, cycles – head and shoulders above them. The handyman, who loves heights, provides advertising space for companies on homemade bikes that tower up to 7.5 meters (24.61 ft). Continue »

No Pants Subway Ride 2017


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On Sunday, January 8th, 2017 tens of thousands of people took off their pants on subways in over 60 cities in over 25 countries around the world. In New York, our 16th Annual No Pants Subway Ride took place in windy 22F degree weather and was spread out over seven meeting points and eleven subway lines. Enjoy the video first and then go behind the scenes with our mission report and photos. Continue »

Stewardess Skill Training In China


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Students attend a stewardess skill training for the upcoming 2017 entrance examination for art majors in colleges in Luoyang, central China’s Henan Province. These photos portray the bizarre range of skills Chinese air hostesses require before they take to the skies. Continue »

This Guy Makes Sweaters Of Places And Then Takes Pictures Of Himself Wearing The Sweaters At Those Places

Do you wish you could bring your holidays home with you? Sam Barsky does just that through knitting incredible pictorial sweaters! Baltimore resident Sam learned to knit when he was 24 after seeking a new direction in life. Sam loved discovering a way to make something original and wearable that wasn’t available elsewhere. Before long he had an image in his mind of a sweater, but couldn’t find a pattern to match it. Continue »

The Earth From Space Through The Eyes Of French Astronaut Thomas Pesquet

French astronaut Thomas Pesquet has the change to take part, since the November 17th 2016, to the Proxima mission. He currently lives during 6 months in the International Space Station until May 2017. He shares his experience on the social networks make us also discovering the beauty of our little Blue Planet. Continue »

Terrifying Photos From Streets Of China Covered With A Deadly Fog

The National Meteorological Center of China announced a “red” level of risk caused by fog in the northern and eastern regions of the country. According to local news agencies this is the first time such a warning has been issued. China has a four-tier color-coded warning system for severe weather, with red being the most serious, followed by orange, yellow and blue. Continue »

This Woman Restored An Old Van To Make All Her Traveling Dreams Come True

Marina Piro wanted to travel the world with her rescue dog Odie, but she couldn’t find the right van to travel with. After a little bit of searching she decided that the best thing to do would be to build one herself. Continue »

“Enfarinats” Festival – The Battle With Flour And Eggs In Spain


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Residents of the Spanish town of Ibi staged a mock military coup on Monday 28 December, pelting each other with flour and eggs, and letting off firecrackers and fire extinguishers. The battle was part of a festival held every year as part of celebrations of the Day of the Innocents in the village in the Valencia region. Continue »