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“The Last Days Of Martinique”: Rare Portraits Of Martinique Residents Before The Deadly Volcano Eruption In 1902

Portraits of men and women from Martinique through a collection of old postcards.

Like most of the Lesser Antilles, Martinique was built by volcanoes. It’s part of an active island arc that traces the boundary where the oceanic crust of the North American Plate subducts beneath the Caribbean Plate, forming a lush, perforated barrier between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean.

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Instagram Duo Travels The World Snapping Locations From Their Favourite Series

As we all know, binge-watching series is great. But actually using your favourite shows as an excuse to travel the world? Even better. For a little while now, Finnish pals Tiia Ohman and Satu Walden (previuosly) have been setting off from their native Helsinki in hunt of the most striking locations from the biggest TV shows out there.

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The Unexpected Beauty Of China’s Bicycle Graveyards

For the past 18 months many cities in China have been flooded by millions of dockless share bikes. Those that block pavements or apartment entrances have been removed by authorities to vast storage areas. Viewed from afar they create compelling and mysterious patterns – but also represent waste on an enormous scale.


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An aerial view of the rental bikes detained by the local urban administration authority of Luyang district in Hefei. Given that the shared bikes have several users a day – some of them inexperienced riders who swerve into traffic – they are often damaged, vandalised, or abandoned

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Photographer Combines Movie Scenes With The Actual Places In A Single Frame

According to an artist Musa Bektash: “Ahoj everyone from Prague, Czechia. My name is Musa, living in the beautiful city of Prague. While I’m living here realized that a lot of movies shooting here, so I’ve decided to create photo project.

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Rare And Amazing Photographs From The First Australasian Antarctic Expedition Between 1911-14


Cavern carved by the sea in an ice wall near Commonwealth Bay, circa 1912

In 1911 a group of scientists and adventurers left Hobart under the leadership of Dr Douglas Mawson. They were bound for Macquarie Island and the then unknown parts of Antarctica.

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An Aerial Tour Of An Abandoned Chinese Fishing Village By Joe Nafis

Abandoned in the 1990s, Houtouwan is a small fishing village on the eastern most Chinese island of Shengshan. Due to large trawlers from nearby Shanghai, the fishing supply was depleted and forced the residents to find work elsewhere. Now this ghost village only sees tourists and a few locals selling essentials for the day trippers.

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“Hybrid Cities”: Futuristic Photo Manipulations By Margarita Zhitnik & Duck Knees

Digital artist Margarita Zhitnik worked in collaboration with art director Duck Knees to produce these incredible mashups of iconic destinations for Expedia.

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My Fucking Restaurant Is Open For Business In Barcelona, Spain

My Fucking Restaurant is a modern and elegant restaurant in Barcelona’s Raval where we can enjoy Mediterranean-style tapas and dishes. In this restaurant they bet on proximity produce to give a quality plus to the dishes, which are elaborated with all the skill and creativity of their young and daring cooks.

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Pack All The Things! Here Is The Ultimate Burning Man Checklist

Packing for Burning Man is no small feat, and with several dozen must-haves and several hundred want-to-haves, it’s nearly impossible to keep track of everything to bring with you to Black Rock City.

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Snowlandia – World’s Largest Snow Labyrinth Opens In Poland

In Poland, the Snowlandia Zakopane park invites you to discover the largest snow labyrinth in the world, which covers 2500 square meters!

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This Guy Bought A Giant Plastic Godzilla, And Now They Travel Everywhere Together

According to photographer Kieran Murray: “You’ve heard of the travelling gnome, now I present a travelling Godzilla figurine that I have photoshopped to look life sized. His name is Ryan and we travel all around, getting into all sorts of shenanigans.

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These Ads From Haiti Hope To Use Trump’s Words Against Him


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President Trump’s comments referring to certain nations, including Haiti, as “shitholes” provoked widespread anger and outrage. But one agency creative in the Caribbean nation is working on a more lighthearted response—raising money to run out-of-home and print ads in Washington, D.C., that aim to use Trump’s words against him to boost the image of Haiti.

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Fascinating Photos Of A Frozen Niagara Falls Taken This Year


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As winter descends upon North America, the tourist crowds at Niagara Falls thin and the landscape transforms.

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Travel Times To Cities Around The World

From Britain to China to Mali, new maps showing travel times to the nearest urban centre reveal huge differences between countries. Using Open Street Map and Google, a University of Oxford team have created a visual breakdown that suggests major inequalities when it comes to commuting.


China. The dataset used for China was unique as it relied solely on Open Street Map, due to restrictions on accessing Google data. The population is densely concentrated in the east and accessibility is increased, whereas rural provinces in the west remain remote. (Photo by Daniel Weiss/Jennifer Rozier/Malaria Atlas Project/University of Oxford)

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No Pants Subway Ride 2018


Prague, Czech Republic. Photo by David W. Cerny/Reuters

On Sunday, January 7th, 2018 thousands of people took off their pants on subways in cities around the world. In New York, our 17th Annual No Pants Subway Ride took place in frigid 17F degree weather and was spread out over seven meeting points and eleven subway lines.

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