“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. Continue reading »

Chilling Look At The Ordinary Cars ISIS Have Transformed Into ‘Mad Max’ Deadly Bombs

Police in Iraq have released images of 23 cars – captured from ISIS – that have been turned into bombs and even an anti-aircraft gun.


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Most of the vehicles are standard SUV cars that you would find on driveways up and down the country only with the outer shell replaced with bulletproof iron sheets. As well as replacing the outer casing of the car, Islamic State fighters changed the passenger seats to compartments fit to be packed with explosives. Continue reading »

Artist Alexey Malina Has Portrayed The Seven Deadly Sins In A Series Of Minimalist Posters

Alexey Malina has portrayed the Seven Deadly Sins in a series of posters called Seven Sins. The black shapes bleed as the deception and dread of sin’s course evolves in one’s life. Their stamina caves to lust, wrath, envy, greed, sloth, pride and gluttony. As the New Testament warns us, “flee from evil, cling to what is good” for the patterns that follow the seven only lead to death. Continue reading »

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 reading »

Deadly Lake Waters Turn Birds to Stone

Tanzania’s Lake Natron takes its name from the naturally occurring mix of chemicals it contains: mainly sodium carbonate decahydrate (soda ash) and sodium bicarbonate (baking soda). The lake is fed by mineral hot springs and a river, but no water flows out except through evaporation. Continue reading »

Surfers Tackle Deadly Waves At Portugal City Of Praia Do Norte

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The Portuguese coast around Nazaré is famous for its big waves and conditions today tempted a number of surfers and body boarders to pit their wits and skills against the deep blue sea. Continue reading »

Hanging Animal Chairs Let You Sit In The Mouths Of Deadly Predators

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Jonah asked God to rescue him from the belly of a whale probably because it wasn’t very comfortable inside, but Jonah definitely wouldn’t complain about sitting in the mouth of one of these hanging chairs. Designed by Porky Hefer from Cape Town, South Africa, his chairs resemble various creatures. “Monstera Deliciosa” is the name of the project. Continue reading »

Stunning Pink Landscapes Of The Deadly African Congo

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What you’re about to see is not an illusion.

The innovative (and as we’re about to find out) equally daring photographer Richard Mosse captured these starling images from the war torn territory of the Congo in Africa. Deep in the jungle war zone Mosse opted to use a rare (and now discontinued) military surveillance technique known as ‘Kodak Aerochrome’. Continue reading »

Breathtaking Photos of the Deadly Storms Around the World

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Talk about being in the eye of the storm! These stunning snaps show breath-taking storms from an extraordinary up-close perspective. Taken by daredevil storm chaser Dennis Oswald, from Neuss, Germany, the amazing pictures capture spectacular storms from around the globe. Having chased storms for nearly 15 years, experienced Dennis gets right in the action to get these incredible shots. Here: scenic mothership supercell just north of Howard, Kansas. (Photo by Dennis Oswald/Caters News)
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Las Muertas: Deadly Beauties Pose In Colorful Tribute To Day Of The Dead

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Mictecacihuatl earned the title Lady of the Dead when she was sacrificed as an infant, but California-based photographer Tim Tadder brings her back to life in this haunting photo series called ‘Las Muertas.’ Inspired by the Mexican Day of the Dead, the choice of skull-painted women pays subtle homage to the festival’s Aztec roots where Mictecacihuatl, the goddess of the underworld, was worshipped.
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Deadly Sand Storms Around The World

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A woman walks with her face covered during a sand storm in Dubai April 2, 2015. (Photo by Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters)
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Deadly Snowstorm Hits USA

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Pedestrians have a snowball fight in Times Square following a mandatory shutdown of the streets at 11 p.m. on January 26, 2015 in New York City. New York, and much of the Northeast, is bracing for a major winter storm which is expected to bring blizzard conditions and 10 to 30 inches of snow to the area. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/AFP Photo)
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