Man Spends $4,000 On Giant Statue To Give Town The Middle Finger – It’s Art, Officials Say

A Vermont man locked in a bitter dispute with the town of Westford decided to take matters into his own “hand” in December — by erecting a giant statue of a middle finger for all to see, NBC 5 reported. Continue reading »

“In The Middle Of Nowhere”: Young Photographer Captures Atmospheric Photos Of The Russian Suburb

Meet Artemy Tuzof, a young photographer from Ryazan region, Russia. Continue reading »

Honest Photos That Show What Veterans Look Like After A Decade Of War In The Middle East

Wars never really end, because even though they may finish on the battlefield, many veterans bring the war back home and are forced to live with them for the rest of their lives.

“Bobby was hit by incoming artillery, sustaining burns over 60% of his body. He is pictured here with his daughter Layla.”

This sad and sobering truth is highlighted by photographers like David Jay and James Nachtwey, who have been documenting young and badly wounded American soldiers following their return home from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Continue reading »

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 reading »

Amazing Glass House In The Middle Of Nowhere

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This is the Shokan House located in the woods of upstate New York. Jay Bargman’s unique design gives people the possibility to appreciate the incredible view that surrounds the house. Continue reading »

Why Is This Little House In The Middle Of The Street In New York?

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American artist Mark Reigelman II has created little house covers for the manholes in New York City. When thinking about what type of installation to create, he started looking around the city and noticed the plastic orange steam tubes, that are placed over manholes to release steam. Continue reading »

Couples Can Now Get Married In The Middle Of The Indian Ocean

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For couples looking to get married at the Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru, one thing’s for certain: they definitely won’t need to bring something blue. In the middle of the Indian Ocean, the resort’s engaged guests can now say their vows in a freestanding, glass-bottomed pavilion. The couple and their (at most) 16 guests are invited to experience a ceremony unlike any other as they board a boat to get to the modest yet refreshingly elegant structure. Continue reading »

Photo of the Day: Steve Jobs Giving His Middle Finger To IBM, 1983

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This rare photograph of Steve Jobs demonstrates the Apple co-founder’s infamous rebellious spirit as he “flips the bird” outside an IBM building in New York City. Continue reading »

Memories Of The Motherland: Middle East Refugees Shows Their Family Pictures

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Combination of photos show migrants holding up pictures of their homelands and loved ones as they wait to cross the Slovenia-Austria border in Sentilj, Slovenia October 25, 2015. (Photo by Srdjan Zivulovic/Reuters)
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Customer at Starbucks Draws Detailed Map of Middle-Earth From ‘The Lord of the Rings’ & ‘The Hobbit’ on Coffee Cup

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Redditor Carpe_Natem was recently given an inspirational boost during their shift after discovering one customer’s geeky coffee cup that had an extremely detailed map of Middle-earth drawn on it. Continue reading »

A Disco Party in the Middle of Africa

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American photographer, David Pais visits Burkina Faso in West Africa every year. Once a week, the local villagers gather to drink and party together and David’s photos share this unusual cultural experience with all of us.
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Vocklabruck Platform in the Middle of a Lake

There’s a wonderfully picturesque spot in Vöcklabruck, Austria where visitors are able to sit in the middle of a pond without getting wet. The scenic landscape includes a path leading down to a hollowed out circular area where people can take a seat and relax amongst nature. It’s a surreal journey along the gradual ramp to the observational platform as the water level gains height either side. Once in the resting area, depending on perspective, visitors seem like they’re wading in the lake without a drop of water on them. Continue reading »

Middle East Winter 2012: When Snowflakes Covered Scorching Arabian Land

Palestinian walk along a snow covered road in the West Bank village of Halhul near Hebron. (Ammar Awad / Reuters) Continue reading »

The World’s Most Expensive Parking Lot is in the Middle of the Ocean

The deck of the USS Ronald Reagan, a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, is covered with the vehicles of sailors, making it a strong contender for the title of the world’s most expensive parking lot. The ship, currently on its way to Naval Base Kitsap in Bremerton, Wash., has cars worth a total of $4.5 billion! Continue reading »