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Wake up! Wake up!
Cute video, featuring one very considerate cat.
Today's pictures & links:
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Very intense visualization, considering it was made in 1949:
(looks almost like a rebel base in "Star Wars". Click to enlarge)
Unortodox wall of a Japanese office building:
(image credit: Stereophonic)
Mike Hollingshead from Extreme Instability is a storm-chaser. Naturally he stumbles across the craziest sights. His Flickr photostream is nothing short of astonishing. Here's just a couple pics: (aftermath of an August storm)
(images credit: Mike Hollingshead)
Perhaps the best "extreme weather" picture of all times: the National Press "Best of Photo Journalism" Still Photography Runner-Up by Kimberly Grabovsky.
A desert storm in Navajo Nation, AZ off route 98 between The Grand Canyon and Monument Valley; 21 July 2006
The picture is currently making rounds around the web, subtitled "tornado, lightning, rainbow - all in one picture". Yes, rainbow and lightning are there, for sure, but not tornado. What we see is rather a "rain shaft", or "cloudburst".
Mixed fresh links for today:
Most Earth-like planet found - [space]
The World's (Un)Luckiest Man - [weird]
Great fantasy art portfolio - [art] - via
Ambigrams: info and examples - [cool art]
Abandoned Stalin's Railway - [spooky]
Six very unusual plants - [nature]
Most Bizarre Scientific Papers - [fascinating]
Another one of these photo-a-day projects - [video] - via
There is always a way out - [fun video]
Just like the picture says, go check out Extreme Pumpkins website for some Halloween weirdness.
Make sure to check out the previous years contest winners, here is a little taste:
A Giant Squid Pumpkin:
(images credit: Extreme Pumpkins)
More X-Ray Art:
As a sort of update to our article X-Ray Art:
Benedetta Bonichi presents "To See in the Dark", an exhibition of artworks created from x-rays.
this lizard... did it eat something?
The advantages of Adobe Photoshop's (tm) clone tool?
No, the real set-up.
"Love is... Flying into your arms"
(photo by Jorge De Sousa)
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