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Mind-boggling Scale of ATLAS Detector

This simply mesmerizing video shows in detail the inner structure and construction of CERN Large Hadron Collider's ATLAS Detector. (See images here) - via


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Contemporary Curvy Villas

We already highlighted one exciting "Elegant Skyscraper" project by A-Cero (Joaquin Torres Architects) firm in Madrid, Spain. Today, feast your eyes on the new project for the Dominican Republic - a luxury residential estate on the Cumayasa river mouth. Check out the beautiful, enticing shapes:

"The main idea is to create a settlement of high environmental quality and low density, which incorporates native vegetation. The landscape design follows a contemporary style that embraces the houses, scattered on a stair pattern, softening the impact of their presence and creating a dynamic appearance to the whole."


E.T. is Found!

Together with a fire-breathing cloud rabbit:



The road is cold and narrow:


Cool Shot of the Day
(in cooperation with National Geographic magazine)

Photo by Bustamante Rosas - The colonial city of Guanajuato, Mexico.

Photo by Richard Weiss - sun illuminates the ice that accumulated on everything hit by the sprinkler's stream.

Also check out very addictive jigsaw puzzles!


Mixed fresh links for today:

Did Earth once had multiple Moons?, more news - [space]
Hi-def Panoramas of San Francisco 1 - [beautiful]
Why Japan did not create the iPod? - [interesting]
Abandoned Tunnels on Pennsylvania Turnpike - [abandoned]
Newly Established: the Shirley Jackson Award - [dark fantasy]
Photos from Communist North Korea - [travel]
Probability: 0.0000000001% - [wow video ads]
Bears Destroy Car - [wow video]
Another Borat-like hilarity - [video episodes, could be nsfw]


Skies torn asunder

(original unknown)


What do you think it says?

No, it's not some Slavic language; look closer -


Vibrant Photography

By Sloan Timson:


Yet another strange picture of Pope Benedict XVI:



This fly is going to be digested by the Venus Flytrap:


Up there

This is Johan Lorbeers's urban art. His site.


Somewhat startling:

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

Your mystery photo is Johan Lorbeers.

More info http://damncoolpics.blogspot.com/2008/04/johan-lorbeers-still-life-performance.html

Blogger rolla said...

you can post photos like the strange frog or glamorous insect?? i like it!


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Heh, that Bruce Willis pic cracked me up. What is the source on that?

Blogger Avi Abrams said...

not quite sure... came from email")

Anonymous Anonymous said...

LHC = large hadron collider. LHC collider = PIN number = stupid mistake.

Anonymous Anonymous said...

The Pope's background looks vaguely like cannabis leaves. < <

Anonymous Anonymous said...

real men don´t drink and drive


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