Category Archives: Stories Behind the Photographs

Artist Preserves The Beauty Of Nature In Pressed Glass Pendants

Beautiful Pendants by Stanislava Korobkova Love nature? Can’t get enough of it? Then good news, because Russian jewelry designer Stanislava Korobkova has created these beautiful vintage-style pendants that each contain its own little piece of mother nature. The Dublin-based designer uses tiny leaves and flowers that she finds in the Irish wilderness. She presses them flat…
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Happy Birthday Mr. Nikola Tesla!

On this day, 10th of July, 1856 in Smiljan, Lika, which was then part of the Austo-Hungarian Empire, today region of Croatia, Nikola Tesla was born.  His father, Milutin Tesla was a Serbian Orthodox Priest and his mother Djuka Mandic was an inventor in her own right of household appliances. Nikola Tesla symbolizes a unifying…
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Hyperrealistic Drawings by Emanuele Dascanio

Born just outside of Milan, Italy in 1983 (Garbagnate Milanese to be exact) artist Emanuele Dascanio has garnered critical acclaim, winning countless awards and competitions with his hyperrealistic drawings and paintings. After graduating from the Lucio Fontana Art School of Arese in 2003, he enrolled at the Academy of Brera, but dropped out after only…
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POUNCE – Photo Book of Jumping Kittens

The last time we saw photographer Seth Casteel, he was capturing the whimsical portraits of underwater babies and underwater canines. Not only did his work go viral, the resulting photo books solidified him as a New York Times' bestselling author. Now Casteel is back at it again. In his latest photo book, "Pounce," he's moved…
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List of 10 Most Expensive Paintings

The 10 Most Expensive Paintings in History When Pablo Picasso's masterpiece, Les Femmes d’Alger, sold for $179 million (£116 million) in New York on Monday night, it smashed the record for a painting sold at auction. But even so it is still far from the most expensive painting of all time. It manages only fourth…
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The HemLoft – Hidden Treehouse

Former Canadian software developer and current carpenter Joel Allen built a unique egg-shaped tree house, The HemLoft. It is located in the woods near Whistler, British Columbia. The exact location of the house is a secret though, because Allen built it on Crown lands – government property – without permission. Allen had to hand-carry all…
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Dad Turns Daughter’s Room Into Fairytale Treehouse

Dad of the Year Spends 18 Months Turning Daughter’s Room Into Her Dream World Every girl wants a fairy tree in her bedroom, so 2016 super-dad candidate. He spent 350 hours over 18 months to build this magical 4,250 USD project. The concrete and rebar tree is so strong, that it can support up to…
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Pile Of Dirt and $9000 Produced This Dream House

Steve's Areen Dream House in Thailand Steve Areen had just $9,000 burning a hole in his bank account, so his friend, Hajjar Gibran, gave him his own spot of land on his family's mango grove with the challenge of creating his own home out of cheap materials. Steve Areen had just $9,000 and a pile…
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Lets Talk About Cheese!

Everything is better with cheese, right? If you live life with this as your motto, let us assure you, you are not alone. After years and years stuffing things with it and melting it on top of our favorite dishes, we thought it was time to learn more about the history of one of our…
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Top 10 World’s Most Dangerous Volcanoes

On the morning of August 27th 1883 the small Indonesian island of Krakatoa virtually destroyed itself in a series of cataclysmic explosions the likes of which have never been witnessed in human history before or since. Not only was the explosion the loudest sound ever recorded, it released 4 times more energy than the most…
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Top 20 Most Iconic Buildings of The World

A picturesque landscape is the one with lush green ground, snow clad mountains,blooming flowers and fresh water serene rivers. While all these are bestowed by nature, man’s contribution to the landscape is structures. From the Skyscrapers of New York adoring the Manhattan skyline to the Artificial Palm islands of Dubai, humans have equally contributed in…
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Iconic ‘Tree of Life’ in Kalaloch Is a Monument to Resilience

Located on an eroded, partially caved in cliff on Kalaloch beach, within Olympic National Park in Washington, the Tree of Life is stubbornly hanging on to the eroding soil with just a few of its roots. Some call it magical, others immortal, I just think it’s resilient. The roots in the middle are exposed and…
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Hilarious Photos Of Dogs Eating Peanut Butter

Greg Murray, a full-time pet photographer based in Cleveland, is on a mission to make dogs smile ... and in the process, he'll probably coax a grin out of you, too. "Two years ago I photographed a rescue, Bailey, who just looked sad no matter how happy she was because she was a mastiff,"I wanted…
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Fairytale Book Covers By Aniko Kolesnikova

Elaborate fairytale book covers have been Aniko Kolesnikova’s passion since 2009. The Latvian designer-artist, working under the name Mandarin Duck, specializes in creating dragon-, animal-, bird-, fantasy-, and nature-inspired polymer journals. She occasionally takes custom orders, too. Bookbinding in the West is recorded from the 5th century onwards, although the earliest surviving book is the…
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Top 12 World’s Strangest Buildings

Are you growing bored of your city’s regular grey, linear buildings? Then you should definitely check out these astounding architectural creations. And, even if the place you live has some astounding architecture of its own, you can still enjoy this list of 12 world's strangest buildings. Waldspirale (Darmstadt, Germany) The name of this residential complex translates…
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Alpenglow – Natural Phenomenon

Alpenglow - Natural Phenomenon Alpenglow is the optical phenomenon in which most of the peaks of the Dolomites take on a reddish color, which gradually changes to violet, especially at dawn and dusk. This phenomenon is due to the composition of the rocky walls ( a mixture of carbonate and magnesium).  It is especially seen…
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