Category Archive: Photo

Apr 22 2014

So Lonely: Dogs Home Alone

Do you ever wonder what your dog does when he’s home alone without you? Maybe you just hope he’s not humping absolutely everything. Which he absolutely is. Well Maija Astikainen decided to ruin her own experiment and stay home to take pictures of dogs being home alone. She is calling the set One-Dog Policy and …

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Apr 09 2014

Alien Ghost: Mars Rover Catches an Unexplained Flash of Light

If there’s one thing that would make me happy about the whole Mars Rover program it would be if they found a Martian. Just some little grey-green man walking around naked trying to remember which rock he left his sandwich under. Maybe he wears a straw hat, I don’t know, but that would really just …

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Apr 08 2014

A Wild Pizza Appears: Pepperoni Pizzas in the Wild

If you could grow anything you liked in your garden what would you opt for? I’d grow a pizza bush. Or maybe a hotdog tree. But that seems like something that would do better on the North side of the house where it gets a bit less sun. Photographer Jonpaul Douglass would go for the pizza …

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Apr 07 2014

That’s a Bad Omen: Islands are Eating Each Other

In November 2013, a seafloor volcano in the western Pacific Ocean spewed enough material to rise above the water line. The new island, or Niijima, sprouted just 500 meters from Nishino-shima, another volcanic island that had last erupted and expanded in 1973–74. Four months later, the new and the old are now one island, and …

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Mar 26 2014

This Season’s Poultry Fashions

So chickens, amiright? They make for pretty decent eating. Apparently they also can look good. I knew that some looked better than others. Like the Broilers grow too fast for their feathers and the Cochins have feathery feet but it turns out that some are even stranger than that. Photographer and visual artist Ernest Goh …

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Mar 11 2014

Makes for a Bad Day: Plane Hits Parachuter

A couple of days ago timelines synchronized and flight plans crossed in Polk County, Florida. 87-year-old pilot Shannon Trembley was doing takeoff and landing maneuvers and 49-year-old John Frost was falling from the sky trailing a pig piece of fabric when the wing of Trembley’s plane caught Frost’s parachute. Luckily for us a there was …

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Mar 06 2014

New Ultimate Selfie: Danish Fighter Pilot Takes a Selfie While Firing a Missile

This is a nameless fighter pilot that the Danish Air Force is now using for advertisement. It’s working. I’m gonna go join. You think they’ll still let me fly if recreating this image is my goal for the first day? The Danish fighter pilot manages to take a photograph of himself just as the missile …

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Mar 03 2014

Burning Alcohol Looks like a Brain

There is probably some cosmic joke behind this but it turns out that a plume of burning alcohol vapor looks a lot like a human brain. This could probably be used in one of those anti drug and alcohol commercials but you’ll have to talk to the guys in marketing to get more details on …

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Feb 26 2014

Uncanny Seahorse will Haunt your Dreams

Here’s a piece of, I guess you could call it art, that I find very unsettling. If you can’t tell it’s a paper mache seahorse. To me it looks more like all my spider-swarm nightmares fell into a swimming pool with a bunch of old newspapers and a bottle of Elmer’s Glue. Somehow those things …

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Feb 25 2014

That’s What You Get: Selfies Lead to Head Lice Epidemic

Who can raise their hand and tell me how head lice spread? Anybody? Don’t be shy? Ok fine, I’ll tell you. Head lice spread when something that touches the head of a carrier touches something else that touches the head of a new host. Or at least that’s how it has worked for thousands of …

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