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TED Talk: Franz Lanting’s LIFE

Franz Lanting’s nature photography is married to wonderful text and a Philip Glass soundtrack to create a beautiful glimpse of our world from Big Bang to birth. Replace Lanting’s Dutch “uptalk?” with James Earl Jones or David Attenborough, and this could easily be the next BBC documentary blockbuster.

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Circumhorizontal arc – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Circumhorizontal_arc Nature is so magnificent.

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Burning Man 2010 on the Behance Network

http://www.behance.net/Santizo/Frame/750371 I like the idea of Burning Man; The photos of the witty and intriguing art on display make it look like a fascinating open-air gallery. But any thought of attending is always dashed by the reality of spending days parched in a desert with a bunch of pretentious wankers off their tits on drugs.

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In pictures: The worlds best underwater photographs 2010 | Environment | guardian.co.uk

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/gallery/2010/nov/09/underwater-photography-2010?picture=368478339 The year’s best underwater photography. There are some amazing shots in here, none of which would appeal to Sam.

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25 Breathtaking Underwater Photography Shots ~ Smashapps.org

http://www.smashapps.org/2010/04/25-breathtaking-underwater-photography.html This makes me think of Camilla Parker Bowles in an elaborate hat, holding an orange purse. The woman has no flair for fashion…

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Early 1900s in Colour – All around the world : citynoise.org

http://citynoise.org/article/10598 The entire archive (from whence these photos were ripped off) is a treasure, but as a Paris fanatic, this one was the most mind-blowing: Is this the only colour picture of the Palais du Trocadéro?

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Cool Pictures of Alien Insects – Insect Macro Photography | Cool Pictures | Cool Stuff

http://www.collthings.co.uk/2010/08/cool-insects.html This site’s owner has a tenuous grasp on the understanding of “insect”, as he’s included arthropods, crustaceans and in one spectacularly misguided instance, a baby bird, but there’s no denying the pics are pretty cool.

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A Different Historical Perspective – Torontoist

http://torontoist.com/2010/08/a_different_historical_perspective.php?gallery0Pic=3 For anyone who likes those “old photos meshed with modern photos”, this one wins the meme.

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http://sepientia.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/balloons_07.jpg The romance of balloon travel is dispelled when you imagine all the lowest ones making farty noises as they hit the ground.

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http://i.imgur.com/9VURW.jpg Love it. Thanks, BrianCator!

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