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2013 Pulitzer prize winners, depict Syrian war in photos

by niki lyberis This year's Breaking News and Feature Photography Pulitzer prizes were announced a couple of days ago, from Columbia University, with the Syrian civil war as their main focus. According to official statements, this year's Pulitzer for Breaking News photos was awarded to 5 AP photographers jointly (Rodrigo Abd, Manu Brabo, Narciso Contreras, Khalil Hamra and Muhammed […] 16 April 2013 at 06:53 pm

These are the most peculiar "monuments'' in China

by niki lyberis Look ... it's a little strange when a huge country with thousands of years of civilization and a peculiar political situation, decides to embrace Western culture and walks into fields of capitalism earning a perfectly respectable share of the world market. China produces everything. From bridges to... curlings, huge dams to... everything. So it's natural […] 23 February 2013 at 03:05 pm

The black and white photos of Joel Tjintjelaar

by Christine Kitsati Joel Tjintjelaar loves black and white photography and you may be able to tell without reading any details on his bio. In any case you should know that he has studied criminal law and has always dreamt of becoming an architect. He managed to partially fulfill his dream through photography though… Inspired by Gehry and […] 11 January 2013 at 05:52 pm

Unbelievable color photos from a Christmas party hosted by Adolf Hitler

by Dimitrios Thomadakis December 1941, Munich. This period was not a good one at all for Adolf Hitler. Almost 8 months ago, he had promised his officers that war would be over until that Christmas. It wasn’t however. Things were deteriorating on the Russian front, and Americans were now in the game. Hitler could not share the Christmas […] 30 December 2012 at 11:16 pm

Scientists photographed the DNA’s double helix for the first time

by Dimitrios Thomadakis Scientists may have known for many years that the DNA is structured like a double helix, but they had never seen it with their own eyes. So how did they know this? They used the molecule theory and a quite old technique, called X-ray crystallography, which is a mathematical depiction of various dot patterns as […] 3 December 2012 at 10:50 pm

A cloud in a room that is not an illusion

by Dimitrios Thomadakis What’s it like when it gets cloudy in a room? Dutch artist Berndnaut Smidle shows us how, and we assure you, it’s not an illusion. The concept is very simple. He reserves empty art spaces in Holland, and uses a little science to achieve this amazing and very temporary result. He adjusts the humidity and […] 11 November 2012 at 05:44 pm

A camera made out of LEGO blocks

by Dimitrios Thomadakis We’ve had it with DSLR and super mini cameras, double-digit megapixels and outworldish zoom levels. Well, enough of all that! It’s time to take a look at a different kind of product, like the Nanoblock by Fuuvi. It’s a series of cameras, made out of something like LEGO blocks. What’s awesome about this, is that […] 11 November 2012 at 01:47 am

No, it’s not a photo. It’s a penciled sketch.

by Dimitrios Thomadakis It looks incredible, but this photo is NOT a photo! It is a sketch (yes, sketch) by 22 year-old Diego Fazio (aka Diego Koi). This young Italian started by designing tattoos, and then decided to channel his persistance and talent to unbelievable realistic sketches. His work is available on Deviant Art, where you can also […] 23 October 2012 at 07:24 pm
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The Grand Mosque in Mecca like you have not seen it before

by Dimitrios Thomadakis Mecca is the holiest place of muslims all over the Earth, so a journey there, and making a pilgrimage to the Grand Mosque, during the Hajj, is both a dream and a sacred duty of every muslim. The Islamic doctrine says that every muslim has to make this pilgrimage at least once in their lives. […] 23 October 2012 at 06:39 pm

The first photos by the most powerful digital camera in the world

by Dimitrios Thomadakis On top of a Chilean mountain, is located the most powerful digital camera in the world, the Dark Energy Camera. It took 8 years to design and manufacture, and it proudly dons 570 megapixels coming from 62 interconnected and unified unique cameras, that are there to take shots of the night sky and the cosmos. […] 19 September 2012 at 10:05 pm