“Why do you want to climb Mount Everest?” George Mallory – “Because it’s there.” Alex Honnold is the predominant “free solo” climber around (climbing without a rope) and while he certainly isn’t conquering Mount Everest, the only realistic explanation for why he does what he does is the above quote. Icebreaker: Ascending El Sendero Luminoso […]
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Creative Director: Marc Atlan Architects: Oller & Pejic Architecture and Moderne Builders Location: Joshua Tree National Park/Mojave Desert, California. 30 minutes from Palm Springs. Area: 145.0 sqm Elevation: 4,000 ft Constructed: 2012 It’s available to rent for professional photo shoots, such as advertising campaigns, fashion, and film production. |Via|
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Main photo: © Irwansyah, Indonesia, 1st place, Indonesia National Award. Click on any photo to enlarge. © Chen Li, China, Winner, Open Travel © Cheung Lai San, Hong Kong, 1st place, Hong Kong National Award © Holger Schmidtke, Germany, 1st place, Germany National Award © Holger Schmidtke, Germany, Winner, Open Architecture © Gert van den […]
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Taiwanese photographer Will Ho came across this stretch of beach in the Maldives Islands that was covered in millions of bioluminescent phytoplankton. When agitated (by crashing waves, for example), these minuscule organisms glow like fireflies. Related: The Glowing Waves of California. |Via|
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Haunting, really. Directed by Rino Stefano Tagliafierro. Related: Parallax Technique. |Via|
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The 2015 WRX STI has arrived: World Rally Blue paint, gold wheels, spoiler and all. The official performance specs will be released on Tuesday, Jan 14th, at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. |Via|
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Created by Mathew Barrett. Actual title: Future Toronto. It was made mostly with Modo, with some 3D-Coat and Photoshop. Here’s a quote from Mr. Barrett on Reddit: “Just to clarify, this wasn’t meant to be about the polar caps melting, though obviously some form of climate change has occurred. If anything I wanted to show […]
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