Posts Tagged ‘pictures’

Beautiful but eerie photos of abandoned places

// November 13th, 2012 // No Comments » // Uncategorized

Once a Classy Hotel

Matthias Haker is a self-taught photographer living in Dresden, Germany. He specializes in the fields of architectural and interior photography as well as people, portrait, fashion and wedding photography. Here is a collection of his works – a set of eerie photographs of abandoned hotels, theaters, and other public venues.

Superman: Man of Steel movie (2013) – status watch – latest news [Update]

// November 8th, 2012 // No Comments » // Moves, TV, and Music News

Superman: Man of Steel is scheduled for release on June 14, 2013. Produced by Warner Bros., the movie will be a reboot of the Superman film series. The movie will star Henry Cavill as Clark Kent/Superman (the first non-American to play the part).

Say “Cheese” – Mars Curiosity Rover sends back high-res self-portrait from Gale Crater

// November 5th, 2012 // No Comments » // Astronomy and Space News

NASA’s Curiosity Rover has sent back a high-res photo of itself in the Gale crater on Mars. The image was taken by Curiosity’s MAHLI hand held camera which sits on the end of the rover’s extendable arm. MAHLI took a total of 55 pictures which were stitched together to create the stunning hi-res self portrait. […]

Halloween lift off! Countdown to Halloween ends with final collection of extra-creepy animated pics

// October 31st, 2012 // No Comments » // Uncategorized

Yes, after the last few days of Countdown to Halloween posts, we finish off with one last Halloween treat. Here’s a collection of pictures that’ll knock your socks off. Our apologies if you had planned on sleeping tonight.

Timing is everything – perfectly timed photos create illusions that distort the reality of the moment [PICTURES]

// October 29th, 2012 // No Comments » // Entertainment

A kick in the butt

They say “timing is everything” and in this pictures, that certainly seems to be the case. Check out these pictures that by being snapped at just the right moment, make the situation look quite different from reality.

Countdown to Halloween (2 days to go) – collection of cool Halloween pictures that won’t scare the crap out of you [PHOTOS]

// October 29th, 2012 // No Comments » // Entertainment

Sexy vampire

Two days to go! Here’s our Countdown to Halloween picture montage for the day. A collection of cool, artistic, beautiful Halloween shots that won’t scare the crap out of you.

Countdown to Halloween (3 days to go) – collection of cool Halloween pictures that won’t scare the crap out of you [PHOTOS]

// October 28th, 2012 // No Comments » // Entertainment

Moss covered car

Three days to go! Here’s our Countdown to Halloween picture montage for the day. A collection of cool, artistic, beautiful Halloween shots that won’t scare the crap out of you.

Unbelievable tree houses [PHOTOS]

// October 21st, 2012 // No Comments » // Entertainment

Beautiful treehouse

We’re not sure why these unbelievable tree houses were built but we guess the owners never had one as a kid and are making up for lost childhood memories. Here’s a collection of the wildest, coolest tree houses you’ve ever seen.

Google opens doors to data center and shows outside world how Google magic is created [PHOTO MONTAGE]

// October 18th, 2012 // No Comments » // Technology

Blue pipes carry cold water, red pipes carry hot water

Google recently opened the doors to their Lenoir, North Carolina data center, one of eight data centers Google currently has in operation (four more are under construction), providing a handful of journalists a glimpse of how the Google magic is created. Reporters were allowed to witness servers seemingly stretching to eternity and cooling systems so […]

Slow motion picture sequence of bubble being popped

// October 14th, 2012 // No Comments » // Entertainment

What we have here is a sequence of pictures showing a bubble being popped. Beautiful!

Best Comic Book Covers – 2012-10-10

// October 11th, 2012 // No Comments » // Comics News

Batman #13

Here are the top comic book covers for the week of October 10, 2012.

Interesting look at retro (and pre-retro) calculators and calculating machines of yesteryear

// October 5th, 2012 // No Comments » // Technology

Mueller calculating machine

The first known aid to calculations was the Abacus, used by Sumerians and Egyptians earlier than 2,000 BC (with the possible exception of the Antikythera mechanism). By 1642, the mechanical calculator was invented by Blaise Pascal. By 1902, we had a pushbutton calculator in the form of the Dalton Adding Machine. Here is a pictorial […]

Here’s what Albert Einstein looked like when he was a kid

// September 28th, 2012 // No Comments » // Old School

Here’s a picture of Albert Einstein taken in 1882. He was a remarkably mature three-year old. My guess is he’s looking at the camera calculating the focal distance and running a table of apertures in his head in order to determine the correct shutter speed for the perfect shot.

Germans ban laptops in parliamentary meetings so Pirate Party shows up with typewriters instead [Photo]

// September 26th, 2012 // No Comments » // Geek Humor

In an apparent throwback to elementary school days, the German Council of Elders banned all laptops from parliamentary meetings. In protest, the Pirate Party showed up with typewriters instead (see photo).

Ten More Geek Funnies

// September 20th, 2012 // No Comments » // Geek Humor

The geek funny pages with ten more humorous geek funnies that only geeks will understand.

Infamous MIT Hacks (Pranks) and their influence on hacker ethic

// September 19th, 2012 // No Comments » // Old School

MIT pranks, or “hacks” as they are known in MIT lore, showcase MIT students’ scientific knowledge, mechanical engineering skills, anti-authoritarian whimsy, and geeky sense of humor. The tradition dates back to the 1870’s when students sprinkled iodide of nitrogen over the grounds of a military drill field causing mini explosions when fellow classmates conducted their […]