Animal Eyes by Suren Manvelyan

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    Author: jone from 14 November, views 4455, Educative
    Animal Eyes by Suren Manvelyan



    Born in 1976, Suren started to photograph when he was sixteen and became a professional photographer in 2006. His photographic interests span from Macro to Portraits, Creative photo projects, Landscape, and much more....

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    Adolf Hitler Posing To A Recording Of One Of His Speeches [Oldies]

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    Author: jone from 14 November, views 7876, Educative
    Adolf Hitler Posing To A Recording Of One Of His Speeches [Oldies]



    Adolf Hitler (1889–1945), leader of the National Socialist German Workers' Party (NSDAP), strikes a pose for photographer Heinrich Hoffmann whilst listening to a recording of his own speeches, 1925. After seeing the photographs, Hitler ordered Hoffmann to destroy the negatives, but he disobeyed. (Photo by Heinrich Hoffmann). P.S. All pictures are presented in high resolution....

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    Why Does a Bear Rise on His Rear Feet?

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 2477, Educative
    Why Does a Bear Rise on His Rear Feet?



    Igor Shpilenok works in the reserve at Kamchatka, Russia. Igor is a fellow of the International League of Conservation Photographers and a winner of the 2006 BBC Wildlife Photographer Competition. Igor’s work has been published in numerous international and Russian magazines, including Smithsonian, National Wildlife, Geo, and BBC Wildlife.

    [How does a bear behave when encounter a human? In most cases he runs away. But before running he almost always would rise to stand on his rear feet. And this behavior does not indicate the attack, as many people think...] – Igor...

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    City built into rock: Setenil De Las Bodegas

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    Author: alice from 14 November, views 2445, Educative
    City built into rock: Setenil De Las Bodegas



    Setenil de las Bodegas is a town (pueblo) in the province of Cádiz, Spain, famous for its dwellings built into rock overhangs above the Rio Trejo. According to the 2005 census, the city has a population of 3,016 inhabitants. It has an exact antipodal city: Auckland, New Zealand....

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    The Sun by Alan Friedman

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 2384, Educative
    The Sun by Alan Friedman



    Alan Friedman, sun photographed with a solar telescope using a Hydrogen alpha filter....

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    Ben Cooper’s by Pics Of Space Shuttle

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 2551, Educative
    Ben Cooper’s by Pics Of Space Shuttle



    These rare photos capture the Flight Deck (cockpit) of the Space Shuttle Endeavour, fully powered for one of the final times. Just a few weeks later, at 9:58am EDT on May 11, Endeavour was powered down for the final time in history. It was the last of the three space shuttles to have power. Below, other views show the mid-deck, gutted of its lockers and storage areas, and three final photos show the white room entrance in the Orbiter Processing Facility, signed by thousands over the years....

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    Egg Case

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    Author: alice from 14 November, views 8036, Educative
    Egg Case



    [An egg case or egg capsule, colloquially known as a mermaid's purse or devil's purse, is a casing that surrounds the fertilized eggs of some sharks, skates, and chimaeras]. – Wikipedia. Photo: OBX Skate (Raja eglanteria) Egg Case – Mermaid's Purse. (Photo by altereye1)
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    Lumberjacks From California

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 1964, Educative
    Lumberjacks From California



    Dramatic photos show the measure of a man in contrast to the enormity of nature.
    A series of photos from the Humboldt State University Library capture lumberjacks working among the redwoods in Humboldt County, California.
    The photos are part of the Ericson Collection....

    SEE ALSO: «Huge Plants» AND «Loggers»
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    Victoria amazonica

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    Author: alice from 14 November, views 3941, Educative
    Victoria amazonica



    The species has very large leaves, up to 3 m in diameter, that float on the water's surface on a submerged stalk, 7–8 m in length. The species was once called Victoria regia after Queen Victoria, but the name was superseded. V. amazonica is native to the shallow waters of the Amazon River basin, such as oxbow lakes and bayous. It is depicted in the Guyanese coat of arms. The flowers are white the first night they are open and become pink the second night. They are up to 40 cm in diameter, and are pollinated by beetles....

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    Sanctuary of Truth

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    Author: alice from 14 November, views 1857, Educative
    Sanctuary of Truth



    Sanctuary of Truth is a temple construction in Pattaya, Thailand. The sanctuary is an all-wood building filled with sculptures based on traditional Buddhist and Hindu motifs. The building is close to 105 meters (345 feet) high and covers an area of more than two rai. It features contemporary Visionary art based on traditional religious themes. The project was initiated as an idea of Thai businessman Lek Viriyaphant in 1981, and is scheduled to be complete in 2025....

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