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Moon Landing

There are loads of iconic images that came from the moon landings and subsequent trips into space. I recently was at a presentation, and someone included this image which I had never seen. Apparently it has been recently released by NASA. It shows a young Neil Armstrong and is taken shortly after his return from […]

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Who Knew Reagan Was so Funny?!

Ronald Reagan was a great president. The amount of change that happened under his watch, the tectonic shifts in world politics, the fall of the iron curtain. His summit meetings with the equally inspirational Gorbachev are all memories I have from my childhood. A time when there were two clear sides – the goodies and […]

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A Car Called Hurricane

Could this be one of the best cars never made? I have written on the subject of unusual and very unusual here before. But this one really captures the imagination. This concept car designed and built (in all too low quantities) by Australia’s Holden Motor Company is incredibly beautiful. The lines, the way you get in, the […]

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Kissing

The United Colours of Benetton advertising has always courted controversy. Remember this one from 1991? Well they have done it again, with images probably inspired by this iconic 1979 image of Leonid Brezhnev and Erich Honeker then the leader of the German Democratic Republik. For an excellent explanation of the history of the kiss that […]

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Cities in the Clouds

Love these photos of cities in the clouds. First up Dubai (you can almost imagine Sheikh Zayed Road running between the buildings, although i have to say that this image always looked a little photo shopped to me?) Next up San Francisco of course, a city that looks great in the clouds. Luckily. Woolworth’s tower in the […]

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The World’s Most Expensive Photo

Ladies and gentlemen, this is officially the most expensive photo. Ever. The Andreas Gursky photo has just been sold by auction at Christie’s for the eye-watering sum of USD 4,338,000 presumably to an anonymous buyer who likes rivers. Click here to see the Christie’s page for the auction  lot. Admittedly it is a very BIG photograph, which […]

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Space Bar

Where do Astronauts go at the end of a long hard day of space travel, moon landings, intergalactic recon missions, and rocket fueled expeditions into the far reaches of the unknown? . Naturally.

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Don’t Settle

Today we woke up to the news that Steve Jobs has died. Since hearing the news, I have been fascinated reading the tributes that have come to this one man from so many different people and places. From politicians to entrepreneurs, it seems this man changed people’s lives in so many more ways than just the […]

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Toy Stories

Timelapse video of two contrasting cities: Tokyo and Paris. First up a film made from the top of the Tokyo Tower Special Observatory . And Paris during the Bastille day celebrations:

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Cheeky Signs

Well, not so much the signs that are cheeky, but the responses. Some absolute gold here. Loads more here, and some absolute classics. Well worth a look.

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