Posts tagged world

RuPaul’s DRAG RACE Season 6 - Supertease

Mr GAY WORLD 2011: Francois Nel from South Africa.

Mr GAY WORLD 2011: Francois Nel from South Africa.

MR GAY WORLD 2011 | March 9-14 Manila, The Philippines.
Check out why you should go.

MR GAY WORLD 2011 | March 9-14 Manila, The Philippines.

Check out why you should go.

Illustration by the very talented DAVID FUHRER from Switzerland. 

Illustration by the very talented DAVID FUHRER from Switzerland. 

LAS VENTANAS AL PARAISO, Mexico

LAS VENTANAS AL PARAISO, Mexico

Speaking of living life to the fullest: watch Matt dance around the world in his awsome video WHERE THE HELL IS MATT?

Matt is currently working on a new dancing video. If you want to be in it, you can sign up and he’ll notify you when he’s passing through your area. 

Courtesy: Matt Harding, Melissa Nixon
The song you hear is called 'Praan' (2008, Garry Schyman, vocals by Palbasha Siddique). Available as MP3 at Amazon.com.

(The EBU did something similar in Europe this year during the final of the Eurovision Song contest.)

AWSOME BOOK: THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC IMAGE COLLECTION
Behind National Geographic’s worldwide reputation as a powerhouse of photography lies one of the finest, most extensive, and most unique graphic resources on Earth: the National Geographic Image Collection.
For the first time ever, readers will plumb the fascinating depths of this immense archive from the earliest photographs collected in the late 19th century to the cutting-edge work of today.
Both iconic and never-before-seen images from virtually every corner of the globe, every species of wildlife, and amazing human achievements in exploration, adventure, science, and more are showcased and placed in historic, artistic, technical, and journalistic context.
Following this lavish visual journey, readers will be awed by a behind-the-scenes profile of the collection, its size, its richly diverse character, and its special collections, ranging from delicate and beautiful Autochromes to the famous Alexander Graham Bell collection and the amazing stratosphere collection. Fine artwork and imaginative illustrations are also featured.
Finally, a list of photographers whose work is represented stands as a fitting tribute to those without whose tireless and brilliant efforts the Collection would not exist.
Courtesy: National GeographicBuy the book here. (Amazon.com)

AWSOME BOOK: THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC IMAGE COLLECTION

Behind National Geographic’s worldwide reputation as a powerhouse of photography lies one of the finest, most extensive, and most unique graphic resources on Earth: the National Geographic Image Collection.

For the first time ever, readers will plumb the fascinating depths of this immense archive from the earliest photographs collected in the late 19th century to the cutting-edge work of today.

Both iconic and never-before-seen images from virtually every corner of the globe, every species of wildlife, and amazing human achievements in exploration, adventure, science, and more are showcased and placed in historic, artistic, technical, and journalistic context.

Following this lavish visual journey, readers will be awed by a behind-the-scenes profile of the collection, its size, its richly diverse character, and its special collections, ranging from delicate and beautiful Autochromes to the famous Alexander Graham Bell collection and the amazing stratosphere collection. Fine artwork and imaginative illustrations are also featured.

Finally, a list of photographers whose work is represented stands as a fitting tribute to those without whose tireless and brilliant efforts the Collection would not exist.

Courtesy: National Geographic
Buy the book here. (Amazon.com)

EUROPE AT NIGHT
Illustration credit and copyright: Planetary Visions Ltd.Courtesy: Kevin M. Tildsley, NASA Explanation here.

EUROPE AT NIGHT

Illustration credit and copyright: Planetary Visions Ltd.
Courtesy: Kevin M. Tildsley, NASA
Explanation here.