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Iceland Trip 2007 (Photos)

Saturday, October 13th, 2007 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 23:17
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Airbus A380 at SFO

Tuesday, October 9th, 2007 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 20:48

Getting cozy with an Airbus A380 during the first-ever visit of an A380 to San Francisco International Airport. Great close-ups and pictures of the inside of Airbus’ new flagship. (by telstar)

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Iceland: Heima

Sunday, September 2nd, 2007 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 23:44

Visiting Iceland this summer was wonderful. Seeing the impressive landscape lets you understand the origins of Sigur Rós’s music. Listening to their music while driving on Icelandic roads is just perfect. On November 5th Sigur Rós is planning to release the documentary Heima (at home) about their 2006 tour on Iceland. Watching the trailer makes […]

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Virtual Real-World Graffiti — The Geeky Way of Tagging

Monday, February 26th, 2007 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 20:43

Introducing a clean, non-permanent and — more than anything else — geeky way of tagging buildings, the Graffiti Research Lab presents a project named L.A.S.E.R. Tag. Using a “blinds-your-eyes-forever”-grade laser, a bright beamer, a security camera and some open software (complete list and instructions) you can virtually tag any build you like (and can park […]

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Photos of Germany — 80 Years Ago

Friday, February 9th, 2007 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 22:46

Take a look at this wonderful collection of photos from 1929 taken in Germany. The atmosphere is very quiet and peaceful. It looks like a place you wouldn’t deny holidays from the city life at — if there wasn’t the problem of the almost 80 years passed since then. All pictures are taken from a […]

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Hobbit Home

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2007 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 23:14

Simon Dale built a truly amazing Low Impact Woodland Home for his family which is dug into the hillside. The building process took nearly 1500 man hours and cost only £3000. The main tools used are a chainsaw, a hammer and a one inch chisel. The used materials are mainly natural and the house has […]

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Ministry of Transportation

Friday, November 24th, 2006 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 19:42

This Ministry of Transportation was shot in Georgia’s capital Tbilisi by Geert Joiris. [It] brings out the conflict between a symbol of progress and its current state of decay. (via we make money not art)

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NASA’s Visible Earth

Sunday, September 17th, 2006 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 23:40

This spectacular “blue marble” image is the most detailed true-color image of the entire Earth to date says NASA and provides us with very high quality pictures of our planet (up to blazing 21600*10800 pixels); also night shots are available. If you hadn’t enough download an — also high quality — eight second video of […]

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Japan’s Gigantic Underground

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2006 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 00:39

PingMag — the Tokyo-based magazine about “Design and Making Things” — talked to Joe Nishizawa who took pictures of Japan’s giant underground installations1: A enormous underground tunnel that runs through 40metres under the Hibiya Junction Tokyo or an underground dome that lies 500metres below deep in the mountains of Gunma…? In Japan unimaginably large spaces […]

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Colorful Optical Illusion

Monday, June 12th, 2006 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 19:02

I like optical illusions. When I first saw the Big Spanish Castle (via BoingBoing) I was really impressed because I’ve never seen this kind of illusion before. So I created my own versions using pictures I took about a year ago. All you have to do is: Make sure the pictures change when you click […]

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Sea Forts from WWII

Monday, December 5th, 2005 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 01:01

As some kind of a followup to my last post this one is about photos of abandoned forts at sea from the time of the second World War. The Thames Estuary Army Forts were constructed in 1942 […] Their purpose was to provide anti-aircraft fire within the Thames Estuary area. Each fort consisted of a […]

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Japanese Sewer Underground Infrastructure

Sunday, November 13th, 2005 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 01:52

On this Japanese site you find pictures of a hugh sewer.underground infrastructure to prevent floods in Saitama. Sadly I can’t read Japanese but I guess it’s in one of the largest cities in Japan. According to Wikipedia: The G-Cans project (首都圏外郭放水路 Shutoken Gaikaku Housui Ro or Metropolitan Area Outer Underground Discharge Channel) is an underground […]

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Menschen, Länder, Eindrücke

Saturday, September 24th, 2005 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 09:49

Es gibt immer wieder Perlen im Internet zu entdecken: Bilder, wie sie sonst nur in Dokumentationen im Fernsehen zu finde sind. Bei Flickr postet Raul Gutierrez seine Fotos, aber auch direkt in seinem Photo Blog gibt es die Bilder (in groß) aus Mexico, Texas, China, Kambodscha und Orten, von denen ich noch nie zuvor gehört […]

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