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Luke Skywalker’s Grizzly ‘Burning Homestead’ Scene From Star Wars: A New Hope Recreated Using LEGO

Seattle artist and humorist Iain Heath (a.k.a. “Ochre Jelly“) recreated Luke Skywalker‘s grizzly “Burning Homestead” scene from Star Wars: A New Hope using LEGO. Heath’s full series of photos are available to view on Flickr. By now we’ve seen almost every scene from the Star Wars franchise meticulously and repeatedly …

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Photo Of The Day By Penny Meyers

Photo By Penny Meyers Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Female Mallard in Flight” by Penny Meyers. Location: Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. “A female mallard in flight just after takeoff from the Pelican River, one of the few areas of open water here in mid-winter,” explains Meyers. See more of Penny …

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Flash: High-Speed Sync

High-speed sync allows the photographer to use flash at shutter speeds faster than the native sync speed of the camera. For example, if the normal sync speed of your camera is 1/250th, but conditions dictate a shutter speed of 1/1000th, if you use normal sync with the flash, the image …

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Photo Of The Day By Brittany Crossman

Photo By Brittany Crossman Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Sanctuary” by Brittany Crossman. Location: Prince Edward Island, Canada. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. To get your photos in the …

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Soft Shells, A Brilliantly Quirky Photo Series of Models Wearing All the Clothing They Own at Once

A post shared by Libby Oliver (@chewonthisart) on Oct 23, 2017 at 8:45am PDT Canadian artist and photographer Libby Oliver has created a brilliantly quirky photo series entitled “Soft Shells“, which features shots of nebulous figures obscured by the weight wearing their entire wardrobe at once. These photos were exhibited …

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Gorgeous Photos of a Pair of Color-Splashed Pastel Parrotlets Who Have Fallen Madly in Love

A post shared by Rupa Sutton (@freyaeverafter_) on Jan 2, 2018 at 5:41am PST Animal photographer Rupa Sutton has captured the absolute beauty of her two little pastel parrotlets, Sprig and Winter, both on the outside with their gorgeous splashes of color, but also on the inside. These two little …

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19 Year Old Musical Wunderkind Perfectly Recreates Pink Floyd Songs From Various Eras All by Himself

Ewan Cunningham, a truly talented musician from Falkirk, Scotland has perfectly recreated a number of Pink Floyd songs from various eras, playing all the instruments, doing the vocals and mixing the tracks all by himself. Included in these covers are songs such as “Echos“, “Arnold Layne“, “Mother“, “Shine On You …

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Simon’s Cat Logic Explains the Reasons Why Cats Become Very Territorial

In an acquisitive episode of Simon’s Cat Logic, animator Simon Toland and animal behaviorist Nicky Trevorrow explain why cats are so territorial, the behavior of their ancestors in protecting their own, what cats are trying to say with this behavior, how they go about marking their territory, what to do …

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Hannibal Buress Talks About Life and His Weird Vitamins While Eating Progressively Spicy Wings

On the 100th episode of the First We Feast series, Hot Ones, the comical Hannibal Buress talked about his career, The Eric Andre Show, his weird vitamin purchase, and eats progressively spicy wings while being interviewed by Sean Evans. For the momentous 100th episode of Hot Ones, we had to …

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An Interactive Weather Machine That Gives Data Driven Sound to an Adjustable Forecast Interface

New York City sound designer Matt McCorkle, co-founder of cdza and a member of New Museum incubator NEW INC, who previously made a spooktacular interactive Halloween Soundboard and a festive soundboard that played “Auld Lang Syne” in four part harmony, has created an incredible Weather Machine that gives sound to …