Saturday, April 30, 2011

Jumping Off a Cliff... into Space


Staying with the space related theme from the previous article, today's post ventures a little bit past Earth's atmosphere to show you the first NASA spacewalk.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Earth, the Final Frontier


The last few weeks have seen many  astronomy related anniversaries and planned upcoming missions, so it's only fitting that this blog should also feature a series of photographs about space. With the recent celebration of Earth Day, the first post in this series should somehow tie all of these themes together with an amazing image. The above photograph of Earth from Mars is such an image.

Monday, April 25, 2011

A Royal Portrait: Queen Elizabeth II by Annie Leibovitz


With April 29 fast approaching, it seems that every news segment on television nowadays is accompanied with updates on the upcoming Royal wedding of Prince William of Wales and soon-to-be Queen-in-waiting Kate Middleton. Before everyone else is captivated by this Royal wedding fever, a few words and pictures should be devoted to the reigning monarch of the Commonwealth, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, who is presented here in all her grandeur and elegance as photographed by Annie Leibovitz.

Saturday, April 23, 2011

The Westminster Six: The Newest Dog Breeds of 2011


This week's dog appreciation series can't be complete without welcoming the newest breeds introduced during the 135th Westminster Dog Show held last February 14-15, 2011 in New York City.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Tim Flach: Top Dog


Cat lovers should avert their eyes now as this week will feature dogs in all of their awesome glory. For this post, the featured images are all taken by London-based photographer Tim Flach.

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Luis Fabini and the Real Marlboro Men


It's time to wrap up the Marlboro Man theme of this week from the previous two posts by featuring the real cowboys of America. Luis Fabini's Horsemen of the Americas series documents the lives of stockmen not only in the US and Canada, but also throughout the rest of the American continent.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Luis Sinco and The Other Marlboro Man


Picking up from the subject of the Marlboro Man from the previous post, today's story features the image of the other Marlboro Man, sometimes known as the Marlboro Marine.

Monday, April 11, 2011

Leonard McCombe and The Marlboro Man


If a picture is worth a thousand words, then Leonard McCombe's image that inspired the Marlboro Man campaign is worth over $15 billion.

Friday, April 8, 2011

The West Wing: Obama's White House

 

What is it like to be the US President? Despite lingering and divided reactions to last week's speech on the US involvement in Libya and concerns of a government shutdown this week, President Barack Obama quietly launched his 2012 re-election campaign a few days ago, tying in neatly with the last post's theme on the Obama Hope poster.

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

The Poster Boy


The Barack Obama Hope Poster has inspired countless discussions, imitations and controversies since its inception in 2008. Created by graphic artist Shepard Fairey, the minimalistic blue, red and beige stencil outlines of then US presidential candidate Barack Obama became the proverbial poster boy image for change during the 2008 election season.

Friday, April 1, 2011

The Crash


This was already posted on the Random Internet blog a few weeks ago, but it's such an amazing photo that I had to reblog it here.