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The largest hole in Europe is an open-pit coal mine in Germany, and everything inside is just enormous, including machines that are the length of two soccer fields and the height of a 30-story building. 

“From above, the scenery with these huge ‘monsters’ in this strange mining surroundings, reminded me of another barren planet out of a science fiction movie.”

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The largest hole in Europe is an open-pit coal mine in Germany, and everything inside is just enormous, including machines that are the length of two soccer fields and the height of a 30-story building. 

“From above, the scenery with these huge ‘monsters’ in this strange mining surroundings, reminded me of another barren planet out of a science fiction movie.”

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Watching This Grizzly Bear Eat A Camera Gives You A Glimpse Of Death

Wildlife photographer Chris Weston sacrificed his GoPro camera to a giant, scary-ass grizzly bear, and the result is somewhat terrifying. In the aptly named “Grizzly Bear Attempts to Eat GoPro” a big grizzly with big grizzly claws gnaws on a GoPro. Once he gets the camera in his mouth, we get a glimpse of what it might be like to get eaten by a bear, sharp teeth and all.

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This Photographer’s Instagram Depiction of People Falling Down Is a Beautiful Disaster
"We live in sad times when material things, expensive or not, have become more important then our own lives," the photographer says. "I started feeling the need to capture that exact moment—the moment of the impact. I wanted to do it ironically, and play down the seriousness. I enjoy the idea of people becoming victims of their own obsessive and compulsive neurosis, but there had to be a comical side to tragedy. If laughter leads to only one moment of thoughtfulness I will have accomplished my mission."
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This Photographer’s Instagram Depiction of People Falling Down Is a Beautiful Disaster

"We live in sad times when material things, expensive or not, have become more important then our own lives," the photographer says. "I started feeling the need to capture that exact moment—the moment of the impact. I wanted to do it ironically, and play down the seriousness. I enjoy the idea of people becoming victims of their own obsessive and compulsive neurosis, but there had to be a comical side to tragedy. If laughter leads to only one moment of thoughtfulness I will have accomplished my mission."

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The winners of the iPhone Photography Awards don’t need fancy camera equipment to get the shot. Just their digital devices, a keen eye, and, you know, a perfect moment.
The photos come in 17 categories including Architecture, Sunsets, and Food. The only rule is that the images can’t be photoshop’d in any way.
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The winners of the iPhone Photography Awards don’t need fancy camera equipment to get the shot. Just their digital devices, a keen eye, and, you know, a perfect moment.

The photos come in 17 categories including Architecture, Sunsets, and Food. The only rule is that the images can’t be photoshop’d in any way.

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Harvard Professor To Send The World’s First “Scent Message” Across The Pond
On Tuesday morning, at Manhattan’s American Museum of Natural History, Harvard Professor and CEO of Vapor Communications, David Edwards, will hit the ‘send’ button on his iPhone, and an email photograph tagged with the quintessential smell of New York — Pizza? The halal food trucks on 6th Avenue? The stench of horse piss on Central Park South? — will be delivered to a colleague in Paris, completing the first ever TransAtlantic transmission of a scent message.
The message, called an oNote, will be composed via an iPhone application called oSnap, soon to be available for free download in the Apple App store.
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Harvard Professor To Send The World’s First “Scent Message” Across The Pond

On Tuesday morning, at Manhattan’s American Museum of Natural History, Harvard Professor and CEO of Vapor Communications, David Edwards, will hit the ‘send’ button on his iPhone, and an email photograph tagged with the quintessential smell of New York — Pizza? The halal food trucks on 6th Avenue? The stench of horse piss on Central Park South? — will be delivered to a colleague in Paris, completing the first ever TransAtlantic transmission of a scent message.

The message, called an oNote, will be composed via an iPhone application called oSnap, soon to be available for free download in the Apple App store.

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Celebrity Selfies Become Art With The “Phonies” Photo Series

U.K. photographer Dan Rubin (danrubin) recently embarked on a project to mash-up celebrity selfie culture with its more anonymous analogue. In “Phonies,” the photographer shoots random people on the street holding a smartphone over their faces like the apple in Magritte’s “Son of Man,”, only these phones bear the famous faces of Kim Kardashian, Lily Allen, and Aaron Paul. It’s a neat trick that seems to hold a mirror up to society and display how we all seem to want to be seen.

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