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Aussie speaks fluent Mandarin after coma

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When 22-year-old Australian car-crash victim Ben McMahon woke up from a week-long coma, the only language he could speak was fluent Mandarin. So fluent, in fact, that he is now a popular TV star in China! The incident took place in early 2012 – Ben was in a terrible car crash in Melbourne that left

Fish Create Huge Underwater Spirals 

Fish create huge underwater spirals.  American photographer Octavio Aburto thrives on the fascinating world of life in the sea. He has spent decades studying and researching marine biology in order to educate the world about the protection and conservation of ocean life. Since 1994, Aburto has photographed marine ecosystems in Mexican coastal waters. He has documented

Incredibly Expressive Owl Photography

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Incredibly expressive owl photography. Is that little owl yawning or singing? Belgian-based photographer Yves Adams has the answer as he’s the one behind the adorable shot. “Little owls are CUTE!,” he states. “They make you laugh with whatever they do! But when they start to yawn, my heart melts! This picture has been taken in Spain, with

Groom Tried To Drown Himself After Seeing “Ugly” Bride For The First Time

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Groom tried to drown himself. A  young groom from China’s Hubei province was so disappointed after seeing his bride for the first time, he actually tried to kill himself at his own wedding!  33-year-old Kang Hu was all set to marry 30-year-old Na Sung, a woman chosen by his parent, who he had never even seen before.

Colorful New Architectural Watercolors

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Colorful New Architectural Watercolors By Maja Wronska. Polish watercolor artist Maja Wronska continues to paint explosively colorful depictions of European architecture. The most recently in Poznań, Poland. Wronska is an architect herself, a skill that greatly enhances her artwork. She first renders each piece as a detailed drawing and then adds layers of watercolor, an unpredictable medium that can

Ultraviolet Break of Day: The Neon-Hued Streets Of Asian Cities

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The Neon-Hued Streets Of Asian Cities. While on a recent trip through Hong Kong, Shenzhen, and Seoul, Marcus Wendt,  a London-based photographer, found himself in the grips of a bout of jet lag induced insomnia. He ended up wandering the streets of several cities late at night. With a camera in-hand he captured these mesmerizing shots that

Franck Bohbot Captures Timeless New York City Landmarks At Night

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Photographer Franck Bohbot presents Manhattan’s street corners and storefronts as symbolic portraits of the perpetual metropolitan pulse, throbbing luminously long after sundown. Captured over the course of almost two years, Bohbot’s series called Light On comprises 57 nighttime photographs of classic New York City scenes, from landmark establishments like the Gramercy Cafe and the Apollo

Perfectly Timed Photos Turn Dogs Into Giants

Dogs Into Giants

Perfectly timed photos turn dogs into giants. No, giant dogs have not invaded earth. These photos of enormous pooches create the illusion of great size through the intentional or accidental use of mixed distances without clear reference points. Hippolyte Bayard, a pioneer of photography who claimed to have invented photography earlier than Daguerre, was one

Scott Bisson Brings Whimsical Creatures to Life

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Artist Scott Bisson translates his love of nature through the timeless art of glassblowing. He creates colorful, whimsical sculptures of creatures like frogs, geckos, octopi, and snakes. Each has their own idiosyncrasies, and Bisson does their unique qualities justice with the amount of intricate details he expresses in his work. Tactile scales, tiny webbed-toes, and finely-curved antennas are

Russian Mother Takes Magical Portraits of Her Two Boys

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Russian mother takes magical portraits of her two boys and their animal friends. Russian photographer Elena Shumilova only got into photography in early 2012, when she acquired her first camera. But if you were to look through her Flickr and 500px profiles, you would swear she had been doing it for much, much longer. Her stunning photography revolves almost exclusively around photographs