A Bird Doing A Backflip (Source: http://ift.tt/2eL8iuL)



A Bird Doing A Backflip (Source: http://ift.tt/2eL8iuL)

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元フジテレビの本田朋子アナ、今は新潟から片道2時間通勤の生活

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「退団を聞いた瞬間は『ウソでしょ』っていう感じで……。ずっとそばで応援していた私にとっては、自分が言われたような気持ちになっちゃって……」 ドキュメント番組で、声を震わせながらこう語ったのは、元フジテレビアナウンサーの本田朋子である・・ 続きを読む

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2016 Siena International Photography Awards Winners

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Siena International Photo Award has become one of the photo contests with the highest international participation ever. With images submitted by photographers from over 100 countries around the world, the Award highlights how Siena is one of the most artistically established towns in the world.

“Strawberry greenhouses”. A strawberry-picker walks between colourful greenhouses near Nazilli, in the Aydın province of Turkey. Winner: Travel. (Photo by Leyla Emektar/SIPA Contest)

More info: Siena International Photography Awards

“Urban skiing in the Arctic”. The photographer’s friend descends a 10-metre high clifftop in Tromsø, Norway. It was challenging because the night was much darker than it appears in the photo and it was impossible to see where one might land. The image is the result of a long exposure and using a flash to capture the subject during action. Winner: Sport. (Photo by Audun Rikardsen/SIPA Contest)

“Chilli harvest, China”. Aerial perspective of the red chilli harvest season in Bayingolin Mongol prefecture, Xinjiang, China, when farmers pick and leave them to dry in the sun. Honourable mention: Open colour. (Photo by Hanbin Wang/SIPA Contest)

“The power of nature”. Magma, ash and gas erupt from Mount Etna in December 2015, rising to a height of several kilometres. Winner: Nature. (Photo by Giuseppe Mario Famiani/SIPA Contest)

“Jodhpur family, Rajasthan”. A studied composition of the Bhenwa family in the city of Jodhpur. Honourable mention: Travel. (Photo by Isa Ebrahim/SIPA Contest)

“The storyteller”. In Sichuan province, China, the tea house still plays a vital role in the daily life: here people relax during a storytelling session. Honourable mention: Travel. (Photo by Aimin Wang/SIPA Contest)

“Making fishing nets, Vietnam”. In the fishing village of Phan Rang in southern Vietnam, a woman creates a handmade fishing net. Winner: Open colour. (Photo by Danny Yen Sin Wong/SIPA Contest)

“The mask lady, Venice”. According to Venetian-born mask maker Marilisa Dal Cason, each of her creations has its own personality, which can help the user enter another world. Honourable mention: People and portraits. (Photo by Dean Saffron/SIPA Contest)

“Walking high in the Dolomites”. The international high line festival at Monte Piana (2,324m) in the Italian Dolomites, above the small town of Misurina. The mountain is popular with slackliners who take advantage of its numerous buttresses, suspending thin lines between the spectacular cliffs and then walking over the gaps. Honourable mention: Travel. (Photo by James Rushforth/SIPA Contest)

“Light and shadows, Abu Dhabi”. The reflections augment the geometry and architecture of Sheikh Zayed’s Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi. Second place: Architecture. (Photo by Ali Al Jajri/SIPA Contest)

“Red mist in Alba”. An autumnal glimpse of vineyards near Alba in the Langhe hills of Piedmont. Second place: Wine. (Photo by Valentina Galvagno/SIPA Contest)

“Larung Gar Buddhist Academy, China”. Red houses of the lamas and nuns at this Buddhist academy in Sichuan province, China, after heavy snowfall. Honourable mention: Architecture. (Photo by Qingjun Rong/SIPA Contest)

“Prayers on the road”. Devotees praying on the Dhaka-Mymensingh highway, Bangladesh, on first day of Bishwa Ijtema, the second largest Islamic congregation after the Hajj, organised on the banks of the Turag river. Honourable mention: Travel. (Photo by Muhammad Mostafigur Rahman/SIPA Contest)

“Floating market, Malaysia”. Water transportation plays an important role in everyday life in South Borneo. Third place: Travel. (Photo by Antonius Andre Tjiu/SIPA Contest)

“Ripples in tea, China”. Harvest time ay a high-quality, ecological tea plantation in Jinlu village in China’s Zhejiang province. Honourable mention: Travel. (Photo by Hong Ding/SIPA Contest)

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機密解除されたエリア51だが、厳重警戒態勢は変わらず。敷地周辺をバイクで通過しようと思うとこうなった・・・

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 2013年、米中央情報局(CIA)は、ネバダ州ラスベガスの北西に位置する「エリア51」の存在を認める文書を公開し、様々な事実が明らかとなっているが、未だそこは厳戒態勢にあることはかわらないようだ。

 今月上旬、エリア51空軍基地の近くをモーターバイクで走行していたとある二人組の男性が、迷彩服に身を包み、武装した軍人二人に拘束される事件があったようだ。

 迷彩服の軍人達は男性二人に向かい「手をあげて動くな。少しでもこの敷地内に足を踏みいれるのであれば発砲する」と脅し、悪意が無い事が分かると二人の拘束を解除し「二度と姿を現すな」と警告したという。
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【動画】 井上公造氏 「明日か明後日に大物カップルが結婚発表」と衝撃予告! 誰なのか??

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芸能リポーターの井上公造氏が31日、日本テレビ系「情報ライブミヤネ屋」に出演し、「明日か明後日に結婚を発表する大物カップルがいる」と予告した。 続きを読む

SOURCE: http://blog.livedoor.jp/gunbird/archives/9402144.html

Samsung Waview Boasts Flexible Display That Can Be Used as a Lamp-Like Tablet

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With all the Galaxy Note 7 controversy, many have forgotten that Samsung was on of the first companies to show off a flexible smartphone prototype. The Waview aims to take that technology to the next level, as its flexible display can be folded up like a lamp to view the news, or used like a tablet. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Stunning Images From Arcaid’s Architecture Photographer Of The Year 2016 Shortlist

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Stock photography stalwart Arcaid Images just announced the 20 of the year’s best architectural photographs in the running for the 2016 Arcaid Images Architectural Photography Awards. Photographs are shortlisted under four categories: Exteriors, Interiors, Sense of Place and Buildings in Use. The photographs will be showcased at World Architecture Festival from November 16-18 in Berlin, Germany. The overall winner will be revealed at a gala dinner following the show.

More info: Arcaid Awards (h/t: photogrist)

Buildings in Use. Three men making use of the roof terrace at the Allianz Headquarters in Zurich were captured in this photograph by Adrien Barakat. The building designed by Wiel Arets Architects features a fritted glass facade designed to mimic the pattern of onyx marble.

Buildings in Use. Photographer Laurian Ghinitoiu is shortlisted for this shot of Sou Fujimoto’s Forest of Light installation, which was created for the clothing brand COS at this year’s Milan design week.

Buildings in Use. Mumbai’s Dharavi slum with a series of blurred figures in the foreground by photographer Torsten Andreas Hoffmann.

Buildings in Use. Coop Himmelb(l)au’s angular Musee de Confluences in Lyon taken by Fabrice Fouillet.

Buildings in Use. Julien Lanoo frames a woman sleeping below a canopy in Ghana’s Independence Square in Accra for his entry. Lanoo is also shortlisted for photographs in the Exteriors and Sense of Place categories.

Exteriors. Inigo Bujedo Aguirre that hones in on the board-marked concrete surfaces and striking red paintwork of Lina Bo Bardi’s SESC Pompeia in São Paolo.

Exteriors. Julien Lanoo features a shot of Herzog & de Meuron’s Vitra Shaudepot in Weil am Rhein, which was completed earlier this year.

Exteriors. Nick Almasy’s shot of Shanghai Tower, designed by Gensler and Marshall Strabala, shows the twisting skyscraper shrouded in mist.

Exteriors. Shot from the street, this image shows the Lattice House in Kashmir by sP+A Architects and was taken by photographer Edmund Sumner.

Interiors. Fabrice Fouilliet’s shortlisted interior shot shows the bright white interior of the Jesus Church designed by Rafael Moneo for the Spanish town of San Sebastian.

Interiors. The British flag features heavily in this image by Kilian O’Sullivan taken on the Queen’s Birthday inside a home designed by Bell Phillips.

Interiors. The layers of colourful plastic making up SelgasCano’s 2015 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion tint two figures in this photograph by James Newton.

Interiors. The making of a helical staircase designed by Finkernagel Ross Architects is documented in this photography by Will Scott, which is taken inside a workshop in the English town of Littlehampton.

Interiors. The photograph by Matt Emmett captures the brick arches of the Covered Reservoir in London’s Finsbury Park, which was designed by the East London Waterworks Company in 1868.

Sense of Place. A couple seeking refuge from the Winnipeg snow pose for this photograph taken by Paul Turang and shortlisted for the Sense of Place category. The neon green pavilion was designed by Plain Projects, Pike Projects and Urbanink.

Sense of Place. Image by Victor Romero frames the illuminated Rossetti and Heerim Architects-designed Baku National Stadium against a pink sky.

Sense of Place. Peter Zumthor’s Bruder Klaus Field Chapel in Mechernich-Wachendorf features in the final shortlisted entry, which is taken by Mark Wohlrab.

Sense of Place. The concrete towers of a Serbian housing estate designed by Aleksandar Stjepanovic rise in the background of this shot by Inigo Bujedo Aguirre.

Sense of Place. The latticed bamboo arch of the seaside Haduwa Arts & Culture Institute in Ghana – designed by [a]FA [applied] Foreign Affairs, can be seen in the background of this photograph by Julien Lanoo.

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映画ジオメトリー:映画のキャラクターの形には特定の感情や反応を連想させる効果があった

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 映画のエッセイストであるジャック・ニュージェントは、『映画ジオメトリー』という、映画内での図形の使われ方を分析している。

 彼によると、図形を使用することで視聴者に特定の感情や反応を想起させることができるという。特にアニメーションでは、鋭いものは悪、丸いものは善、四角いものは頑固などのイメージと結びついていることが分かる。下記の動画では、映画でどのように図形が使われているかを分かりやすく説明している。
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Adorable Cats And Kittens Flying Through The Air By Seth Casteel

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After publishing a handful of books that featured portraits of underwater babies, puppies and canines underwater, photographer Seth Casteel (previously) is back with “Pounce,” a project features adorable felines flying through the atmosphere. The 35-year-old pet photographer, who lives in Venicem California, spent nearly a year documenting more than 1,000 adoptable cats in action. Seth’s latest book contains 70 previously unpublished photos of kittens, all whom came from animal shelters and rescue groups in the U.S. and Canada.

More info: Seth Casteel, Instagram, Facebook, Amazon (h/t: photogrist)

An essential gift for cat lovers, this beautiful, funny book, with more than 80 previously unpublished photographs, reveals adorable cats and kittens as they pounce and jump through the air, legs outstretched—all in Casteel’s signature up-close, mid-action style. His latest collection of animal portraits features cats doing what they do best. In fact, as he reminds us, pouncing is cats’ undisputed number one instinct, making them among the most incredible creatures on earth.







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All You Need Is Blue: Mesmerizing Photography By Francois Peyranne

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Francois Peyranne is a talented photographer, designer, filmmaker and art director currently based in Paris, France. He studied at ESAG Penninghen school of art in Paris. For his latest project “All You Need Is Blue”, Francois captured stunning minimalist, cinematic and colorful photography, in which blue shades follow each other in an aquatic or mountainous atmosphere.

More info: Francois Peyranne, Facebook, Vimeo















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