Author: memolition

Vintage New York, 1935

In this historic gem we see the Manhattan skyline from the Fulton Street Dock (which I believe is Pier 17 or close nearby). The photograph was taken by Bernice Abbot on November 26, 1935....

Our Sun Erupts

On August 31, 2012 a long filament of solar material that had been hovering in the sun’s atmosphere, the corona, erupted out into space at 4:36 p.m. EDT. The coronal mass ejection, or CME,...

The Eye of the Drain

Certainly a contender for ‘perfectly timed’ photo of the year is this shot by a Redditor named Liam, who took a seemingly mundane photograph of a sink full of soapy water draining itself. Why Liam...

Snowmobiling the Norway-Sweden Border

In this incredible photograph by haqbar on Reddit, we see a rider preparing to snowmobile across a section of the Norway-Sweden border. The 1,200 pixel tall image is reminiscent of the popular ‘wait for it‘...

Purple Haze over Edinburgh Castle

In this amazing shot by Scott Hutcheson, we see a hazy purple twilight over Edinburgh Castle. In the picture comments on Flickr Scott says the purple colour was completely natural. Edinburgh Castle is a fortress which dominates the...