|Album: People & Humanity, New uploads: 8, Hits: 377, Size: 0MiB |
Red hair (also referred to as titian or ginger hair) varies from a deep burgundy through burnt orange to bright copper. It is characterized by high levels of the reddish pigment pheomelanin and relatively low levels of the dark pigment eumelanin. People with red hair are often referred to as redheads or gingers. Approximately 1% to 2% of the human population has red hair...
|Album: Art & Creativity, New uploads: 17, Hits: 465, Size: 1MiB |
Cosplay (コスプレ kosupure), short for "costume play", is a type of performance art in which participants don costumes and accessories to represent a specific character or idea. Characters are often drawn from popular fiction in Japan, but recent trends have included American cartoons and Sci-Fi. Favourite sources include manga, anime, tokusatsu, comic books, graphic novels, video games, hentai and fantasy movies...
|Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 10, Hits: 111, Size: 1MiB |
Wadi Al-Salaam (Arabicوادي السلام ; Valley of Peace) is an Islamic cemetery, located in Shia holy city of Najaf, Iraq. It is reputed to be the largest cemetery in the world. It is estimated more than half a million corpses are interred in the cemetery each year. The cemetery covers 1485.5 acres (6 km²) and contains millions of bodies.
The cemetery holds the graves of many Muslims, and is located near the Shrine of Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib, the first Shia Imam and fourth Sunni Caliph...
|Album: Art & Creativity, New uploads: 41, Hits: 334, Size: 3MiB |
National Geographic, formerly the National Geographic Magazine, is the official journal of the National Geographic Society. It published its first issue in 1888, just nine months after the Society itself was founded. It is immediately identifiable by the characteristic yellow frame that surrounds its front cover.
There are 12 monthly issues of the National Geographic per year, plus additional map supplements. On rare occasions, special editions are issued...
|Album: Motorsport models, New uploads: 34, Hits: 588, Size: 2MiB |
A car wash or auto wash is a facility used to clean the exterior and, in some cases, the interior of motor vehicles.
While there are many different types of car washes, most fall into the following categories:
• Hand car wash facilities, where the vehicle is washed by employees.
• Self-service facilities, which are generally coin-operated, where the customer does the washing, including "jet washing"...
|Album: Pictures of the Day, New uploads: 50, Hits: 5779, Size: 12MiB |
The Graphics Interchange Format (GIF) is a bitmap image format that was introduced by CompuServe in 1987 and has since come into widespread usage on the World Wide Web due to its wide support and portability.
The format supports up to 8 bits per pixel thus allowing a single image to reference a palette of up to 256 distinct colors. The colors are chosen from the 24-bit RGB color space. It also supports animations and allows a separate palette of 256 colors for each frame...
|Album: Art & Creativity, New uploads: 14, Hits: 354, Size: 1MiB |
Patricia Piccinini (born in 1965) is an Australian artist who works in a variety of media, including painting, video, sound, installation, digital prints, and sculpture.
Since completing a Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting at the Victorian College of the Arts in 1991, Patricia Piccinini's practice has flourished and she has become known as one of Australia's leading contemporary artists...
|Album: Earth & Universe, New uploads: 8, Hits: 240, Size: 0MiB |
An annular solar eclipse took place on May 9 - 10 (UTC), 2013, with a magnitude of 0.9544. A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, thereby totally or partially obscuring the image of the Sun for a viewer on Earth. An annular solar eclipse occurs when the Moon's apparent diameter is smaller than the Sun, blocking most of the Sun's light and causing the Sun to look like an annulus (ring)...
|Album: Art & Creativity, New uploads: 21, Hits: 285, Size: 1MiB |
Eyes are organs that detect light, and convert it to electro-chemical impulses in neurons. The simplest photoreceptors in conscious vision connect light to movement...
|Album: Transport, New uploads: 12, Hits: 342, Size: 0MiB |
The Lamborghini Egoista is a limited production sports car unveiled by Lamborghini. It was built to celebrate the company's 50th anniversary. Only one Egoista will be made, and it is a fully-functioning model based off of the Gallardo. It features a 5.2 L (317 cu in) V10 engine producing 600 hp (447 kW; 608 PS).
It has a unique canopy door and the cockpit, which is modeled after a modern fighter jet and completely removable, has only one seat for the driver...
|Album: Sport and Fitness, New uploads: 70, Hits: 4975, Size: 6MiB |
Reef's twenty-five year heritage traces back to two brothers from Argentina, Fernando and Santiago "Santi" Aguerre. Fueled by their passion for surfing, and armed with a unique entrepreneurial spirit, the brothers acted on an idea to create a high quality, comfortable, active lifestyle sandal. Attracted to the Southern California lifestyle, Santi moved to California in the early 80's and would shortly be reunited with his brother...
|Album: Sport and Fitness, New uploads: 3, Hits: 227, Size: 0MiB |
Female bodybuilding is the female component of competitive bodybuilding. It began in the late 1970s when women began to take part in bodybuilding competitions.
Physique contests for women date, back to at least the 1960s, with contests like the Miss Physique and Miss Americana. However, these early "bodybuilding" contests were really not much more than bikini contests. The first U.S...
|Album: Sport and Fitness, New uploads: 3, Hits: 229, Size: 0MiB |
Gymnastics is a sport involving performance of exercises requiring physical strength, flexibility, agility, coordination, balance, grace and passion for the sport. Internationally, all of the gymnastic sports are governed by the Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG) with each country having its own national governing body affiliated to FIG. Competitive Artistic gymnastics is the best known of the gymnastic sports...
|Album: Sport and Fitness, New uploads: 2, Hits: 173, Size: 0MiB |
A sportsperson (gendered as sportsman or sportswoman) or athlete is a person trained to compete in a sport involving physical strength, speed or endurance. Sportspeople may be professional or amateur.
Most professional sportspeople have particularly well-developed physiques obtained by extensive physical training and strict exercise accompanied by a strict dietary regimen.
The word "athlete" is a Romanticization of the Greek: άθλητης (athletes), one who participates in a contest...
|Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 60, Hits: 1114, Size: 5MiB |
Vietnam (Vietnamese: Việt Nam), officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnamese: Cộng hòa xã hội chủ nghĩa Việt Nam), is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia. It is bordered by China to the north, Laos to the northwest, Cambodia to the southwest, and the South China Sea, referred to as East Sea (Vietnamese: Biển Đông), to the east. With a population of over 86 million, Vietnam is the 13th most populous country in the world...
|Album: Fauna & Flora, New uploads: 5, Hits: 135, Size: 0MiB |
Skunks (also called polecats in America) are mammals known for their ability to spray a liquid with a strong odor. Different species of skunk vary in appearance from black-and-white to brown or cream colored, but all have warning coloration.
The word "polecat" (with "pole" from either the French poule "chicken" or puant "stinking"), which in Europe refers to the wild relatives of the ferret, has been attested in the New World to refer to the skunk since the 1680s...
|Album: Celebrities, New uploads: 30, Hits: 125, Size: 4MiB |
Giorgia Vecchini, aka Giorgia Cosplay (born in September 2, 1977, Isola della Scala) is an American model, actress and singer. She is one of the most famous cosplayer in Italy, winner of World Cosplay Summit in 2005, and numerous awards in Italian exhibitions.
Took her first steps into the world of cosplay in 1997 at Lucca Comics interpreting Sailor Mars until she got to pose for Vogue in the role of Wonder Woman...
|Album: People & Humanity, New uploads: 88, Hits: 8408, Size: 4MiB |
Maxim is an international men's magazine based in the United Kingdom and known for its pictorials featuring popular actresses, singers, and female models, sometimes scantily dressed but not fully nude.
In the United States, Maxim is an industry leader, reporting a circulation of 2.5 million readers which they claim is enough to outsell leading competitors GQ, Esquire, and Details combined. The magazine is now using the brand name to market a myriad of other magazines and projects...
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