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Inside Google’s Data Centers

Inside Google’s Data Centers

Google has just launched a new site that offers visitors a glimpse into the massive data centers that power Google. The site features photographs from inside some of the eight data centers that Google Inc. runs in the U.S., Finland and Belgium. Google is also building data centers in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore and Chile. […]

Andy Rudak’s Cardboard Cities

Andy Rudak’s Cardboard Cities

London-based still life advertising photographer Andy Rudak has recently embarked on a more personal project, creating a series of cityscapes made entirely from cardboard. With the help of set-builder Luke Aan de Wiel, Andy recreated surreal views of cities like London, New York, Mumbai, Paris and Tokyo in the studio. His “Cardboard Cities” took nearly […]

The Lumberjacks Who Felled California’s Giant Redwoods

The Lumberjacks Who Felled California’s Giant Redwoods

This series of photos from the 1915-era capture lumberjacks working among the redwoods in Humboldt County, California, when tree logging was at its peak. The photos are part of the Humboldt State University Library Special Collections, a series of pictures from northwest California from the 1880s through the 1920s by Swedish photographer A.W. Ericson. When […]

Heart Attack Grill: Taste Worth Dying For?

Heart Attack Grill: Taste Worth Dying For?

The Heart Attack Grill is an outrageously unhealthy, hospital-themed, American fast food hamburger restaurant in Dallas, Texas, that serves high-calorie items with deliberately provocative names. This over-the-top eating establishment, whose tag line is “Taste worth Dying For,” has become internationally recognized for embracing and promoting an unhealthy diet of incredibly large hamburgers and greasy fries. […]

Millions of Jellyfish Cause Nuclear Reactors Shutdown Around The World

Millions of Jellyfish Cause Nuclear Reactors Shutdown Around The World

A sudden explosion in jellyfish population in different parts of the world has caused nuclear reactors to be shutdown in Japan, Scotland and Israel. Nuclear power plants draw water from nearby seas or rivers to cool down their reactors, but if the filters which keep out marine animals and seaweed are clogged, the station shuts […]

Nyotaimori: Serving Sushi on Naked Bodies

Nyotaimori: Serving Sushi on Naked Bodies

Sushi – the popular Japanese dish of vinegared rice and fish is served, like any other dishes, on plates. Occasionally, these sushi dinners are also served on the naked body of a woman – a traditional Japanese practice called Nyotaimori or body sushi. When sushi is served on a male model it is called Nantaimori. […]