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IT WAS A YEAR to be confounded, shocked, humbled.

The first line of the article perfectly encapsulate how I felt about 2016. Going through the gallery you’ll find a compilation of stunning and most upsetting pictures.

Share this gallery with an alien and he will think we are a world at war.

Photo of the Day: Christmas

November 28th, 2016
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Radio City Music Hall is an entertainment venue located in Rockefeller Center in New York City. Its nickname is the Showplace of the Nation, and it was for a time the leading tourist destination in the city. Its interior was declared a city landmark in 1978. It is notable as being the headquarters for the precision dance company, the Rockettes.

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Photo of the Day: Game of Shadow

November 20th, 2016
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One World Trade Center (also known as 1 World Trade Center, 1 WTC or Freedom Tower) is the main building of the rebuilt World Trade Center complex in Lower Manhattan, New York City. It is the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, and the sixth-tallest in the world. The supertall structure has the same name as the North Tower of the original World Trade Center, which was completely destroyed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The new skyscraper stands on the northwest corner of the 16-acre (6.5 ha) World Trade Center site, on the site of the original 6 World Trade Center. The building is bounded by West Street to the west, Vesey Street to the north, Fulton Street to the south, and Washington Street to the east.

The building's architect was David Childs, whose firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) also designed the Burj Khalifa [...]  Read more on Wikipedia

From The Archive: Le Mans 2014

November 17th, 2016
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The 24 Hours of Le Mans (French: 24 Heures du Mans) is the world's oldest active sports car race in endurance racing, held annually since 1923 near the town of Le Mans, France. It is one of the most prestigious automobile races in the world and is often called the "Grand Prix of Endurance and Efficiency". The event represents one leg of the Triple Crown of Motorsport; other events being the Indianapolis 500, and the Monaco Grand Prix.

The race is organized by the Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO) and runs on the Circuit de la Sarthe, which contains a mix of closed public roads and a specialist racing circuit, in which racing teams have to balance speed with the cars' ability to race for 24 hours without sustaining mechanical damage.

Since 2012, the 24 Hours of Le Mans has been a part of the FIA World Endurance Cham[...]  Read more on Wikipedia

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Mondelez International, makers of the iconic, triangular Toblerone bar, are facing a wave of anger and upset after the company widened the gaps between the bar’s chocolate segments. The changes, says Mondelez, have nothing to do with Brexit, and although that may be the case, that doesn’t stop it looking like a perfect metaphor for Brexit.

Thanks, Brexit. Now even my chocolate is ruined.

   Taylor Hawkins – KOTA. New Sigle: Range Rover B***h   02/11/2016

Mobil 1 The Grid travelled to Alonso’s hometown of Oviedo, Spain, to catch up with the McLaren-Honda driver as he delivered an insight into his karting campus and personal museum. Jenson Button, Mika Hakkinen & David Coulthard also feature.

Nice featurette of a great champion.

   Úll 2016 Sketchnotes by Ben Norris   02/11/2016