Articles in the category Social Photos

Quokka Selfies Make Waves in Australia

The tiniest resident of Australia’s Rottnest Island is getting its spot of Internet fame right now — all thanks to a number of enterprising individuals, their steady hands, and their cameras. Tourists to Rottnest Island have begun posting selfie after selfie including the adorable ball of fluff that is known as the quokka. This sweet-faced […]

Octopus Grabs Camera, Snaps Its Photographer

When Ben Savard took snapshots of an octopus at Middlebury College in Vermont on Monday, he had no idea just how smart and cheeky this critter could be. Savard, a digital media producer, placed a GoPro in a plastic casing to take underwater shots of the cephalopod the school’s neuroscience students had been studying. “… […]

Jeep Leaves Accidental Ice Sculpture In North Carolina Parking Lot

Some works of art are created with paint brushes. Others, like this accidental ice sculpture in North Carolina, was created by the front end of a jeep. The front of a Jeep left behind an ice sculpture in the parking lot of a medical center near Greenville, NC pic.twitter.com/YKFdiak9qC — Toɴy D’Elια (@Tony_DElia) February 19, […]

Zack Snyder Posts First Photo Of Jason Mamoa As Aquaman

When Zack Snyder first announced that Aquaman would appear in the new Superman Vs. Batman movie, many fans laughed at the idea of a big screen version of one of DC’s most incompetent superheros. I’ve got an idea of how to make an Aquaman movie work. Basically, you take an Aquaman movie, remove Aquaman, and […]

Frozen Niagara Falls Photos Go Viral

It’s that time of year again. Niagara Falls has frozen over. Well, not really. Niagara Falls isn’t completely frozen but these photos are still pretty amazing. Jay Wynne explains the temperature drop that caused #NiagaraFalls to freeze: http://t.co/xRyMwH6Aft SabP pic.twitter.com/hun4IMQrwn — BBC Weather (@bbcweather) February 18, 2015 The views at Niagara Falls are pretty spectacular during […]

Ithaca Surrenders To Winter, Tells Tourists To Visit Florida

Are you thinking about traveling to Ithaca, New York? Well, according to the city’s tourism board, you might want to reconsider. The official Visit Ithaca website put up an interesting message over the weekend. Instead of asking potential tourists to come and visit the wintry wonderland, they offered up another suggestion for a winter vacation: […]

Rare Sierra Nevada Red Fox Spotted At Yosemite For First Time In 100 Years

The rare Sierra Nevada red fox has been spotted in Yosemite National Park for the first time in nearly 100 years. Yosemite National Park superintendent Don Neubacher said in a news release: “We are thrilled to hear about the sighting of the Sierra Nevada red fox, one of the most rare and elusive animals in the […]

The KFC Hot Dog Double Down Is Not A Hoax, But It Is Disgusting

The KFC Hot Dog Double Down is… it’s… it looks disgustingly delicious. Photos of the Hot Dog Double Down started circulating around the internet this week. According to Business Insider, the “does that really exist” menu item is currently being served in limited quantities in the Philippines. I need an adult RT @andytoddcook: Wut? pic.twitter.com/sUxRupmKZS […]

The 5 Coolest Photos From #Snowmageddon2015

With snowfall pummeling the northeast, there’s really only one thing that people can do: Share photos on Twitter. Twitter has been lighting up with #Snowmageddon2015 photos all day. And judging by the forecast, we should see quite a few more this week. Bread ✓ Milk ✓ Eggs ✓ Northeast residents prepare for #Snowmageddon2015: http://t.co/nViKJkCJdK pic.twitter.com/hF189kWJ3G […]

Rare Frilled Shark Caught In Australia

OK, are you ready for your daily nightmare? A rare 300-toothed frilled shark was recently caught off the coast of Victoria, Australia. The South East Trawl Fishing Industry Association called it a living fossil. Sky News simply called it a “terrifying deep sea monster.” Terrifying deep sea monster (aka ‘frilled shark’) turns up in Aussie […]

Wall At Morton Salt Collapses In Chicago

When it rains, it pours. A wall at the Morton Salt building in Chicago collapsed on Tuesday afternoon. The incident caused an avalanche of salt which covered about a dozen cars in the Acura lot next door. Building collapse. Elston and Potomac Morton salt pic.twitter.com/p6pmQjU4JI — Chicago Fire Media (@CFDMedia) December 30, 2014 The exact […]

Play-Doh Toy Looks Like A Penis, Hasbro Apologizes On Facebook

Parents were a little surprised this Christmas when their children opened up Play-Doh’s Cake Mountain toy and grabbed a hold of what appeared to be a big plastic penis. Angry parents have been complaining on Play-Doh’s Facebook page for awhile now but the complaints really picked up after Christmas. Most of the complaints were accompanied by a photo […]

Hamish Blake Takes His Own ‘Humans Of New York’ Photo

Hamish Blake was a little disappointed after visiting New York. The Australian comedian said that he stood on a corner for more than 6 hours hoping that Brandon Stanton, the photographer behind “Humans Of New York,” would come by and take his picture. When Stanton didn’t show, Blake decided to take matters into his own […]

Cards Against Humanity Bullsh*t Edition Is Really Full Of Crap [Photos]

Yes, Cards Against Humanity really sold bull poop to customers this holiday season. The game makers held a special holiday promotion this season for a special “bullsh*t” edition of Cards Against Humanity. The company cleared stated that this special edition was just a chunk of poop wrapped in a box but many people bought it […]

Most Expensive Photo: Peter Lik Sells “Phantom” Photograph For $6.5 Million

Peter Lik made history this week when he sold his photograph “Phantom” for an incredible $6.5 million. Lik said: “The purpose of all my photos is to capture the power of nature and convey it in a way that inspires someone to feel passionate and connected to the image … Certain textures and contours found in nature lend […]

Shark Photobombs Surfing Contest In Australia

A surfing contest in Australia was briefly halted after an unwanted guest popped up out of the water. Amateur photograph Steph Bellamy captured a photograph of a shark photobombing a group of surfers off the coast of New South Whales.  According to the Associated Press, the Coffs Harbour Boardriders club was hosting an event for mothers and […]

Cop Hugs Ferguson Protester At Portland Rally [Photo]

There’s been a lot of tension, violence, and hatred in the wake of Mike Brown’s death in Ferguson, Missouri. Fortunately, there have also been a few beautiful moments. A photographer captured an emotional hug between a police officer and a protester this weekend. According to Oregon Live, 12-year-old Devonte Hart brought a “free hugs” sign […]

13 Perfectly Timed Photos that will Blow Your Mind!

We love perfectly times photos. There’s just something that makes us stop and wonder “Wow – what are the chances of that?” Of course, there are the classics like a bullet shooting through an apple or a wine glass shattering on the ground. Perfectly timed photos don’t have to be scripted, planned, and taken by a professional, […]

Paralyzed Dog Found On Beach Gets A New Home

Sure, the internet can be a very mean place. But that doesn’t mean that great, heart-warming things don’t also happen on the World Wide Web. Leo, a paralyzed dog that was found on a beach in Thailand has finally found a new home. Canadian Meagan Penman found the dog, whom she named Leo, while vacationing […]

6 Breathtaking Photos of Famous Cities at Night

Some of the most densely populated cities also happen to look breathtaking at night. Check out these six photos from famous cities at night. 1. Tokyo Home to over 13 million people, Tokyo is the capitol of Japan. It contains 23 wards, houses the Japanese Imperial family, and is one of the largest metropolitan cities […]