Posted on: January 21, 2013 @ 12:15 PM by Q-80 No Comments
A London based photographer Rut Mackel, created a project called “The Ugly Truth“, a photo series shows how perceptions change when looks change. She took some pictures of people pressing their faces against clear glass in order to make changes to their appearance.
Posted on: January 3, 2013 @ 10:01 AM by Q-80 No Comments
Sliding around corners and turning Britain’s most exclusive areas to a racing track, these are the rich Arabs who visit London every summer to have fun in their expensive sports cars.
Abdulaziz Al-Rashed, from Kuwait, in the above picture was pulled over last summer by London’s police who seized his £250,000 Lamborghini Aventador for allegedly not having the correct insurance (Check out the post from last year).
The Millionaire Racers and their cars are cheered on by camera-carrying youngsters, known as the Carparrazzi, but are hated by a number of furious residents who claim their lives are being ruined.
Home owners in the Knightsbridge area have become increasingly frustrated by the young men who arrive in the capital each summer. According to the Daily Mail, the local residents are complaining for not being able to sleep and people’s tempers are getting somewhat jaded. It is quite difficult to be sleep deprived and carry on with a normal life, as they claimed. Watch the video below that was covered by Channel 4.
Posted on: January 1, 2013 @ 5:00 PM by Q-80 No Comments
City skylines exploded in red, pink, green and blue around the nation as the clock struck midnight. Major cities, including Sydney, London, Dubai and Moscow have marked the start of 2013 with large fireworks displays.
Among the most spectacular celebrations were ones in Sydney, which centered on the harbor bridge, and Dubai, where the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, formed the centrepiece.
Posted on: December 21, 2012 @ 10:00 PM by Q-80 No Comments
Media architect Claudio Benghi and artist Gloria Ronchi, of Aether & Hemera lit up London’s Canary Wharf with a beautiful fleet of 300 paper boats, illuminated with different colored LED lights.
They maintained an organized installation by connecting the boats, with threads, to the ones nearby, and several threads are also anchored to the riverbed. Each design is weighted so as to not tip over in a blur of sinking ships.
Posted on: November 27, 2012 @ 4:30 PM by Q-80 No Comments
A helicopter carrying actor Tom Cruise swoops onto Trafalgar Square in London, England, during the filming of ‘All You Need Is Kill’ in the morning hours of November 25, 2012.
The Trafalgar Square and surrounding streets were shutdown for more than three hours as Cruise shot his scenes for the movie. The production blocked off a three-square-mile area.
According to the Huffington Post, a spokesman for the City of Westminster, the London borough that includes Trafalgar Square, said Londoners would not benefit financially from the filming, but added, “It raises the profile of the city and is good for tourism.”