theatlantic:

In Focus: The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has recently announced its shortlist of winners. This year’s contest attracted more than 140,000 entries from 166 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted images with In Focus, gathered below. Winners are scheduled to be announced in March and April. All captions below come from the photographers.

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The Onion:

Panicked Biden Interrupts State Of The Union To Ask If Erections Can Ever Be Medical Emergency: Full Report

Because this will never not be funny.

The Onion:

Panicked Biden Interrupts State Of The Union To Ask If Erections Can Ever Be Medical Emergency: Full Report

Because this will never not be funny.

Joe Biden.

Joe Biden.

(Source: seinfeld-quotes, via mchughla)

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usagov:

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From the Department of Interior:

Snow + a rainbow + Yosemite National Park = this amazing photo. Photo: Leasha Hooker (www.sharetheexperience.org)


I love Yosemite so much.

usagov:

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From the Department of Interior:

Snow + a rainbow + Yosemite National Park = this amazing photo.

Photo: Leasha Hooker (www.sharetheexperience.org)

I love Yosemite so much.

wolframalpha:

If the United States turned into a futuristic mega-city as densely populated as New York City, about how many people would live there?

Mega City One.

wolframalpha:

If the United States turned into a futuristic mega-city as densely populated as New York City, about how many people would live there?

Mega City One.

mazeon:

Viper Probe Droid on HothShown at 500 percent.

mazeon:

Viper Probe Droid on Hoth
Shown at 500 percent.

jayzslifeandtimes:

Wisconsin Badgers are off to the best start in a century of college basketball. http://bit.ly/1aKuqJi

jayzslifeandtimes:

Wisconsin Badgers are off to the best start in a century of college basketball. http://bit.ly/1aKuqJi

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wolframalpha:

Traveling from LA to NYC would only take 33 hours if you rode on the back of a cheetah traveling its maximum land speed.

wolframalpha:

Traveling from LA to NYC would only take 33 hours if you rode on the back of a cheetah traveling its maximum land speed.

(via mchughla)

Yeah. I definitely went to college with this guy.

wisconsincheese:

Our Cheese of the Month, Romano, can be substituted in recipes that call for Parmesan, Asiago or Pepato. All of these granular cheeses are excellent on soups, salads and pizzas. http://bit.ly/1hRJlJl

wisconsincheese:

Our Cheese of the Month, Romano, can be substituted in recipes that call for Parmesan, Asiago or Pepato. All of these granular cheeses are excellent on soups, salads and pizzas. http://bit.ly/1hRJlJl

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