Κυριακή, 4 Σεπτεμβρίου 2011

The Best Photos of the Day




LUOYANG CITY.- A worker sprays water to keep humidity of the excavation of Eastern Zhou Dynasty (770 BC-221 BC) in Luoyang city, central China s Henan province. In the main pit of the excavation, remainings of five chariots and 12 horses were found, suspected belonging to a minister at that time. EPA/ZHANG XIAOLI.


MOGADISHU.- Bullet holes are seen on a sculpture depicting Jesus Christ on a cross and his disciples, inside a war-ravaged church building in the old centre of Somalia s capital Mogadishu. More than 800,000 Somalis are refugees outside their own country, according to U.N. estimates, while up to 1.5 million are displaced within the Horn of Africa country. As the relief operation to reach some 3.7 million Somalis at risk of starvation is ramped up, aid groups want to focus on stemming the latest exodus. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya


September 4, 1888.- George Eastman (July 12, 1854 – March 14, 1932) was an American inventor and philanthropist. He founded the Eastman Kodak Company and invented roll film, helping to bring photography to the mainstream. Roll film was also the basis for the invention of motion picture film in 1888 by the world's first filmmaker Louis Le Prince, and a few years later by his followers Léon Bouly, Thomas Edison, the Lumière Brothers and Georges Méliès. In this image: Eastman Kodak Co. founder George Eastman, left, and Thomas Edison pose with their inventions in a photograph taken in the late 1920s. Their contributions, Edison invented motion picture equipment and Kodak invented roll-film and the camera box, helped create the motion picture industry. AP Photo.

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