You can define orange by saying that it is located between red and yellow on the color wheel, which would be quite true. You could say that orange is the color of fire, a fruit, and Newscom, all of which are also true. In some cultures, orange is connected to Buddishm and Hinduism, in other cultures, orange is the color of prison jackets. Continue reading →
Cashel is a little town in Ireland that holds some of the country’s greatest tourist attractions – most prominent being the iconic Rock of Cashel. The Rock of Cashel is a group of medieval ruins that were built on an outcrop of limestone. These building include a 12th century round tower, High Cross and Romanesque Chapel, a 13th century Gothic cathedral, a 15th century castle, and the Hall of the Vicars Choral which has been restored. Continue reading →
In case you forgot (and how could you when every news station, commercial and ads have been reminding you) today, May 12th, is Mother’s Day. Every year the second Sunday in the month of May is dedicated to honoring the women who birthed us, raised us, and taught us about the world around us. Motherhood is a spectacular thing, and of course we want to honor the women in our lives who have made such a big impact. Continue reading →
Escape to a paradise unlike any other. Here you’ll find no crowds, no endless stretches of white sandy beaches, swaying palm trees, or coconut beverages (…not that white sandy beaches and palm trees aren’t my thing), but here off Spain’s southern Mediterranean coast, you’ll find a much more rugged, and beautifully invigorating experience.
Cabo de Gata, is also known as the Nijar Nature Reserve, which UNESCO designated a Biosphere Reserve. One of the most arid regions of Europe, its unique climate offers breathtaking vistas, prickly pear cactus, agave and bright wildflowers, as well as dramatic coral and flourishing marine life. Although it might take a little extra work to get to, (aka: hiking), it sure looks like it may be well worth it. Continue reading →
The road and the radio. After a long, hard day at work a two-lane highway is just what the doctor ordered. Windows down, radio up, scenic routes, and an open road are the prescription to any dose of blues. However, it’s a luxury in life that doesn’t come very often.
Newscom found a list of the most beautiful roads in the world, and decided to pull our own pictures to truly showcase the stunning world around us. There are a lot more beautiful pictures back at Newscom so be sure to check them out. Continue reading →
I think we all have a teacher who stands out very clearly in our memory. Hopefully there was a teacher throughout your years of schooling who inspired you, and the lessons you learned from him or her have stuck with you. Isn’t it funny how those lessons never seem to be about math or science, but rather about life? Continue reading →
We love photography, and here at Newscom, we believe it is an art. Combining with Photoshop gives photographers many opportunities to create a masterpiece that is breathtaking through several different techniques. One such technique is multiple exposure photography, where you take two images on top of each other. Continue reading →
The West Coast of the United States is well known for its striking beauty against the Pacific Ocean. Oregon however holds many more natural treasures in its state than just where it meets the ocean.
Led by fur trappers and traders, the Oregon territory was settled by those following the Oregon trail. Oregon became the 33rd state on Feb. 14th of 1859. Lewis and Clarke also ventured through the lands as they searched the uncharted territories of the west. Continue reading →
Sometimes called the Clown of the Sea, or the Sea Parrot, Atlantic Puffins do not live down all their nicknames. And why would they?! They are silly-looking, strikingly colorful, and really quite cute…and they always seem to be sporting a “pensive” look. Probably contemplating just HOW cute they really are…. Continue reading →
Prepare yourself for some of the most beautiful desert pictures you’ve ever seen. Seriously…choosing just a handful of them I must say, was extremely difficult. The Namib Desert is a beautiful coastal desert located in southeastern Africa. Running about 1,200 miles along the Atlantic Coast, the Namib covers an area from Angola through Namibia and into the northwestern tip of South Africa. Continue reading →