Annique Oosthuizen

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The Most Unique Places to Stay in Chicago

We all know Chicago is a great vacation destination. Michigan Avenue. The Bean. Wrigley Field (which celebrates its one hundredth anniversary this year!) Gorgeous Lake Michigan. We have it all.<p>And we have about 40,000 hotel rooms just downtown to lodge all the teeming visitors that venture to our …

This composition is made up from 5000 pictures taken in a 48 hour period and looks amazing.

Startrails: Photos by Evgeniy Zaytsev

Best Space Pictures: Martian Potholes, Space Diplomats, and an Erupting Star

A Mars rover looks back a decade and the moon intertwines with Venus, in the week's best space pictures.<p>International space cooperation continued this week, even amid earthly diplomatic upheaval over Crimea, with a Russian rocket carrying astronauts and cosmonauts into orbit.<p>Gantry arms closed …

Russian Photographer Takes Stunning Portraits With REAL Animals

What you’re about to see is not Photoshop – Moscow-based Russian photographer Katerina Plotnikova created these stunning images with the help of real …

14 legendary natural wonders of South America

Tucked in a corner at the borders of Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay, the 275 falls of Iguazu dwarf Niagara and have to be one of the most amazing …

South America

8 hours of airliners departing from Los Angeles in one single photo

Los Angeles architectural photographer Mike Kelley posted this awesome image of almost all the departures and some of the arrivals at LAX during a …

A Table That Charges Your iPhone

Designer Marjan van Aubel’s Current project, based on photosynthesis, uses a solar-powered table to charge electronics.<p>Think of the new project from London-based designer Marjan van Aubel as a multiplication table. Utilizing a dye-sensitised solar cell, which absorbs light in a fashion similar to …

Clean Energy

27 Jaw Dropping Works Of Street Art So Big They Will Never Fit In A Gallery

Sydney-based artist Fintan Magee is redefining street art.

Petra, Jordan Photos

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>See photos of Petra, Jordan (including the Treasury, Bedouin, and more) in this photo gallery from National Geographic.

7 Cool Night Photography Tutorials For 7 Different Situations

Heading indoors after the sun sets deprives you of some wonderful photographic opportunities. From shooting the starry sky and the milky way to …

Get Organized with Folders in Lightroom

<i>Editors Note: We’re pleased to host this guest post from Matt Kloskowski.</i><p>This video is all about <b>folders</b>. Its probably one of the most-asked-about …

500px Blog

Mammatus Clouds, one of the rarest weather phenomena. http://t.co/5jnXJOMBme

New Samyang wide angle lenses announced

Samyang announced three new lenses:<p>Samyang 12mm 1:2.0 NCS CS: more info & specs | price & pre-order<p>Samyang 8mm T3.1 V-DSLR UMC Fish-eye II: more info …

@paulnicklen on assignment for @natgeo. A lone Spirit Bear waits patiently for a salmon to run the rapids. @instagram. These bears, also known as Kermode Bears are iconic to the Great Bear Rainforest of British Columbia. Healthy ecosystems are crucial to their survival and will be under threat if Enbridge is allowed to ship their oil through these pristine waters. #photosociety #natgeo creative #stop bear hunting

Photo by @Paulnicklen #onassignment for @natgeo with @cristinamittermeierand #goranehlme in #Norway. Although aggression between wild orcas has only rarely been seen, the rake marks sometimes seen on their skin could be teeth marks made by other orcas

Our first runner up in the March 2014 edition of our Fan Photo Contest is Jason Domogalla @jomogalla. Our judge this month was Melissa Farlow (@melissafarlow) and our sponsor was @ThinkTankPhoto.

The Truth about “Heaven’s Trail”, the Infamous Photo That…

<b>The Truth about “Heaven’s Trail”, the Infamous Photo That Captured the Imagination of Millions</b> ... <i>Oddity Central</i> -- "eaven’s Trail is a breathtaking photograph that went viral almost the moment it was published online a couple of years ago. Like most good things on the internet, the original source was soon lost; no one had any idea where the picture was clicked, or even if it was real.<p>One explanation on the internet was: “There’s this place in Ireland where every two years, the stars line up …

Five awesome BIG bee faces

Get face-to-face with these awesome bees. USGS macro photos of bees and insects.<p>The USGS Bee Inventory and Monitoring Lab has posted hundreds of …

Nature

6 Mysterious Airplane Disappearances in Aviation History

The shocking disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has captured the attention of millions around the world as the search for the airplane …

Best Spring Trips 2014

Travel<p>Vibrant spring blooms in the northern hemisphere and dazzling autumn displays in the southern make this the perfect season to get outside and walk, hike, or take a scenic drive. Use our editors' list of 10 best spring trip destinations as the launching pad for an active—and colorful—spring …

Travel

Extraordinary Gorilla Photography

I've never looked properly to a gorilla. I've always known that these are some powerful, gorgeous primates, but I would never guess that they are …

Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …

Hiking