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20 Finalists of the Smithsonian Photo Contest Show Earth's Awesome Beauty

Guess what's for dinner? This amazing capture of a snake devouring a frog, by photographer Nicolas Reusens, is just one of sixty incredible photos that have been selected as finalists in Smithsonian.com's 12th Annual Photo Contest. There were over 26,500 entries by photographers from 93 different …

History's Most Iconic Photos Recreated as Miniature Still Lifes

In 2012, in between commissioned magazine and advertising assignments, Switzerland-based photographers Jojakim Cortis and Adrian Sonderegger decided to have a little fun by recreating Andreas Gursky's outrageously pricy landscape shot <i>Rhein II</i> using a still life built completely in their studio. “It …

Slinkachu's New Miniature Scenes Show Our Longing for Nature

On March 13, at Andipa Gallery, UK-based street artist will present new miniature scenes that draws on the urbanite's desire to seek out nature. Called <i>Miniaturesque</i>, the new works feature small figurines, who on the surface look like they're having a swell time, jumping over rocks in a “creek” or …

World Falls in Love with Quokka, Australia’s Most Adorable Animal

Photo: Imgur<p>The world has spoken: the always-smiling quokka is both the happiest and the most photogenic animal on the planet. Known for its charismatic grin and friendly disposition, the quokka is the perfect selfie co-star, as made apparent by the popularity of the hashtag: …

Beautifully Surreal Photo Manipulations of Nature by Adrian Borda

Through his colorful images, Romanian artist and photographer Adrian Borda highlights the beauty and splendor found in the natural world – but with a twist. The breathtaking landscape scenes are part of Borda's on-going series of photo manipulations, and he combines elements from separate pictures …

Winners of the Outdoor Photographer of the Year 2014

The winners of the Outdoor Photographer of the Year 2014 were just announced! UK landscape photographer Greg Whitton nabbed the top prize with his stunning image of light hitting the Southern Highlands in Iceland. It was taken during a six-day wild camping trip in Iceland with four other …

The Photographers Behind Some of the Most Iconic Images of Our Time

Over the course of history, certain iconic photographs have become an integral part of our collective, cultural memory. Steve McCurry's “Afghan Girl,” Jeff Widener's “Tank Man,” and Nick Ut's “Napalm Attack in Vietnam” are only some of the images that have left a lasting mark as the great …

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Two Adorable Squirrels Take Photos, Play Catch, and Build a Snowman

Russian photographer Vadim Trunov recently captured a couple of adorable squirrels having some wintertime fun. Set in a snow-covered forest outside of Voronezh, Russia, the cute and action-packed photos feature the creatures interacting with some human-made things as well as playing catch with a …

Futuristic Wind Turbine Doubles as Modern Apartments

This futuristic combination of a wind turbine and an apartment complex harnesses natural energy while providing sustainable housing. The Dutch Windwheel Corporation drew up the design with the port city of Rotterdam as its intended location.<p>The steel-and-glass structure is comprised of three inset …

25 Fantastic and Funny Photos Celebrate Photoshop's 25th Birthday

Happy Birthday, Photoshop! Twenty-five years ago, this week, a little graphics editing program named Photoshop was born. Fast forward a few decades and now we're living in a world where surreal-looking images are all around us. As part of the celebration, Adobe has launched a search for 25 of the …

La NASA m’a payé 14 000 euros pour rester allongé dans un lit

Après 70 jours d'alitement et autant de soupes ingurgitées, je suis arrivé au terme de l'expérience scientifique dont j'étais le cobaye.<p><i>En novembre, Andrew Iwanicki nous expliquait pourquoi la NASA le payait 14 000 euros pour rester allongé dans un lit. Voici ce qu'il avait à dire à l'issue de son</i> …

France : les plus beaux caprices de la nature

<b>Falaises, rochers de granit rose, cirques montagneux... La nature façonne des paysages incroyables. Voici 10 lieux en France qu'on ne se lasse pas</b> …