Julia Nunez

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North Brother Island: Haunting Photographs of the Last Unknown Place in New York City

An otherworldly portrait of the eternal dance between life and death, wilderness and civilization.<p><i>“New York blends the gift of privacy with the excitement of participation,”</i> E.B. White wrote in his timeless love letter to the city. In the middle of the East River between the Bronx and Rikers …

National Geographic Travel

His Son Was Born Cursed. He Started Filming. Now He Might Win An Oscar.

Almost no one has Ondine’s Curse. It is an incredibly rare genetic disorder.<p>Leo was born one of the unlucky few, and his doctors expected the worst.<p>“They presented it in such a severe way, like he has no chance for a normal life at all,” his father Tomasz Śliwiński told The Huffington Post. “They …

Filmmaking

20 Photos Of Pets At Weddings That Are Almost Too Cute For Words

February 20 marks an unofficial and little-known holiday called National Love Your Pet Day. We were as surprised as you probably are that there is a day dedicated to loving your fur baby -- that's pretty much all day, e'ry day in our book.<p>We took advantage of this opportunity to ask our readers and …

Pets

7 Cities That Are Starting To Go Car-Free

Urban planners are finally recognizing that streets should be designed for people, not careening hunks of deadly metal.<p>After over a hundred years of living with cars, some cities are slowly starting to realize that the automobile doesn’t make a lot of sense in the urban context. It isn’t just the …

30 photos that will make you wish you were in Costa Rica right now

HOW MANY OF YOUR VACATION DAYS did you use in the last year? If you live in the United States, chances are the answer to that question is somewhere …

6 of the Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises on Earth

By: John Marshall<p><i>Credit: Justin Sawn/Flickr</i><p>Everyone at one time or another has wanted to get away from it all and beach/ski/paraglide-bum it in some foreign land. Small problem: that's very expensive. Or is it? (That's our sweet rhetorical way of saying maybe not.) Check this list of 12 shockingly …

Scientists 'winter' in Bahamas to study endangered migratory bird

PBS NewsHour special correspondent Cat Wise and cameraman Jason Lelchuk traveled to the Bahamas recently with a group of scientists to study an …