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14 images that show the raw beauty of the Australian Outback

THE remote Australian Outback accounts for most of the land mass of the island continent, yet over 90% of Australia’s population lives in and around …

Nasa finds evidence of a vast ancient ocean on Mars

A huge primitive ocean covered one-fifth of the red planet’s surface, making it warm, wet and ideal for alien life to gain a foothold, scientists say<p>A massive ancient ocean once covered nearly half of the northern hemisphere of Mars making the planet a more promising place for alien life to have …

Global Warming

European Parks—Mountains

See photos of the mountain landscapes and wildlife of Europe (including alpine scenery, national parks, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

Pictures of the Week 3.5.15

Photos

Buddhist statue has a mummy inside

The mummy inside this statue – which was found in China – appears to be a man 30 to 50 years old. He was apparently buried alive inside a chamber …

Were the ancient Romans more kinky than you?

The new Institute of Sexology in London shows that humans have been fascinated by weird sex for thousands of years<p>Every generation likes to believe they invented sex – partly because it’s horrifying to imagine parents succumbing to physical urges. But a scientific glance at the history of sexology …

45 Ground Meat Recipes for Simple, Comforting Dinners

These 45 ground meat recipes will take you all through fall, so break out your favorite wooden spoon and get to it.<p><b>Ground meat can provide a ton of flavor to quick dinners and slow-cooked meals alike.</b> Whether you're in the mood for a longer project like lasagna bolognese or just want to make some …

Cooking

Outstanding Entries to the Smithsonian Wilderness Forever Photo Contest

In order to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, which was passed on September 3, 1964, the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History has opened “Wilderness Forever: 50 Years of Protecting America's Wild Places,” a photography exhibition that features juried selections from …

Nature Photography

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014 - in pictures

The Royal Observatory Greenwich has announced the winners of this year’s international astronomy photography competition. The observatory’s annual free exhibition, which opened on Thursday, showcases these dazzling images of the sky, ranging from within our solar system to far into deep space. …

Travel

Travel

Rocky Refuge: Ontario’s Slate Islands

It’s early in the morning when I hear a soft tap on my tent.<p>“Let’s go,” Brendan, my kayaking guide, whispers.<p>I open the tent flap. It’s chilly outside, and slightly overcast; not the best conditions to be heading into open water for a sunrise paddle. But it’s now or never. This is our last morning …

6 Ways to Cure Your Wanderlust Without Traveling

You're officially a victim of the disease called wanderlust. You've spent hours upon hours scrolling through beautiful photographs on the internet (maybe even this blog), but you're sitting at your desk or on your couch and you're sick because you can't travel anytime soon.<p><b>It's called …

Top European Tours 2015: Where to Go Now

With 2015 fast approaching, we're vowing to make it one of our best travel years yet. But with so many exciting places to visit, it can be hard to pinpoint the next destination. Our advice? Find a tour that gives you the opportunity to cover a lot of ground in a short amount of time -- then make …

European Travel

30 Amazing Photography Links That Will Get You Inspired

This week's list of hand selected photography destinations represent the best links to tutorials, special features, great photography and interesting …

8 Infinity Pools You Have to See to Believe

From the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea to the soaring skyscrapers of Singapore, there may be no better way to truly soak in a destination this summer than by lazily lounging beside one of the world's most beautiful infinity swimming pools. While it's impossible to pick a favorite, …

Hong Kong

Escape the concrete jungle: pockets of the past in modern Seoul

Concrete. Glass. Steel. That’s the common perception of Seoul. And when you consider the damage done to the city during the Korean War, followed by its rapid industrialisation, it’s not surprising that the first thing you notice about the South Korean capital is its modernity.<p>Quiet alley in Seoul's …

National Geographic Travel

National Park Coastlines

See photos of U.S. national park coastlines (including Acadia, Hawaii Volcanoes, Channel Islands, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.