Makyla Aleatha Minns

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Stephen Hawking explains how to (sort-of) escape a black hole

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>If you find yourself stuck inside a black hole, Stephen Hawking says not to panic: You may die, but all traces of your existence may not be lost forever.<p>Current science suggests that a black hole’s gravity is so strong that absolutely nothing—not even light—can escape …


New Orleans, 10 Years After Katrina

A decade ago, Hurricane Katrina triggered floods that inundated New Orleans. More than 1,800 people were killed as storm waters overwhelmed levees and broke through flood walls on August 29, 2005. Today, much of the city appears to have found its rhythm again, although some neighborhoods, such as …

Photo by George Steinmetz @geosteinmetz / @thephotosociety A beauty even in death, the #Amazon is cloaked in smoke from fires set to clear the forest for industrial-scale farming of corn and soy beans, in Mato Grosso #Brazil. Photo taken on assignment for @natgeo story on Feeding 9 Billion. To see more photos of Brazil visit @geosteinmetz

Photo by@stephenwilkes: As I shift gears from one location to the next, it’s been nice to make a pit stop at my favorite vacation spot #BlockIsland and relax for a bit. Tomorrow, I’ll head to a new location to shoot my next #DayToNight for @natgeo. Stay tuned to find out where! #summer #vacation #infinitypool #relax

Photo by Pete McBride @pedromcbride // Aerial view of the abyss — Marble Canyon of the Grand Canyon National Park — a place where a 310-foot dam was once proposed but eventually turned down due to public outrage and the hard work of many. To see another view of this geological masterpiece, go to @pedromcbride. #chasingrivers #aerial #conservation #Coloradoriver @ecoflight @oars_rafting

THE SELECTS: Landscapes by Jay Patel

Olympic National Park

Pictures in the News | July 29, 2015

Wednesday’s Pictures in the News begins in Kazan, Russia, with the moon rising over the Kazan Kremlin and the Qol Sharif mosque.<p>Chincoteague, Va.: Wild ponies are herded into the Assateague Channel during the annual pony swim event from Assateague Island to Chincoteague.<p>Beit El, West Bank: Israeli …

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The 13 Best Rides in National Parks

From beginner-friendly bike paths to next-level singletrack, these getaways practically plan your vacation for you

How to Get the Most Out of Your Vacation

Vacation time is precious, and most people don’t get nearly enough of it. So how can you make the most of the time you do have? Research suggests …


What's Trending<p>Speak Out to Save Wildlife in Crisis<p>Tell your members of Congress to save America's vulnerable wildlife by supporting the Recovering …


Yoga Girl Rachel Brathen talks happiness, balance and living with your heart

Her book Yoga Girl is a new York Times bestseller and she has more than a million followers on social media — Rachel Brathen explains to Clodagh Finn …


Dog Surfing in California


Photos: Stunning images of California’s 21 wildfires show nature’s terrible beauty in action

When California governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency this weekend (Aug. 1), he said that severe drought and recent extreme weather have turned the state into a “tinderbox.” There are 21 wildfires raging throughout California today (Aug. 3), with many of them sparked by lightning …


Liam Payne Says One Direction Was 'Never Zayn's Sort of Music,' Admits He Was 'a Bit Shocked' About Louis Tomlinson's Baby News

While some One Direction fans were a little upset when former member Zayn Malik said he was going to be able to make “real music” with his new record …

Liam Payne

The radical “Jurassic World” we didn’t get to see: When “starting from scratch” means “starting from white”

Before the blockbuster was rewritten, the main characters were Chinese. What if that didn’t change?<p>Universal Studios recently announced a release date for the inevitable "Jurassic World" sequel, just two days after the sci-fi adventure passed "The Avengers" to take the No. 3 spot on the all-time …