Mary Stallings

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Into the Deep: The Underwater Photography Awards

A competition celebrates the scenery under the sea<p><b>by Alexandra Wolfe</b><p>Scroll<p>For a tour under the sea, dive into the Underwater Photography Awards, an annual U.K.-based competition that announced its winners last month. The judges chose 100 finalists from 4,500 entries in eight categories, including …

Scuba Diving

16 Incredibly Beautiful Aerial Pictures Of The American West

America the beautiful is even more stunning at 15,000 feet.<p>Niaz Uddin's pictures, taken from extraordinary heights, capture breathtaking bird's-eye perspectives of the American West. BuzzFeed News spoke with Uddin about how he got started in aerial photography and what motivates him as an …

Scientists Explain The Depressing Reason Why Pandas Are Black And White

They're unlike any other animal.<p>With its trademark patches of black and white fur, there's no mistaking the giant panda for any other bear.<p>Now …

These Underwater Images of Crocodiles by Chris Knight Are Literally “Jaw Dropping”

Chris Knight is a UK-based nature photographer whose underwater images of crocodiles are jaw dropping—in the truest sense of the term. Knight made …

Cheetahs heading towards extinction as population crashes

<b>The sleek, speedy cheetah is rapidly heading towards extinction according to a new study into declining numbers.</b><p>The report estimates that there are just 7,100 of the world's fastest mammals now left in the wild.<p>Cheetahs are in trouble because they range far beyond protected areas and are coming …

Woman Goes To Alaska To Photograph Polar Bears In Snow – But There’s No Snow

Photographer Patty Waymire wanted to capture polar bears in the picturesque snow, so she traveled to Barter Island, Alaska – and shockingly, there …

Global Warming

Hubble Space Telescope Photographs NGC 4707 — A Spiral Galaxy 22 Million Light-Years From Earth

Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have captured a stunning new image of the spiral galaxy NGC 4707, located 22 million light-years from …

Experts call for official guidelines on child screen use

A group of leading authors, educationalists and child-development experts is calling on the government to introduce national guidelines on the use of screens, amid concern about the impact on children’s physical and mental health.<p>It is one of a series of measures outlined in a letter to the …

Mental Health

Otherworldly Images of Andromeda Galaxy Over a Tiny Swiss Village

Photographer Sandro Casutt lives in a remote Swiss village with unbelievable views of the Andromeda Galaxy. The village of Vals, population 990, is a prime location for viewing the closest major galaxy to the Milky Way. Thus, Casutt, together with his brother Markus, started Cosmic Art Photography …

20 Things You Might Have Missed Watching "Game Of Thrones" For The First Time

Contains spoilers for those who are yet to catch up with Season 5, obviously.

9 Picnic-Perfect Recipes

What better way to celebrate spring than with an outdoor feast? Think outside the lunchbox and try one of these delicious, easy-to-transport dishes for your next picnic.<p><b>1. Couscous Salad with Apricot Vinaigrette</b><p>This is the perfect side dish for a picnic: it's wonderfully light, takes mere minutes …