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Incredible Photos of Tourists Feeding Bears From Their Cars in Yellowstone National Park From Between the 1940s and 1960s

Once upon a time, bear feeding was as popular (if not more so) than geyser watching in Yellowstone National Park.<p>Indeed, the practice went beyond the …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

This Cute Little Owl Complains Whenever The Petting Stops

There's a bunny in Japan who won't let their human stop petting them, and he throws a tantrum when the stroking stops, which apparently isn't an …

Pictures of the Week 9.28.17

Burma

The week in wildlife – in pictures

Bearded tits in Norfolk, rutting deer in Dublin, and a hungry polar bear in Alaska are among our pick of images from the natural world

Once-in-a-Lifetime Photos of the World’s Most Mysterious Animals

Under the inky cloak of night, the lions and lionesses of the Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area, or KAZA, roam free across 109 million …

Las Luminarias: a Spanish festival of fire and horses – in pictures

In the town of San Bartolome de Pinares, horses are ridden through bonfires the night before the day celebrating Saint Antony the abbot, the patron saint of animals. The tradition, which is reported to be 500 years old, is meant to purify and protect the animal for the year ahead

The Most Insane Abandoned Places in New York City

<i>By: Jess Novak</i><p><i>Credit: 2E</i><p>After discovering the craziest abandoned places in New York state, we decided to take another look through New York for spooky abandoned spaces -- and this time, keep it close to home. Who knew that in a city where the average monthly rent has climbed over $3K (hahaha, sure, …

Frank Lloyd Wright's Work Inspires Nature Photographer's Stunning Portfolio

<i>Behind the Lens looks at architectural photographers both professional and amateur, examining how they got their start, stories from their portfolios, and tricks to capturing great design. Have a lensman in mind? Send link to portfolios (no photo files) to national@curbed.com.</i><p>The Jacobs House in …

Frank Lloyd Wright

These Photos Inspired The Creation Of That Occupied Oregon Refuge

The armed militants occupying Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Eastern Oregon come from as far away as Texas and Montana. But they are hardly the refuge's first out-of-state visitors.<p>Malheur Lake is a regional hub for hundreds of thousands of migrating waterfowl. By some measures, it boasts the …

Audubon Society

BrightSide — Inspiration. Creativity. Wonder.

Creativity

Why cancer treatments like the one Jimmy Carter used are suddenly gaining traction

For years, doctors have treated patients using a combination of chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery to try to stifle the disease.<p>But in the past few years, doctors have started using a promising tool: immunotherapy.<p>Unlike chemotherapy, which involves administering powerful drugs that kill both …

Cancer

'When we walk in, people's faces light up': training dogs to be pet therapists – video

Animal assisted therapy, once rare, is quickly gaining traction: nearly 90% of US hospitals say they allow animal therapy or animal visits. When Rachel McPherson founded The Good Dog Foundation 18 years ago, it was still illegal in New York to bring an animal into a hospital. She is now working …

National Geographic Photo Contest 2015: Winning Images Unveiled

This year's National Geographic Photo Contest has revealed a selection of breathtaking images, including the winning photo titled 'Dirt'.<p>The picture …

Harbin Ice and Snow Festival: Pictures

Chinese Art

Dog Cognition: How Do Dogs Perceive The World?

Dogs and humans share one of the strongest bonds between two different species on Earth. The connection has grown so deep, it’s literally become coded into our genes. And a wave of new research is shedding more light on these all-important dog-human relationships and what our furry friends are …

Pets

Breathtaking Photos Of Dancers Frozen In Time

Moscow-based photographer Alexander Yakovlev is master of capturing the human body in motion. His photographs of professional dancers exude elegance …

Can a Plant Remember? This One Seems to—Here’s the Evidence

There’s this plant I’ve heard about that had a really bad afternoon a few years ago. It was in its pot bothering nobody and then, suddenly, it fell. Not once, but 56 times. (I’ll explain in a minute.) But it’s a plant. Things happen to plants, and as far as I know, they go on as before. They don’t …

10 strangest animal discoveries of 2015

Every year, scientists wade into jungles, deserts and museum collections to examine animals and, if they're lucky, discover a new species.<p>For instance, in 2015 researchers identified a ruby-red sea dragon off the coast of Australia, a new species of giant tortoise in the Galápagos Islands and an …

Pull Quote

From sunken treasure to ceremonial bobcat burials, it's time to look back at the year's biggest finds.<p>2015 was a year when archaeology frequently made headlines around the world, but unfortunately, it was all too often for the same terrible reason. This was the year when ISIS (Islamic State) …

Abstract Photos of the Unexpected Patterns that Arise While Cooking

For New York-based photographer Adrian Mueller, cooking isn’t a chore or the means to an end but a creative playground in and of itself. For <i>Bubbles</i>, …

18 Sacred Intentions To Set For A Better Life—Starting NOW

You don’t have to set high-pressure, all-or-nothing goals to do more, get more, or be more. You might think a higher-paying job, a better …

Happiness

Best of 2015: Top 50 Photographs from Around the World

With 2015 drawing to a close, it's time to take a look back at some of our best content from the past year, including an amazing amount of truly stunning photography. Last year, we brought you a list of 37 incredible photos from 2014; this year, we're upping our game with a collection of 50 …

Photography

50 Astonishing Animal Photos of 2015

A flock of sheep walk in the haze in a Beijing suburb, China, Jan. 15, 2015.<br>Lintao Zhang—Getty Images<p>1 of 50<p>There are few things more enjoyable and …