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40 Cool Coffee Tables

In the market for a new coffee table? Or just like to window shop online? The days of using a trunk filled with blankets or an Ikea $9.99 Lack table are behind us. Here are 40 unusual quirky tables that will definitely make you look.<p>1. Mixtape Coffee Table: The moment this table hit the interwebs, …

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25 Backyard Waterfalls To Include In Your Landscaping

Natural <b>backyard waterfalls</b> are one of the most beautiful things you can admire. The way the water falls on rocks and the beautiful sound it makes …

30 Pictures That Will Make You Want To Visit Thailand

Thailand seems to offer something for every type of photographer. You can shoot some great cityscapes and street photography in Bangkok, or visit the …

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Stephen Wilkes' Incredible Cityscapes Span Day to Night

In each caption, Stephen Wilkes shares his thoughts on each of his iconic cityscapes. Wrigley Field, Chicago, 2013 This<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Stephen Wilkes<p>1 …

Most fascinating sports car of 2013: Nissan GT-R Nismo

Did Nissan really need to build a Nismo version of its all-conquering GT-R? Able to launch from zero to 60mph in 2.7 seconds and punch through the air at close to 200mph, the standard-issue car is anything but standard.<p>Yet Nissan went ahead and made a GT-R Nismo anyway – faster, lighter and more …

Huge Magma Pocket Lurks Beneath Yellowstone Supervolcano

The supervolcano beneath Yellowstone National Park is more than twice as big as previously thought.<p><b>The magma reservoir lurking beneath a dormant supervolcano in Yellowstone National Park far exceeds past estimates of its size, a new analysis shows. (See also "Yellowstone Supervolcano</b> …

5 Animals That Look Like Lady Gaga

Wildlife<p><b>So theatrical, so blazing with color, so much larger than life—are we talking about Lady Gaga or a sea slug?</b><p>Despite being one of the most creatively outfitted performers of all time, Lady Gaga has some competition in the animal world. Nature’s show-stoppers include everything from insects …

One Hotel, 88 Different Ways

When the Spanish-born artist Victor Enrich first moved to Munich, he intentionally didn’t find a permanent home, preferring to couch-surf for two months to meet new friends. He stored most of his luggage at the city’s central train station, where he had to change lockers every three days. As a …

SeaOrbiter: Help Build This Space Station of the Sea

Changing Planet<p>SeaOrbiter, the first space station of the sea, is launching a crowdfunding campaign to finance the construction of the ‘Eye’ of the vessel, to start in spring 2014. Each person’s chance to own a small part of SeaOrbiter.<p>Often compared to <b>Star Trek’s Starship USS Enterprise</b>, …

New Interest in Seafloor Mining Revives Calls for Conservation

<i>New interest in the exploitation of seabed minerals has led to the revival of old concerns for the preservation of our oceans, argues Michael W. Lodge, Deputy to the Secretary-General and Legal Counsel of the International Seabed Authority, and speaker at the upcoming</i> <i>World Ocean Summit hosted by</i> …

When to Use Back Light

<i>This is a guest post by Thomas Shue – lilsamedia.com/blog</i> <i><br>Follow him on Twitter:</i><p>Today I am offering you some tips about back lighting. Simply put, …

The Case For Building Cities Underground

Forget supertall skyscrapers–a new wave of architects wants to build cities underground.<p>Deep beneath the streets of New York City’s Lower East Side, a new type of green space is coaxed out of the darkness. Delancey Underground, a 1.5-acre space that formerly served as a trolley terminal, has gone …

Pictures: Europe's Biggest Dark Sky Park

Europe's largest "dark sky" park will allow tourists to admire the stars from the border of Scotland.

Scientist Solves Mystery of Green Lightning, Says It's Surprisingly Common

Eerie flashes of green lightning happen often in thunderstorms--but usually stay hidden in clouds.<p><b>In May 2008, Chile's Chaiten volcano violently erupted, spewing out clouds of dirty ash and illuminating the dark sky with a most unusual kind of lightning.</b><p><b>Photographer Carlos Gutierrez captured the</b> …

23 Extreme Gravity-Defying Photos That Will Give You Vertigo

How many times have you been told that anything is possible? Do you believe it? Here are 23 extreme photos of serious risk takers that prove anything …

How to Take a Picture of a Single, Ultra-Magnified Snow Flake

You—yes, you!—can help prove that no two flurries are alike. All you need is a good camera, a plastic bag, and some tape.<p>No two snowflakes are alike, they say. And yet: We rarely get proof of that. Our eyes perceive snow not as individual, idiosyncratic crystals ... but rather as uniformly fluffy …

Man Walks All Day to Create Massive Snow Patterns (Part 3)

English artist Simon Beck never ceases to amaze us with his large-scale murals of geometric patterns in snow. Each visually breathtaking piece, which Beck manually creates by walking through the snow and leaving behind his track prints, adds a surreal element to its natural landscape. Walking …

National Geographic Photo Contest 2013

National Geographic has once again opened its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on Saturday, November 30. One first-place winner will be chosen from each of the three categories, and the winning photographs will be published in National Geographic magazine. The …

Incredible Panoramas Of The World's Most Beautiful Places

AirPano is made of eight team members, who have wide-ranging backgrounds (civil engineering and medical cybernetics, among others). The amateur photographers are currently traveling around the world, shooting major cities and other sites of interest.<p>The group mainly shoots from helicopters, using a …

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250 Hard Drives Used To Make One Awesome F1 Car

Advertisement<p>Though this car may look like an actual Formula1 racer at first glance, taking a closer look reveals that there is something unreal …

Best Trips 2014

National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

Travel Photography

15 Breathtaking Images Of Cities Viewed From High Above

Whenever you visit a city anywhere in the world, some of the hardest shots to take are those sprawling images of the city beneath you.<p>Unless you’re …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

The Higgs boson does a new trick (probably)

Today the ATLAS experiment at CERN announced the strongest evidence so far that the Higgs gives mass to leptons<p>At a seminar at CERN this morning, Aliaksandr Pranko announced an interesting new result on the Higgs boson from the ATLAS experiment.<p>In brief - we know the Higgs boson is there, and is …