Heather Smith

39 Added | 6 Magazines | @dougsbabygirl36 | Keep up with Heather Smith on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Heather Smith”

Photographer Michel Rajkovic Captures the Magic of Landscapes with Long Exposures

Michel Rajkovic is a fine art photographer based in Asnieres, France. He travels the world and captures photos of time passing through landscapes by …

Japanese Travel Agency Offers a Solo Wedding Photo Shoot That Singles Can Experience

Want to have your own wedding photos without having an actual wedding? Apparently some people do. A Japanese travel agency called Cerca Travel has …

Looking up in the lobby of this iconic piece of architecture, where a friend of a friend happens to live. He let us into his apartment even though we came unannounced and he was already in bed. The hospitality of the people I've met in Mexico City has been inspiring. #grateful

A Disney-Themed Photo Shoot in the World’s Largest Monastery Library

The Admont Abbey in Austria is one of the oldest monasteries in the world, and inside is the largest monastic library in the world. The grand library …

Bird Photography: 4 Basics that Will Get You Great Shots

Birds, birds, birds. For those of us who love our birds, it's not uncommon for us to hear, “I saw a bird yesterday and it looked like…, do you know …

The Most Astonishing Photos That Won Awards In 2014

The year did not disappoint for incredible photos of the awesome power of nature and glimpses into the human spirit. Take a look at some of the very best.<p><i>National Geographic Traveler</i> Photo Contest 2014<p>Over 18,000 pictures were submitted to the 2014 <i>Traveler</i> Photo Contest, including images of ice …

Myanmar and Thailand: Tour takes in-depth look at nature

Natural Habitat Adventures' 13-day tour of Myanmar and Thailand offers an in-depth look at the countries' little-known national parks and wildlife reserves.<p>Highlights include looking for rare wild langurs, or leaf monkeys, in Popa Mountain National Park in Myanmar, also known as Burma, and …

Andaman and Nicobar

The Year in Photos: Nature and the environment

A motorcycle racer rides in a desert during the China Taklimakan Rally May 31. (China Daily/Reuters)<p>Sections of the U.S. side of Niagara Falls are frozen during a deep freeze Jan. 8. (Aaron Harris/Reuters)<p>A Bald Eagle from the O.W.L. raptor rehabilitation facility Nov. 18. (John Lehmann/The Globe …

World’s New Deepest-Dwelling Fish is a Ghostly Beauty | Gadgets, Science & Technology

You know why cartoons about sea life are popular with kids? It’s because animators use adorably stylized versions of actual sea creatures, which are …

10 photos that celebrate the wonderland that is winter

From frozen waterfalls to branches bent with snow, these gorgeous photos from members of our Flickr group will make you want to bundle up and head …

Panama's Ochroma Trees - Photo Gallery

Photograph by Christian Ziegler<p>A kinkajou’s pollen-dusted cheek tells of a late-night nectar binge in an <i>Ochroma</i>, or balsa, tree.<p>Photograph by Christian Ziegler<p>Two stingless bees drowned in a sugary pool; the woolly opossum drinks around them. On one tree, 50 to 60 flowers open nightly, each pumping …

Nature

The Most Amazing Science And Technology Images Of The Year

We've rounded up 2014's most mind-blowing images for your viewing pleasure<p>Each week at <i>Popular Science</i>, the staff scours the web for the most amazing images from the realms of science and technology. We liked this year's weekly gallery images so much that we compiled our favorite visualizations, …

arrow-up-filled

Audubon's Christmas Bird Count Turns 115: Why Does It Matter?

The annual bird survey is one of the largest, longest-running citizen science efforts in the world.<p>The three women walk with careful deliberation, stopping at the piercing sound of a blue jay overhead. "Three blue jays," Evelyn Ralston, a cell biologist, says as she looks up.<p><b>Linda Friedland, a</b> …

Birds

Animal photos of the year 2014: Part 1

Grand Canyon National Park

This wolf, photographed earlier this year on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, possibly was the same wolf shot and killed in Utah on Sunday.<p>A female …

National Geographic Travel

National Geographic Travel

My brothers and I

Photo Contest Winners<p>Browse our editors' favorite submissions from 2010-2014 contests.<p>Follow Nat Geo Photography<p>Community<p>Join Your Shot, our photography community. Submit to assignments and get feedback from our photo editors.<p>From the Archives<p>Look through a curated collection of historical photos …

Creative Writing

How Nest Learning Thermostat works

It knows when your home’s empty, adjusting the temperature accordingly. It knows when you come home, and will automatically set it to your liking. Like it cozy in the morning but cool at night? Done. Those are just a few things the Nest® Learning Thermostat™, 3rd Generation can do on its own, not …

Home Automation

kate spade, LifeProof, NFL OtterBox

Smartphone cases can prevent water damage, shield against drops, and keep your device safe from the kids. But you can also add a sense of style with the best cell phone cases available at Verizon.<p>The kate spade collection of cases for smartphones (including an option for the Samsung Galaxy S7) …

Tech Trends

Deals On Cell Phones, Tablets & Accessories

Tablets

How to step up your home security

We all want to protect our home and family. But what are the best ways to go about it?<p>Here are some smart accessories, apps and tips to help you protect what’s important to you<p>Canary All-in-One Home Security<p>The sleek, tiny cylinder is a plug-in-ready smart device that lets you monitor everything …

Home Security

Guide to the Galaxy

Samsung’s Galaxy smartphones pack all the features you crave most from your devices: gorgeous displays and powerful cameras able to capture your most important events. You might just say they’re out of this world. See which model best suits your needs.<p>This phone is a work of art that’s thinner than …

Gear & Gadgets