Erica Grieve

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10 Stunning Standouts in National Geographic Photography Contest 2013

The 2013 National Geographic Photography Contest is now well underway! With over 1,000 entries so far, it's going to be tough for the judges to pick out their favorites. If you'll remember, last year, Ashley Vincent won the top spot for her perfectly timed photo of a tigress in a Thailand zoo …

Travel Photography

These five kaleidoscopic visions streak across the sky and bubble from the earth: http://bit.ly/199k6bP What's the most stunning natural wonder you've seen?

Meet the blobfish, the world's ugliest animal

Meet the blobfish, the world’s ugliest animal<p>The votes are in, and the Ugly Animal Preservation Society has crowned a winner<p>by

7 Simple "Calm-Down Phrases" That Can Blow Away Your Worst Troubles

Have you heard the popular urban legend of the <i>space pen</i>?<p>As the story goes, the US space mission needed something reliable to write with while they …

Skeleton shrimp By: Andrey Nekrasov www.anekrasov.com

Yes they are not shy!!!! By: Gaetano Dario Gargiulo www.dariogargiulo.com

Nudibranch By: Vito Giannecchini

Incredibly Expressive Owl Photography

Is that little owl yawning or singing? Belgian-based photographer Yves Adams has the answer as he's the one behind the adorable shot. “Little owls are CUTE!,” he states. “They make you laugh with whatever they do! But when they start to yawn, my heart melts! This picture has been taken in Spain, …

Birds

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Misty Mountains and Moss Frogs: Stunning Photos of Frog Eyes

<i>Jodi Rowley is a National Geographic grantee discovering and documenting the diversity, ecology and conservation status of highly threatened amphibians in the forested mountains of Vietnam.</i><p>—–<p>I spend a lot of time photographing frog eyes. It’s perhaps not the first thing people think of when they …

AMAZING: spiraling aurora, shot in Yukon, Canada. Photo by David Cartier: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dcartiersr/7927971874/

Photos Of Hamsters Shoving Impossibly Huge Stuff In Their Mouths

Hamsters seem to just love shoving impossibly large objects in theirs mouths.<p>According to PawNation, a hamster's cheek pouches are used to both store food and carry babies, and can hold up to half their body weight. The pouches are sensitive though, so if you own a hamster, be careful what food you …

Jellyfish in the North Atlantic - in pictures

Spectacular images of jellyfish captured by marine biologists and photographers Matt Doggett and Richard Shucksmith in the seas off the Orkney Islands

Gigantic mola mola fish washes ashore in St. Andrews

Numerous sightings of the tropical sunfish reported in the Bay of Fundy<p>A 160-kilogram mola mola fish has washed up on a beach in St. Andrews, leading …

13 Refreshing and Fruity Sangria Recipes

What’s one of the best ways to celebrate summer? If you ask us, it’s with a glass of sangria in hand. First introduced to the United States at the 1964 World’s Fair in New York, the punch has been around for centuries. And with all that history (you can read more about it here), come hundreds of …