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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 …

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Landscape photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The winners of the inaugural Take a View Landscape Photographer of the Year awards have been announced

25 Delicious Stuffing Recipes For Thanksgiving

Stuffing is the most delicious part of Thanksgiving. Which is really saying something.

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Parabo Press: Photo Prints, Books, Cards & Display

Parabo is a different kind of print service for design-minded photo takers.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, founded in 1964, is an annual international showcase of the very best in nature photography. Owned by the Natural History Museum and BBC Worldwide, the contest includes 18 individual categories, ranging from birds and mammals to "Creative Visions" …

Dog Photographer of the Year 2013 – in pictures

Pictures of a great dane, a collie and a cute puppy are among the winners of the Kennel Club's Dog Photographer of the Year competition. The winning images can also be seen at Discover Dogs at Earls Court exhibition centre, London, on 9 and 10 November

18-Foot Oarfish Livens Up A 'Leisurely Snorkel' In California

A snorkeler off the coast of California found more than she bargained for on the ocean floor Sunday, when she saw the large eyes of an 18-foot fish staring back at her. It turned out to be a dead oarfish, a mysterious creature known to live in waters thousands of feet deep.<p>The discovery at the …

Autumn in the United States

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>See photos of autumn in the U.S., including maple trees and other fall leaves, in this photo gallery from National Geographic.

Zion National Park

5 Trickster Animals That Play Dead

Wildlife<p><b>It’s almost Halloween, and the streets will soon be overrun with the undead—carrying trick-or-treat bags, of course.</b><p>But the animal kingdom is full of these tricksters 24/7. Check out five animals that play dead to stay alive.<p><b>A Watery Grave</b><p>Worried about shark attacks? Some experts say that …

11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

When Wendy's redesigned its logo in 2013, the company insisted the word "MOM" in the collar was unintentional. But plenty of other logos contain …

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The World's Most Beautiful Places In Photos

Lonely Planet has been guiding travelers to destinations across the globe for 40 years.<p>In celebration of those four decades, the company's travel experts handpicked images of the world's most beautiful places and compiled them into a book, <i>Lonely Planet's Beautiful World</i>.<p>Check out some of the …

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

24 Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

From chicken pot pie and classic Caesar salad to brownies and cookies.<p>We've rounded up 24 basic recipes that everyone should know how to cook, from a pot of rice to pot roast. Master these, and you'll never find yourself stumped in the grocery store.

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Against all odds, otters make a comeback in Calif.

(CBS News) MONTEREY, Calif. -- Over generations, humans nearly wiped out one of the world's most endearing creatures, the sea otter. Slowly, the …

22 Times Your Food Is Out To Get You

Why won't you just let me eat you in peace, food???

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Amazing American Civil War Photos Turned Into Glorious Color

Color photography may not have been widely used until the 1930s but that hasn't stopped an active group of Redditors from looking to change the past. On the Colorized History Subreddit, Redditors use photo manipulation to add color to historical black and white images.<p>Two of the most prolific …

Rise and shine: the daily routines of history's most creative minds

One morning this summer, I got up at first light – I'd left the blinds open the night before – then drank a strong cup of coffee, sat near-naked by an open window for an hour, worked all morning, then had a martini with lunch. I took a long afternoon walk, and for the rest of the week experimented …

25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.

Portraits of 2014 Winter Olympians

With just four months to go, people around the world are preparing for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Athletes have been in training all year, and Olympic team assignments are being completed. Earlier this year, Olympic team members and hopefuls from Britain, Australia, and the U.S. sat …

Bryce Harper: 'I'm not going to be Mr. Tim Tebow'

It’s often forgotten amidst the towering home runs, reckless injuries and clown questions, bro, but Bryce Harper is a devout Mormon. If it’s not brought up a lot, it’s because Harper likes it that way.<p>“If somebody asks me about [religion], I’ll tell them about it, but I’m not going to be Mr. Tim …

The World's Most Dramatic Coastlines

For fans of the coast, the end of summer doesn't necessarily mean the end of beach trips. The world is full of spectacular coastlines, many of which are more famous for their breathtaking views, cultural heritage and unique geography than for their hazy beach-bum appeal.<p>Summer has officially drawn …

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Top Entries at the 2013 Beard and Mustache Championships

Just a few weeks ago, men flocked to the 2013 Beard and Mustache Championships in New Orleans boasting all kinds of wild styles ranging from full beards to thin Dali mustaches. Along with the participants, Las Vegas-based photographer Greg Anderson also traveled there in order to document the …

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10 Awesome Behind-The-Scenes Photos From 'Iron Man 3'

To get fans excited for the release of the biggest movie of the summer — the film made a massive $1.2 billion— Disney and Marvel have been unveiling exclusive content from the film.<p>Today, Marvel shared a bunch of behind-the-scenes images from the film featuring stars Robert Downey Jr. and Gwyneth …

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Bioluminescence is a natural wonder, and this guy surfed it

This surfer is filmed in the waters of San Diego during Red Tide when the water literally glows beneath him. Technically, the glowing is caused by …

The Best Etsy Mugs For Your Coffee And Tea (PHOTOS)

What does yours say about your personality?<p>Like a handbag, a pocket square, a novelty t-shirt or a belt buckle with a bottle opener on it, what you drink your coffee and tea out of says a lot about you. Are you a no-frills, diner mug person? Are you a …

10 Mind-Blowing College Marching Band Cover Songs

Turn on any college football game this season and you’re bound to hear the White Stripes’ “Seven Nation Army,” which in the past several years, has …