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14 Absolutely Breathtaking Photos Taken At Night

Carpe noctem! From National Geographic's Night Vision: Magical Photographs of Life After Dark.

Taj Mahal

A San Francisco Fogaholic’s Stunning Photos

Nicholas Steinberg, an award-winning photographer from San Francisco, takes the world on journey through the eyes of a self-confessed ‘fogaholic.’

Photography

The 35 most bizarre photos of 2016

While there have been plenty of newsworthy, powerful, and deeply moving photographs created this year — there's also been a handful of playful, humorous moments that the Reuters award-winning team of photographers have captured.<p>While some of these photos are bizarre for their lack of context, …

Bolivia

Earth, Moon Photographed From Mars

The most powerful telescope that has been orbiting Mars for over 10 years now sent back a striking image two months ago. Actually, it was four …

The 11 Most Mesmerizing GIFs of 2016

Our favorite loops of the year are so hypnotic you might fall in.<p>Nothing calms the nerves like a perfectly looping GIF, except maybe a shot of good whiskey. You shouldn't drink 11 shots of whiskey in five minutes, but you can definitely get lost in these 11 GIFs. Hell, take 10 minutes. We read the …

Digital Art

Nick Steinberg Captures Breathtaking Landscapes of Foggy San Francisco’s Climate

<b>Nicholas Steinberg</b> is an award winning landscape photographer from California, who is obsessed with the San Francisco fog waves. Nick has spent the …

California

These Time-Lapse Videos From Space Show How Much The World Has Changed In 30 Years

In 1984, the desert in Al Jowf, Saudi Arabia, was empty. Then engineers discovered hidden aquifers–as deep as a kilometer underground–and started turning the sand into tomato and alfalfa farms. A NASA time-lapse video, stitched together from high-res satellite images, shows the …

Mega Cities

NASA's Hubble Telescope Captures Stunning Supermassive Black Hole As It Engulfs An Entire Galaxy

Never has destruction looked so beautiful.<p>Never has destruction looked so beautiful.<p>NASA and the European Space Agency’s Hubble Space Telescope has …

2016 November 28 - Arp 240: A Bridge between Spiral Galaxies from Hubble

<b>Arp 240: A Bridge between Spiral Galaxies from Hubble</b> <b><br>Image Credit:</b> NASA, ESA, Hubble Space Telescope; <i>Processing & Copyright:</i> Chris</b> …

Astronomy

Fidel Castro: A Life in Pictures

Beijing

Rare Photos of Black Activism from the 60s

'North of Dixie: Civil Rights Photography Beyond the South' spotlights moments in the fight against discrimination, focusing on areas of the country where the struggle for civil rights has been ignored by the history books.<p><i>All photos courtesy of Getty Publication</i><p>When it comes to 1960s civil rights …

Black History

How Photographers Captured the Biggest Full Moon in 70 Years

We won't see anything like it again until 2034.<p>Early this morning, astrophotographers got their closest look at the moon in 70 years, and the internet won't stop talking about it. The so-called "supermoon" is a flashy name for any full moon in October, November, and December, when its elliptical …

Moon

23 spectacular photos of the largest supermoon in 70 years

The Earth and the moon are in the midst of quite the rendezvous right now.<p>The moon is currently taking the form of the biggest supermoon we've seen …

Moon

Vivid color photos from the Great Depression show life in one of America's darkest times

The US entered the Great Depression — one of history's great financial calamities — in the late 1920s, and the country spent most of the 1930s mired in a debilitating economic malaise.<p>It ultimately took the outbreak of World War II to help the US wrench itself out of the protracted slump.<p>Photos of …

Library of Congress

Sea otter cuddles her pup to keep it dry and warm while it sleeps

When you live in the sea, it's hard to keep dry and warm during the night when you want a snooze.<p>Adult sea otters often hold hands to keep together when they sleep on their backs in the ocean, but this little pup wanted to stay warm, dry and safe during its nap.<p>So, its mother lay on her back and …

Adorable

My War: wartime photographs by US soldiers in Vietnam

An exhibition at the Highground Veterans Memorial Park in Wisconsin has brought together a collection of photographs by veterans who served in Vietnam. Unlike the images by the many photojournalists who documented the war, these were taken by serving soldiers and capture both the drama and the …

Vietnam

17 of the Prettiest Covered Bridges in America to Visit This Fall

These photos are guaranteed to get you in the fall spirit.<p>To get you excited for autumn, here are some of the most beautiful and romantic covered bridges to visit across America once the foliage starts to change.

28 historic photos of Yosemite to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the NPS

Happy birthday to the National Park Service!<p>On Aug. 25, 1916, the keepers of America's great natural spaces were created when President Woodrow Wilson signed a bill that gave the organization the responsibility "to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and wildlife therein, and …

National Parks

23 of the most incredible works of Burning Man art ever made

This year's Burning Man — the wild annual festival in Nevada's Black Rock Desert — will start on August 27.<p>One of the main spectacles at Burning Man are the outlandish, elaborate, and zany sculptures and structures that attendees create there.<p>Many are intentionally destroyed at the end of the …

Festivals

Scientists capture rare images of wolverine in Sierra Nevada

TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — Scientists following up on a rare wolverine sighting in the Sierra Nevada set up cameras and captured video of the animal scurrying in the snow, scaling a tree and chewing on bait.<p>They believe the wolverine is the same one that eight years ago became the first documented in …

NASA unveils the bewildering beauty of Jupiter’s enormous polar light shows

Ever seen fireworks on Jupiter? It’s quite something.<p>Astronomers have released breathtaking photos, taken with the Hubble space telescope, of Jupiter’s gigantic auroras, which are light shows caused by high-energy particles entering the planet’s atmosphere near the poles and colliding with gas …

Astronomy

Muhammad Ali: A Life in Pictures

Trainers

52 Sites to Get Free Images for Your Content

Images drive engagement with social media and content marketing. A media bank is now an expected aspect of a press release. Yet if you have ever …

Copyright

Blow Your Mind with Psychedelia | GIF Six-Pack

Loop out to the special 4/20 edition of our weekly column.<p>This year, 4/20 fell on a Wednesday, which means that dreams of lighting up at 4:20 AM and smoking strong until 4:20 PM are just dreams for some, unless you call in sick or work at the kind place that's cool with you "working from home" …

Illustration

Sensual photos of teens smoking marijuana, taken for the U.S. government in 1973

These striking shots of two young women chilling out with some herb while relaxing <i>sur l'herbe</i> are official federal government photographs, captured …

See architectural wonders built out of LEGO at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago

The Golden Gate Bridge or the Colosseum in Rome are impressive sights to see in person – but their replicas built entirely out of LEGO are almost as amazing as the real thing.<p>A new 7000-square-foot exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago features more than a dozen giant LEGO …

Egyptian hieroglyphics digitally restored to former psychedelic glory (VIDEOS)

<b>Trends</b>Viral<p>Due to 2,000 years of flooding and the harsh desert sandstorms, many of the original signs that ancient Egyptian architecture was once …