Macy Jean Downey

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With 3,000 square miles of unspoilt American beauty to explore, Yellowstone National Park holds more than half the world’s geysers, fumaroles, hot springs and other related phenomena. Have you ever visited this national treasure? http://www.bbc.com/travel/feature/20120611-the-marvels-of-yellowstone?OCID=fbtvlimg

7 dream trips on 7 continents

We can’t all be Charles Veley, “the world’s most traveled man,” but for travelers planning their next journey, G Adventures is ready to help. Based …

Eastern Europe

15 Serene Ocean Sunset Pictures

“The sunrise is God’s greeting – the sunset, his signature.” ~Unknown<p>An ocean is a naturally breathtaking view, and it only looks better with a …

La Jolla

Photos Shot Inside Infamous Guantánamo Bay

The detention camp in Guantanamo Bay is a detainment and interrogation facility established in January 2002 by the Bush Administration. It was …

McDonald's

ShotHotspot: An Intelligent Search Engine that Finds Great Photo Locations for You

Once you’ve lived somewhere long enough, it’s easy to fall into a photographic rut. We’re not talking about a running low on creativity (read this if …

The Basics of Photography: B for Bokeh

A while ago we started our new educational series covering the basic terms of photography. The letter ‘A’ covered the term ‘Aperture’, and today we …

18 Beautiful Pictures of the Amalfi Coast

The Amalfi Coast is a lovely stretch of coastline in Southern Italy. The area is so unique that UNESCO has listed it as a World Heritage Site for its …

Italy

Extreme Close-Ups of Flowing Lava in Hawaii

Molten rock has always been the subject of how the earth is searing hot at its core. Volcanoes spitting out lava conjures up images of an unknown …

Superhot

20 Remarkable Reflection Pictures

Reflections are all around us – in a window, bodies of water, a mirror, or many other surfaces. Photographing a reflection creates a unique image of …

Street Photography

Ice Cream vs Gelato: What's The Difference?

We love summer for all the ice cream we get to eat. Chocolate, vanilla, or toasted marshmallow, we'll take any flavor. Gelato, frozen custard or even soft serve, we're not picky. We'll enjoy any of these without abandon.<p>And while we're not really one to question our favorite things, we have been …

Which Glass Goes with Which Drink? The 'Guide to Glassware' Poster

If you've ever felt befuddled at the variety of glassware available, or wondered about the proper vessel in which to serve a Weizen wheat beer, or a …

Beer

'Talking Food' Instagram Account Features Funny Food Puns (PHOTOS)

Who doesn't appreciate a good food pun every once in a while? The Instagram account talkingfood has compiled dozens of cheeky food puns (example: "to brie, or not to brie") overlaid on clean, Instagram-friendly food photos.<p>Some of our favorites are below, but make sure to follow talkingfood for …

Chill out! 5 refreshing drinks to sip on this summer - TODAY.com

Cooking Light magazine presents five healthy drinks to chill out with this summer. Blend up an orange cream shake, go-getter green smoothie, s'mores shake, watermelon mojito smash and cucumber agua fresca.<p>Cucumber agua fresca<p>Rating:<p>( rated)<p>Servings:<p>Makes 2 servings<p>Get the recipe<p>Go-getter green …

Gluten-Free Tuesday: Cornmeal Cake

I love this cake for many reasons: it's easy to make, pairs well with summer fruits, and is dairy-free. But most of all, I love how it seems to transform depending on how you serve it. With a cup of tea in the morning, it resembles a breakfast cake; toasted and served with macerated berries spooned …

Fresh Fish Tips

<b>By Sara Bonisteel, Epicurious</b><p>Photos: Morgan Keuler<p>Buying fresh fish can be a daunting endeavor. How should it smell? What should it look like? How should you treat it once you get it home? We spoke with Anders Miller, a fishmonger at the Pike Place Fish Market in Seattle, and one of the coauthors …

Summer in Val Clereè, France. Photo by Enrico Fossati: http://www.foxphotography.it/

"BYO Breakfast at Heron Island." Photo and caption via Visit Queensland, Australia

How to Take Stellar Photographs of the Night Sky

Whether it's the Milky Way or a rare 'super blue blood moon' you're after, these expert tips will take your pictures to the next level.<p>Something wonderful has happened in photography: Ordinary people can now photograph the universe.<p>Standing beneath the Milky Way has always been a beautiful sight, …

Photography

"The small town where I live (Conco, Asiago plateau, Italy) shrouded in fog." Photo and quote by Vittorio Poli: http://www.vittoriopoli.com/

Santorini. Who wants some? Photo by Mike Reyfman: http://www.mikereyfman.com/

Aurora Borealis, Sweden

Photography

Who's up for a hike? Photographer unknown

Japan's Secret WWII Weapon: Balloon Bombs

The Japanese harnessed air currents to create the first intercontinental weapons—balloons.<p><b>Balloon bombs aimed to be the silent assassins of World War II. Hitching a ride on a jet stream, these weapons from Japan could float soundlessly across the Pacific Ocean to their marks in North America.</b><p>Still …

Lightning behind Mt. St. Helens in Washington. Photo by Miles Morgan: http://www.milesmorganphotography.com/

Stretching just a little more than 30km from north to south, the German island of Sylt has a laidback beach culture and pristine coastline that makes it a prime spot for a relaxing getaway: http://bit.ly/16SVQPE

Whitetail Deer, Arkansas

Photos

Giant's Causeway in Ireland. Photo by Stephen Emerson: http://www.captivelandscapes.com/

Beautiful Close-Up Underwater Photos of Luminous Sea Creatures

Photographer Joshua Lambus has put together a beautiful series of photographs showing luminous creatures of the deep glowing with light against a …

Three-Part Portrait Series of Soldiers Before, During and After War

War changes you. This has been said time and again, but Lalage Snow has sought to document it. The photographer based in Kabul, Afghanistan began an …

War

Shooting Locally

As an avid landscape photographer, I often hear the call of faraway places of natural beauty- Yosemite, Denali, the Canadian Rockies- you get the …

Landscape Photography