Matt Marquis

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Decades After Cold War's End, U.S.-Russia Espionage Rivalry Evolves

High on a hill, in a leafy, residential neighborhood between Georgetown and the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., the Russian Embassy sits behind tall gates. It was right here, in the 1980s, at the height of the Cold War, that the FBI and the National Security Agency built a tunnel — a secret …

National Security

Nervous Baltics on war footing as NATO tries to deter Russia | Reuters

VILNIUS (Reuters) - Leaders in the Baltic countries and Poland fear the force NATO plans to deploy on their territory is too small and symbolic to deter an attack by Russia, whose 2014 annexation of Crimea is fresh in the memories of the former Soviet-bloc states.<p>Lithuanian army officer Nerijus …

The Top 10 Drone Photos Ever Shared on 500px

Drone photography is picking up steam as the little recreational multi-rotor copters become more and more affordable and easier to use.<p>It’s safe to …

@paulnicklen on assignment for @natgeo. Arctic Fox pups (the proper term is actually ‘kits’ which has always baffled me as they are part of the family Canidae (dogs)) peek out from their summer den in the high Arctic. The Arctic Fox lives in the coldest temperatures in the Northern hemisphere. They actually do not start to shiver until temperatures reach -90F. Please follow me on @paulnicklen to hear about a Government plan to kill 180 wolves in #BritishColumbia #savebcwolves #Canada #cute #nature #wildlife #animals #babies #beauty #love @photooftheday @picoftheday @elplanetaphoto @natgeocreative @thephotosociety

This #tiger cub is a #fluffy ball of joy....for now! #animals #zoo #cute #cats #baby

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24 Of The Most Awe-Inspiring Astrophotos Of 2014

Don't get us wrong. Space-based telescopes like Hubble and Spitzer brought us absolutely <i>stunning</i> images of deep space this year.<p>But some of the most out-of-this-world images of space taken in 2014 came from star-obsessed photographers right here on Earth.<p>Your friends at HuffPost Science asked you …

The 50 Most Unforgettable Photos Of 2014

And, as the old adage goes, "A picture is worth a thousand words."<p>We compiled the most unforgettable images from the past 12 months, captured by photographers from around the world.