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Visually Dramatic Series of Vertical Panoramic Shots of Churches

Richard Silver achieves the absolutely sublime in his spectacular pictures of churches that show entrance to altar all in one sweeping image. Just as …

Landscape Photography

Orange Octopus, More Creatures Found Deep in Antarctic Sea

Wildlife & Wild Places<p><b>A sea snail feeding off a dead octopus’ beak is among the 30 new species found during an expedition to Antarctica‘s Amundsen Sea (map), according to the first study to shed light on the sea’s</b> <b>bottom dwellers.</b><p>The newfound sea snail, or limpet, is from a group that specializes in …

The Most Expensive Book in the World Just Sold for $14.2 Million

A Sotheby's employee handles a copy of the Bay Psalm BookPHOTO/Emmanuel Dunand (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)<p>The first …

¿Es buena idea echarse agua oxigenada en una herida?

Cuando nos hacemos una herida, muchos nos echamos un buen chorro de agua oxigenada. Entonces <b>asistimos a una efervescencia y picor</b> que siempre hemos …

This Might Be the Most Beautiful Castle in the World

I'm never one to turn down a castle visit. From England's Windsor Castle to Namhansanseong in South Korea, if a travel destination has a royal residence -- currently inhabited or long abandoned -- I'll add it to my to-tour list.<p>But after spending time in Scotland earlier this fall, I think I've …

Secrets of the Maya Otherworld

<b>On the edge of a small cornfield near the ruined Maya city of Chichén Itzá, in the sparse shade of</b> a tropical tree, a voice ricochets wildly up the mouth of a well. <i>“¡Lo vi! ¡Lo vi!”</i> the shout proclaims. “I saw it, I saw it!” <i>“¡Sí, es verdad!</i> Yes, it’s true!”<p>Leaning over the mouth of the well, …

Materia oscura se sigue escondiendo muy bien

Solo el 5 por ciento de la materia que vemos incluyéndonos nosotros es bariónica, mientras un 27 por ciento es la materia oscura, llamada así porque …

Estudio asegura que la pobreza moldea el cerebro

El <b>procesamiento deficiente</b> de la <b>información auditiva en el cerebro</b> de adolescentes está <b>vinculado con el bajo nivel educativo de la madre</b>, según un …

Visions of Earth 2012 - Photo Gallery

Photograph by Musadeq Sadeq, AP Images<p><b>December 2012</b><p><b>Afghanistan</b>—Overnight snowfall slows the pace of a Monday-morning commute in residential Kabul. The street is lined with flags heralding the opening of the Afghan parliament.<p>Photograph by Sergey Anisimov<p><b>December 2012</b><p><b>Russia</b>—Rosy from the bitter …

Portraits of a ravaged land: incredible photography by Nick Brandt

Nature Photography

Los líos de la ciencia

Mientras la producción científica nacional camina a la velocidad de jet, la divulgación del quehacer de la ciencia parece montada sobre una tortuga.<p>Y …

Incredible Underwater Park in Austria

Grner See (Green Lake) is a lake in Styria, Austria known for its shimmering, emerald-green hue and its fluctuating depth throughout the year, at times leaving a park completely submerged in it. Being that the water for the lake is provided mainly by runoff from the surrounding karst mountains, it …

Hiking

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This Collection Of War Photography Holds Some Of The Most Haunting Images You'll Ever See

"Photographs are our collective memory of war. Luckily, most of us don't ever experience it first-hand," Tucker told ShutterLove, a photography website.<p>The survey has now been collected in a museum exhibition called, "War/Photography: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath," showing currently …

Brooklyn Museum