Category: NATURE/SPACE

Dec 21, 2016

Picture of the Day: The Linear Dunes of the Namib Sand Sea from Space

Picture of the Day: The Linear Dunes of the Namib Sand Sea from Space

The Namib Sand Sea is a World Heritage Site and the only coastal desert in the world that includes extensive dune fields influenced by fog

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Dec 20, 2016

15 Beautiful Bonsai Forests

15 Beautiful Bonsai Forests

15 wonderful little, big forests for your viewing pleasure

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Dec 15, 2016

Picture of the Day: A Feathered Dinosaur Tail Preserved in Amber

Picture of the Day: A Feathered Dinosaur Tail Preserved in Amber

In a historic find, the tail of a 99 million year old dinosaur is seen intact and perfectly preserved in amber; including bones, soft tissue, and feathers. The finding was reported in the latest issue of the science journal, Current Biology.

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Dec 15, 2016

This Hungarian Fishing Lake Looks Frozen in Time (11 Photos)

This Hungarian Fishing Lake Looks Frozen in Time (11 Photos)

Situated within a nature preserve just outside of a 2,500 person town called Sződliget; you will find a tiny fishing lake that was originally established as a sport fishing lake in 1949

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Dec 13, 2016

Picture of the Day: Foggy Nights, Long Exposure Lights

Picture of the Day: Foggy Nights, Long Exposure Lights

My favorite photo from Andreas Levers’ ongoing series “At Night”

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Dec 12, 2016

Picture of the Day: Outdoor Lights After a Snowstorm in Chicago

Picture of the Day: Outdoor Lights After a Snowstorm in Chicago

A set of outdoor lights becomes encased in snow, creating an unexpectedly beautiful glowing effect

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Dec 12, 2016

The Winners of the 2016 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Contest

The Winners of the 2016 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Contest

Selected from thousands of entries, an underwater photo of sardine migration on the Wild Coast of South Africa has been selected as the grand-prize winner of the 2016 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year contest. “Sardine Run,” was captured by Greg Lecoeur of Nice, France.

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