Category: PICTURE OF THE DAY

May 28, 2015

Picture of the Day: Sunset on Mars

Picture of the Day: Sunset on Mars

NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover recorded this view of the sun setting at the close of the mission’s 956th Martian day, or sol (April 15, 2015), from the rover’s location in Gale Crater.

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May 27, 2015

Picture of the Day: It’s So Hot in India the Streets are Melting

Picture of the Day: It’s So Hot in India the Streets are Melting

There’s a deadly heatwave currently striking India. Temperatures are so high that some of the roads in Delhi are even melting.

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May 22, 2015

Picture of the Day: Swim Call in the Gulf of Aden

Picture of the Day: Swim Call in the Gulf of Aden

Sailors and Marines aboard the USS Iwo Jima participate in a swim call on 18 April 2015. During ‘swim calls’ sailor and marines get to take a casual dip in the sea while onlookers above keep an eye out for sharks and other undersea creatures.

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May 21, 2015

Picture of the Day: Guide Dog Pup in Training

Picture of the Day: Guide Dog Pup in Training

Photograph by Southeastern Guide Dogs Seen here is a guide dog puppy in training that has been outfitted with a tiny mock harness. According to the Southeastern Guide Dogs organization, the little harnesses play a vital role in their young puppies’ early socialization and helps them begin getting used to wearing a harness for…

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May 19, 2015

Picture of the Day: Rio at Night

Picture of the Day: Rio at Night

Photograph by Vitaliy Raskalov / On The Roofs In this stunning night-time capture by Vitaliy Raskalov, we see the bustling metropolis of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rio is the second largest city in Brazil (after São Paulo) and the sixth largest city in the Americas. The city recently hosted the 2014 FIFA World Cup…

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May 18, 2015

Picture of the Day: A Miniature World Inside a Bottle

Picture of the Day: A Miniature World Inside a Bottle

Photograph by kidgalaxy on reddit Reddit user kidgalaxy discovered a tiny terrarium inside an old bottle while he was cleaning his yard. The surprisingly crisp close-up was taken with his smartphone. The cameras on these devices are getting truly remarkable! It appears to be an old beer bottle and the longer neck creates a…

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May 16, 2015

Picture of the Day: Just a Turtle Riding a Crocodile

Picture of the Day: Just a Turtle Riding a Crocodile

Photograph by _iond_ on reddit “Run Shadowfax, show us the meaning of haste” – Gandalf Spotted at the Prague Zoo by reddit user _iond_, we see a triumphant turtle riding a crocodile, a Gharial to be exact. What a great capture. via _iond_ on reddit

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