Category: NATURE/SPACE

Mar 29, 2016

Picture of the Day: Wizard Island, Oregon

Picture of the Day: Wizard Island, Oregon

Wizard Island is a volcanic cinder cone that soars over 750 ft above Crater Lake

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Mar 28, 2016

Powerful Illustrations That Show Destroying Nature Destroys Life

Powerful Illustrations That Show Destroying Nature Destroys Life

The artists wanted to illustrate that loss of habitat leads to loss of life

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Mar 27, 2016

Picture of the Day: Happy Easter from Space

Picture of the Day: Happy Easter from Space

NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly celebrates his first holiday back on Earth after his #YearInSpace with a photo of a bunny rabbit plush toy on the ISS

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Mar 24, 2016

Picture of the Day: Jupiter’s Moon Io Casts a Shadow as It Transits Jupiter

Picture of the Day: Jupiter’s Moon Io Casts a Shadow as It Transits Jupiter

Did you know Io’s shadow sails across the face of Jupiter at 38,000 mph (17 kilometers per second)!

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Mar 24, 2016

The Doomsday Seed Vault Near the North Pole With Over 850,000 Seed Varieties

The Doomsday Seed Vault Near the North Pole With Over 850,000 Seed Varieties

The global initiative is a ‘backup to the backups’. In case of global catastrophe, go here

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Mar 23, 2016

Picture of the Day: Autumn Sandwich

Picture of the Day: Autumn Sandwich

Anyone care for a bite of this nature burger?

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Mar 23, 2016

The Winners of Smithsonian’s 13th Annual Photo Contest (9 Photos)

The Winners of Smithsonian’s 13th Annual Photo Contest (9 Photos)

This year’s winners were selected from over 46,000 submissions from photographers in 168 countries and territories

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Mar 21, 2016

Spring Has Sprung! And In Japan, That Means Cherry Blossoms (8 photos)

Spring Has Sprung! And In Japan, That Means Cherry Blossoms (8 photos)

For many Japanese, the blooming of the cherry blossom trees (Sakura) symbolizes human life, transience and nobleness

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Mar 21, 2016

Gravity is the Only Glue That Holds These Together (18 Photos)

Gravity is the Only Glue That Holds These Together (18 Photos)

For Michael Grab, rock balancing has become a source of meditative practice and creative passion

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Mar 16, 2016

Picture of the Day: Zoomed Out Machu Picchu

Picture of the Day: Zoomed Out Machu Picchu

A fresh perspective on a world wonder

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