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Photo of the Day: Night on the Boulder River #pod #photography
A case of extortion that shook the French wine industry:
@marcusbleasdale Buffalo in the South Luangwa National Park, Zambia are lit by a lamp that does not affect eyesight in the dark. The park is noted for its massive herds of buffalo in this 9000 square km area. Many of them in this area have been subject to poaching from locals, but thanks to the effo
Oklahomans are trying to understand a spate of earthquakes linked to the energy industry:
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The Stack at #Coppercliff Ontario I was struck how all the homes in this small town grew up around the smelting plant, A large group of Italians immigrants move to Copper Cliff for the work in mines and the smelting plants circa 1900. @robertclarkphoto @thephotosociety @instituteArtist
5 animals that can handle extreme temperatures:
Wooden ship unearthed at World Trade Center site dated to Revolutionary-Era:
Photo @ladzinski / Sunset from the top of the #GreatGetuArch in the Getu Valley, China. Taken on the last day of the very memorable #EmpireOfRock assignment shot last October with @carstenpeter @bradleyhenning @rocker_hq @mattsegal @emilyaharrington @cedarwright @chadcopeland @3stringsproductions
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Photo: An oryx runs to the top of dunes
Photos: Black leopards spotted on camera traps
Photo by @argonautphoto (Aaron Huey) staring down what could be a 1,000 ft deep wormhole into blue ice on the #RuthGlacier. The scary ones were the ones that had no water! On assignment for @natgeo in #DenaliNationalPark!
The science of amazing mazes:
Unraveling the secrets of weirdly tilted solar systems:
This giant but gentle-hearted Akbash guard dog rests next to me, and near the sheep he protects from bears, wolves and coyotes, high in Montana's Gravelly Mountains where the sheep are pushed by the Helle family for summer grazing. iPhone photo by David Guttenfelder @dguttenfelder on assignment for
Could a beaver win a race against an Olympic swimmer? #ThrowbackThursday
Photo @pedromcbride (Pete McBride). A unique view of India’s sacred river - the Ganges - seen snaking through mist in the Indian Himalaya. To learn more about this divine river, check out @natgeo’s Proof blog all next week and follow our journey source to sea. @thephotosociety @mountainworld @davidc
photo by @vincentjmusi Sasha, is a 200lb 14 year-old Cougar living in Florida with her “parents” Mario and Lenore Infanti. They raised her pretty much from birth, bottle feeding her as a kitten. She roams a specially-constructed 3,000 square foot enclosure attached to their home that includes a swi
What could go wrong on a mission to the Mariana Trench, the deepest part of the ocean?
16-foot waves measured in Arctic Ocean where there was once only ice:
Photo by @TimLaman on assignment for @NatGeo. My kids Jessica and Russell (@RussLaman) hiking back to camp at night through the rain forest of Gunung Palung National Park after following an orangutan all afternoon to its sleeping nest. Follow our family adventures on the PROOF blog at proof.nationa
The winning photo from the 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest:
Phone Photo: @ivankphoto Project Mi Barrio – Primera Comunión III. (First Communion III). Girls sit during Mass at their first communion ceremony in #Rumihuaico, #Ecuador. #projectmibarrio, #photojournalism, @runa_photos, @panospictures, @natgeo, @thephotosociety Learn more @