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Incredibly Daring Man Swims To Hawaii's Lava With A Selfie Stick

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 02.09.2017 | Weird News

Most people are familiar with the expression, “If you play with fire, you might get burned.” Well, the same goes for scalding lava, and we really ...

5 Reasons to Visit Montana: Epic Hiking Trails in Glacier National Park

Stefanie Payne | Posted 01.13.2017 | Travel
Stefanie Payne

A view from the Wild Goose Island Overlook puts visitors into an instant dream state. Photo credit: Jonathan Irish Glacier National Park in Montana i...

Awesome Is What The 2016 National Geographic 'Nature Photographer Of The Year' Winners Are

The Huffington Post | Chris McGonigal | Posted 12.09.2016 | Arts

Just like last year, the winners of the 2016 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Contest amaze and astound us. This year the Grand Pr...

3 Great Adventures in America's Largest National Park: Wrangell St. Elias

Stefanie Payne | Posted 11.21.2016 | Travel
Stefanie Payne

"The region is superlative in its scenic beauty and measures up fully and beyond the requirements for its establishment as National Monument and later...

4 Ways Onto The Water In Glacier Bay National Park

Stefanie Payne | Posted 11.01.2016 | Travel
Stefanie Payne

Conveniently located on the second floor of the Glacier Bay Lodge is the National Park Service Visitor Center. Nightly educational programs are offered, and passionate park service employees are on hand to answer questions to help you better plan your adventures.

8 Reasons To Explore Washington's North Cascades National Park

Stefanie Payne | Posted 10.31.2016 | Travel
Stefanie Payne

Just one of what seems like a million waterfalls that can be found in and around North Cascades National Park. Photo credit: Jonathan Irish North Cas...

America's Most Revisited National Park: Isle Royale In Michigan

Stefanie Payne | Posted 10.24.2016 | Travel
Stefanie Payne

Isle Royale National Park in Michigan is one of the least visited national parks in the U.S., and the most revisited... it is wild, untamed, and in th...

Exploring Minnesota's Voyageurs National Park on a Houseboat

Stefanie Payne | Posted 10.13.2016 | Travel
Stefanie Payne

Just five hours of quiet driving on country roads north of the Twin Cities in Minnesota resides Voyageurs National Park, one of only three national parks in the American Midwest. The theme of this park is water - 84,000 acres of freshwater highways that enfold nearly 900 islands and shore off the north woods.

These Stunning Nature Photos Will Remind You Of How Little You Are

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 10.07.2016 | Travel

Some days our problems seem way too heavy. But these photos from 21-year old photographer Andrew Studer are a good reminder that we human beings are r...

The World's Tallest Trees and Beyond... Things to See and Do in Redwood National and State Parks

Stefanie Payne | Posted 10.06.2016 | Travel
Stefanie Payne

Feast on this, tree huggers: America is home to the largest, oldest, and tallest trees in the world. Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks in central California is a habitat for the largest tree by volume, the giant Sequoia. Great Basin National Park in Nevada is home to the oldest trees, the Bristlecone pine, which can live up to five thousand years.

Flowers Get A Geometric Makeover In Mind-Bending Photos

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 07.25.2016 | Arts

Flowers tend to evoke certain adjectives in our minds. Soft. Romantic. Ruffly. Wild. Fragrant. Delicate. Straight-edged. Wait ― straight-edged? In a...

These Photos of Reptiles and Amphibians Will Transport You to Another World

Aaron Pomerantz | Posted 07.07.2016 | Home
Aaron Pomerantz

During our travels through Ecuador, we encountered an incredible diversity of frogs, snakes, lizards and salamanders.

Heaven -- Where Is It Anyway?

Barbara Falconer Newhall | Posted 07.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Barbara Falconer Newhall

It was heaven for me and my point-and-shoot. Light was coming at the garden from every direction. And the evening was still, no breeze, which meant our friends' flowers could hold a pose long enough for my point-and-shoot to take its time getting them into focus.

Why We Choose To Shoot Faceless Imagery

Victoria Yore | Posted 06.27.2016 | Arts
Victoria Yore

The reason we mostly shoot faceless imagery is because I have pretty epic hair that I have been growing for almost 9 years. Yeah, okay, you got me! That isn't the reason but having long hair helps, right?

My Garden Life

SOE MOE LWIN | Posted 06.22.2016 | Healthy Living

When Life Gives You Lemons You Make Lemonade ... When Cars Break Down You Walk With Nature 🤒😉.... Good Morning From Garden City 🌷🌺 ! ...

Gorgeous Photographs Capture The World Of Snails

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.20.2016 | Arts

“Snails are grateful models,” photographer Katarzyna Zaluzna says of her tiny mollusc subjects. “They are not only photogenic, but to me, they...

At Yosemite -- Pull Up A Rock And Have A Seat

Barbara Falconer Newhall | Posted 06.13.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Barbara Falconer Newhall

In Yosemite's high country: Is that grapefruit-sized rock all that's keeping the boulder from rolling down the hillside? Photos by Barbara Newhall. B...

This Rare Marine Iguana Fires Snot Rockets When It Sneezes

Aaron Pomerantz | Posted 06.10.2016 | Home
Aaron Pomerantz

On a recent trip to the Galápagos, I could hardly contain my joy at seeing some of the animals that, until then, I had only seen on TV. The marine iguanas were one of my favorites, blending in with the lava rocks, not giving a care in the world about the human activity around them. But I noticed them doing something interesting.

These 22 Images Reveal The Surreal Beauty Of Extreme Sports

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 06.09.2016 | Sports

When the power of man intersects with the beauty of nature, mesmerizing moments are born. And nothing makes those moments possible like extreme sports...

The Hidden Chapels of the Dolomites, a Photographer's Dream

How Far From Home | Posted 06.01.2016 | Travel
How Far From Home

The UNESCO World heritage site of the Dolomite mountain range in Northern Italy is known for its impressive peaks, probably because they are unlike any other peaks in the world.

Lose Yourself In These Colorful Photos Of Wildlife On The Move

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 04.28.2016 | Home

Amid the hustle and bustle of daily life, it's sometimes easy to forget the beauty of the world around us. Art Wolfe is here to remind us. Throughout ...

My First AIPAD: As Usual, More Questions Than Answers

Giovanni Savino | Posted 04.25.2016 | Arts
Giovanni Savino

A few days ago I received an invitation to attend AIPAD, the prestigious annual event held in New York City by the Association of International Photog...

Jaw-Dropping Aerial Photos Show The Diversity Of Life In China

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 04.13.2016 | Home

With 3.7 million square miles and 1.4 billion people, China is at the same time eccentric, colorful, busy and creative -- and these photos prove it. F...

Nighttime Photos Transform Natural Landscapes Into Alien Terrain

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.12.2016 | Arts

In his series "Lux Noctis," photographer Reuben Wu explores the otherworldly terrain present on planet earth, documenting landscapes draped in darknes...

Top US National Parks - by number of visitors in 2015

Vik Vek | Posted 04.07.2016 | Travel
Vik Vek

Every year National Park Service publishes the Annual Park Ranking Report for Recreation Visitors. More than 305 million people visited national park...