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Beauty Is in the Eye of the Beholder - But What If There Is No Beholder?

Barbara Falconer Newhall | Posted 06.26.2015 | Religion
Barbara Falconer Newhall

Something big and white and cloudy was lurking in the steep canyon below our house. I stood up from my computer and peered out the window for a better look. It was flowering tree, growing wild.

In the Midst of the Namib Desert, An Oasis Awaits: Serra Cafema

Susan Portnoy | Posted 06.26.2015 | Travel
Susan Portnoy

Nestled between two extremes, Serra Cafema is an anomaly in Namibia. It's both a passport to an arid, otherworldly region and a serene waterside retreat.

10 Instagram Accounts That Make Us Want To Hike And Explore The Planet

INK361 | Posted 06.23.2015 | Travel
INK361

While some of us enjoy sharing photos of our selfies, food or pets on Instagram - these folks are hiking in the most beautiful places on earth and sha...

PHOTO: Twin Tornadoes Dance Under Massive Supercell

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.10.2015 | Green

Most extreme weather chasers are all about getting as close to the action as possible. Not Kelly DeLay. When five tornadoes touched down on the Col...

5 São Miguel Experiences for Your Bucket List

Katy Miller | Posted 05.28.2015 | Travel
Katy Miller

When I fly, I'm usually not the one looking out the window as we start the descent. But as São Miguel island came into sight, I couldn't stop staring at the breathtakingly green island scattered with craggy mountains and sapphire lakes. By the time we actually landed, I couldn't wait to get on the road.

Majestic Photographs Of Ancient Trees Will Make You Feel Very, Very Small

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.28.2015 | Arts

To the plant lovers among us, they're known as baobabs. To the more casual observer, they're often called "the trees of life." To "Lion King" ...

These 10 Gorgeous Travel Shots Will Make You Hit The Road Immediately

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts & Nick Robins-Early | Posted 05.19.2015 | World

There's nothing like the 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest to make you want to pack your bags and explore the hidden corners of the worl...

10 Amazing Nature Accounts to Follow on Instagram

Huntgram | Posted 05.17.2015 | Arts
Huntgram

It is said that nature has answers to all because if we really observe it, we will find everything - from the charm of a butterfly flapping its wings ...

The World's 15 Most Amazing Waterfalls

Thrillist | Posted 05.14.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

It's with the same passionate spirit of adventure and danger that we're proud to introduce the most treacherous, powerful, and enormous waterfalls that TLC would be wholly against chasing.

Mountain Shadows Are Nature's Coolest Optical Illusion

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 05.06.2015 | Green

Call it a view of moonrise kingdom. The astronomers who run NASA's beautiful Astronomy Photo Of The Day blog posted a haunting image this week of t...

The World's 16 Most Incredible Sea Caves

Thrillist | Posted 05.05.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

Are you ready to gaze upon the marvels of water and wind erosion? Sure you are. Here are 16 of the world's most incredible sea caves.

Travelogue of Love

Miriam Ava | Posted 06.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Miriam Ava

It's been absolutely magnificent to see nature blossom into splendor, and I wanted to capture these precious moments to share with you.

Priscilla Frank

Yes, These Are Photographs Of Actual Caves And Icefalls On Planet Earth

HuffingtonPost.com | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.24.2015 | Arts

Jagged fangs of rock candy. Puffy clouds of crystal. Rainbow rocks, slowly dripping. The following photographs seem to capture an alien planet, or per...

'Mind-Blowing And Humbling'

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 04.22.2015 | Religion

Sam and Amanda Ciurdar often find themselves retreating into nature, captivated by Earth’s beauty. The Southern California couple, both devout Ch...

Amazing Levitating Lambs

Roeselien Raimond | Posted 05.25.2015 | Green
Roeselien Raimond

I swear, lambs are totally nuts! One day, I biked along a meadow, when I suddenly witnessed some strange white movements from the corner of my eye. Some lambs were jumping around like crazy, and for a moment I wondered if they might be suffering Mad Sheep Disease.

5 Spots With The Clearest Water In the World

Thrillist | Posted 05.13.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

Wouldn't it be nice if you could actually SEE what's beneath you? Well, you're in luck, because each of these 10 places has water that's so clear, it's pretty much equivalent to swimming inside a Poland Spring bottle. Or a Fiji bottle, if you're super fancy.

This Field Of Otherworldly Sand Spires Was Carved By Wind

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 02.18.2015 | Arts

A blizzard may have thwarted photographer Joshua Nowicki’s Valentine’s Day plans with his wife, but it didn’t stop him from venturing out with h...

Road Trip to Ohio's "The Spot"

Jill Shomer | Posted 04.13.2015 | Travel
Jill Shomer

A group of Instagrammers came together in Columbus, Ohio, on February 5th for the opening of the Mobile Photo Now exhibit at the Columbus Museum of Ar...

These Bewitching Photos Of Rainbow Swamps Reveal The Magic Lurking In Mire

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.09.2015 | Arts

Photographer Jessica Hines built a house on a swamp in southeast Georgia, not far from Savannah. Her reasoning was simple: "It is home to a large numb...

10 Stunning Wildlife Photos From The NatGeo Photo Contest

The Huffington Post | Katherine Boehrer | Posted 10.24.2014 | Green

Submissions continue to roll in for National Geographic's 2014 Photo Contest, and we've been wowed by the spectacular wildlife photography entered so ...

Surreal And Stunning Visions From The Largest Salt Flat In The World

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.20.2014 | Arts

The Salar de Uyuni, located in Bolivia, is the largest salt flat in the world. Measuring in at over 4,000 square miles, the Salar was once part of a p...

10 Photos That Justify Washington as the Most Instagrammable State in America

Stephanie Be | Posted 12.15.2014 | Travel
Stephanie Be

Tour books and maps? That's pre-Google. Today, mobile apps and social media are the root of our travel inspiration and planning.

Fox Reflections: What Does The Fox See?

Roeselien Raimond | Posted 12.02.2014 | Arts
Roeselien Raimond

Foxes don't seem to swim an awful lot. Suspiciously often I see them standing along the waterfront, though. So the question is....what are they doing ...

10 National Geographic Photo Contest Entries Remind Us Why We Need Nature

The Huffington Post | Katherine Boehrer | Posted 10.05.2014 | Green

National Geographic's 2014 Photo Contest has begun, showcasing beautiful pictures of people and the world around them. The contest has already drawn m...

20 Photographs By Young People You'd Have To See To Believe

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 09.20.2014 | Teen

Whether you're posting the occasional selfie to Instagram or mastering the art of dog portraits, it's a good time to be a young photographer. And now,...