Posts Tagged ‘Photophaph’

Comments Off on Inside the Battle Over a Strip-Mine Cemetery

A mine, a family cemetery, and a struggle over heritage and jobs. A bird’s-eye view of the mountaintop-removal mine that emptied Lindytown, West Virginia. Photograph by Ami Vitale Walk to the edge of the Jarrell family cemetery in the mountains of southern West Virginia, a plot of land the size of a tennis court where […]

Comments Off on Five Reasons to Eat Watermelon

Ear-deep in watermelon, a boy eats a juicy slice at a festival. Photograph by James P. Blair, National Geographic Big, sloppy slices of watermelon served at a picnic table are the quintessential summer snack—sweet enough to be dessert but, as several recent studies remind us, good for our health as well. (And only 84 calories […]

Comments Off on Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #44

Jamaican tody nest in burrows that are excavates in muddy banks or rotten wood. (Owen Deutsch / Owen Deutsch Photography) Wild birds are descended from the time of the dinosaurs. They have seen the continents drift apart, saying goodbye to long-lost cousins as the oceans widened between them. They have managed to occupy almost all […]

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Comments Off on Majestic Canada, coast to coast

When Canada’s inaugural transcontinental train trundled from Montreal into British Columbia’s Port Moody in 1886, it practically and symbolically linked the country’s east and west for the first time, triggering a golden age of “high-speed” rail travel that inspired thousands to explore the fledgling nation. Today aeroplanes have raced ahead in the speed stakes, but […]

Comments Off on Take a Look in the Mirror: The Awesome Diversity of Earth Captured for National Geographic Contest

The wonder and beauty of Planet Earth is illustrated perfectly in this years ongoing series of entries submitted for National Geographic Traveler’s Photo Contest Regardless of whether the images were captured by amateur or professional photographers, thousands of pictures flooded into the contest which boasts four categories, including portraits, outdoor scenes, sense of place and […]

Comments Off on The Best Shots of Biggest Full Moon in 2013

Golden Moon Photograph by Scott Tully, National Geographic Your Shot The supermoon shines with a golden hue on June 23 in this image from Connecticut-based photographer Scott Tully. In general, the most picturesque moments occur in the minutes after local sunset, when the moon rises above the horizon, and then again before sunrise, as the […]