Dallas Nagata White is a photographer based out of Honolulu, Hawaii, with a particular interest in pop culture. She recently completed a photoshoot titled Heroines Over Honolulu. The island state makes for a great backdrop for these characters. »
History website Argunners has published a series of previously unseen photos recently uncovered from the archives of an American four-star general who served in Europe during the Second World War. The images show a war-torn Europe as American forces move towards Berlin.
He looks like a bumble bee, but this is Xylocopa virginica, the Virginia Carpenter Bee. While females have a stinger, the males don’t, but they do step to other males who invade their turf, watching over females and young. “Carpenter” comes from the bees’ nesting habits: they tunnel into wood to lay eggs. »
This year, over 18,000 photographs were submitted to National Geographic’s annual Traveler Photo Contest. These ten are the very best.
These are the 20 most brilliant military images I found around these wonderful intertubes this week. Not only do they highlight the amazing things America and our allies’ service people do on a regular basis, but also the photographers, both military and private, that work so hard to gives us a view we could never see… »
What’s going on here, exactly? The date is Oct. 17, 1945. The place is Pontiac, Mich. The woman is Deputy Sheriff Clemmia A. Hurst, of Lee County, Ky. The man in handcuffs is Raney Allen, 25 years old and wanted for murder—all four feet of him. »
The Subway is a slot canyon at Zion National Park in Utah. It’s the kind of natural phenomena that looks so beautiful it’s almost otherworldly. You can imagine catching a supernatural train to the underworld here. »
Photographer Jeffrey Milstein is known for getting stunning shots of our culture from above; we previously covered his aerial photographs of cruise ships. For his new series LANY he photographed the two cities from a helicopter. While these views don’t necessarily feel unfamiliar (thanks Google Earth!), his… »
Photographer Yuri Beletsky recently captured this stunning photo of comet C/2014 Q1 (Pan-Starrs) which is currently visible in the Southern Hemisphere. »
Using a little bit of math and a lot of patience, anyone can watch the International Space Station go flying past the Moon. And if you’ve got a DSLR and a telescope handy, you can save that moment in a stunning photo. »
On these small islands, spindly rock formations are the only hints of the dark magic that transformed the original ships into monuments to angering the local mages. »