photography
Videos
The First LOLcat Photographer
Harry Whittier Frees Harry Whittier Frees. Frees was a prolific animal photographer, and though he had no way of knowing it at the time, his work with cats anticipated social media's great love affair with our furry friends.... READ ON
History
Compare New York City’s Past and Present in a New App
Take a virtual walking tour of New York City's Gilded Age architecture.... READ ON
Pretty Pictures
9 Up-Close Scientific Images from the Wellcome Image Awards
The Wellcome Image Awards recognize the best of scientific and medical imagery from the past year.... READ ON
Pretty Pictures
13 Wondrous Photos of Waves
Australian photographer Warren Keelan ventures off shore to get close-ups of the ocean in action.... READ ON
Videos
Peacock Feathers Are Even More Majestic Under a Microscope
Photographer Waldo Nell captures the iridescent beauty of peacock feathers under the microscope. His work transforms a familiar object into abstract landscapes and still lifes. We hope you’ll enjoy the stunning result.... READ ON
List
5 Things You Didn't Know About Ansel Adams
There was a lot more to the photographer than his iconic vistas.... READ ON
Space
Photographer Creates Detailed Exoplanets Out of Styrofoam
Adam Makarenko takes a grade school science project to new heights.... READ ON
Videos
Bleak and Stunning Photos of Abandoned Shopping Malls
Photographer Seph Lawless snapped these pictures inside two abandoned Ohio shopping malls. His work captures both the beauty and the melancholy of these modern ruins before they were demolished.... READ ON
Videos
Breathtaking Photos of Abandoned and Forgotten Places
Art
Facebook Censors Image of Nude Neptune Statue
Make sure your favorite deities are wearing pants before you post a picture of them.... READ ON
Photos
The Most Instagrammed Places of 2016
If you snapped a selfie at Disney World this year, you’re not alone.... READ ON
History
Wilson A. Bentley: The Man Who Photographed Snowflakes
His research is credited with establishing the theory that no two snowflakes are alike.... READ ON
History
The Time a Scotsman Played Bagpipes for a Penguin in Antarctica
Gilbert Kerr donned full Highland dress in the Antarctic cold.... READ ON
Pretty Pictures
Take a Look at Images of Ordinary Objects Cut in Half
What does the inside of a camera look like?... READ ON
Weather
Behind the Scenes With a Storm-Chasing Photographer
A lake in Venezuela sees 1.2 million lightning strikes every year, and Jonas Piontek is there to capture them.... READ ON
History
On This Day in 1948, the First Polaroid Camera Was Sold
It would cost $900 in today's dollars.... READ ON

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