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A Fate Preordained: The Rise and Fall of Zhou Yafu, Prime Minister of Han
Fate and predestiny are ingrained in traditional Chinese belief. The word ming (命), which means "life" in Chinese, is the same character used in words that mean "command" or "order." Everyone has his or her...
"A Peaceful Coexistence" by Lewis Michael Jefferies (United Kingdom)(Image: Lewis Michael Jefferies via UPY 2022)
Underwater Photographer of the Year 2022 – Winners and Runner-Ups Awestruck Photos
Underwater photographers have their chance to shine every year in a prestigious competition that started over 50 years ago with the Brighton Underwater Film Festival. Organized by Bernard Eaton in 1965, the UK-hosted competition has...
(Image: Emi Nakajima)
Aspiring Artist Captures Minute Details of Architectural Masterpieces Around the World
“I fell in love with grandeur-especially the gothic and baroque ones. They are highly unique and stylish. As a kid, I used to say to my dad, ‘Let’s go travel the world when I group...
Casey Holihan and her husband, John Noe, while traveling from Ellicott City, Maryland, to North Carolina (Image: Casey Holihan Noe)
Bakery Gifts Hundreds of Loaves of Bread to Drivers Stuck on I-95 During Snowstorm
Being stranded on a highway for more than 24 hours in below-freezing temperatures is a nightmare scenario. Yet, that’s precisely what hundreds of people on I-95 in Virginia experienced after an icy snowstorm caused a...
The Howell County Tribute Mural (Image: Sandra Pemberton Murals via Facebook)
Missouri Artist Went Viral After Painting Huge Patriotic ‘Tribute Mural’ On Highway 63
About two miles north of Pomona on highway 63, passersby can view a patriotic mural that has been painted on the side of a building. This giant painting on metal siding features an arrangement of...
The ship Vasa in the Vasa Museum. (Courtesy of Anneli Karlsson/Vasa Museum/SMTM)
Historic Recovery and Restoration of Sweden’s Famous Warship – The Wasa
Centuries after sinking roughly 1,300 meters into her maiden voyage, Sweden’s most famous warship, the Wasa (pronounced Vasa) was recovered from Stockholm’s harbor. Relocated in the 1950s after being largely forgotten, the 220-foot former flagship...
(Courtesy of Andrew McCarthy and @cosmic_background)
Astrophotographer Creates Incredibly Detailed Moon Images From 200,000 Combined Photos
“I think that the moon is one of the most important objects in space, it is a stepping stone to the rest of the universe,” said Andrew McCarthy, a digital artist and an astrophotographer who...
(Courtesy of Kristina Makeeva)
Fairytale Photos of Captivating Blue-eyed Beauty of a Beast
It's not every day you see a majestic white horse, let alone have the opportunity for a photoshoot. One lucky Russian photographer was in the right place at the right time, however, when she came...
neon-green bioluminescent fungus, known as “foxfire,” glowing on Kalaloch Beach, Olympic National Park, Washington.
The Magic of Bioluminescence – Glowing Fungus Revealed During Clouded Lunar Eclipse
Mathew Nichols, from Forks, Washington, had the most bizarre experience on Nov. 19, 2021. The 28-year-old photographer, who works in forest restoration by day, had a clear plan when he set out to Kalaloch Beach...
Night of September 19, the first day unleashing its strength and power of destruction, two months later it is still there.
Photographer Shocked by Volcanic Eruption Close to Home: ‘We Cannot Fight Against Nature, Only Adapt To It.’
Travel and nature photographer Saúl Santos Díaz realized his dream of capturing a live volcano on camera when he achieved amazing visuals filming a local eruption last year. Diaz captured the eerie yet stunning images...
(Courtesy of Tina Marcum Denlinger)
Adorable Little Dog Just Won’t Stop Smiling: ‘Everything To Him Is A Celebration’
Being greeted with a smile is always a treat, but when that smile is on the face of an animal, it makes you look twice. Smiling animals have the ability to touch us in a...
Incredibly Detailed Octopus From a Single Sheet of Paper by Japanese artist Masayo Fukudo
‘National Treasure’ – Japanese Artist Cuts Incredibly Detailed Octopus From a Single Sheet of Paper
At first glance, this octopus seemed to be alive and breathing. A second look, however, paints a different picture —it's a drawing rendered using fine-tipped pens — alas, that's not accurate either. If you take...