National Geographic Photo Blog
Thanks to Chris The Story Reading Ape for finding this post!
The loudest sounds you’ll hear is probably the quacking of a duck (well, when it isn’t flooded with tourists, of course)
Absolutely beautiful pictures from Inese! She always captures beauty!
In this picture, I am looking through the natural ‘window’ from a coastal cave. It was chilly outside, and we quite enjoyed our refuge from the elements.
A couple of days ago I went outside first time after a week in bed. It felt like leaving a cave.
Viruses, the tiny things that are not even technically alive, can cause a lot of trouble. The only criteria for being alive they fit in is that they can evolve over time. It is why we need to get a flu vaccine every year. Basically, a virus is a string of DNA (or RNA) wrapped in a protein coat. It doesn’t respond to any stimuli and doesn’t reproduce. It just is. At this stage it is called a virion. The horror story begins when such virion gets in contact with a cell – human, animal or bacterial. Viruses are parasites, they must have a host…
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Fantastic pictures from Chris The Story Reading Ape!
A cool looking Volcano in Ethiopia has blue lava
apparently due to a high sulphur content.
This photo could just be the perfect mountain sunrise you’ll ever see.
Running in Florida doesn’t look that appealing…
Keyhole Rock at Pfeiffer Beach in Big Sur California provides
a beautiful ocean cave sunset photograph
A beautiful photo of Anatakapau Bay in New Zealand
A look at Bavaria with lots of colour in this photograph.
This Oceanside path in Spain looks like a cool place to take a hike.
A ship towing an iceberg off the coast of Newfoundland
to prevent the iceberg from hitting an offshore drilling platform.
A beautiful photo of the San Juan Mountains in Colorado.
Chimney Rock is on the left and Courthouse Mountain is on the right.
Apparently these beach boulders are located at Moeraki, New Zealand
and occur naturally…
It appears that this group of Gibbons are singing…
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