This time-lapse video of Yosemite, by Sheldon Neill and Colin Delehanty, has been making the Internet rounds everywhere the last few days. And for good reason — it’s splendiferous. If you can’t make it to Yosemite National Park anytime soon, this is definitely the next best thing.
My good buddy Zack is living and working in Bagram, Afghanistan. After watching this incredibly beautiful video by Lukas Augustin, I now understand why he moved there. I have lived from 2006-2008 in Kabul doing my civil service for a humanitarian aid organization. This March I had the chance to go back with my fiancé [...]
According to one Redditor, the picture above is of a Mandarin Duck. The species was once widespread in eastern Asia, but large-scale exports and the destruction of its forest habitat have reduced populations in eastern Russia and in China to below 1,000 pairs in each country; Japan, however, is thought to still hold some 5,000 pairs. Specimens [...]