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Simple Complexity: Art From Nature

Simple Complexity: Art From Nature

Photography and film can seize extraordinary moments and captivate the eyes, making us see things in new ways. These projects both involve photographic processes that use high resolution imaging to capture detailed magnified pictures that offer a splendid look into some of the world’s natural wonders. National Geographic has released a series titled Mysteries of the Unseen World. It is a gallery of incredible imagery that shows just how wondrous and complex nature is. Many of the photographs are shot with processes that capture the images faster than our vision can actually see them, called electron microscopy. The details and depth of… read more

National Geographic’s Exploration Photo Contest

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Edit: This contest is now closed. However, you can still browse the photos below and check the website out (link below) to prepare for next year’s contest. Amateur photographers of the world: Today is your LAST DAY to get in on this epic contest! National Geographic issued a contest earlier this year called ‘Explore Our Changing World‘. In its first month of being live, over 300,000 people submitted photos to be considered for the winning prize. There’s still time to submit if you’ve taken any pictures worthy of consideration, or if can shoot off some quick pics in the next,… read more

Blue Zones, What’s Their Secret?

Blue Zones, What’s Their Secret?

There are certain regions in the world where people tend to live longer, be healthier and report greater life satisfaction. For almost 10 years Dan Buettner has been examining these places, and trying to understand what advantages or environmental differences exist in them. In collaboration with National Geographic, experts in their fields and researchers who specialize in long life spans, they have looked into these sections of the world and their inhabitants. In order to find the top zones, the team investigated 3 global databases involving factors of well-being. Looking at a 95% representative sample of the total world population,… read more