Mt Kelud Erupts in Indonesia

Mount Kelud erupted late Thursday in the eastern part of Indonesia’s Java island, forcing more than 100,000 to flee their homes and killing at least three others. A blanket of ash – up to 5 centimeters thick in some cases – forced regional airports and major tourist destinations, such as the Borobudur and Prambanan temples, to close, according to media reports.

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A man wears a mask as he rides a becak, a kind of rickshaw, on a road covered with from Mount Kelud in Yogyakarta. (Photo by Dwi Oblo/Reuters)

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The Floral Beauty of Hitsujiyama Park

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Every year, at the beginning of May, Japan blooms in all possible colors. One of the most colorful and attractive places at this time is the Hitsujiyama Park with his phloxes.

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Nature Photography by Oer-Wout

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Set of brilliant nature photos by Dutch artist / photographer – Oer-Wout.

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Freezing Rain in Slovenia

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A man removes ice from an ice-covered car with a hammer in Postojna, Slovenia, on February 5, 2014. Cars stand entombed in a crystal-like casing near the deserted railway station in Postojna. Trees and electricity pylons lie felled in the snow by the sheer weight of ice enveloping them. (Photo by Srdjan Zivulovic/Reuters)

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The Most Polluted River in the World

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Heavy pollution of river water by household and industrial waste in the Indonesian province of West Java is threatening the health of at least five million people living on the riverbanks, say government officials and water experts.

Poor sanitation and hygiene cause 50,000 deaths annually in Indonesia, with untreated sewage resulting in over six million tons of human waste being released into inland water bodies, according to an ongoing study by the World Bank.

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Snow Rollers

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Snowrolls file the frozemn Scioto River near Greenlawn Ave. in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, January 28, 2014. (Photo by Eric Albrecht/AP Photo/The Columbus Dispatch)

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Uluru / Ayers Rock

Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock and officially gazetted as Uluru / Ayers Rock, is a large sandstone rock formation in the southern part of the Northern Territory in central Australia. It lies 335 km (208 mi) south west of the nearest large town, Alice Springs, 450 km (280 mi) by road. Uluru is sacred to the Anangu, the Aboriginal people of the area. The area around the formation is home to a plethora of springs, waterholes, rock caves, and ancient paintings. Uluru is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Uluru is one of Australia’s most recognisable natural landmarks. The sandstone formation stands 348 m (1,142 ft) high, rising 863 m (2,831 ft) above sea level, with most of its bulk lying underground, and has a total circumference of 9.4 km (5.8 mi). Uluru is notable for appearing to change colour at different times of the day and year, most notably glowing red at dawn and sunset.

Uluru is an inselberg, literally “island mountain”. An inselberg is a prominent isolated residual knob or hill that rises abruptly from and is surrounded by extensive and relatively flat erosion lowlands in a hot, dry region. Uluru is also often referred to as a monolith, although this is a somewhat ambiguous term that is generally avoided by geologists. The remarkable feature of Uluru is its homogeneity and lack of jointing and parting at bedding surfaces, leading to the lack of development of scree slopes and soil. These characteristics led to its survival, while the surrounding rocks were eroded

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Uluru is seen at as the sun sets on November 27, 2013 in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia. Uluru/ Ayers Rock is a large sandstone formation situated in central Australia approximately 335km from Alice Springs. The site and its surrounding area is scared to the Anangu people, the Indigenous people of this area and is visited by over 250,000 people each year. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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Colourful Campus Of Thailand’s Rangsit University

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Thailand`s Rangsit University is a private institution of higher education with the primary aim of creating graduates in different areas of study, focusing mainly on science, technology, design and management. But what makes this university renowned around the world is its colorful campus, with trees and bushes painted to beautify the campus.

Though in 2011 the plants were significantly damaged in one of Thailand’s worst floods in five decades, they continue to enliven the atmosphere at the university.

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Where Different Seasons Meet

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Artist Daniel Schwarz used photographs of Google Maps of the same area but made in different seasons. His series captured the changing of seasons and weather.

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Amazing Places Around The World – 15

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Our world is very beautiful. There are many places that are very amazing you can say. We are featuring a series of amazing place around the world. We featured nature’s beauty. Scenery photography is one of the most attracted kinds of the own field.

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Beautiful Photography by Photographer Arijit Das

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Arijit Das is basically a Landscape photographer who shares his beautiful photography works at his facebook page DarkChocolates. I really wanted to share those works with you.

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World’s Best Places To Watch Sunsets

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Watching the sun go down can be a mesmerising sight. When you’re planning your summer trip, take into account these seven places with the most stunning sunsets in the world. Here’s our top 7 places for sunsets.

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50 Unique Examples of Landscapes

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Photography about nature is commonly called as Landscape and the most important element of these kind of photos is light. Usually landscapes are photographed in low angled light of dawn or dusk and by adding some contrast at the right time to the photos, forms masterpieces.

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Pentagon Shaped Iyokan Citrus Fruits

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Pentagon shaped iyokan citrus fruits are seen on January 15, 2014 in Yawatahama, Ehime, Japan. Farmers wish to promote these pentagon-shaped citrus fruits or “Gokaku no Iyokan”, which can also mean “sweet smell of success in exams”, as a good luck charm for students in the upcoming entrance exam season, and to revive the popularity of iyokan fruits. (Photos by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images)

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The 15 Craziest Things In Nature You Won’t Believe Actually Exist

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Mother Nature is beautiful and amazing because we can see many amazing stuff like these 15 things that you won’t believe they actually exist. All these places are real. It is hard to believe in that, but that is true.

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