Amazing Photos Capture Miami Zoo’s Efforts to Safeguard Flamingos in a Bathroom During the 1992 Hurricane
In August 1992, Hurricane Andrew, a Category 5 storm, wreaked havoc in the Bahamas, Florida, and Louisiana. The National Weather Service reported that the storm had caused damages worth $26.5 billion, making it the costliest natural disaster in U.S. history until Hurricane Katrina surpassed it in 2005 with $81 billion in damages. Continue reading »
Illustrator and portrait painter Tim O’Brien has a knack for pop culture, often infusing it into artistic visions that simultaneously reveal its strangeness and familiarity. This week, he was inspired by the now infamous image of Kellyanne Conway casually sitting on an Oval Office couch during a February 27 meeting of leaders of historically black colleges. What he decided to do was create one of the best contributions to a viral meme. Above: Andrew Wyeth’s “Christina’s World” (1948), from the Museum of Modern Art’s collection. Continue reading »
Brush fires in Everglades National Park, Florida make for a dramatic Milky Way in this panorama. A photographer set out to inspire awe in nature’s wonders through the tropical wetlands of Florida. Continue reading »
Students from St Andrew’s University indulge in a tradition of covering themselves with foam to honour the “academic family” on October 20, 2014, in St Andrews, Scotland. Every November the “raisin weekend” which is held in the university’s Lower College Lawn, is celebrated and a gift of raisins (now foam) is traditionally given by first year students to their elders as a thank you for their guidance and in exchange they receive a receipt in Latin. (Photos by Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images)
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Photographers Melanie Faith Dove and Andrew Chapman have collaborated on a project about the dogs that work in our outback. ‘Working Dogs‘ book launched on Sunday October 27 at Collingwood Children’s farm here is a collection of their pictures documenting the bonds between farmers and their dogs.
Chocolate or Red Border Collies, Floss and Pepper pup at Vin Stapleton’s Bushfield Property, February 2013. Photo by Melanie Faith Dove Continue reading »