Thu, Jan 02, 2014 at 9:33 AM
The Chitwan Elephant Festival features elephant races, pageants and even soccer matches to raise awareness for the endangered species.
Tue, Dec 31, 2013 at 8:30 AM
The sea goddess Iemanja is believed to grant New Year's wishes to those who send offerings into the ocean.
Mon, Dec 30, 2013 at 9:00 AM
Bicyclists feed seagulls along the Triveni Sangam, the confluence of three holy rivers — the Ganges, Yamuna and Saraswathi — in Allahabad, India.
Fri, Dec 27, 2013 at 3:00 PM
This eerie visual phenomenon occurs when light (usually from the sun or the moon) reflects off ice crystals hovering in the air.
Thu, Dec 26, 2013 at 4:00 PM
Rafters paddle homemade rafts during the 47th annual Matlock Boxing Day Raft Race in Derbyshire, England.
Thu, Dec 26, 2013 at 8:39 AM
These 20 cancer patients thought they'd get a makeover. Instead, they received the gift of forgetting their worries.
Fri, Feb 07, 2014 at 10:21 PM
If you're dreaming of a white Christmas, these amazing photos of snow-covered nature from all around the world might do the trick. (Bonus: No shoveling!)
Mon, Dec 23, 2013 at 12:51 PM
A flock of festive penguins waddle down a street during an annual holiday parade at South Korea's Everland.
Sat, Dec 21, 2013 at 9:00 AM
With the Earth's axis now tilting at 23.5 degrees, the northern hemisphere is at its farthest point from the sun and the north pole is plunged into total darkness.
Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 12:01 PM
National Geographic shines a spotlight on its best travel photos of 2013, a stunning collection accumulated over the past year.