Photo Blog

The Photo Blog is MNN’s curated collection of photography and visual art that focuses on everything that makes our world beautiful, strange, and — at times — extraordinarily cute.

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Facial hair enthusiasts at the World Beard And Moustache Championships in Leogang, Austria.
October 9, 2015, 6:30 a.m.
A fascinating glimpse inside the world of freestyle mustache and beard competitions.
The dramatic rise of the supermoon.
October 8, 2015, 6:50 a.m.
Photographer Mark Gee used an extremely long lens to make the moon appear oversized and surreal.
Steampunk dachshund sculpture
October 7, 2015, 6:20 a.m.
Can't bear to throw away that old, broken watch sitting in your sock drawer? Try turning it into a piece of steampunk-inspired art instead!
Brushtail possum
October 6, 2015, 2:41 p.m.
The 4-month-old brushtail possum is thriving thanks to 'round-the-clock veterinary care.
Moscow's 'Circle of Light' festival
October 5, 2015, 5:02 p.m.
The annual 'Circle of Light' festival paints the Russian capital with stunning projection mapping installations.
The Purrtraitist
October 5, 2015, 6:30 a.m.
'The Purrtraitist' follows the country's foremost felines at competitive cat shows across the U.S.
Tofu the red panda struts around her enclosure.
October 2, 2015, 6:30 a.m.
The female cub was born on June 22, and is only just now making her first public appearance.
Podniesiński stands below a sign in Futaba touting the benefits of nuclear power
October 1, 2015, 6:30 a.m.
An eye-opening photo essay documents the haunting towns that were forcibly abandoned following the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster.
Tourist exploring Tsingy de Bemaraha
September 30, 2015, 6:30 a.m.
The sharp, treacherous karstic landscape of Madagascar's Tsingy de Bemaraha belies its status as a nurturing ecological cradle for rare endemic wildlife.