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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Succulent nail art
October 27, 2016, 3:49 p.m.
While not practical for every day wear, these 'fat plant' manicures from Roz Borg of Arozona Living are sure to spark a conversation.
Salto La Vaca, the tallest cascading waterfall in Puerto Rico, tumbles into San Cristobal Canyon.
October 27, 2016, 7:37 a.m.
Following years of misuse, gorgeous canyon gains new life as one of Puerto Rico's most important ecological attractions.
A kitten named Chicken frolics in a bush of flowers.
October 26, 2016, 7:54 a.m.
Photographer Seth Casteel casts his lens on the priceless expressions of rescue cats and kittens bounding and jumping through the air.
Rhino sculpture made of rolled newspaper.
October 25, 2016, 11 a.m.
Old newspapers gain new life as evocative sculptures that tell a story about the relationship between humans and animals.
Surfers catching waves in Tofino, Canada.
October 24, 2016, 7:45 a.m.
Thanks to advances in wetsuit technology, surfing is becoming increasingly popular in frigid destinations like Norway and Alaska.
Husky flying
October 19, 2016, 1:49 p.m.
It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a flying dog!
"Entwined Lives"
October 18, 2016, 7 p.m.
Award-winning photographer Tim Laman explores the lives and culture of orangutans in Borneo and Sumatra.
A flock of lesser flamingos (Phoeniconaias minor) standing in the waters of Lake Natron.
October 18, 2016, 7:32 a.m.
This salty soda lake literally turns dead animals into calcified statues. Why do lesser flamingos love it so much?
This beautiful big cat is endangered.
October 14, 2016, 6:10 a.m.
Also known as an "ounce," these beautiful big cats are one of the most elusive mammals in the world.