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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Hapineko cat cafe
May 25, 2016, 6:50 a.m.
From pet cafes to cosplay cafes, Japan's service industry has something for everyone.
Lake Tahoe, Nevada
May 23, 2016, 6:10 a.m.
You don't have to visit Papua New Guinea or the Bahamas to admire some of the world's clearest bodies of water.
Białowieża Forest
May 20, 2016, 6:04 a.m.
Take a journey to some of the world's most notable remaining ancient forests around the globe.
A munchkin Sphynx cat with heterochromia iridum.
May 18, 2016, 6:15 a.m.
​While many genetic mutations are harmless, ethical concerns arise when animals are bred for painful or debilitating traits.
Baby opossums eating watermelon.
May 16, 2016, 6:30 a.m.
Don't judge these juvenile critters by their parents!
"Hereford Cow," gunpowder on wood, 9 x 12 inches.
May 13, 2016, 6:40 a.m.
​It's amazing how something as destructive as fire can yield such beauty.
Ta Prohm Temple in Angkor, Cambodia.
May 12, 2016, 6:10 a.m.
The ecological circumstances may have been different from the ones we face today, but the fall of these ancient civilizations offers vital lessons for today.
Sunrise peaks out from beneath a natural arch.
May 11, 2016, 6:10 a.m.
Every now and then, a piece of art comes along that reminds you of just how spectacular the natural world can be.
Dancers Among Us: A dancer snaps a photo atop a ledge.
May 10, 2016, 1:35 p.m.
'Dancers Among Us' features surprising, whimsical images of dancers gracefully acting out daily activities.