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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squirrels building a snowman
January 13, 2017, 7:06 a.m.
Squirrels and other rodents have a blast in the snow.
supermassive black hole
January 11, 2017, 3:28 p.m.
NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory has uncovered a frightening array of black holes in an area of sky the size of the full moon.
Flower-beard bedecked bust of Leopold II in Brussels.
January 9, 2017, 2:38 p.m.
Weathered old statuary get a colorful upgrade by Geoffroy Mottart.
Anacostia River has suffered years of abuse
January 3, 2017, 7:34 a.m.
Krista Schlyer is photographing the people, wildlife and landscapes of America's 'forgotten' river.
Siberian guard dog
December 29, 2016, 4:55 p.m.
Photographer Amos Chapple spent 5 weeks documenting daily life in Yakutsk, Russia, the coldest inhabited town on Earth.
River basins of the United States
December 27, 2016, 12:50 p.m.
Hungarian cartographer Robert Szucs uses GIS skills to turn river basin maps into colorful, detailed works of art.
Sophie Standing Siberian tiger
December 22, 2016, 11:06 a.m.
Sophie Standing's intricate art is huge and colorful.
Photographing the largest carnivore in Chile is an adventure of a lifetime.
December 21, 2016, 8:19 a.m.
Roy Toft brings intrepid shutterbugs on a quest to follow the largest land carnivores in the country.
Sleep on it
December 20, 2016, 10:49 a.m.
Artist James Chapman examines how sayings translate around the world by drawing them — literally.