Police dogs blessed with colorful tilaka during Tihar Festival
August 5, 2016, 10:11 a.m. by Catie Leary
Tihar is the Nepalese equivalent of Diwali, an important 5-day festival of lights celebrated by Hindus, Jains, Buddhists, Sikhs and Arya Samajists.
Small worlds come to life in microscope photos
October 29, 2013, 11:50 a.m. by Megan Gannon, LiveScience
Entrants to Nikon's Small World Competition include photomicrographs of a butterfly's coiled tongue, food dye, and more.
Is this a movie set or just firefighting practice?
July 29, 2013, 12 p.m. by Photo Blog
A team of Air Force firefighters don shiny heat-resistant gear to extinguish burning jet fuel during a training exercise.
15 of National Geographic's most iconic photographs
July 22, 2013, 3 p.m. by Catie Leary
In celebration of National Geographic's 125th anniversary, Christie's is holding an online auction of rare prints made from these stunning photos.
Travel photos take center stage in Nat Geo photo contest
June 25, 2013, 12:30 p.m. by Photo Blog
Photographers across the globe are invited to submit their most stunning travel photos to the 25th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest.
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