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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boy at sunrise along the banks of the Yamuna River in Delhi; Nat Geo 2019 travel contest
June 18, 2019, 2:20 p.m.
The 2019 National Geographic Travel Photo Contest focuses on nature, cities and people. Here are the stunning winners.
Petey the horse
June 12, 2019, 3:49 p.m.
Isa Leshko's dignified farm sanctuary portraits may change the way you view aging.
NASA's 'Mars Helicopter' is classified as a demonstration technology and will accompany the Mars 2020 rover to the red planet in July 2020.
June 7, 2019, 1:14 p.m.
Autonomous aircraft heralds the beginning of a new era in our exploration of the red planet.
tornado-ravaged home near Kansas City
May 30, 2019, 12:24 p.m.
From Texas and Colorado through the Midwest, South and East Coast, tornadoes are tearing through the U.S.
The Milky Way is seen in the dark sky over Mitten Park in Dinosaur National Monument.
May 23, 2019, 1:15 p.m.
International Dark-Sky Association honors places that preserve unpolluted views of the sky.
An illustration of New Horizons' flyby of 'Ultima Thule,' a Kuiper Belt object that has changed little since its formation billions of years ago.
May 17, 2019, 11:50 a.m.
NASA has released some initial results from the first-ever up-close flyby of a Kuiper Belt space rock.
Taking Center Stage
May 16, 2019, 10:48 a.m.
The BigPicture photo contest winners offer striking images of the natural world.
Chipper the recycling dog with backpack of trash
May 8, 2019, 5:04 p.m.
This smart pup will pick up plastic bottles, cans and even old shoes.
Crown shyness
May 2, 2019, 12:11 p.m.
Crown shyness, or tree canopy shyness, is when tree canopies don't touch, creating stark outlines between the treetops.