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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September 20, 2013, 1:40 p.m.
A cultural symbol of the Hakka in Meinong District of Kaoshiung, Taiwan, oil paper umbrellas are considered "full art."
September 20, 2013, 12 p.m.
San Francisco's iconic Sutro Tower looms above a heavy blanket of fog settling over the slopes of Twin Peaks.
September 19, 2013, 11:47 a.m.
Dutch conceptual artist Florentijin Hofman brings his cheeky inflatable art installation to Taiwan's waters.
September 18, 2013, 1:10 p.m.
British photographer Paul Williams was on assignment in Sri Lanka when he came across a baby palm squirrel that had fallen out of its nest.
September 17, 2013, 11:40 a.m.
Veteran astrophotographer Terry Hancock spent 3 nights capturing this dazzling photo of NGC 7635, also known as the Bubble Nebula.
September 16, 2013, 12:45 p.m.
After spending their summers in the lush meadows of the Bavarian Alps, German cattle are herded back down the valleys to their farms to hunker down for the winter.
September 13, 2013, 1:23 p.m.
A violent deluge dumped 7 inches of rain on Boulder, Colo., in just 24 hours — shattering the city's 95-year record for rainfall.
September 12, 2013, 5:07 p.m.
There are ways for nature lovers to accomplish an amazing experience with limited time in the Denver metro area.
September 11, 2013, 2:28 p.m.
Family members gather at the 9/11 Memorial in NYC to mourn loved ones and commemorate the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.