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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October 17, 2013, 11:26 a.m.
The annual race, called Pacu Jawi, celebrates the end of the harvest season in Batusangkar, West Sumatra, Indonesia.
October 15, 2013, 12 p.m.
Pumpkin growers gather in Half Moon Bay, Calif. for the 40th Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off.
Living bridges
October 11, 2013, 6:18 p.m.
Deep in the misty rain forests of the Indian state of Meghalaya lie the world's most majestic bridges, woven from the living, growing roots of rubber trees.
October 9, 2013, 11 a.m.
Whether they're towering over vibrant Dutch flower fields or Californian slopes, windmills are one of mankind's most picturesque energy-producing machines.
October 8, 2013, 1:55 p.m.
It's like sleeping outside, just much more comfortable.
Animal blessing
October 7, 2013, 12:50 p.m.
Furry, feathered and scaly creatures around the world gather in their local Catholic churches to receive a blessing in honor of St. Francis of Assisi — the patron saint of animals.
October 5, 2013, 9:11 a.m.
A baby flamingo was born on Sept. 29 at Himeji Central Park. Here, the four-day-old chick is fed by his father.
October 4, 2013, 12:24 p.m.
Canines catch some waves at the 5th annual Surf Dog Competition in Huntington Beach, Calif.
October 3, 2013, 3:17 p.m.
The female elephant in Botswana wrapped her trunk around the deceased elephant's tusk.