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Dazzling Time-Lapse Reveals America’s Great Spaces (Video)

info-pictogram1 After quitting a comfortable day job, photographer Shane Black spent two months on the road shooting time-lapses of some of America’s most beautiful spots. His “Adventure Is Calling” video is the mesmerizing result, made from about 10,000 of the photos he took.

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25 AMAZING PHOTOS FROM HAJJ 1953

Catch a glimpse of how it was like to perform Hajj in 1953. Though this was only just over 60 years ago, a lot has changed mainly due to the increase in the number of pilgrims going to perform Hajj.

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Many pilgrims would travel to Makkah via a ferry or a ship, in those days commercial air travel was still in its early stages and it was not as widely available as it is today.

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For those who could afford it, they would embark on their journey on board small planes from nearby countries.

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Like today, coaches and buses would be used to transport pilgrims from place to place.

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21 Of The Best Nature Photo Entries To The 2014 National Geographic Photo Contest

Source: photography.nationalgeographic.com

Arctic Hi-Five (Svalbard, Nature Category)

Two Polar bear cubs full of adrenaline on iceflow in Svalbard. The mother was just trying to have a quiet stroll but the cubs were not having any of that.This was the male cub and he just was so entertaining to watch.” (Photo credits: Colin Mackenzie)

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Documentary: Super Pride Africas Largest Lion Pride (Video)

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info-pictogram1 Lions are the only big cats to live in groups, called prides. Prides are close family groups. They work together to defend territory and hunt.
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Amazed Diver Swims With Mother Whale and Calf (Video)

info-pictogram1 During a recent voyage along South America’s eastern coast, Justin Hofman was surprised to get close-up footage of an unfazed mother whale and her newborn calf.

Photographing the Grand Canyon from Space (Video)

info-pictogram1 How do you touch space without even leaving the ground? Near Space Photographer John Flaig outfits weather balloons with cameras to capture novel images of iconic landscapes, such as the Grand Canyon.