Huastec statue of life and death, front and back. Like the Aztecs, their better-known neighbors, the Huastecs used life-and-death statues as a memento mori: a reminder that death is present throughout all our lives. [798×450]

Huastec statue of life and death, front and back. Like the Aztecs, their better-known neighbors, the Huastecs used life-and-death statues as a memento mori: a reminder that death is present throughout all our lives. [798×450]

A close up of an adult Chinese crocodile lizard (Shinisaurus crocodilurus). This species only lives around small submontane forest streams in South China. It is highly endangered by water pollution and illegal capture.

A close up of an adult Chinese crocodile lizard (Shinisaurus crocodilurus). This species only lives around small submontane forest streams in South China. It is highly endangered by water pollution and illegal capture.

These 3 Jewish men arrived in Auschwitz on the same day, & were tattooed 10 numbers apart. 73 years later, @sandibachom photographed them meeting for the first time for the Last Eyewitness Project, as free men who survived to build families and prosperous lives.

These 3 Jewish men arrived in Auschwitz on the same day, & were tattooed 10 numbers apart. 73 years later, @sandibachom photographed them meeting for the first time for the Last Eyewitness Project, as free men who survived to build… Continue Reading

This is Anthony Borges. He saved the lives of 20 of his Parkland classmates. He used his body to keep the shooter from coming in to kill them. Anthony Borges who was shot five times Feb. 14 during the school massacre.

This is Anthony Borges. He saved the lives of 20 of his Parkland classmates. He used his body to keep the shooter from coming in to kill them. Anthony Borges who was shot five times Feb. 14 during the school… Continue Reading

Ornate narrow-mouthed frog (Microhyla ornata) lives semi-buried in leaf litter on the forest floor. Amboli, Maharashtra, India [OC][1280×854]

Ornate narrow-mouthed frog (Microhyla ornata) lives semi-buried in leaf litter on the forest floor. Amboli, Maharashtra, India [OC][1280×854]

Free book library in San Juan, Puerto Rico. [OC] [1024×767] “There is no shortcut for the conquest of meaning. And ultimately, it is meaning that we seek to give to our lives.” Maria Popova

Free book library in San Juan, Puerto Rico. [OC] [1024×767] “There is no shortcut for the conquest of meaning. And ultimately, it is meaning that we seek to give to our lives.” Maria Popova

I took this yesterday after a 2.5 hour hike to the top of a glacier carved mountain in the Lofoten Islands, north of the arctic circle in Norway. This is why everyone should visit Norway at least once in their lives. [9176×3856][OC]

I took this yesterday after a 2.5 hour hike to the top of a glacier carved mountain in the Lofoten Islands, north of the arctic circle in Norway. This is why everyone should visit Norway at least once in their… Continue Reading

After a long trek we finally reached Gergeti Trinity Church placed 2170 meters (7120 feet) high in the majestic Caucasus Mountains! Once we got up to the top we were greeted by a friendly dog who lives up there!

After a long trek we finally reached Gergeti Trinity Church placed 2170 meters (7120 feet) high in the majestic Caucasus Mountains! Once we got up to the top we were greeted by a friendly dog who lives up there!