http://gty.im/622003868 Happy Thanksgiving!
http://gty.im/503875433 This week's pic is of the sun rising over salt formations of the Dead Sea. The Dead Sea has a salinity level of 33.7%, which is 8.6 times saltier than the ocean! The water is so dense that it is impossible to sink in the Dead Sea!
http://gty.im/866109552 This week’s colourful photo is taken from Ladeira Porto Geral in Sao Paulo, Brazil. In popular Mexican culture, ‘La Catrina de los toletes’ is the representation of the skeleton of a lady of high society. She is one of the most popular figures of the Día de los Muertos festival, celebrated at the [...]
http://gty.im/861996440 The UK experienced an eerie red sky this week, due to Storm Ophelia blowing dust from the Sahara Desert. This caused the sun to glow a golden yellow colour!
http://gty.im/452024677 This week's pic was chosen by Michael, and is of a gorgeous autumnal morning at the Chicago Botanic Garden!
http://gty.im/674708268 This week's pic is of a young Kazakh eagle hunter, of the Altai Region in Western Mongolia. These eagle hunters practise a 4000 year old tradition that’s passed from generation to generation, where they tame eagles and use them for hunting.
http://gty.im/562610323 This week's pic is on behalf of the weather heading into autumn. Although officially we are still in summer, the leaves falling from the trees tell us otherwise. The relaxing Autumn picture was taken by iannelson, the shot is of a "Tree lined road in autumn"
http://gty.im/102341437 Last weekend’s wet weather attracted more than just the family into the warmth of the house, spiders began to flock into homes from the rain and cold. The poor weather was found to create ‘spider season’ to come early. Generally, the spiders coming into our homes are males looking for a mate, they are [...]
http://gty.im/836401108 On Monday 21st August, North America got to experience, for the first time in 26 years, a total eclipse. The pic was taken by George Frey, during the spectacular sighting on Monday.
http://gty.im/177066569 Last weekend, a spectacular Perseids meteor shower arrived in our night sky. The Shower peaked on the 12th August providing an amazing view. This pic is from the photographer William McCourt, showing the Perseid meteor shower in a mesmerising time-lapse. The picture was taken in Sutton Courtenay - a small village in Oxfordshire - [...]