Does Australia’s Kelpie have a dash of Dingo?

Australian kelpies hard at work. Photo: The Australian kelpie is famed as a working dog. (ABC News) by Tim Lee The Australian kelpie is acclaimed as the best all-round stock dog in the world, but the breed’s origins have long been shrouded in mystery — now a new book claims to have found some vital […]

Three Aussie Native Bubs.

A baby Australian Wallaby.  The tiniest and strangest little baby you’ll ever see. The Platypus. Look of the size of this baby Koala. Simply amazing. via Buzzfeed Australia.

Sunrise on Lake Michigan.

Kayakers paddle on a tranquil Lake Michigan at sunrise in Cedar Grove, Wisconsin, United States. Image Credit: Photograph by Julio Cortez/AP See more images via The 20 photographs of the week | Art and design | The Guardian

Walking in the Rain, St. Petersburg.

St. Petersburg-based Russian photographer Gordeev captures delicate cityscape scenes by taking his photos in the rain. Flowing rain drops blur the colors and diffuse light, resulting in photos that have a strong resemblance to Impressionist oil paintings. Though the series mostly features Russia’s St. Petersburg and its widely recognized landmarks. Nothing gloomy about the rain […]

The Coldest Village On Earth, Oymyakon.

by Julija K. If you think that winter has already come to your city, pictures from Oymyakon, the coldest village on Earth, might change your mind. With the lowest temperature of -67.7°C (-90°F), recorded in 1933, and the average for January being -50°C (-60°F), this village is the coldest permanently inhabited place on this planet. […]

Morning Cloud over Huangshan Falls.

Image Credit: Photograph by thierry bornier. I captured this image in the early morning in the Yellow Mountains, China. Behind this image there is a story. I was climbing at 3 am to reach the waterfall, when as I arrived I could see in the dark the cloudy image surrounding the Huangshan Falls. My hope […]

Magical Ronda.

Looking Like something out of the mind of J.R.R. Tolkien, the city of Ronda, Spain is perched high atop the two cliff faces of the El Tajo canyon as though a fissure opened and swallowed the interior of the city. The city of Ronda was first established in the time of Julius Caesar and has […]

‘The Towers of Babel’.

Pieter Bruegel the Elder – The Tower of Babel (Vienna) – 1563. From the Book of Genesis (KJV). “Metropolis is a 1927 German film in the science-fiction genre directed by Fritz Lang. Produced in Germany during the Weimar Republic, Metropolis is set in a futuristic urban dystopia . The Tower pictured in  Lang’s film bears […]

‘Guerilla Art’ from Around the World.

A selection of street art creations by Australian artist Fintan Magee, based in Brisbane, who plunges us into a world both dreamlike and unconventional, yet very critical about the problems of modern societies. Paintings created around the world, from Buenos Aires to Bogota via Hong Kong, Dublin or London. Note that Fintan Magee also appears […]

‘Flyboarding’ in the Crimea.

A man practices flyboarding near the village of Olenevka, Crimea, in August, 2017. Image Credit: Photograph by Pavel Rebrov / Reuters Source: Photos of the Week: 8/5–8/11 – The Atlantic