Waterfall Island, Alto Parana.

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Resembling some of the more inspired landscapes from Avatar movie, this spectacular waterfall conceals a wonderful island (shown here), and multiple falls form a singular mind-boggling cascade, making famous Niagara collection of waterfalls pale in comparison:
Technically, this waterfall is called Iguazu Falls on the Argentine side (there is a lookout on San Martin Island which gives the best view) – more info. “Iguazu” literally means “big water”, and in a more romantic way, “legend has it that a god planned to marry a beautiful woman named Naipi, who fled with her mortal lover Taroba in a canoe.
In rage, the god sliced the river, creating the waterfalls and condemning the lovers to an eternal fall.” –
Imgur:  http://bit.ly/1n4Uecx
via Dark Roasted Blend: Pic-of-the-Day: Enchanting Waterfall Island.

Macaws in Caracas.

2248Vanessa Silva aged 38, feeds macaws that fly to her apartment window every day looking for food, in Caracas, Venezuela.
A group of gold-and-royal blue birds poked their heads through Silva’s window, as if saying “I’m here, is anyone home?”
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“I’d seen them flying when I was down on the street, and I thought ‘Oh how pretty,’” the 38-year-old said, a macaw eating out of her hand.
Image Credit: Photograph by Ariana Cubillos/AP Photo.
See more Macaws via Venezuela’s Beloved Macaws » Design You Trust. Design and Beyond.

Above the Storm, Pacific Ocean.

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When you’re a pilot so often up in the air, stuff happening in the sky is no longer a surprise for you.
Just when Ecuador Airlines pilot and photographer Santiago Borja thought he’d seen it all however, he ended up witnessing – and photographing – one of the most amazing thunderstorms ever.
He captured this spectacular view from the cockpit of an airplane 37,000 feet above the Pacific Ocean south of Panama.
Although the picture looks perfectly made, Borja says it’s not that easy to deal with the storms.
“Storms are tricky because the lightning is so fast, there is no tripod and there is a lot of reflection from inside lights,” the pilot told The Washington Post.

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“I like this photo so much because you can feel the amazing size of the storm and its power, but at the same time it’s wonderful how peacefully you can fly around it in still air without touching it.”
Take a look at this amazing show by Mother Nature.
More info: santiagoborja.com | Instagram (h/t: washingtonpost)
Source: Pilot Flies Above The Thunderstorm To Get A Perfect Shot Of It At 37,000 Feet | Bored Panda

Dream, the art of Jade Riviera,

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A selection of street art creations of Peruvian Jonatan Rivera, aka Jade.
Prolific self-taught artist, Jade since 1997 has painted some gigantic murals, poetic and colorful, combining with talent his unique style with the influence of the Andean culture.
An amazing  artist’s work!
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See many more Images via DREAM – The street art of Jade Rivera | Ufunk.net.

Above a Pacific Storm off Panama.

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Image Credit: Photograph © Santiago Borja. All rights reserved.
An isolated cumulonimbus (an extremely dense, vertically developed cumulus with a low dark base and fluffy masses that extend to great heights, usually producing heavy rains, thunderstorms, or hailstorms) overshoots the tropopause as we deviate around it at 37000 FT south of Panama City, Panama.
The only light source is the powerful lightning within the storm.
See more images via Pacific Storm | Smithsonian Photo Contest | Smithsonian

Rio Lightning/Moon Cub.

4900The lightning flashes over the statue of Christ the Redeemer on Corcovado mountain, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Photograph: Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/Getty
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South Luangwa national park, Zambia. A lion cub caught by a camera with the super moon in the background night sky
Photograph: Will Burrard-Lucas/Barcroft
Source: Photo highlights of the day | News | The Guardian