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Photo of the Day : Nature & Weather

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Photo: Dark clouds and tornado

Tornado, Utah

Photo of the Day, September 16, 2010

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Driving back from Moab, Utah, an impending tornado made ...

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Photo: Smoke stacks at night

Muscatine, Iowa

Photo of the Day, September 15, 2010

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Under the cover of darkness, industry continues to expel ...

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Photo: Mountain landscape

Hengill Mountain, Iceland

Photo of the Day, September 14, 2010

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Hengill mountain is close to Reykjavik and is famous ...

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Photo: Dust tornado

Dust Tornado, Africa

Photo of the Day, September 13, 2010

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French soldiers chase down papers picked up by a ...

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Photo: Autumn landscape

Autumn Landscape

Photo of the Day, September 12, 2010

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Autumn colors are a beautiful subject to shoot. This ...

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Photo: Silverback gorilla eating roots

Silverback Gorilla, Africa

Photo of the Day, September 11, 2010

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Needing fuel for his efforts, the silverback soaks in ...

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Photo: Tundra grasses and berries

Tundra Landscape, Russia

Photo of the Day, September 10, 2010

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Rolling off Kronotsky Volcano, an autumn storm billows toward ...

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Photo: People carrying umbrellas in rain

Nichols Bridgeway, Chicago

Photo of the Day, September 9, 2010

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The Nichols Bridgeway extends over the world's largest ...

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Photo: Lightning and dark storm clouds

Lightning Storm, Kentucky

Photo of the Day, September 8, 2010

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One of several images I took on April 19th ...

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Photo: Lake reflection

Thunder Lake, Minnesota

Photo of the Day, September 7, 2010

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Sunset flares over Thunder Lake, one of 14 small ...

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Photo: Giraffe eating tree leaves

Giraffe, Zambia

Photo of the Day, September 6, 2010

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A giraffe eats leaves from the lower branches of ...

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Photo: Archway at night

Gateway Arch, St. Louis

Photo of the Day, September 5, 2010

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Theatrical lights give the surface of the Gateway Arch ...

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Photo: Sunrise over hills

Painted Hills, Oregon Sunrise

Photo of the Day, September 4, 2010

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Sunrise on the Painted Hills at John Day Fossil ...

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Photo: Storm clouds over canyons

Storm Clouds, Grand Canyon National Park

Photo of the Day, September 3, 2010

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Storm clouds clear to reveal frosted cliffs near Point ...

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Photo: Tarpon and silverside fish

Tarpon and Silversides, Grand Cayman

Photo of the Day, September 2, 2010

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The picture was taken at Eden Rock, Grand Cayman ...

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Photo: Florida swamp

Big Cypress Reservation, Florida

Photo of the Day, September 1, 2010

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In the green firmament of a slough, galaxies of ...

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Photo: Cormorant fisherman

Cormorant Fisherman, China

Photo of the Day, August 31, 2010

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A fisherman on the Li River ...

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Photo: Fires at night

Los Angeles Wildfires

Photo of the Day, August 28, 2010

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"From the view I had at ...

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Photo: Dark storm clouds over a green field

Storm Clouds, South Dakota

Photo of the Day, August 21, 2010

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"Large powerful storms can be nearly ...

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Photo: Rocks and butte formation

Arizona Butte

Photo of the Day, August 19, 2010

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"I was blown away by the ...

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A hiker walks across a fallen tree in Olympic National Park, Washington

Olympic National Park, Washington

Photo of the Day, August 18, 2010

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A hiker crosses a fallen log ...

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Photo: Horses grazing

Grazing Horses, Mongolia

Photo of the Day, August 16, 2010

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Grazing horses are unfazed by a ...

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Photo: Geyser spewing hot water

Fly Geyser, Nevada

Photo of the Day, August 14, 2010

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The rising sun illuminates Black Rock ...

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Photo: Fireflies in a field at night

Fireflies

Photo of the Day, August 12, 2010

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"I was spending the Fourth of ...

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Photo: Green rolling hills

Palouse, Washington

Photo of the Day, August 7, 2010

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Sunrise lights up the verdant hills ...

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Photo: Girls flipping wet hair back

Patten Pond, Maine

Photo of the Day, August 3, 2010

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"My daughter and her friend were ...

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Photo: Mountain lake

Lake of the Moon, India

Photo of the Day, August 1, 2010

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The azure waters of Chandra Tal ...

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Photo: Surfer riding a large wave

Surfer, Hawaii

Photo of the Day, June 21, 2010

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Garrett McNamara in a huge barrel at Peahi or "Jaws," north shore ...

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Photo: Women working in a potato field

Potato Field, India

Photo of the Day, June 2, 2010

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Women in the village of Mawsynram in the Indian state of Meghalaya ...

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Photo: Boatman on a bamboo raft

Boatman, Philippines

Photo of the Day, June 1, 2010

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A boatman paddles his bamboo raft along the river at Wawa Dam ...

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Photo: Person walking between rectangular salt-collecting pools

Salt Collecting, Peru

Photo of the Day, May 30, 2010

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Residents of Peru’s Sacred Valley, near Cusco, have long caught the ...

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Photo: Tree and animal at night

Night Landscape, Tanzania

Photo of the Day, May 14, 2010

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I took this picture at nighttime in Tanzania. The tree is lit ...

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Photo: Silhouettes of people walking in geothermal mist

Geothermal Spring, Iceland

Photo of the Day, May 11, 2010

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Tourists explore the geothermal fields at Gunnuhver in Reykjanes, Iceland.


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Photo: Snow-dusted trees obscured by fog

Rideout Bay, Ontario

Photo of the Day, May 5, 2010

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This is an image from Rideout Bay in Kenora, Ontario, situated on ...

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Photo: Birds in a tree

Pantanal, Brazil

Photo of the Day, May 3, 2010

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Birds in the Pantanal of Mato Grosso in central-western Brazil


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Photo: Canyon landscape

Canyon Landscape, Utah

Photo of the Day, April 30, 2010

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Here is a photo from Dead Horse Point State Park ...

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