What It’s like to Fly the $23,000 Singapour Suites Class SIN->NY on Frequent Flier Miles!

‘In 2008, Singapore Airlines introduced their Suites Class, the most luxurious class of flying that is commercially available. The Suites were exclusive to their flagship Airbus A380, and they go beyond flat beds… Continue reading

Irons for the Ages, Flowers for the Day: Li Hongbo examines the conflict of war + weapons with colorful paper gun accordions

The SCAD Museum of Art presents “Irons for the Ages, Flowers for the Day,” a large-scale installation by Beijing-based sculptor Li Hongbo. Hongbo primarily uses handmade paper to create visually compelling and malleable… Continue reading

National Geographic’s Traveler Photo Contest 2015: Winners & more

The National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest is an awe-inspiring source of wanderlust. And after judges searched through nearly 17,000 entries, the winners are finally in. Anuar Patjane Floriuk of Tehuacán Puebla, Mexico is the first… Continue reading

The Beauty of Lions Explored Through A Wildlife Lens

There’s nothing that rouses a sense of awe quite like the proud stance and flowing mane of a lion. For centuries, lions have been rooted in our hearts and minds as symbols of beauty,… Continue reading

Africa’s Ancient Trees, Surrounded by a Blanket of Stars

Beth Moon’s images of ancient trees, so stunning in their stature and grandeur, straddle the line between fantasy and reality. For Diamond Nights, she spent many moonless nights in the African bush, making… Continue reading

2015 International Earth & Sky Photo Contest Winners

June 16th The winners of the 6th International Earth and Sky Photo Contest on Dark Skies Importance are announced. Organized by international program The World at Night the contest is a collaboration with outreach… Continue reading

Earth Day 45…in photos

First organized in 1970, Earth Day is a day set aside to remember and appreciate the Earth’s environment, and our responsibilities and roles within it. Today, April 22, we observe the 45th annual… Continue reading

PHOTOGRAPHING THE BIRTH OF HIP-HOP: New exhibit explores the genre’s origins through the work of three iconic photographers

*** In the 1980s, Janette Beckman, an expat punk photographer from London, amassed a portfolio of burgeoning New York rap acts like the Cold Crush Brothers, Big Daddy Kane and Public Enemy. It… Continue reading

Natural History Museum Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014 Finalists

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, founded in 1964, is an annual international showcase of the very best in nature photography. The competition, co-owned by the Natural History Museum (click highlighted area for more… Continue reading

Finalists of the 12th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest

Vote for the Readers’ Choice winner (Click link above for captions & more info on the selected photos)