The Stories Behind The Stunning Stock Nature Photos We Know You’ve Seen
You’ve seen them on posters, in offices, and floating across the stock screensaver on Apple TV. And though those contexts have made these incredible nature photos famous, they have probably also robbed the photos of much of their power. Through repetition and oversaturation, these wondrous images have become largely lifeless. But in their original context–features for National Geographic–and taken with the stories behind them, the blood starts to return to these photos. See the photos, like never before, and read the stories at National Geographic.
America’s Eight Most Incredible Castles
When you think castles, you think Europe. And while there are indeed many more, and much older, castles across the sea, there are plenty of astonishing examples right here at home. There’s the California castle with 165 rooms and almost as many acres of perfectly manicured gardens. There’s the medieval Italian reproduction that’s accurate right down to the replica torture chamber. Then there’s the castle hiding in plain sight right in the middle of New York City. For more, bask in this vivid photographic tour.