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Four hungry swallow chicks wait open-mouthed for their parents to bring the next meal back to their nest - made in an old storm lantern.The mum and dad swallows set up home in the rusty old lamp last month and shortly after four chirping chicks were hatched.But the young family faced a race against time - because the chicks needed to be big and strong enough to join the rest of the Swallows which will fly south to warmer climes when the British autumn arrives.Thanks to a spell of fine ...

Pictures of the day: 18 September 2014

La foto del día imagen despejada

La foto del día imagen despejada

Iceland ~ I read up on this strange country and you must be prepared for bad weather at anytime.  You should carry water and food and supplies while driving in winter,  Emergency huts are along the roadways!  What?!!  Beautiful but rough place!

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I really want to go to Iceland! Seems like such an amazing place! Beautiful photo of Iceland, photo by Corbis

Albaicín y Sierra Nevada, Granada, by @NatGeo_Esp

Paisajes on

In the center of star-forming region 30 Doradus lies a huge cluster of the largest, hottest, most massive stars known. These stars, known collectively as star cluster R136, were captured above in visible light by the newly installed Wide Field Camera peering though the recently refurbished Hubble Space Telescope.

In the center of star-forming region 30 Doradus lies a huge cluster of the largest, hottest, most massive stars known. These stars, known collectively as star cluster were captured above in visible light by the Wide Field Camera peering through the r

Aurora over the modern monuments of Arctic Henge in Raufarhöfn, northern Iceland. The Apex point due north as do the end stars of the Big Dipper, Merak and Dubhe, at the top of this photo where the aurora appears to originate.

Here's a surreal, beautiful photograph of an auroral storm over Arctic Henge in northern Iceland, featured today by NASA.

The Tulip in the Swan  -  On the plane of our Milky Way Galaxy toward the nebula rich constellation Cygnus The Swan.  Popularly called the Tulip Nebula.

The Tulip in the Swan Image Credit & Copyright: Michael Joner, David Laney (West Mountain Observatory, BYU); Processing - Robert Gendler [APOD] (Just wow.

La foto del día “el fenómeno”

La foto del día “el fenómeno”

A bolt of lightning flashes in an erupting volcano in Japan in this photo taken by German photographer Martin Rietze at Sakurajima volcano, Japan. Sakurajima had been silent for 100 years when there was a huge eruption in 1914 which swallowed up nearby islands and created an isthmus to the mainland, ending its life as an island.  Sakurajima's rumbled into life again in 1955 and has been erupting almost constantly ever since.

The week in pictures: 22 March 2013

A bolt of lightning flashes in an erupting volcano in Japan in this photo taken by German photographer Martin Rietze at Sakurajima volcano, Japan

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