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If you’ve ever been lucky enough to witness a double rainbow, you know how rare that phenomenon is. But what about a quadruple rainbow? That’s even more uncommon, though it definitely happens. Amanda Curtis snapped this gorgeous image over Glen Cove, New York on April 21 while waiting for the Long Island Railroad to arrive. It features streaks of arcing, colorful light…

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Over the past few years, L.A.-based graphic designer and multidisciplinary artist Paige Smith (a.k.a. A Common Name) has installed countless crystalized rock formations in cracked, decaying nooks and crannies on the streets of cities as distant as Madrid, Istanbul, and Philadelphia. These "urban geodes" pop up as hidden gems tucked away in quiet, unnoticed spaces, from the grating…

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Three-year-old Sapphyre Johnson was born with no toes or fingers due to a unique birth defect. Because of this, she has been a regular patient at Shriners Hospital in Greenville, South Carolina since she was an infant. When she was only a baby, doctors decided to amputate her legs, so that it would be easier for…

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Photographer Troy Moth spent the first few years of his life living in a tent in a remote tree-planting camp in Western Canada, instilling in him a deep love of nature. His upbringing surrounded by untamed flora and fauna is reflected in Animal Works, a series of striking photos depicting animals roaming freely in the wilderness.

Moth's images are impactful in their stark, minimalist…

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While the idea to create this transparent Japanese tea house originated in 2002, and while the design was realized in 2011, it's only now, nearly five years from the presentation of the design that KOU-AN Glass Tea House has finally been unveiled. KOU-AN has been installed in the mountainside of Kyoto, Japan, at Seiryuden (Blue Dragon Hall), which is the home of…

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As the temperatures rise and flowers come back in bloom, it’s clear that spring is officially here. And, what better way to celebrate than with Colleen Jordan’s Wearable Planter! The unique accessories are miniaturized vases and decorative containers that hold sprouts, succulents, and small flowers. Wear them around your neck, as a pin, or even clipped to your bike. It’s a great way…

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With more than 30 years of experience as a cave explorer and guide under his belt, Australian photographer John Spies is an expert at navigating the incredible formations and winding passages of underground sites never before seen by man. Camera in hand, the adventurer has journeyed into the depths of over 80 caverns in Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam—including a few caves previously…

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We all look a little different when we're coming out of a bath or shower, but that's nothing compared to these dogs! Pet photographer Serena Hodson (or Serenah) just sent us her latest project, called Dry Dog Wet Dog, and it's right at the intersection of adorable and funny. Though pretty self-explanatory, we'll let her describe it to you anyway. "Dry Dog Wet…

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This year's Boston Marathon was won by a woman who ran 26.2 miles in just over 2 hours, but she wasn't the only winner. The last person to cross the finish line was 39-year-old Venezuelan Maickel Melamed, who has a form of muscular dystrophy that greatly impairs his movement. This marathon holds special meaning…

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