Historic Yanbu & Jeddah in the 70s For Mr. Spencer W Tart the architect who became an orientalist starting his Arab world painting trips from Jeddah’s Old Town.

بنبع وجدة القديمة للسيد سبنسر تارت المعماري الذي أصبح مستشرق وانلطق من جدة القديمة إلى مختلف مناطق العالم العربي

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Astronaut Chris Hadfield recently wrote a post for Mashable about what it’s like to orbit the earth.

In just 92 minutes we go all the way around, incredulously gazing on place after place, barely known and only dreamed of. The colors and textures pour underneath, a refilling kaleidoscope of delight. Over the months in space that followed, I took thousands of photos to capture and remember it. My book You Are Here is the best of those photos — my guided tour of our planet, as if we were floating and looking out the spaceship window together. Here are a few.


Photographer Lassi Rautiainen recently captured the profound partnership between a she-wolf and a brown bear in the wilds of northern Finland. For days, he witnessed the strange pair meet every evening to share food after a hard day of hunting. No one knows when or how this relationship was formed, “but it is certain that by now each of them needs the other.” - Source