In the early 20th century, the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration was a period of intense voyages. At this time, Antarctic expeditions pushed the limits of what was possible in order to make discoveries about the icy continent. During this time, Anglo-Irish explorer Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton led three expeditions to Antarctica, making him a leading figure of the period.
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Performance art has often been used as a way to comment on social issues.
When word gets out that something called the “Killing Stone” has broken in half, it can't be a good sign.
Underwater cinematographer John Roney is at home in the water. So it should come as no surprise that while spending much of the pandemic close to home on Canada's Vancouver Island, he found himself exploring local marine life. Roney, who also works as a video editor for SeaLegacy, recently published a stunning video of what he found—and the results are incredible. Roney's work shows how the waters of the Pacific Northwest are teeming with life.
By harnessing the naturally foggy nature of San Francisco, street photographer Joshua Singh brings an extra touch of magic to...
Throughout the history of art, Hispanic artists have carved an important position as trailblazers.
For 40 years, travel author and television personality Rick Steves has been helping Americans explore the world. And now, he's also reminding them that it's important to think about the governments they help when spending their hard-earned money abroad. In light of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Steves has canceled all 2022 tours that include a stop in Russia.
One of the beauties of aerial photography is the ability to see what's familiar in a whole new way.
Though for some the war in Ukraine may seem far away, it doesn't take much for us to be reminded...
As the war in Ukraine continues, more and more artists are using their creativity to call for peace. This includes street artists who are making their viewpoints public by placing their anti-war messages on walls for everyone to see. Many of these artists have direct experience painting in Ukraine. Kyiv is particularly rich in murals, with over 160 painted since 2014.
Polish artist Agnieszka Nienartowicz uses oil paints to create incredibly realistic portraits of women.
In 1872, a hotel located near Glacier Point in Yosemite spilled hot embers from the top of the lookout, creating...