Monday Open Thread 

Milky Way in Texas Big Bend by Morteza Safataj Photography

The Veins of America

Geologist and Imgur user “Fejetlenfej” has created a map of the United States showing all the rivers running through the country. The result is a unique look at the geology of America. The pink area in the middle is the Mississippi River and the river systems that feed into it.

h/t Daily Mail.


From The Trailer Park - Into The Inferno

Documentary filmmaker Werner Herzog (Grizzly Man) explores the world’s active volcanoes.

Premieres later this month on Netflix.

Tuesday Open Thread 

America The Beautiful

Photographer Jonathan Irish and his girlfriend Stefanie Payne have taken a year off from their lives to visit all 59 national parks in the United States, in what they’ve dubbed The Greatest American Road Trip. Thus far they’ve visited 39 states and about half of the nation’s parks – including the six least-visited ones in […]

Thursday Open Thread 

Friday Open Thread

Wow! What a sight ? (?: @jjfenton77)

A photo posted by BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS (@beautifuldestinations) on Sep 8, 2016 at 1:37pm PDT


Tuesday Open Thread

#BDTravelTip #17: make sure you see the Northern Lights at least once ? (?: @michaelmatti)

A photo posted by BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS (@beautifuldestinations) on Sep 5, 2016 at 4:16pm PDT


From The Trailer Park - Voyage of Time

Terrence Malick’s newest, a documentary about the birth, life and eventual death of our universe. Narrated by Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett.

Malick (Days of Heaven, The New World, The Tree of Life) has apparently been working on this project for over 30 years. His films are always more about spectacle than plot, and […]

Wednesday Open Thread

Photo: @ChrisBurkard Years of erosion caused by sudden flash flooding has created this natural abstract painting throughout Antelope Canyon in the dry deserts of Arizona. If you're lucky, you'll see bright sun beams passing through the openings high above. These are most common in upper antelope […]