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As you know, I’m a sucker for good surfing photos despite never setting foot on a surfboard.  Love this Atlantic gallery with a “blue wave” theme :-):

A surfer drops in on an enormous wave on September 11, 2014, in the Hava’e Pass in Teahupoo, Tahiti. 

Gregory Boissy / AFP / Getty

 

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Nice gallery of Comedy Wildlife photo awards finalists.  What is it about squirrels?

© Mary McGowan/The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2018

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Love this Wired gallery of photos from golden age of the Space Shuttle program.

The Discovery blasts off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral in this image depicting Mission 51A from 1984. A storm front moved in just as the shuttle was blasting off, providing a dramatic gray background.John A. Chakeres

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Humans rescuing pets from flooding. From an Atlantic gallery:

A man tries to get his dog out of a flooded neighborhood in Lumberton, North Carolina, on September 17, 2018. 

Gerry Broome / AP

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Love this National Geographic gallery of funny animal photos.

The tables are turned in Svalbard, Norway as this polar bear tries out its photography skills.

PHOTOGRAPH BY ROIE GALITZ, CWPA/BARCROFT IMAGES 

 

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This Wired gallery of photos from thrill seekers is really, really cool.

Surfer Bobby Okvist airs off the back of a wave in Newport Beach, CA. Photo by Benjamin Ginsberg.

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Osprey nest in front of my sister’s aforementioned house on the Potomac (technically, Mattox Creek, which feeds into the Potomac).

Photos by me.  Taken from a kayak.

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