Gothic Quarter, Barcelona, by Jordi Boixareu
Devils run amidst the pyrotechnics during the celebration of a
correfoc for the Sant Roc Festival in the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona. Correfocs are an old Catalan tradition where people dressed as devils blow up firecrackers and flares.
(This photo and caption were submitted to the 2013 National Geographic Photo Contest .)
Research expedition members celebrate crossing the Equator on the Indian Ocean, July 1989.
Photograph by Emory Kristof, National Geographic
A balloon vendor runs across a road with a trailing mass of balloons in Buenos Aires, November 1921.
Photograph by Newton W. Gulick, National Geographic
A diver holding a hose for breathing compressed air feeds fish at Weeki Wachee Springs, Florida, January 1955.
Photograph by Bates Littlehales, National Geographic
Boys play with toy sailboats along the Nile south of Aswan, Egypt, October 1963.
Photograph by Georg Gerster, National Geographic
The Voynich Manuscript. A doc by National Geographic.
you can read this puppy online
Translucent Ocean Creatures: Sea Butterfly (photo: Ingo Arndt)
Tiny marine snails known as sea butterflies take many forms, including heart-shaped, such as this species in Antarctica’s Weddell Sea. (via: National Geo)