An Absolutely Massive Volcano Is Exploding In Chile Right Now

Calbuco, a stratovolcano in southern Chile, began erupting yesterday at 7pm local time. First spewing massive ash clouds then, at 10pm, erupting explosively as its fragile structure collapsed inwards. Here’s all the stunning imagery and video; we’ll keep it updated as this develops. You can see it from space! » 4/23/15 1:28pm Thursday 1:28pm

Someone Trapped This Destroyer Inside A Rainbow

The USS Porter is encased in a rainbow during exercise Joint Warrior taking place off the coast of Scotland. Joint Warrior is biannual training event led by the UK and is considered Europe’s largest military exercise, bringing 55 ships and 70 aircraft together for elaborate NATO-centric combined arms operations.
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Breathtaking Photos Of Fighter Jets Soaring Over Yosemite Park

F-35Cs of VFA-101 "Grim Reapers" traveled from their home at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida to Naval Air Station Lemoore in California to show off their new rides for the first time to West Coast strike fighter squadrons. These breathtaking shots, taken over Yosemite National Park, were snapped to remember the… » 4/17/15 12:20pm 4/17/15 12:20pm

How To Take Spectacular Driving Pictures Inside Your Car, By Yourself

For those of you following my escapades, a short while ago I drove Matt Farah's Million Mile Lexus LS400 from New Jersey To Los Angeles. Here's a secret: Driving through most of America can get mind-numbingly boring. Here's how to take some great pictures in the meantime and curb the monotony. » 4/16/15 2:06pm 4/16/15 2:06pm

The Secret Lives of NYC Mega-Projects, Revealed By One Photographer 

The sprawling construction sites buried below NYC are carefully regulated places, inaccessible to the public. But one photographer has been exploring these caverns and tunnels for 15 years at the MTA’s request—and his work paints an amazing picture of life underground.
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These Shots Of An F-35 Refueling At Dusk Over Edwards AFB Are Stunning

F-35B tail number "BF-17" flew over Edwards AFB recently on a series of trials aimed at testing a new white refueling probe light. The dusk timing, desert locale and the F-35’s metallic skin came together for a series of very dramatic images taken as these tests were being conducted. » 4/13/15 10:12am 4/13/15 10:12am

This Is The Best Military Aviation Shot You Have Seen For A Long Time

One of Europe’s top aviation photographers, Frank Crebas, was along for the ride in a F-16BM as Dutch F-16s intercepted a pair of B-52H Stratofortresses during Exercise Polar Growl. The result was this amazing image of an F-16 over a B-52 with its shadow perfectly aligned on the big bomber’s spine. » 4/08/15 9:52am 4/08/15 9:52am

This Is A Plane That's Refueling A Helicopter That's Carrying A Hummer

They say logistics wins wars. If that is the case the USMC is pretty tough force to beat. This photo shows a CH-53E Super Stallion sling loading a HUMVEE while aerial refueling from a KC-130T Hercules during a recent Weapons Tactics Instructor exercise out of MCAS Yuma, Arizona. » 4/06/15 4:20pm 4/06/15 4:20pm

USS Fitzgerald Races Through The Water During Underway Replenishment

This amazing photograph, posted by the US Mission to NATO, shows the Arleigh Burke Class Destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG-62) pulling alongside the oiler USNS Pecos during an underway replenishment operation. A good tripod, some awesome timing, and a long shutter lag, and we are transported right into the high-seas… » 3/29/15 11:42am 3/29/15 11:42am

The EA-6B Prowler's Last Cruise Is Showcased In These Exclusive Photos

Last November, VAQ-134 'Garudas' flew off the USS George H.W. Bush for their home base at NAS Whidbey Island, marking the historic end of what was the EA-6B Prowler's final carrier cruise. Months earlier, globe trotting aviation photographer Ivan Voukadinov was aboard the Bush as the Prowler was busy jamming ISIS… » 3/28/15 10:03am 3/28/15 10:03am

NASCAR's Original Racetrack Is an Abandoned Ruin Today

The North Wilkesboro Speedway opened in 1947, nearly a year before NASCAR was founded. The short track near moonshine country was where the first NASCAR champion, Robert "Red" Byron, was crowned. Today, five years after being abandoned, the historic speedway is just a rotting pile of sticks, crooked chairs, and… » 3/23/15 3:34pm 3/23/15 3:34pm

This Is An Amazing Shot Of Night Harrier Operations Aboard The USS Essex

This gorgeous shot depicts nighttime AV-8B Harrier operations aboard the USS Essex LHD-2 while the ship churns through the seas somewhere in the vast Pacific. It's amazing that even though there may not be a person for thousands of miles in any direction, this extreme ballet of technology, ingenuity and courage can be… » 3/01/15 6:03pm 3/01/15 6:03pm

This Is How Photographers Get Those Gorgeous Shots Of Race Cars [UPDATE]

You ever see a photo of a pair of Aston Martin race cars screaming down the track, and you wonder "how did they get that shot? Did they strap a guy to the wing of a third race car? Is that definitely what happened?" Well, no. That's not what happened. But they do let a guy hang out the back of a minivan at 120 MPH. » 2/02/15 9:15pm 2/02/15 9:15pm

A Better List of the Automotive Instagram Accounts You Must Follow


Instagram is a fun, especially if you love cars. It became widespread initially from the social aspect of sharing photos with friends, but I think it's maintained momentum because, along the way, it's become a legitimately creative medium. A few months back, Chris Perkins wrote a post about automotive Instagram… » 1/30/15 3:49pm 1/30/15 3:49pm