Wednesday, 01 May 2013 20:12

The Atlantic Brings Us Signs of Spring

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Stella Ferruzola, 3, poses with a Blue Morpho butterfly on her nose at the Sensational Butterflies Exhibition at the Natural History Museum in London, on March 25, 2013. (Reuters/Luke MacGregor)

The Atlantic brings you signs of spring, at long last, from around the globe. Cherry blossoms, bare legs, butterflies, and baby animals abound! Here's hoping for warm weather from here on out.

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Saturday, 13 April 2013 12:09

Beautiful Salt Mines Around the World

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A laborer works at a salt production factory in Nangqian county, northwest China's Qinghai province, on July 24, 2007. (Reuters/Simon Zo)

The Atlantic brings us this collection of salt mines from all over the world, each with its own strain of strangely alien beauty, and a long history which is deeply tied to local culture. Each salt mine is shaped by different geographical elements and varying levels of access to modern technology.

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Filmed in 2011 during a snowstorm, Winter in Yosemite is a vibrant timelapse that showcases the majesty of Yosemite National Park. The filmmaker, Henry Jun Wah Lee, is an internationally renowned photographer and a practicing physician of traditional Chinese medicine, whose work has been featured in The Atlantic

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