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The Potato Unpeeled: Nutritional Facts and Information

Potatoes have been used since 8000 BCE and were originally domesticated in Peru. The potato was a principle source of energy for the Inca Empire. Potatoes were not used in Europe until the end of the 16th century. Read on to discover nutrition facts about potato.

Lightning Display on Ikaria Island, Greece

This 70-shot photo sequence shows a lightning display that occurred during a severe thunderstorm last summer on the island of Ikaria, Greece, near the southwestern coast of Turkey. The stormy weather actually developed during my photo session of the total lunar eclipse on June 15, 2011 (see related link below). To make this shot, I set my camera on a tripod taking 20-second exposures continuously. More than 100 lightning bolts were captured in this sequence, the majority of which were potent cloud-to-ground strikes.

Has Banksy Finally Been Revealed? (5 pictures)

For the past week the reclusive street artist Banksy has been dominating the New York City art scene with his mysterious Better Out Than In campaign. New Yorkers can visit an almost unlimited amount of art in the city but each day they eagerly await the revelation of the newest Banksy, which raises an interesting but relevant question, “who the hell is Banksy?”