Portfolio

Over the course of the past five years, I’ve been a contributor for several publications including National Geographic News, National Geographic Food, Global Moms Challenge, and Composites Manufacturing. Please scroll through the content below to see some of my work.

Spoiler Alert: You Can’t Really Stay at the Real Grand Budapest Hotel (But We Can Tell You Everything About It)

Wes Anderson’s latest movie, The Grand Budapest Hotel, is a fictional murder-mystery-adventure-love story set in a sumptuous pink Eastern European hotel on the eve of World War II. Unfortunately for moviegoers who’d like to visit, the Grand Budapest Hotel doesn’t actually exist. It’s a miniature model. The hotel’s home base is also imaginary: the Republic of … Continue reading Spoiler Alert: You Can’t Really Stay at the Real Grand Budapest Hotel (But We Can Tell You Everything About It)

Watch an Incredible Time-Lapse Video of Severe Thunderstorms

Photographer Nicolaus Wegner loves a good storm chase—one of several reasons he produced a new time-lapse video called “Stormscapes.” His footage captures the formation of powerful thunderstorms developing over the Great Plains. Several of the storms he filmed are supercells—severe, potentially dangerous thunderstorms with a vortex of rotating air known as a mesocyclone. Supercells produce hail, strong … Continue reading Watch an Incredible Time-Lapse Video of Severe Thunderstorms

Explorer Returns to Emperor Penguin Colony in Search of a True Count

Alain Hubert counts penguins as a hobby. His day job is collecting climate data as a summer resident at the Princess Elisabeth Antarctica research station. For someone needing a penguin fix, he is in the right place. More than a million emperor penguins inhabit the rugged Antarctic coastline. And when satellite images revealed a previously unknown colony near … Continue reading Explorer Returns to Emperor Penguin Colony in Search of a True Count