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mars

Photo of the Week: The Journey to Mars Starts in Kazakhstan

The search for life on Mars continues.
March 14, 2016
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bombs

Intricately Color-Coded Maps Marking Bomb Damage from the London Blitz

Mapping the tragic effects of the aerial bombardment on London’s landscape.
March 11, 2016
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visual

The Hidden Patterns of America’s Wildest Landscapes

Photos of America from a vintage aircraft.
March 9, 2016
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photo of the week

Photo of the Week: The Healing Power of Crimean Mud Baths

Attendants at a Black Sea resort would carefully cake patients in mud from neck to toe.
March 7, 2016
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secret society

The Enigmatic Art of America’s Secret Societies

It's not a fraternal order without some Illuminati imagery.
March 3, 2016
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nasa

The Lonely Launchpads and Rusted Rockets of America’s Abandoned Space Facilities

See arresting photos of once-critical space travel facilities left to rot.
March 1, 2016
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photo of the week

Photo of the Week: How Nixon’s Visit to China Inspired Star Trek

Nixon was immortalized in both history books and Vulcan lore.
February 29, 2016
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philippines

Stark Photos of the 1986 Philippine Revolution that Took Down a Dictator

The 30-anniversary of revolt that brought us Imelda Marcos' infamous closet.
February 26, 2016
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ice day

A Beautiful Look At Antarctica's Harrowing Ice Runways

February 25, 2016
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ice day

What to Wear in the Arctic: Striking Photos of Traditional Footwear

February 25, 2016
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photo of the week

Photo of the Week: An Ice-Breaking Ship Transporting Trains Over a Frozen Lake

February 22, 2016
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border crossings

A Photographer Investigates Life Along Russia's Vast Borders

February 17, 2016
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hair art

Photo of the Week: Unfurling 5 Feet of Moustache

February 15, 2016
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photo of the week

Photo of the Week: Hands On Fire

January 25, 2016
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visual

From Wine Labels to Rembrandt: Celebrating a Century Of Striking Prints at the Met

January 22, 2016
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antarctic

Photographs of the Futuristic Antarctic Ice Station That Can Move On Skis

January 20, 2016
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snow

Photo of the Week: Car-Powered Sledding

January 18, 2016
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oceans

These Beautiful Images of Algae Were the First Photos to Illustrate Any Book

January 15, 2016
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snow

Old Photographs of Blizzards Show The Eternal Misery–And Majesty–of Winter

January 13, 2016
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abandoned amusement parks

Photos of Japan’s Abandoned Amusement Parks, in All Their Ghostly Glory

January 8, 2016
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new york city

The NYPL Just Released More Than 180,000 Images. We Picked the Best of Old New York

January 7, 2016
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waterworks

Photos Of The World's Water, Expressing Itself In Breathtaking Ways

January 6, 2016
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no one's watching week

Relive the Glory Days of '80s Subway Graffiti With These Captivating Photos

December 31, 2015
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no one's watching week

Photographing the Tiny Upstate New York Town Obsessed with UFOs

December 29, 2015