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The Strikingly Well-Preserved Modernist Homes of Pre-Revolutionary Cuba
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The Strikingly Well-Preserved Modernist Homes of Pre-Revolutionary Cuba

Photographing history in Havana's Nuevo Vedado neighborhood.
April 27, 2016
Gloriously Melodramatic Portraits of 19th-Century Shakespearean Actors
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Gloriously Melodramatic Portraits of 19th-Century Shakespearean Actors

Never was a portrait of more woe than overwrought actors playing Romeo.
April 22, 2016
On the Scene: Plunging into Snow at the Foot of a Volcano
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On the Scene: Plunging into Snow at the Foot of a Volcano

A photographer documents life at a geothermal plant amid 29 active volcanoes.
April 15, 2016
On the Scene: The Japanese City Where the Deer Roam Free
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On the Scene: The Japanese City Where the Deer Roam Free

In Nara, you can stroll along the streets with a doe.
April 14, 2016
On the Scene: In the Underwater Shadow of a Giant Manta Ray
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On the Scene: In the Underwater Shadow of a Giant Manta Ray

Off the coast of Mexico, a photographer captures marine life in black and white.
April 13, 2016
On the Scene: Chasing the Ominous Clouds of a Supercell Thunderstorm
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On the Scene: Chasing the Ominous Clouds of a Supercell Thunderstorm

Meet the photographer who runs into the path of severe weather.
April 12, 2016
On the Scene: Amid the Fighter Jets of the USS Enterprise
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On the Scene: Amid the Fighter Jets of the USS Enterprise

A photographer's experience ducking jet exhaust on board the aircraft carrier.
April 11, 2016
Glorious Vintage-Inspired Posters of America's National Parks
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Glorious Vintage-Inspired Posters of America's National Parks

The new posters pay homage to the 1930s originals.
April 08, 2016
 Photos of the Radio Telescopes that Converse with the Universe
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Photos of the Radio Telescopes that Converse with the Universe

Gaze at six wondrous radio telescopes from Australia to Latvia.
April 06, 2016
Photo of the Week: The Nuns Who Went to WWI
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Photo of the Week: The Nuns Who Went to WWI

In 1918, the Daughters of Charity were deployed to a hospital near the Italian Front.
April 04, 2016
The Rare, Retro Cover Art of Albums That Were Never for Sale
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The Rare, Retro Cover Art of Albums That Were Never for Sale

Vintage albums made for television were pretty groovy, man.
April 01, 2016
 Photos of Hong Kong’s Dimming Neon Noir Landscape
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Photos of Hong Kong’s Dimming Neon Noir Landscape

A striking look at Hong Kong's disappearing neon signs.
March 30, 2016
 See Yellowstone's Beauty Change Through The Ages
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See Yellowstone's Beauty Change Through The Ages

How one photographer rephotographed the sites from an 1871 expedition.
March 23, 2016
See What Artists-in-Residence at a Trash Dump Create
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See What Artists-in-Residence at a Trash Dump Create

Meet the artists who transform San Francisco's trash into art.
March 18, 2016
The Strange Loveliness of Europe's Recycling Plants
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The Strange Loveliness of Europe's Recycling Plants

Beautiful photographs of waste being reused, repurposed and recycled.
March 16, 2016
Photo of the Week: The Journey to Mars Starts in Kazakhstan
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Photo of the Week: The Journey to Mars Starts in Kazakhstan

The search for life on Mars continues.
March 14, 2016
Intricately Color-Coded Maps Marking Bomb Damage from the London Blitz
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Intricately Color-Coded Maps Marking Bomb Damage from the London Blitz

See the tragic effects of the aerial bombardment on London’s landscape.
March 11, 2016
The Hidden Patterns of America’s Wildest Landscapes
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The Hidden Patterns of America’s Wildest Landscapes

Photos of America from a vintage aircraft.
March 09, 2016
Photo of the Week: The Healing Power of Crimean Mud Baths
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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 07, 2016
The Enigmatic Art of America’s Secret Societies
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The Enigmatic Art of America’s Secret Societies

It's not a fraternal order without some Illuminati imagery.
March 03, 2016
The Lonely Launchpads and Rusted Rockets of America’s Abandoned Space Facilities
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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 01, 2016
Photo of the Week: How Nixon’s Visit to China Inspired Star Trek
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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
Stark Photos of the 1986 Philippine Revolution that Took Down a Dictator
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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
A Beautiful Look At Antarctica's Harrowing Ice Runways
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A Beautiful Look At Antarctica's Harrowing Ice Runways

February 25, 2016