The motels that never left the '70s, the "queen of the elephants" and other best photos of the week.
Like an M.C. Escher drawing made out of pixels, this snapshot of a couple of construction workers under a bridge will make you — wait, are they under the bridge? Or next to it?
The photographer had been promoting his photo as the result of an unexpected and "unplanned" moment.
Thousands have been evacuated and large swaths of Nebraska and other nearby states have been left underwater as the Missouri River overcame its levees, causing intense flooding.
Consider it globalization of the supernatural: Thanks to the proliferation of the internet, the Romanian witch community — also known as the vrăjitoare — has migrated their ancient practice onto the web.
The darkness and decay of Route 66, the unique geometric patterns of coastal Barcelona and other best photos of the week.
A massive bomb cyclone — described by the National Weather Service as "historic" and an "incredible storm system" — is hitting the Great Plains and Mountain West, bringing wind gusts of up to 80 miles per hour, blizzard conditions and a foot or more of snow.
In the separatist regions of eastern Ukraine, young people prepare to defend themselves — and their nation.
The Thwaites Glacier is often considered one of the most important when it comes to changes in sea level, but it has been little studied. A new expedition hopes to change that.
How Mueller's probe compares with the work of other special counsels.
These abstract images actually show glacier pools in Iceland, which Hegen captured by helicopter. Like Hegen's other work, they visualize climate change on Earth.
The images are the culmination of an "advanced air-to-air photographic technology" that has taken more than 10 years to develop.
There's something a little off about the storefronts on Main Street in the town of Amsterdam in Upstate New York.
In 1993, photographer Vincent Cianni moved to the south side of Williamsburg, as the next generation of Puerto Rican and Dominican teens were coming of age.
Sacramento-based astrophotography enthusiast Andrew McCarthy extracted color data from 150,000 photos of the moon to create this enhanced photo showing all the different splashes of color on the surface left by impacts of different minerals.
The colors of Sicily's red light district, the bank vaults transformed into restaurants and other best photos of the week.
In 1984, Steve McCurry took a photo that captured the hearts of readers across the globe. Unfortunately, the truth of said photo is more sinister than many realized.
It's easy to lose sight of how subway lines navigate the terrain of our metropolises because, well, many of them are literally underground. But thankfully images like these can help us peel back the mystery a little bit.
From a shark feeding frenzy to a battleship sunken underwater, here are some of the most breathtaking underwater photos of the year.
As the author of the upcoming book "Fake Photos," I'd like to offer a few tips to protect yourself from falling for a hoax.
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