Teachers on strike in Los Angeles, “Kiss a Ginger Day” in Ireland, a terror attack in Nairobi, fashion shows in Berlin and Paris, the “No Pants Subway Ride” in New York, and much more
On January 7, a group of 334 competitors began the 41st annual Dakar Rally: a punishing 10-day, 3,000-mile race across the Peruvian desert.
As more and more walls are built along borders worldwide, a look at some famous and some lesser-known barriers across the globe.
Heavy snow across Central Europe, a partial solar eclipse in China, a Transformer on the streets of Bogota, the Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Christmas fire in Saint Petersburg, and much more
A collection of photographs from the past century of large-scale mock dinosaurs, constructed to varying degrees of accuracy
Recent subterranean scenes from around the world
Massive, colorful ice sculptures light up the night in the frigid northern city of Harbin, China.
A wild encounter in Scotland, a lunar landing made by China, snow on the Grand Canyon, ice castles in Utah, and much more
Investment in lunar exploration is growing once more—humanity has achieved many lunar firsts, but others are still to come.
The simple beauty in the shapes formed by murmurations, captured by various photographers over the past few years
Images from around the world of people greeting the new year with fireworks, polar-bear swims, traditional festivals, solemn observations, and more
Strange blue lights in the night sky over New York, Christmas calls from the White House, a fox hunt in Ireland, icy weather in China, penguins in Italy and Antarctica, and much more.
Yasuyoshi Chiba, a staff photographer with AFP, spent nearly the entire year of 2018 in Kenya, documenting an incredibly wide range of subjects, landscapes, and issues.
Holiday images from Australia, Japan, Iraq, England, Bolivia, the U.S., India, Italy, and many more countries
At least 222 people have reportedly been killed along Indonesia’s Sunda Strait by a tsunami, likely triggered by an eruption of the Anak Krakatau volcano.
Keyboard art in the Ivory Coast, darts fans in London, a giant Santa in Shanghai, a naturalization ceremony in Los Angeles, and much more
A half century ago, human beings left our planet for a trip around the moon for the first time, and brought home incredible images of vistas never seen before.
A collection of photographs that are just so 2018.
A collection of holiday cheer and light wrapped up in 35 photographs
Big waves in Portugal, holiday lights in Europe, images from the asteroid Bennu, a flight with Virgin Galactic, a giant middle finger in Vermont, and much more