Christmas services and observances from China, Kenya, England, the U.S., India, Indonesia, Nigeria, Israel, France, and many more countries.
With only a few days left until Christmas, I thought it might be fun to take a look at celebrations and preparations from years past.
Festive decorations, Santa runs, colorful lights … with one week left until Christmas, a collection of holiday cheer and light wrapped up in 35 photographs.
Every day until Monday, December 25, we’ll present one new image of our universe from NASA’s telescope.
Scenes of people getting into the holiday spirit—bringing a little color, brightness, and wonder into the season.
On the eve of this year’s traditional All Hallows' Eve, a collection of spooky, scary, (and fun) images from haunted houses, zombie walks, Halloween parties, and more.
Photographer Russell Lee, while working for the FSA/OWI visited the small town of Vale, Oregon, on the Fourth of July in 1941.
Happy Mother’s Day! I thought it would be nice to share these photos of different animal moms and their baby cubs, cygnets, piglets, pups, joeys, calves, and more on this day.
Christians around the world celebrating Holy Week and Easter
Images of this year's Holi festival from India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka
The high temperature on Christmas Day in Sydney, Australia, reached 84° F (29° C), and residents and tourists took to Bondi Beach to play and cool off.
While Saint Nicholas may bring gifts to good boys and girls, ancient folklore in Europe's Alpine region also tells of Krampus, a frightening beast-like creature looking for naughty children to punish in horrible ways—or possibly to drag back to his lair in a sack.
With only six days left until Christmas, Santa Claus appears to be just about everywhere—assisted by armies of Santa's Helpers.
Every day until Sunday, December 25, we’ll present one new image of our universe from NASA’s ‘scope.
A look back at archival images of Thanksgiving traditions and celebrations from the past
Images of people parading, trick-or-treating, partying, or getting scared silly in haunted houses, from around the world.
Church services, processions of hooded penitents, Easter eggs hunts, Catholic passion plays, and more.
With only a few days left until Christmas, lighted displays, colorful markets, and Santa's helpers are out in force. Gathered here as an early gift to you, is a collection of holiday cheer and light wrapped up in 30 photographs.
Time once more for one of my favorite holiday traditions: the eighth annual Hubble Space Telescope Advent Calendar.
Images of people parading, trick-or-treating, partying, or getting scared silly in haunted houses, dressed in spooky or whimsical costumes—from the U.S., China, Germany, Spain, Japan, France, and more.
Carnival season 2015 is underway across Europe and the Americas. These pre-Lent festivals, often a blend of local pagan and catholic traditions, usher out the winter and welcome in spring. The largest and most famous—the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil—took place this weekend.
Two nights ago, as the stroke of midnight rolled across the world's time zones, people gathered in private and took to the streets to celebrate the arrival of the New Year, 2015.
With only a few days left until Christmas, lighted displays, colorful markets, and Santa's helpers are out in force. From Europe to the Americas and Asia, gathered here as an early gift to you, is a collection of holiday cheer and light wrapped up in 30 photographs.
Recent images from across southeast Alaska, a narrow strip of coastal islands and mountains that stretches more than 500 miles along the Pacific Ocean.
Participants at the Wave and Goth festival in Germany, attendees at a “Kiss-a-thon” in Mexico City, observations of Ramadan in Indonesia, and so much more.
Throughout the 20th century, NASA made extensive use of wind tunnels to test and refine designs for airplanes, spacecraft, and many other vehicles and structures.
The ongoing eruption of Kilauea volcano has opened as many as 20 new fissures on Hawaii's Big Island over the past two weeks.