As the costumes are put away, the decorations taken down, and candy wrappers gathered from every corner of the house, I thought it would be fun to take one last look at this year’s fun and creepy Halloween celebrations.
A look at some spooky (and fun) pre-Halloween festivities this year from South Korea, across the U.S., Ukraine, Japan, England, Singapore, Ireland, and more
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.
Images of the pets, working animals, and wildlife that have become victims, evacuees, rescuers, and comforters after California’s deadliest and most destructive wildfire
A fireworks festival in Burma, political turmoil in Sri Lanka, starlings over Rome, an Allosaurus in Paris, wintry scenes in northern China, and much more
Chinese developers have opened a series of new tourist attractions in some very lofty places. Glass-bottomed bridges, cliffside walkways, observation decks, and more
The total number of smartphone users worldwide will reach an estimated 3 billion this year—here’s a look at the visual landscape.