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25 Vintage Photos Provide A Peek Into Life In East Germany

25 Vintage Photos Provide A Peek Into Life In East Germany

During the Cold War, the Eastern Bloc state was isolated both physically and ideologically from the West. These photos give us a glimpse into life there.
The Photo That Changed The Face Of HIV/AIDS

The Photo That Changed The Face Of HIV/AIDS

In 1990, David Kirby lay on the cusp of death. He would never know that as he lay dying, this photo would transform public perception of HIV/AIDS.
What We Love This Week, Volume CXXXIII

What We Love This Week, Volume CXXXIII

Elsewhere, crisis rules the week--from violence in Burundi to natural disasters in Nepal to decimation in Detroit.
What We Love This Week, Volume CXXXII

What We Love This Week, Volume CXXXII

The world's best aerial photography, America's incredible castles and the fire underneath Iceland round out the week's top picks.
31 Great Travel Selfies That Prove The Self-Portrait Isn’t Always Obnoxious

31 Great Travel Selfies That Prove The Self-Portrait Isn’t Always Obnoxious

Generally speaking, the selfie is about as interesting as a manila folder. But we don't mind them as much when they're taken in cool locations.
The Story Behind One Of Sports’ Most Famous Photos

The Story Behind One Of Sports’ Most Famous Photos

The image of a weightless Michael Jordan at a 1988 dunk contest is a key fixture in the annals of history. Here's the story behind the legendary photo.
How Seattle Is Facing Homelessness With Portraits

How Seattle Is Facing Homelessness With Portraits

Facing Homelessness is using simple black and white portraits of Seattle's homeless residents to alleviate their struggle--and it's working.
What We Love This Week, Volume CXXXI

What We Love This Week, Volume CXXXI

The photos of himself Hitler didn't want you to see, the astonishing military training regimens you won't believe when you see, and a whole lot more.
1937: When Surfboards Weighed 100 Pounds And Men’s Swimming Trunks Were Actually Short

1937: When Surfboards Weighed 100 Pounds And Men’s Swimming Trunks Were Actually Short

Behold, the beach's golden days.
What We Love This Week, Volume CXXX

What We Love This Week, Volume CXXX

We discover the year's best drone photos plus the year's best space photos. Meanwhile, we tour Canada's spotted lake plus Nevada's disappearing lake.
Fun In Thatcher’s England: Newcastle, 1979

Fun In Thatcher’s England: Newcastle, 1979

This photo highlights Newcastle, England at the start of major economic reform.