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40+ Amazing Color Photographs Documenting Everyday Life Of Mexico In The 1950s

Mexico is the 14th largest country by land area, and 11th by population, it is a federation comprising 31 states and a special federal entity that is …

Mexico

Inequality ... in a photograph

<b>How did you come to take this photo?</b><br>I took the photo for the Folha de São Paulo newspaper, for a special report on the 450th anniversary of São Paulo in 2004. It was taken from a helicopter following a suggestion by my colleague Marlene Bergamo. But when I took it, I had no idea it would become so …

Brazil

These vivid 1980s photos show gritty San Francisco cab life in the days before Uber

‘Driving cabs is a funny game. You meet random people in random order.’<p>European tourists, foreign businessmen, poets, models, and locals escaping the …

Clever Street Artist Paints Fake Shadows to Playfully Trick Passersby

Working in a myriad of mediums, California-based creative Damon Belanger is known for his eclectic oeuvre. While he dabbles in everything from package design to culture-inspired paintings, his most recent endeavor is a playful street art project that gives ordinary objects silly and surprising …

Streetwear

Photographing an Eerily Empty Mexico City

An artist reveals what the Mexican capital looks like when the notorious crowds of people and cars clear out.<p>When photographer Melvin Lara moved to Mexico City from his hometown of Cuernavaca, he set out on excursions to photograph his new city. In order to avoid the notorious traffic in Mexico’s …

Amazing images of San Francisco before it was a city

Golden Gate Park, the 1,000-acre green space south of the famous bridge that turns 80 years old this year, is located on what was once the largest sand dune ecosystem in the western hemisphere. These dunes spanned seven miles, essentially the entire width of modern-day San Francisco.<p>About two …

25 photos that show why San Miguel de Allende was named the best city in the world

Travel + Leisure just released its World's Best Awards for 2017.<p>The awards are based on a survey that includes responses from thousands of experienced travelers.<p>San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, was voted the best city in the world for the first time — beating out major travel destinations like …

Colorful photos capture mid-century life in San Francisco

San Francisco was booming in the post-war period.<p>It went from 634,536 residents in the 1940 census to 775,357 in 1950. World War II drew thousands of workers seeking jobs to the Bay Area's shipyards. Soldiers passing through the city on their way to the Pacific Theatre were also charmed by the …

Escape to Baja: Three Blissed-Out Days Touring Mexico on a Harley-Davidson

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Double Exposure Of Animals In The Aurora Borealis

Inspired by the wonderful winter here in Norway I wanted to create something that captured the mood of it. So I made these digital double exposures …

Landscape Photography

The Most Common Languages Spoken in the U.S. After English and Spanish

What's the language that the most Americans speak after English? As you'd probably guess, the second-most common language spoken in the U.S. is …

Language Learning

Inuit Families Photographed At The End Of The Earth

Imagine a world far far away from the bright lights and hustle and bustle of the world's major cities, a place so harsh and isolated that only a few …

Surreal Portraits from Oleg Oprisco | Colossal

<p>Kiev-based photographer Oleg Oprisco (previously) continues to amaze with his surreal style of conceptual photography that makes use of a muted …

Mount Huashan Is One Of The Most Dangerous, Terrifying Hikes In The World

Does that photo make your stomach drop?<p>Redditor AdventurousHuman posted the photo of hiking China's Mount Huashan. The trail is one of the most dangerous in the world.<p>The trails up Mount Hua Shan involve steep staircases, vertical ascents, and a plank trail consisting of wooden platforms bolted …

Powerful Portraits of Secluded Cultures on the Brink of Extinction

Before They Pass Away is a powerful documentary series by photographer Jimmy Nelson featuring dozens of cultures around the world whose people live in seclusion and are at risk of fading away. Traveling across five continents, the English photographer manages to embrace the various cultures he has …

102-year-old ship became a floating forest (6 pictures)

Homebush Bay in Sydney is the place were many 20th century ships, which are no longer used, ended up: one of them, the SS Ayrfield, is definitely the …

Under the Veil of Mist: Photos by Jaromir Hron

Under the Veil of Mist: Photos by Jaromir Hron<p>Beautiful monochrome photos of mist covered landscapes. You can see more of Jaromir's work at his …

Earth: If you like it, put a ring on it (pictures)

Actually, for a very brief period Earth may have once had rings. They could have been the result of an impact, billions of years ago, between Earth and a Mars-sized protoplanet called Theia. Debris from the collision coalesced into the moon, according to the giant impact hypothesis . This …

America the Beautiful: 50 States in 50 Photos

At 3.79 million square miles (9.83 million km2) and approximately 315 million people, the United States is the third largest country by land area and …