Photo Essays

Remembering When Anthony Bourdain Visited Austin’s Barbecue Places

— After the death of Anthony Bourdain last week, <i>Texas Monthly</i> barbecue editor Daniel Vaughn remembered when television host visited Austin’s barbecue joints in 2012. Bourdain asked what was “special” about Texas barbecue when he joined him on the Franklin Barbecue line during the filming of <i>No</i> …

Andy Roddick

11 Photo Stories That Will Help You See The World A Little Differently

Here are some of the most interesting and powerful photo stories from across the internet.<p>In two years since the attack at Pulse nightclub occurred, depressingly little has changed about gun violence in this country. The long-term impact of grief and solidarity in Orlando after the Pulse nightclub …

Hurricane Maria

Return to Badlands National Park 50 Years Later – A Photo Essay

Back in the 1960’s when I was in my mid-teens, my family took a cross-country western vacation that included stops at many of the scenic and …

National Parks

Rohingya refugees fish in troubled waters – photo essay

Aid agencies have said the monsoon season could trigger “an emergency within an emergency” for Rohingya refugees living in temporary shelters in south-east Bangladesh. The region is prone to cyclones, landslides and devastating downpours during the rainy season, which begins in June and typically …

Human Rights

Photo Essay: Capetonians Observe Ramadan

Muslim community end each day’s fast with prayer and delicious food. By Barry Christianson<p>This year hundreds of Muslims from Bo-kaap broke their fast …

News (South Africa)

Photo essay: How we worship in Minnesota

How people pray is both personal and public: Alone in bed before sleep, or crowded in a pew Sunday morning. But all worship has a common purpose, …

Pew Research Center

The Poor People's Campaign: Everybody's Got a Right to Live (Photo Essay)

Essays

Becoming a father: a photographic journey into the world of fatherhood

<b>* Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.</b><p>The inclusion of fathers in the process of giving …

Pregnancy

Photo Essay: 2018 Sea Otter Europe in Girona, Spain

Here in the USA, Sea Otter is perhaps the most well known, widely attended bike festival of the year. Based on the success of the US event, Sea Otter …

Mountain Biking

5 easy ways to use your images for good on Nature Photography Day

For 13 years running, the North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA) has hosted Nature Photography Day on June 15. It's a wonderful event …

Nature Photography

Photo essay: Serenbe Playhouse breathes new life into the classic “Peter Pan”

The classic children’s tale <i>Peter Pan</i> gets a reboot from Serenbe Playhouse in a world premiere that runs through August 26. With a book by Roger Q. …

Atlanta

The Singapore Summit: A Photo Essay

History was made Tuesday morning in Singapore, as President Donald Trump met with North Korean’s leader Kim Jong Un. How it ends only time and …

Conservative View

The Weekend Fix: Religious fault lines in Sri Lanka are widening and nine other reads

Everything you need to know for the day (and a little more).<p>Weekend reads<p>Pranab Mukherjee’s visit to the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh event in Nagpur …

Sri Lanka

Covering Activism Beyond the Poor People’s Campaign

Our first reader-funded project was a success! With Truthdig readers’ help, we raised $16, 000 to send Truthdig photojournalist Michael Nigro all …

North Carolina

‘I found myself missing home’: A Utica photo essay

en_US<p>article<p>Utica is a rural town that is often overlooked and left out of conversations about economic development. Yet, residents are fighting for …

Essays

Space Photos of the Week: Jupiter's Lightning Is Striking

Planets, planets everywhere! The question is—where <i>aren’t</i> we going this week? First we’re going to visit a dwarf planet that resides pretty close to …

Photos

Articles about back storied on Dwell.com - Dwell

Without altering its turn-of-the-20th-century facade, architect Christopher Polly transformed the rear of this Newtown,...<p>A one-of-a-kind house on a Japanese island blurs the indoor-outdoor divide.<p>Add Sushi Rama to the growing list of hip, high-concept Asian restaurants in the Mile High City.<p>The …

Northern California

Activists in New York Put Spotlight on Puerto Rico (Photo Essay)

Cooper Union’s Great Hall in New York City was the setting Wednesday for an at-capacity discussion on the subject of Naomi Klein’s new book, “The …

Caribbean

Dressing Like Malema Sees Zimbabwe's Chamisa Taking Flak!

Opposition Movement for Democratic Change Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa has always been at the centre of controversy, never stopping …

South Africa

The Lost Newspaper Archives of Black Chicago Are Now at Your Fingertips

The Obsidian Collection and Google are bringing historic African-American media outlets online.<p>In 1983, Harold Washington, Chicago’s first black …

Black History

PHOTO ESSAY: Life, Death and Coyotes at Evergreen Cemetery

Evergreen Cemetery, in Boyle Heights, is the oldest cemetery in Los Angeles and one of the largest with over 300,000 graves.<p>Different sections of the …

Los Angeles

Wider Image: On sea, snow or street, soccer prevails

KOLKATA, India (Reuters) - As Russia puts the finishing touches to the carefully manicured fields that will host the World Cup from next week, people around the globe are playing soccer on a surprising variety of makeshift pitches.<p>Off the coast of an island in southern Thailand, they play on a …

Northern Italy

Framing the 2018 French Open

Culture<p>In the past day or so, the well-trod red clay of Roland Garros has been transformed from mere surface to spectacular staging ground, with red-hot semifinal matchups on the women’s side ensuring a lively finish to this year’s installment of the French Open. (As has been the case for the …

Tennis

Spokane Falls photo essay

How many cities can you think of that have a massive waterfall and an enormous gorge that run through an urban area? The only other place that comes …

Hiking

Exploring Havana: Photo Essay and Travel Tips

<i>Classic car on the Malecón</i><p>Photographers headed to Cuba know there are a few iconic images of Havana that you just have to capture, cliched or not. …

Cuba

Sunday Brunch: the Windrush generation, The Monocle Arts Review - Radio

Chapter 1<p><i>11 minutes</i><p>15<p>15<p>Chapter 1<p>Windrush: portrait of a generation<p>We discuss a photo essay portraying the life of the Windrush generation, migrants …

Windrush

Sosywood Coming Soon to a Screen Near You!

Sosywood Coming Soon to a Screen Near You!Young people volunteering as actors, producers and directors are making films to get communities talking …

Africa

BJs boys strip down for charity car wash

The go-go boys from BJ Roosters took their skills outside on Saturday for a charity car wash that had heads turning on Cheshire Bridge Road.<p>This …

Atlanta

Commonwealth Sends Observers to Zimbabwe

The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association has raised concerns with President Emmerson Mnangagwa about current election processes that might result …

Africa

Dirty Kanza Photo Essay: 206 miles of gravel and grit

Bicycle Racing