In 1918, the American photographer Lewis Hine traveled across France, photographing refugee families, orphaned children, wounded and shell-shocked soldiers, the nurses and volunteers who cared for them all, and the ruined buildings they fled.
Source: 100 Years Ago: France in the Final Year of World War I
Simply a collection of some amazing recent aerial images showing the vast diversity of landscapes across China.
Source: China Viewed From Above
Shinmoedake Volcano erupts in Japan, marches commemorate the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., teachers go on strike in Oklahoma, flowers are planted in potholes in Belgium, and much more.
Source: Photos of the Week: Great Bustard, Shinmoedake Volcano, Ghost Mushrooms
A small collection of images from the past few weeks from North America, Asia, and Europe, of tulips, sunshine, and cherry blossoms—surely signs of warmer days to come.
Source: April Blooms: Spring Is on the Way
Fifty years ago today, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” speech in Memphis, one day before his assassination. After this champion of nonviolent protest was murdered, riots broke out in more than 100 cities in the U.S.
Source: The Riots That Followed the Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.
Images from recent years of dust storms, sandstorms, haboobs, and the eerie skies that accompany these phenomena.
Source: The Strange Beauty of Sandstorms
Gigantic rice bowls in Hong Kong, a basketball-playing robot in Tokyo, a chocolate gorilla in Belgium, the Naked Pig Skiing Carnival in China, and much more.
Source: Photos of the Week: Holy Week Rodeo, Volkswagen Graveyard, Soccer on an Ice Floe