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Americans at Work: Returning Veterans (24 photos)

This week, our “Americans at Work” photo essay features photographs of military veterans returning to civilian lives in New York, made by photographer Emilie Richardson: “Like many Americans, veterans have experienced obstacles in finding employment since the economic decline in the 2000’s. With the passage of the post-9/11 GI Bill in 2001, which can cover… Keep Reading

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Superb Owl Sunday (28 photos)

A special Sunday event, a photographic essay celebrating a few of these magnificent raptors. Not Falcons (nor Patriots), these superb owls hail from Europe, Asia, North and South America, captured in photos both recent and more than a century old. If you have some time today before the big game (or are skipping the event… Keep Reading

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Golden Waves of Sand by Daniel F.

Golden Waves of Sand by Daniel F. POST PROCESSING BILDBEARBEITUNG WEBSITE FACEBOOK Many techniques used on this image are demonstrated in my brand new set of videos. Just check out my website for more information. ____ Viele der hier angewandten Techniken werden sehr ausführlich in meinen aktuellen Video Tutorials demonstriert. Mehr Infos dazu findet Ihr… Keep Reading

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Mourning the Victims of the Quebec Mosque Attack (16 photos)

On January 29, 2017, six people were killed and eight more injured after a gunman opened fire at the Islamic Cultural Centre in Quebec City, as members were gathering for Sunday evening prayers. The alleged attacker, a 27-year-old student from Quebec with reportedly extreme right-wing and anti-immigrant views, was captured and has been charged with… Keep Reading

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A Visit to the European Southern Observatory (26 photos)

High in northern Chile’s Atacama Desert, the European Southern Observatory (ESO) has built several collections of telescopes and observatories on remote, arid mountaintops. The locations are ideal for ground-based astronomy — far from city lights, high above sea level, with more than 350 cloudless days a year. The ESO is an intergovernmental research organization with… Keep Reading

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The Rifts by Marc Adamus

The Rifts by Marc Adamus Dark background all the way here, folks! Thanks. We’ve gotten some tremendous lenticular waves here in the Rockies over the last month or so. I’ve been trying to put these elements together for a long while, the wind, ice and big sky but there’s been several issues. The biggest one,… Keep Reading

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A Wintry Ride in a Japanese Potbelly Stove Train (17 photos)

In northern Japan, the Tsugaru Railway operates between Tsugaru Goshogawara and Tsugaru Nakazato stations, about 12 miles apart, or a 45 minute ride through a quiet rural landscape. In the winter, the company operates a train with an old-fashioned potbelly stove to heat the passenger cars, to attract tourists from the outside of the prefecture… Keep Reading

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Photos of the Week 7/2-7/8 (35 photos)

Tears for Alton Sterling, haute-couture fashion, a swollen river in China, a rocket to the International Space Station, gorgeous goldfish, Eid al-Fitr in a 14th century mosque, lightning strikes the Las Vegas strip, and much more. Keep Reading

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A Week of Bloodshed in America (42 photos)

Alton Sterling, 37, was shot and killed by police officers on Tuesday, July 5, while he was selling CDs outside of a convenience store. The following day, Philando Castile, 32, was shot and killed by a police officer after he was stopped for a broken tail light. Videos of both killings were widely shared on… Keep Reading

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