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The Scrutiny of James Comey (6/8/2017) Father and children in Gaza, by Emad Samir Nassar (2015) 50 Captivating Photos Of Girls Going To School Around The World. 52 Images To Recap 2015 Around The World. 24 Powerful Images Show the World in 2015. This year brought with it a slew of moments worthy of history books — with bloodshed and tears shed, with losses on a big scale and a small one, from spectacle on the political stage to the Super Bowl stage, from victories to defeats.

24 Powerful Images Show the World in 2015

This year photographers around the world kept busy snapping iconic images of heartbreak, terror, drama and triumph. Here are those days as seen through lenses across the planet. Baltimore protester washes pepper spray out of his eyes. A man uses milk to rinse pepper spray out of his eyes on April 27, amid widespread protests over the death of 25-year-old Baltimore man Freddie Gray in Baltimore police custody on April 19. Charlie Hebdo issues first cover after massacre at its office in Paris. On Jan. 14, French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo released its first issue since a team of extremist gunmen burst into its offices Jan. 7, murdering 12 people in revenge for its multiple covers satirizing Islam. Earthquakes in Nepal kill thousands. The Best Wildlife Photography of 2015. Canadian photographer Don Gutoski has been named the 2015 Wildlife Photographer of the Year by London’s Natural History Museum for his piece titled "A tale of two foxes.

The Best Wildlife Photography of 2015

" Aside from its obvious beauty, there are a few more reasons why Don Gutoski's photograph took the grand prize. First of all, this is rare behavior to witness, let alone catch on camera. The photo was snapped in Wapusk National Park, Canada and captures a red fox hunting an arctic fox. Higher temperatures due to global warming have shifted the range of red foxes further north, meaning they are coming into contact with arctic foxes more often. 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. I just found your next desktop background.

2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

The coveted first-place prize of this year's National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest was awarded to Anuar Patjane yesterday for his unbelievable image of a humpback whale and her newborn calf off the coast of Mexico. The gold medal comes with an eight-day expedition on the Panama Canal aboard National Geographic's charter ship. Not bad. A panel of photographers pulled the image, along with 9 other honorable mentions, from over 18,000 entries. Powerful Photos Of The Week: 8/21 - 8/28/15. WWII veteran at a Victory Day parade in Russia (9 May 2015) The Most Powerful Science Photos This Week (8/21 -8/29/15) Forest overgrown with wild garlic in Kaiserstuhl, Germany (8 May 2015) Photos of the Week: 1/24 - 1/30/2015. The Best Photos in National Geographic in 2014. Hay una razón por la cual National Geographic es el espacio para las mejores fotografías del mundo.

The Best Photos in National Geographic in 2014

La revista se ha dedicado a enaltecer y motivar el trabajo de todos los fotógrafos del mundo. Muestra de ellos el resultado de su concurso anual de fotografía edición 2014, estás fotos son de lo mejor y nos dan una idea del trabajo inspirador de los fotógrafos que tomaron estas tomas y que con su cámara formaron estas composiciones. Sin más aquí las mejores fotos de National Geographic en 2014:

The most powerful images of Latin America in 2014. Last surviving rescue dog from 9/11, now 15 years old. Ashen shrine near Mt. Ontake, Japan, September 2014. Photos of the Week: 8/30-9/5/2014. This week we have a look at the West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn, Ecuador's still-erupting Tungurahua volcano, Iraqi forces taking the battle to ISIS, the massive Jurong Rock Caverns below Singapore, a kitesurfing world record in Spain, and an 82-foot-tall white rabbit in Taiwan, as well as many other subjects. [35 photos] Use j/k keys or ←/→ to navigate Choose: Leng Yuting, 26, poses underwater for her wedding pictures at a photo studio in Shanghai on September 3, 2014, ahead of her wedding next year.

Photos of the Week: 8/30-9/5/2014

Her fiance Riyang said they had their wedding photographs taken underwater because "it's romantic and beautiful. " Palestinian man and son take refuge in school on Gaza Strip (17 July 2014) Photos of the Week: 7/26 - 8/1/2014. This week's edition includes a Canadian hitch-hiking robot, a British pier fire, Swiss Alpine wrestling, Irish Bog Snorkeling, German crop circles, and much more. [35 photos] Use j/k keys or ←/→ to navigate Choose:

Photos of the Week: 7/26 - 8/1/2014

Superheroes. Holi 2014: The Festival of Colors. This week Hindus around the world celebrate Holi, the Festival of Colors.

Holi 2014: The Festival of Colors

Holi is a popular springtime celebration observed on the last full moon of the lunar month. Participants traditionally throw bright, vibrant powders at friends and strangers alike as they celebrate the arrival of spring, commemorate Krishna's pranks, and allow each other a momentary freedom -- a chance to drop their inhibitions and simply play and dance. Gathered here are images of this year's Holi festival from across India.

See also India's 'High' Holiday. [24 photos] Use j/k keys or ←/→ to navigate Choose: Kiev as of 19 February 2014. Photos Of Russians In Crimea. Photos of the Week: 7/12-7/18/2014. This has been a very eventful week.

Photos of the Week: 7/12-7/18/2014

This edition features images from Ukraine, Israel, and Gaza, as well as other events large and small around the world. From Germany's victory in the World Cup, to Manhattanhenge, the Supermoon, Bastille Day, and much more. [40 photos] Surreal Photos Of Burning Man By Victor Habchy. We all have that one place we want to visit.

Surreal Photos Of Burning Man By Victor Habchy

Photographer Vicktor Habchy’s dream destination was the Burning Man festival. One day he decided to stop dreaming and start living: “I simply packed my bag and traveled the world to attend this magnificent event,” Victor told Bored Panda. Show Full Text He travelled alone, so the journey across the world was physically demanding. 91 Pictures That Amazed Us During 2013. Renewed Anti-Government Protests in Turkey. One day last summer, as anti-government protests roiled Istanbul, a 14-year-old boy named Berkin Elvan was on his way to buy bread when he was struck in the head by a tear gas canister.

Renewed Anti-Government Protests in Turkey

After spending months in a coma, Berkin died this week -- reigniting anger at Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and sending thousands back into the streets in dozens of cities. Riot police were quick to react, disrupting demonstrations with water cannons, clubs, and more tear gas. At least two were killed, dozens more injured. Opposition groups are calling for further protests and are still seeking the ouster of Prime Minister Erdogan. [38 photos] First person to buy legal marijuana in CO. World leaders escort Queen Elizabeth II... except Putin. Pictures of the day: 19 September 2012. The 75 Best Pictures of the 2013.

Speaks Volumes. Youth in Venezuela, 2014. Orthodox priest preventing clash, Ukraine. Photos of Ramadan 2013. Ramadan, the Islamic month of fasting, began earlier this week, with the observation of the Hilal, or new moon. Throughout this ninth month on the Islamic calendar, devout Muslims must abstain from food, drink, and sex from dawn until sunset. Heath Ledger and Christian Bale. 46 of the most amazing photographs of 2012. 2012 has been a great year in it's own way. It may have been full of ups and downs, victories and losses, successes and disappointment (as with pretty much any year). But how ever you've found it. It's still been full of wondrous and wonder. Or something. Best Pictures Of The Decade. Top 100 Photos of the Year 2012. *Please note the photographs themselves were not necessarily taken in 2012, they just happened to be featured as a POTD this year.

The pictures are also listed in reverse chronological order. There is no ranking amongst the photos Enjoy! Photograph by Robert Elves on Flickr Photograph by Stephen Wilkes | Prints available Photograph by George Steinmetz Photograph by Andrew Choy. Photo Of The Year 2010. The World Press Photo Of The Year Contest is one of the most prestigious annual events for press photographers. These are the winners in 2010. Read the descriptions underneath each image to find out more about the setting and the photographer.Warning: Some images are graphic in displaying the horror that can be human life.UPDATE: Check out our World Press Photo Of The Year 2011 edition. 101. Home of the Free. Burning Man 2010. Burning Man 2011. Burning Man 2013. Once a year, tens of thousands of participants gather in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert to create Black Rock City, dedicated to community, art, self-expression, and self-reliance.

They depart one week later, having left no trace whatsoever. The 45 Most Powerful Images Of 2011. Living Off the Grid today in the USA. Looking Up the Eiffel Tower (2014) Top 20 Real Pictures Made Famous by the Internet. Pop Culture With the current expansion of Photoshop, it can be difficult to determine if a picture posted online is real or fake.

2 engineers embrace before death (6 Nov 2013) The Top 75 'Pictures of the Day' for 2012. *Update: The Top 100 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2012 have just been published. Click here to check out the most up-to-date post! Burning Man 2009.