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PHOTO: When the Past Comes Flooding Back
June 27, 2014

Has the daily deluge of images achieved such record-breaking levels that almost every photograph now inevitably reminds us of other photographs? 

One of Senegal's Most Beautiful Beaches Was Once a Slave-Trading Hub
An alternate view of the island of Gorée
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June 27, 2014

The pleasures of a day at the beach can transcend the darkest of histories.

The Rise and Fall of Apartheid in Pictures
An exhibition in South Africa is attracting record-breaking crowds
June 26, 2014

An exhibition in South Africa is attracting record-breaking crowds.

Daily Life of Indigenous Cultures in Seven Beautiful Scenes
June 25, 2014

Pierre de Vallombreuse traveled around the world, photographing indigneous communities from Greenland to Borneo.

Photos: The Brazilian City That the World Cup Turns into a Ghost Town
Matthew Niederhauser's photo diary: Day six
June 24, 2014

Where'd everybody go? (You only get one guess!) 

These Vintage Photos of Naked Soldiers Show the Intimate Side of War
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June 23, 2014

New book My Buddy: World War II Laid Bare collects images of Allied soldiers in naked horseplay.

The Case of the Disappearing Woman
What we see when we look at a woman in hijab
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June 22, 2014

What we see when we look at a woman in hijab.

Photos: Brazilian Vendors, Sticking it to FIFA, Set Up a DIY Fan Fest of Their Own
Matthew Niederhauser’s World Cup Photo Diary: Day Five
June 21, 2014

The big screen wasn't as fancy, but the throng of fans didn't mind 

This Is What It's Like to Go to School in a Town Where Everyone Has Left
Senior-class portraits from America’s vanishing rural communities
June 20, 2014

A gallery of oddly affecting senior class portraits from America's vanishing rural communities.

Photo: Bulgarian Wrestling Is a Pain in the Neck
June 19, 2014

A fun day out for all the family.

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