Photos

Rwanda's Open Wounds
Tens of thousands of amputees serve as living reminders of the 1994 genocide
April 17, 2014

Reminders of Rwanda's genocide are everywhere today, in the form of tens of thousands who survived the mass slaughter but were left permanently maimed.

Balloons and Bodybuilders: A Fresh Look at Modern Afghanistan
April 16, 2014

Afghan Tales, a traveling photo exhibition, aims to counter the stereotypical vision of Afghanistan with images of daily life in the war-torn country.

Photos: Blood and Prayer on the Streets of Ukraine
April 14, 2014

A discomfiting photo gallery

The Falling Dutchman: You're Looking at the Future of Photography
April 02, 2014

This is—or should that be “These are”?—how the future of photography might look. The history of the medium, in common with most technologies, is largely about ever-increasing speed.

This Is What a Gun Looks Like When It's Pointing Straight At You
April 01, 2014

The strange, stunning photographs of the Point Blank Project present a new view of handguns.

Beyoncé's Instagram Photos From the Anne Frank House Are Appropriately Provocative
March 20, 2014

It is disturbing to see Beyoncé putting on a sad-face because the topic, for an hour, was the Holocaust. But it's also appropriate.

Our Odd, Revealing Obsession With "Gritty" Photos of the 1970s NYC Subway
March 12, 2014

The city has erased more than just graffiti.

Photo: Serena Williams Playing Tennis in Outer Space
February 09, 2014

In a boxing match, the combatants are rarely more than a couple of feet apart. Even the punch that separates them absolutely—the moment marking the difference between victory and defeat—unites them in brutal intimacy.

What Is Vladimir Putin Staring at in Sochi?
February 05, 2014

Unlike another despot known for looking at things, Putin's gaze always seems to fall on objects off-camera.

Six Photos That Prove Obama Is Conservative
January 10, 2014

According to Time magazine's political-personality quiz, anyway.

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