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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?
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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.

All of These Famous People Visited Nelson Mandela's Tiny Prison Cell
December 06, 2013

Evo Morales, Beyonce, Tariq Aziz: Sooner or later, everyone visits Mandela's cell in Robben Island.

Hilarious Photos of the East German Secret Police at Work
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December 04, 2013

An amazing trove of new pictures from the Stasi archives

Photos: The Afghan Army Prepares to Fight on Its Own
November 24, 2013

Sebastiano Tomada Piccolomini's photos of the men who will take over a war 

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