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Simply captioned “Seen in Gaza” shows two Palestinian men in Gaza overlooking their city, which was destroyed by an Israeli attack.

Humans of Palestine aims at restoring the humanity often stripped away when Palestinians are reduced to calculative deaths, forgettable names, and mutilated bodies, rather than people with stories and dreams.

These Photos Capture Life Beyond War and Tragedy in Palestine


From Clark Boyd in Boston: “It’s not every day you get to interview the hardest working LEGO minifigure photographer in Britain…”

See more photos of this little guy.


The early origins of Buddhism aren’t well-known. But a preservation effort in Nepal may have stumbled upon new clues on the earliest roots of Buddhism.

These photos are from The World’s Sonia Narang, who photographed these sites in Lumbini, Nepal, in August 2013 with support from the International Center for Journalists.

Amazing photos today on Twitter #frifotos. This one is from @implausibleblog . #frifotos is a trend started by @epsteintravels . This week’s theme is Shadow. Go tweet your own favorite photo of brilliant shadows using #frifotos, or post them to tumblr share with us at Public Radio International!

“Life in Color: Purple” – National Geographic’s exquisite gallery of photos depicting the purple places in our world.


Milky Way Over Abandoned Kilns

Image Credit: Tom McEwan 


From Live Science: “Astrophotographer Niccolò Bonfadini took this stunning picture in the Finnish Lapland in the winter of 2011. With the sun rising behind the photographer, the Belt of Venus is the pinkish streak caused by the atmosphere reflecting light from the setting or rising sun — giving the reddish hue.”

Two things:

  1. Astrophotographer is pretty much the the best job title I’ve ever heard.
  2. I know I’m supposed to be looking at the Belt of Venus and everything, but holy crap, those show-pillar things are trees!


Photo of the Day: People arrive at the “Diner en blanc” (Dinner in White) event outside the ArtScience Museum at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.

A total of 888 people, dressed head to toe in white and bringing with them white tablecloths, glassware and other finery, gathered at the promenade near the museum on Thursday night for an impromptu open-air dinner, organizers said.

Participants at the event, the first in Asia, were told of the venue via social media sites and the Internet, then rushed to assemble at the venue. ( REUTERS/Tim Chong)


Photo of the Day: Children play in aqua zorbing balls in a temporary inflatable pool in the garden of the Chancellery during open house day in Berlin


Photo of the Day: A monk and seagulls on Inle Lake, Myanmar.

Photo by: SauKhiang Chau (Bukit Mertajam, Penang, Malaysia); Inle Lake, Shan State, Myanmar

(via smithsonianmag)