Contemporary Tibet conjures a mysterious mental image. So imagine how much more mysterious it was 100 years ago when travel was difficult and few foreigners were granted entry. A rare photo album provides a glimpse of that cloistered culture.
Using barometric pressure readings, Kent Moore found evidence that a major storm rolled in on the day George Mallory and Andrew Irvine attempted to summit. He says it's likely the drop in air pressure would have led to hypoxic shock.
A new book of photography simply called Shirin Neshat, after the artist, is anything but simple. It chronicles the artist's exploration of complex themes such as exile and the role of gender within Islam.