During the non-cooperation movement in East Pakistan (now Bangladesh), a procession of students march in Dhaka, the capital, 1970
September 30, 2010 Although Rashid Talukder is a pioneering photographer, and has been in the business for nearly 50 years, his name is probably unfamiliar.
September 28, 2010 In the early stages of atomic experiments, the U.S. government hired Harold Edgerton to figure out how to photograph big bangs. His photographs, shared by the Smithsonian, are both spectacular and spooky.
September 27, 2010 Wanting to know more about the culture that moves America, a married photographer couple dropped everything and hit the road.
Dizzy Gillespie, mid-1970s
September 24, 2010 Martin Cohen was an amateur photographer when he started an instrument company in the 1960s. His photo archive is an unheralded collection of musicians and performances that rivals the work of jazz photographers like Francis Wolff and Herman Leonard.
September 23, 2010 Planet Money is committed to following the financial crisis to the bitter end. And what better way to do that than to own a piece of it. We bought one of those things that no one wanted, one of those things that almost brought down the global economy: our very own toxic asset.
September 23, 2010 Something which looks oddly like a giant bird's nest has been erected across the street.
September 23, 2010 Remember when holograms were "the future"? Well, the future is here, folks, and it's coming out of an iPad.
September 23, 2010 Two views of the war in southern Afghanistan: From an NPR photographer embedded with U.S. troops and a Taliban spokesman.
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Avery Rathburn shows his gold found in Scott River, Klamath National Forest, Calif.
September 22, 2010 The Gold Rush may be history, but prospecting is, apparently, still one way of surviving a struggling economy.
Bergs and boulders form islands of ice and rock in the basin of Red Glacier, Alaska
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September 21, 2010 Aerial photographer Robert Haas has a new book, showing the Arctic from a Viking's vantage point.
Debbie Harry, 1976
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September 20, 2010 Andy Warhol described Max's Kansas City as the place "where pop art and pop life came together." A new book and exhibition pay homage to the famous nightclub.
September 17, 2010 Ever wondered what goes on inside those tucked-away Himalayan monasteries? As you might imagine, not much. But photographer Kaushal Parihk was drawn to that simplicity.
Fishermen bring in the daily catch in southeastern Vietnam.Tran Vinh Nghia
Tran Vinh Nghia
September 16, 2010 Sponsored by the United Nations, Picture This visualizes the Millennium Development Goals.
September 16, 2010 Walking upright is a uniquely human characteristic. What better way to connect thousands of humans from all walks of life (ha!) than to have them take a walk together — online?
Silver Platinum portrait of "Baronesa Dulcinea Maria Magdalena von Muhlberg y Aguilar"
September 15, 2010 For members of the Society for Creative Anachronism, re-enactment is serious business.
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