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.
A Wakhi woman stands near her family in the village of Ghaz Khan in Afghanistan.
September 29, 2010 A photographer's images from Afghanistan show neither war nor suffering, but the country's native beauty.
Young women will soon return to their villages after studying midwifery for 18 months in Badakhshan province's capital city, Faizabad.
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September 29, 2010 Much has been said about what's not working in Afghanistan. NPR producer Jim Wildman sends photos of something that is: midwifery training.
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.
Cheetahs walk across a savannah at the Mashatu game reserve in Botswana.
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September 25, 2010 In Shooting in the Wild, filmmaker Chris Palmer exposes some of the dirty secrets behind nature documentaries, like manufactured sounds and staged animal fights. He says he was compelled to disclose these tricks because he had seen a lot of animal mistreatment and audience deception and felt the need for transparency.
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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 Zoom in on a daguerreotype of Cincinnati from 160 years ago. It's so sharp you'll feel like you just stepped on to the city streets, as if you had slipped into the 1840's with a pass key.
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.
September 21, 2010 Each year, Congress approves a bill that spells out the national defense policy. But this year, the National Defense Authorization Act is being held up. Senate Republicans object to one provision -- the one that would allow the Pentagon to end the 17-year-old "don't ask, don't tell" policy. It keeps gays and lesbians from serving openly in the military.
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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.
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