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Barley Field, New Zealand

Photo of the Day, November 4, 2009

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My grandfather was born and raised on our New Zealand farm ...

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Monastery Window, Ladakh

Photo of the Day, November 3, 2009

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Monastery in northern Ladakh, winter morning.


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Train Station, India

Photo of the Day, November 2, 2009

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India seems to be constantly in motion, a country that continues ...

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Crowded Street, Kathmandu

Photo of the Day, November 1, 2009

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Kathmandu has become such a chaotic place. The streets are crowded ...

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Sequined Dresses, Acapulco

Photo of the Day, October 31, 2009

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Dancers whirling in sequined dresses inspired by ...

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Persian Scholars, Iran

Photo of the Day, October 30, 2009

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With the exception of their veils, these ...

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Gingerbread Fair, Paris

Photo of the Day, October 29, 2009

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At the Gingerbread fair, Place de la ...

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Photo: Large ship entering a harbor

Mayflower II, New York Harbor

Photo of the Day, October 28, 2009

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Mayflower II entering New York Harbor


From ...

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Photo: Homes with green gravel lawns

Green Gravel Lawns, Arizona

Photo of the Day, October 27, 2009

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Green gravel lawns dress homes in Sun ...

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Photo: Children exposed to ultraviolet light

Ultraviolet Bath, Russia

Photo of the Day, October 26, 2009

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Make-believe summer lasts for a minute or ...

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Life in Costa Rica, 1981

Photo of the Day, October 25, 2009

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It's a hardscrabble life, but getting ...

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Noodle Maker, Hong Kong

Photo of the Day, October 24, 2009

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In a haze of flour dust, a ...

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Horse Rider With Boleadoras

Photo of the Day, October 23, 2009

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"When Luis Marden dropped in by air ...

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Photo: Woman in high heels on a cobblestone street

High Heels on Cobblestones, Louisiana

Photo of the Day, October 22, 2009

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Because the region around New Orleans is ...

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Sampling Arctic Ocean Water

Photo of the Day, October 21, 2009

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Fridtjof Nansen takes a reading of deep ...

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Divers, Louisiana

Photo of the Day, October 20, 2009

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Swimming and diving are on the curriculum ...

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Photo: Man-made lightning striking a model power line

Lightning Model

Photo of the Day, October 19, 2009

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Westinghouse engineers use this miniature system for ...

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Photo: Icebreaker ship

Icebreaker, Antarctic

Photo of the Day, October 18, 2009

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U.S.S. Atka stands off Crater ...

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Light and Shadow, Agra, India

Photo of the Day, October 17, 2009

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The fall of light, Agra


From the ...

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Photo: Triplet policemen in a squad car

Triplet Policemen, New Jersey

Photo of the Day, October 16, 2009

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New Jersey's triple threat: the Koralja ...

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Photo: Young adults on a small cruise boat

Summer Cruise, Paris

Photo of the Day, October 15, 2009

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Good friends celebrating summer with a cruise ...

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Festival Dancers, Oman

Photo of the Day, October 14, 2009

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Like swirling desert winds, dancers from Al ...

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Photo: Photographer Maynard Owen Williams

Maynard Owen Williams Self-Portrait

Photo of the Day, October 13, 2009

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Reflection of photographer Maynard Owen Williams in ...

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Photo: Travelers resting on benches in a bus terminal

Bus Terminal, New York

Photo of the Day, October 12, 2009

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Travelers rest on benches in a Greyhound ...

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Japanese Destroyer, Pacific Ocean

Photo of the Day, October 11, 2009

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Final moments of a Japanese destroyer


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Dancers, Siam

Photo of the Day, October 10, 2009

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Siamese dancers strike a pose in a ...

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Automat, New York City

Photo of the Day, October 9, 2009

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Patrons line up "like payday depositors" in ...

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École des Beaux-Arts, Paris

Photo of the Day, October 8, 2009

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At the École des Beaux-Arts


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Tea Ceremony, Japan

Photo of the Day, October 7, 2009

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Tea ceremony


From the National Geographic book ...

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Limestone Pillars, Yemen

Photo of the Day, October 6, 2009

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Limestone pillars rear from a temple of ...

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Photo: Atom bomb test

Atom Bomb Test, Bikini Atoll

Photo of the Day, October 5, 2009

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The second atomic bomb tested in Operation ...

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Jacques Cousteau

Photo of the Day, October 4, 2009

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Jacques-Yves Cousteau and his "diving saucer"


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Boy and Turkey, Guatemala

Photo of the Day, October 3, 2009

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A boy playing in a marketplace with ...

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Photo: Workers assembling airplane noses

Attack Bomber Assembly, California

Photo of the Day, October 2, 2009

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Nose assemblies for Douglas A-20 attack bombers ...

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Antarctica Lab

Photo of the Day, October 1, 2009

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Dr. Edward Atkinson in his Antarctica lab ...

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Photo: Northern spotted owl

Northern Spotted Owl

Photo of the Day, September 30, 2009

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A tagged northern spotted owl swoops toward a researcher's ...

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