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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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Light and Shadow, Agra, India

Photo of the Day, October 17, 2009

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The fall of light, Agra


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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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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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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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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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locals do everything they can to bring in good luck and get rid of bad luck. For 10 day straight fireworks are thrown at the processions and many men and women piece their cheeks with huge objects like meter long poles, guns and lamps.

Festival, Thailand

Photo of the Day, February 16, 2009

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Locals do everything they can to bring in good luck and ...

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We were taking shots in the south west of Serengeti, Tanzania. This location is known as 'Hidden Valley' and was full of animals from the great migration. This pregnant zebra came out of the dust for a second to take a look at me. She was the perfect poser! Head straight, ears up, legs in line, tail accentuating her curving body while the herd in the background created the perfect stage of dust!

Zebra, Tanzania

Photo of the Day, February 7, 2009

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We were taking shots in the southwest of Serengeti, Tanzania. This ...

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