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Photo: People and animals near the Ganges River

Ganges River

Photo of the Day, August 25, 2010

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People, dogs, and birds share space ...

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Photo: People on a bridge

Millennium Bridge, London

Photo of the Day, August 5, 2010

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St. Paul's Cathedral stands above ...

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Photo: Shadow of a giraffe against a brick wall

Giraffe, London Zoo

Photo of the Day, July 29, 2010

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A giraffe casts a shadow against a wall at the London Zoo ...

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Photo: Man riding a bicycle near a railway

Tokyo Street

Photo of the Day, May 16, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

This is a gentleman rounding a corner in southern Tokyo along the ...

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Photo: Children playing in rain

Children Playing in Rain, Bangladesh

Photo of the Day, April 28, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Environment

Children playing in seasonal rains are a great sight of ...

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Photo: Lowland gorillas napping

Lowland Gorillas, Bronx Zoo

Photo of the Day, February 13, 2010

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This photo of two lowland gorillas was taken at the Bronx ...

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Photo: Woman’s face hidden by cloth

Hidden Face

Photo of the Day, January 18, 2010

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I found this woman waiting for her husband after finishing her ...

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Photo: Humpback whales in sunlit water

Humpback Whales, Tahiti

Photo of the Day, December 19, 2009

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When you swim with humpback whales it's ...

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Photo: Man-made lightning striking a model power line

Lightning Model

Photo of the Day, December 15, 2009

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Westinghouse engineers use this miniature system for tests ...

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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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Persian Scholars, Iran

Photo of the Day, October 30, 2009

This Month in Photo of the Day: Images from the National Geographic Archive

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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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

This Month in Photo of the Day: Images from the National Geographic Archive

Because the region around New Orleans is ...

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Sampling Arctic Ocean Water

Photo of the Day, October 21, 2009

This Month in Photo of the Day: Images from the National Geographic Archive

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


From the ...

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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


From ...

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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


From the ...

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Photo: Atom bomb test

Atom Bomb Test, Bikini Atoll

Photo of the Day, October 5, 2009

This Month in Photo of the Day: Images from the National Geographic Archive

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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