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Photo of the Day : People & Culture

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Photo: Girls playing on a swing

Homemade Swing, Nevada

Photo of the Day, March 21, 2010

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After helping bring in the hay harvest, Amber Barlow ...

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Photo: Young girl with dusty red hair

Hamar Girl, Ethiopia

Photo of the Day, March 20, 2010

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Crushed minerals are dusted over a Hamar girl's ...

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Photo: Beachgoers relaxing on a shoreline

Sea of Galilee

Photo of the Day, March 17, 2010

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Israelis relax by the Sea of Galilee, which is ...

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Photo: Tribe elder near river’s edge

Omo River at Dusk

Photo of the Day, March 14, 2010

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An elder of the Kara tribe, his body decorated ...

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Photo: Portrait of a girl, Rajasthan

Young Indian Nomad

Photo of the Day, March 10, 2010

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A roof overhead is new for Punkti, a shepherd ...

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Photo: Monks chanting

Eastern Orthodox Christian Monks

Photo of the Day, March 5, 2010

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On the holy peninsula of Mount Athos, monks chant ...

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Photo: A man looking out from limbs of a bare tree

Hadza Man, Tanzania

Photo of the Day, March 3, 2010

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Long vistas and the dry season's withered vegetation ...

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Photo: Women digging a reservoir

Women Digging, India

Photo of the Day, March 2, 2010

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During the dry season herding activity slackens, and the ...

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Photo: Man with blue paint on his face

Demsa Dancer, India

Photo of the Day, January 31, 2010

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Orissa, India. Behind a ramshackle cluster of market stalls an impromptu ...

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Photo: Lake covered in green algae

Green Lake, Mount Abu

Photo of the Day, January 25, 2010

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I was travelling across Rajasthan when I saw the lake in ...

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Photo: Hip hop band performing

Bangalore Hip Hop

Photo of the Day, January 20, 2010

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Homegrown hip hop bands are a new phenomenon in Bangalore, India ...

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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: Boys setting off fireworks

Fireworks, San Juan

Photo of the Day, January 17, 2010

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The picture was shot at San Juan de los Remedios, Cuba ...

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Photo: Girls walking by a newsstand

Newsstand Strut

Photo of the Day, January 13, 2010

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Girls walking by a newsstand.

 

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Photo: Marines training

Marines Training

Photo of the Day, January 9, 2010

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As President Obama talks with his advisors on the possibility of ...

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Photo: Close view of girls’ eyes

Eye-to-Eye

Photo of the Day, January 6, 2010

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My daughter loves eyes.

 

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Photo: Women sorting wheat

Sorting Wheat, India

Photo of the Day, January 5, 2010

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The women of a typical family in India spend days sorting ...

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Photo: Girl holding a child

Portrait, Uttar Pradesh

Photo of the Day, January 2, 2010

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Ten-year-old Savita holds her little brother, covering him from rain showers ...

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Photo: Gingerbread cookies

Gingerbread Men

Photo of the Day, January 1, 2010

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Poor bitten gingerbread men

 

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A couple dances the tango at a club in the San Telmo district.

Tango, Buenos Aires

Photo of the Day, December 25, 2009

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A rainy day leaves empty tables, but the ...

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Photo: Triplet policemen in a squad car

Triplet Policemen, New Jersey

Photo of the Day, December 22, 2009

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

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Photo: Football stadium at twilight

Football Stadium, Colorado

Photo of the Day, December 20, 2009

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An amazing view of the sun setting behind ...

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Photo: Car and explosion

Iowa Derby Car Jump

Photo of the Day, December 18, 2009

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Iowa's derby stunts are always a blast ...

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Photo: Dog yawning

Yawning Dog

Photo of the Day, December 17, 2009

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Sometimes you just snap a photo at exactly ...

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Photo: Daredevil in a car

Daredevil, India

Photo of the Day, December 14, 2009

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The actual name of this is "The well ...

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Photo: Parents watching their daughter’s performance

Traveling Family Circus

Photo of the Day, December 11, 2009

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Parents watch their daughter's performance at a ...

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Photo: Tuareg tribesman praying at twilight

Tuareg Tribesman, Libya

Photo of the Day, December 4, 2009

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A Tuareg tribesman prays at twilight in Libya ...

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Automat, New York City

Photo of the Day, December 3, 2009

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

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Photo: Women in brightly colored saris

Camel Fair Parade

Photo of the Day, November 30, 2009

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This was a random parade during the Camel Fair in Pushkar ...

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Pasteleria Franceza, La Havana, Cuba

Photo of the Day, November 28, 2009

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Young women in school uniform in front of the Pasteleria Franceza ...

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Girls Laughing, Uganda

Photo of the Day, November 26, 2009

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It is the light, it is the curl in the corners ...

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Photo: Girl in pink sari

Girl in Pink, India

Photo of the Day, November 24, 2009

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A young girl, a member of a groundskeeping crew at Daulatabad ...

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In Jaisalmer, India, under the cover of circling birds, a young girl performs her soaring," balancing act for visitors to the city's fort."

Tightrope Performer, India

Photo of the Day, November 23, 2009

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Street performers sometimes line the path leading to Jaisalmer Fort's ...

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Bread, Ilala Ferry, Malawi

Photo of the Day, November 18, 2009

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Girl from Nkata Bay sells bread on the Ilala Ferry, Malawi ...

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Girl in Church Pews

Photo of the Day, November 16, 2009

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A young girl at a wedding rehearsal


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Cucumber Facial

Photo of the Day, November 14, 2009

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Girls just want to have fun—and a cool cucumber facial ...

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