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Photo of the Day : People & Culture

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Photo: Close-up of a Mongolian man

Mongolian Man

Photo of the Day, June 4, 2010

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A man in western Mongolia wears a fur-trimmed hat as protection from ...

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Photo: Hands holding colored powder

Holi Festival, India

Photo of the Day, May 31, 2010

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The colorful festival of Holi is celebrated by different names in this ...

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Photo: Priests climbing on rocks

Pointe du Raz, France

Photo of the Day, May 29, 2010

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Pointe du Raz is the westernmost point of France. After climbing to ...

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Photo: Man and child sitting on Pagoda steps

Pagoda Steps, Nepal

Photo of the Day, May 26, 2010

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A man and his granddaughter take a break on the steps of ...

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Photo: A woman watching rats drink milk from a pan

Karni Mata Temple, India

Photo of the Day, May 24, 2010

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A woman in Deshnoke, Rajasthan, watches as rats drink milk from a ...

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Photo: Policeman in an abandoned building

Afghan National Policeman, Kabul

Photo of the Day, May 22, 2010

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It was very strange to see an Afghan National Police officer manning ...

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Photo: Dancers sitting in costume

Ballerinas, Berlin

Photo of the Day, May 21, 2010

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Ballerinas prepare to hit the stage at a theater in Berlin. In ...

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Photo: Fishermen pulling nets on a beach

Fishermen, India

Photo of the Day, May 17, 2010

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This image is from Poovar Beach in south India. At dawn the ...

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Photo: Balloon vendor

Balloon Vendor, Vietnam

Photo of the Day, May 15, 2010

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A balloon seller navigates a busy Hanoi intersection searching for buyers in ...

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Photo: Venice cafe

Venice Carnival

Photo of the Day, May 10, 2010

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Carnival revelers take a break at one of Venice's countless sidewalk ...

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Photo: Paris café

Sidewalk Café, Paris

Photo of the Day, May 8, 2010

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Paris is a densely settled metropolis, but one with numerous small parks ...

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Photo: Hindu man

Pokhara, Nepal

Photo of the Day, May 7, 2010

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Inconsistency of Bollywood films with the Hindu reality


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Photo: Brightly attired Indian women clustered together

Bridal Procession

Photo of the Day, May 4, 2010

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Women in bright saris crowd together as they walk in a bridal ...

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Photo: Brightly clothed jockeys on horses

Nagqu Horse Festival, Tibet

Photo of the Day, May 1, 2010

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Teenage jockeys race Nangchen purebreds at the Nagqu Horse Festival, a centuries-old ...

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Photo: Children playing in rain

Children Playing in Rain, Bangladesh

Photo of the Day, April 28, 2010

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

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Photo: Boatmen carrying sand

Boatmen Carrying Sand

Photo of the Day, April 17, 2010

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Boatmen hired by the Bangladesh Water Development Board gather sand ...

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Photo: Girls playing in the Dead Sea

Dead Sea

Photo of the Day, March 30, 2010

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Floating on dreams and whispers, girls from a West ...

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Photo: Demolition of city buildings

Kashgar, China

Photo of the Day, March 28, 2010

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Demolition erases another block of Kashgar's Old City ...

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Photo: People near a water truck

Water Well, India

Photo of the Day, March 27, 2010

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Indian villages with no watershed plan, such as Yethewadi ...

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Photo: Hadza tribeswomen dancing

Hadza Dance, Tanzania

Photo of the Day, March 25, 2010

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The arrival of meat in camp may spur a ...

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Photo: Woman at gravesite

Gravesite, India

Photo of the Day, March 23, 2010

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A Rabari woman in Gujarat visits the grave of ...

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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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