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Namibian Coast

From the Skeleton Coast in the north to the Orange River in the south, Namibia has nearly a thousand miles of coastline. For much of that distance, the windblown dunes of the Namib Desert reach right to the pounding surf of the Atlantic…

15 Years Since the 2003 Northeast Blackout

On August 14, 2003, a series of faults caused by tree branches touching power lines in Ohio, which were then complicated by human error, software issues, and equipment failures, led to the most widespread blackout in North American history.…

Trying to Keep Cool

Over the past month, record-setting high temperatures have been recorded across the northern hemisphere. Sometimes dangerous heat waves in Europe, Asia, and North America have driven people to beaches, lakes, water parks, even…

Riding with Native Americans

To mark the 150th anniversary of the Fort Laramie peace treaty between the Sioux nation and US government, the Lakota people rode 400 miles from Green Grass in South Dakota, home to their spiritual leader, Arvol Lookinghorse, to Fort…

‘Blood Moon’ 2018

This Century's longest "blood moon" lunar eclipse on July 28 delighted skygazers, astronomers and photographers around the world.

Beautiful Struggle: Black History Reimagined

From a servant sporting goalie gloves to a 16th-century child soldier in studs, the self-portraits of Senegalese photographer Omar Victor Diop reframe African revolt through the lens of football fandom. All photographs © Omar Victor Diop /…