from Nicholas Dynan

At The Dead Of Winter: Taking the Plunge Into Icy Water


Swimmers break the ice and brave freezing waters for a “refreshing” dip.

Rice Fields Of Asia: From Above and Below


Day Of The Dead: Celebrating The Deceased

Occupy Oakland Turns Violent Despite Day Of Peaceful Protests (PHOTOS)

Hajj 2011: Muslims Pilgrimage to Mecca (Photos)

The Fading Line Between Robots and Humans

Robot use is increasingly common. And they’re more similar to people than ever.

Veterans Day: Honoring Our Military (Photos)

The US has a new generation of soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines fighting under the American flag.

In Case Autumn Passed You By – Autumn in Europe

Fall is in the air and the leaves are changing, at least in Europe.

Sonepur Mela 2011: The Largest Livestock Fair in Asia

India’s massive livestock fairs once attracted traders from throughout Asia.

On World Toilet Day, an ode to the revolutionary device (Photos)

Despite their proliferation, 2.6 billion people still struggle with access to clean sanitation.