A haze of smoke veils the silver snouts of the "Flying Tigers," an F-105 squadron which, at the time of this 1965 photo, was on temporary ...
Softly aglow in sea-washed sunlight, Christ of the Abyss stands 30 feet (9 meters) down in the Atlantic in Florida's John Pennekamp Coral R...
The Bernina Express crosses a stone bridge during its rapid yet stunning journey from the Alps of Switzerland to the meadows of Italy. This ...
A bird's wing waves above a trap set for lynx in British Columbia, Canada. Captured for conservation, trapped cats are set free in the Colo...
Fishermen prepare their nets on Panjakou Reservoir in Hebei, China. This tranquil lake, formed when the Luan River was dammed in the late 19...
A copy of the Bible translated from Greek to German by religious reformer Martin Luther in 1521 lies open to the New Testament in a dimly li...
A woman in a custom-made classic car replica motors along a stretch of highway near San Diego. Car-crazy California boasts more than 15,000 ...
An Aztec brazier in the Templo Mayor Museum in Mexico City depicts Tlaloc, the god of rain. Like many Aztec deities, Tlaloc was both benevol...
Pedestrians walk near a temple on the famed Barkhor promenade in Lhasa, Tibet, with the grandiose Potala Palace sprawled atop nearby Red Mou...
An aerial view shows the famed Nasca Lines of southern Peru. These images, enormous geoglyphs etched into the desert some 2,000 years ago, a...
A giant green sea anemone eats a red cancer crab in a tidal pool in Washington's Clallam Bay. These carnivorous invertebrates snare their p...
In this macro close-up, a bromophemol solution is dripped on raindrops found on a daisy petal to test their acidity. The solution is reddish...
The red-topped lighthouse on Makapu'u Point stands at the end of a long, fence-lined trail in the southeast corner of Hawaii's Oahu island...
Long-deceased trees cling stubbornly to the steep flanks of Grand Sable Dunes in Michigan's Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. The precipit...
Ultraviolet light turns the membranes of magnified lipids fluorescent green. Molecular scientists study such compounds for clues about the o...
A common goldeneye duck paddles past a snowy bank—and toward the reflection of a gnarled tree stump—in Lake McDonald, part of Waterton-Gla...
A speck of sun behind the Gothic church of St. Mary's penetrates early morning fog in Market Square as merchants ready their tables for the...
Sailboats jockey for position in a boat race on Lake Minnetonka in Minnesota, a state that owes much of its buoyant outdoor spirit to its ri...