While the rest of us were busy watching the eclipse, another rare event was happening down in Washington. Three corpse flowers went into bloom at the U.S. Botanic Garden, the first on Sunday, August 20.
Millions of people flocked to areas of the U.S. that are in the “path of totality” in order to experience a total solar eclipse. During the event, the moon passes in between the sun and the Earth, appearing to block the sun.
Flowers, signs and other tributes left by fans filled the meditation garden where Elvis Presley is buried alongside his parents and grandmother at Graceland, Presley’s Memphis home, on Tuesday in Memphis, Tenn. Fans from around the world gathered at Graceland for the 40th anniversary of his death. Presley died Aug. 16, 1977.
Despite a 2012 city initiative to ban Formstone on new construction, the cladding remains intact on many blocks throughout the city. Here, a look at the siding that filmmaker John Waters once called “the polyester of brick,” whose history is closely linked with Baltimore’s.
A fruit and vegetable carving competition in Bangkok on August 4, 2017. It is a royal tradition that has proved bountiful through the ages and one that Thailand’s fruit carvers are determined to keep alive — even as young people peel away from the unique art form.
Baltimore Ceasefire — a plea for a 72-hour break in the relentless gun violence that’s struck Baltimore this year — was held this past weekend. Baltimore photographer Paul Lai followed organizers and supporters with his camera, at times feeling more like a participant than a documentarian.