War veterans are recognized around the world on November 11 each year. Known as Armistice Day or Remembrance Day in other parts of the world, the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month marks the anniversary of the end of World War I in 1918 when the Armistice with Germany took effect.
One of the strongest storms Great Britain has seen in decades is expected to hit its southern half Monday. Nicknamed “Saint Jude” after the saint who is traditionally celebrated on the day the storm is expected to hit, the storm is expected to bring winds of about 80 miles per hour and heavy rain.
Landscape portrait, clown convention, new species of monkey, endangered tiger and more in today’s daily brief.
July 15 Photo Brief: Twinkies return, marine drills in kindergarten, protestors rally in aftermath of Zimmerman verdict
Twinkies make their return, marine drills in kindergarten, protestors rally in aftermath of Zimmerman verdict and more in today’s daily brief.
Protests continue in Egypt, Brazil wins FIFA Confederations Cup, bird’s eye view of the Tour de France and more in today’s daily brief.
The five-day Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts kicks off at Worthy Farm, Pilton near Glastonbury, England. This year, headline acts include Artic Monkeys, Mumford and Sons and the Rolling Stones. Now attracting more than 175,000 people, the festival began in 1970 when several hundred patrons paid 1 GBP to watch T. Rex frontman Marc Bolan perform.
June 27 Photo Brief: The hot toys for Christmas, keeping vigil for Nelson Mandela and a zoo birthday bash
A toy store in Britain displays all the hot toys for Christmas 2013, well-wishers keep vigil outside the hospital where Nelson Mandel is being treated, the Singapore zoo holds a 40th birthday bash and more in today’s daily brief.
Argentine artist Leandro Erlich created a “house of mirrors,” or mirror, as part of the “Beyond Barbican” summer series of events in east London. A replica front of a late nineteenth-century Victorian terraced house, the interactive installation is built on the ground with a large mirror suspended above. The resulting effect is captured in the photos below.
June 26 Photo Brief: Torching drugs, kissing horses, praying for Mandela, seeing blue and red at Wimbledon
Torching drugs, kissing horses, praying for Mandela, seeing blue and red at Wimbledon and more in today’s daily brief.