More than 300 people participate in a kiss-in to protest Russia’s laws against “gay propaganda,” the temperature rises in Romania and a senior Italian mafia member goes on trial in London, all in today’s daily brief.
Summer officially kicked off in the Northern Hemisphere on Friday, as the summer solstice arrived. With the sun shining for its longest amount all year, observances of the day often includes outdoor festivities at megalithic prehistoric monuments like Stonehenge. Meanwhile, across the equator, the Southern Hemisphere is experiencing its shortest day of the year, which comes with celebrations of its own.
A bicycle flies, a King and Queen visit provinces, a Prime Minister signs autographs, protests, floods and more in today’s daily brief.
June 6 Photo Brief: Tropical storm Andrea over Florida, Sharapova reaches French finals and Belmont readies for racing
Tropical Storm Andrea bears down on Florida’s west coast, Maria Sharapova powers her way to the French Open finals, Belmont track readies for the third jewel in the Triple Crown and more in today’s daily brief.
It’s raining… but not where I’m standing. Mind blown.
On display at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York is the captivating installation “Rain Room” created by Random International. Onlookers can walk through a field of falling water that stops in the area where a person is detected — thus allowing a person to navigate through the exhibit without being drenched.
The exhibit runs until July 28 and is part of the MoMA PS1 exhibition EXPO 1: New York, which explores ecological challenges.
Feb. 6 Photo Brief: New Sadhus, painted faces, Super-G skiing, Qatar cycling, the Diamond Jubilee is over
A 41-gun salute marks the end of the Diamond Jubilee and the beginning of Queen Elizabeth’s 61st year on the throne, green tomatoes, new Sadhus, painted faces, Super-G skiing, Qatar cycling and more in today’s daily brief.
On Jan. 6, 12 days after Christmas, Christians around the world observe Epiphany, or Three Kings Day. The holiday celebrates the visit of the Magi to the baby Jesus. Celebrated in some countries like Christmas, the day brings with it parades and pageants to mark the end of the winter holiday season.
As humans across the globe dealt with a host of problems in 2012, so too did the animal kingdom. From poaching to war, here’s a look at animals facing conflict in different regions of the world.
NOTE: Some photos are graphic showing visual coverage of injury or death that may be disturbing to some readers.