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San Francisco Experiments with Miniature Street Art

Teeny graffiti gets raised to high art.

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A Coal Worker's Life—With a Lot Less Coal

A photo essay of life along the King Coal Highway shows the struggling, post-mining towns of southern West Virginia.

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When the '64 Olympics Came to Tokyo

A photographic tour of the city's late Summer Games.

Gregg Boydston

An Elite Firefighter Photographs California's Most Devastating Blazes

Now THIS is how you use Instagram.

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Life in Peak-Froyo New York

One man copes with the invasion through an anonymous Tumblr.

Phyllis P. Dooney

Keeping the Beat in a Troubled Neighborhood

Members of the Soul Tigers Marching Band find stability amid the chaos of adolescence and difficult circumstances.

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A Tour of Britain's Endearing, Semi-Detached Homes

Built between World Wars I and II, the style remains synonymous with suburban culture in the U.K. today.

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The National Mall's Newest Portrait May Best Be Viewed From Space

Using satellite imagery and mass-agriculture technology, artist Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada has created a six-acre portrait visible from orbit.

John Metcalfe

The Bay Area Graffiti Paradise Built on an Island of Garbage

The Albany Bulb was allegedly colonized by homeless sailors who covered it with strange art.

Reuters/Gonzalo Fuentes

Karl Lagerfeld Takes the Fight for Feminism to Paris' Streets

Actually, the fashion designer used the cause to turn the Grand Palais yesterday into a "demonstration" for Paris Fashion Week.

Dan Marker-Moore

'Time Slicing' Cityscapes at Dusk

An L.A. photographer pieces time-lapsed collages of urban landscapes into remarkable photos.  

Matt Satell

The High Art of Drone Photography

An amateur photographer uses his commercial drone to capture aerial views of Philadelphia.

Brian Rose

Photographing the Extreme Transformation of the Meatpacking District

Images from 1985 and last year show viewers just how much the Lower West Side neighborhood changed from Koch to Bloomberg.

Truly Capturing the Frenzy of New York's Streets

Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao's incredible composite images take hours to shoot and days to digitally manipulate.

Bordalo II

One Man's Trash Is Another's Freaky Garbage Monster

Behold the immense, shambling Franken-animals of Lisbon artist Bordalo II.

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How Designers Are Responding to Rising Sea Levels

A haunting photo exhibit shows the steps people are taking to adapt to the angry ocean.

Reuters/Paul Hackett

This Scottish Island Is Nearly Free of Fossil Fuels

Eigg's main grid is powered mostly by wind, water, and sun.

Project Row Houses

How a Houston Housing Project Earned a MacArthur Grant

Through Project Row Houses, artist Rick Lowe nurtures artists and residents alike with a project that pushes contemporary practice and engages the community.

AP Photo/Scott Heppell

The Scottish Independence Movement's Final Push Includes a Whole Lot of Chalk Art

The streets of Edinburgh were covered in "Yes" messages on Wednesday.