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One Photographer's Mission to Document How Every State Lives

Carol M. Highsmith is out to create a comprehensive visual record of the U.S.—and she's donating it all.

The Fantastic Transformation of Subway Cars into Artificial Reefs

A photographer spent years watching heavy machinery hurl MTA cars into the Atlantic.

Slightly Creepy Photos of New York Moviegoers from the 1940s

A new exhibit recalls when the photographer Weegee turned his lens on the audience.

Beijing Has Turned Into a Beautiful Ghost Town for Chinese New Year

Witness the largest annual human migration.

Remembering America's Mall Maestro, Jon Jerde

America has lost a titan of design and planning. It's time that everyone learned his name.

Istanbul's King of Instagram

A local architect uses his camera to showcase the colorful side of one of the world's oldest cities.

Cairo's Brutal Sandstorm

The city is under a thick film of sand.

Postcards From the World's Most Polluted City

Delhi's winters are characterized by thick fog that gets dramatically worse every year.

Goodbye, Candlestick Park (Finally)

Demolition has started on a stadium best known for providing consistently unbearable cold and wind.

Lake Ontario Is Sprouting Bizarre Ice Formations

Ever heard of an "ice volcano"?

Inside Hong Kong's Public Housing Estates

Photographer Cheuk-ning Chung captures the neighborhood feel of government-owned housing in one of the densest cities in the world.

Incredible Photos from the Construction Site of the New Bay Bridge

A photographer spent more than a decade shooting from hellish, confined spaces and fog-shrouded eagles' nests.

Two Oakland Neighborhoods Connect Through a 'Hole in Space'

Oakland's Rockridge and East 14th neighborhoods are five miles and a world apart. Can a giant video-chat bring them together?

Architecture That's Part Space Opera, Part Science

A new exhibition of projects by the wildly experimental Bjarke Ingels Group shows a commitment to functional sci-fi design.

Exploring the Doorways of 1970s New York

The New York Public Library's new interactive tool makes it easier than ever to peruse Roy Colmer's unique photo project.

Las Vegas Through the Lens of a Location Scout

Artist Catherine Borg's newest project finds Sin City amid photographs taken for the 1995 film Casino.

Lake Michigan Is Serving Up 'Snow Pancakes'

These discoid ice sheets are formed by the motion of waves.

Fighting a Housing Crisis, Egypt Builds Towers in the Desert

A photographer captures these monumental dwellings in all their surreal detail.

Removing Fish From a Surreal Abandoned Shopping Mall

Thousands of carp, tilapia and catfish will be relocated to less absurd settings by Bangkok officials.