The Terrible Beauty of the Salt Mine

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2008

A lake in Uganda offers local residents a chance for good money, at considerable cost to their health

Photographs by Andrew McConnell / WPN

Top 10 Scared Stock Traders

Friday, Oct. 10, 2008

The calamitous drop in the world's markets brings fear and dread to the men and women that work the exchanges

London's Gathering Storm

Friday, Oct. 10, 2008

As financial markets approach meltdown, the City of London — once hailed as the business center of the world — faces uncertain and painful times.
Photos for TIME by Tom Stoddart / Getty Reportage

The Gift of Sight

Tuesday, Oct. 07, 2008

To coincide with World Sight Day on Oct 9, Standard Chartered will launch "Seeing is Believing" — a $20m initiative, tackling avoidable blindness and ensuring sustainable eyecare to some of the world's poorest communities over the next 5 years.

The Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

Wednesday, Oct. 08, 2008

The annual gathering attracts over 700 hot-air balloonists — the largest event of its kind in the world

Your Doctor Wants You to Smoke

Wednesday, Oct. 08, 2008

Vintage propaganda is always fun, but old cigarette ads may be the most cringeworthy. The New York Public Library just opened "Not a Cough in the Car," an exhibition of tobacco ads that emphasized healthiness. Enjoy.

Does Age Bring Wisdom?

Tuesday, Oct. 07, 2008

The greatest gift one generation can give another is the wisdom it has gained from experience. Photographer Andrew Zuckerman visits with some of the world's most celebrated individuals — all of them older than 65 — to see what we can learn from them

10 Animals Facing Extinction

Tuesday, Oct. 07, 2008

The International Union for Conservation of Nature has released its Red List of the world's most threatened plants and animals. Here's a look at some of the animals on the verge of extinction

The Fantastic World of Ray Harryhausen

Monday, Oct. 06, 2008

Fifty years after the release of the groundbreaking The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad, a new box set celebrates the craft of a Hollywood special effects innovator.

The Cold War's Influence on Art: 1945-1970

Friday, Oct. 03, 2008

A major new exhibition at London's V&A Museum illustrates how the Cold War influenced world culture and design on both sides of the Iron Curtain.

Paris Lightening Up

Friday, Oct. 03, 2008

Designers showing their spring, 2009 collections this week are looking to futuristic textures, light-as-air fabrics and a barely-there blush colored palette to lighten the dark economic mood. Here's a look at the top 10 looks.

Renzo Piano Builds for the 21st Century

Friday, Oct. 03, 2008

Time architecture critic Richard Lacayo explores the buildings of the Italian architect who is changing the face of the US, one building at a time

Fruit: Edible, Inedible, Incredible

Thursday, Oct. 02, 2008

What are fruits, and why do they exist? Seed bank morphologist, Wolfgang Stuppy and visual artist, Rob Kesseler, reveal the answers in a spectacular new book of botanical architecture published by Papadakis.

Plants in Action: Biodegradable Dishware

Thursday, Oct. 02, 2008

Fallen leaves and steam are the unlikely ingredients of a remarkable brand of disposable plates and bowls. TIME photographer Namas Bhojani explores the process that may change your next picnic

Francis Bacon at London's Tate Gallery

Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2008

TIME art critic Richard Lacayo reviews the magnificent exhibit celebrating the artist's upcoming centenary

Marking the End of Ramadan

Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2008

Muslims around the world have been celebrating Eid al-Fitr, the three-day festival which signifies the end of the holy month.

The Global Financial Crisis

Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2008

A look at the world as it deals with a global financial crisis

Steve Fossett

Wednesday, Oct. 03, 2007

Over one year after he went missing, the millionaire adventurer's plane is located in Northern California

The Venerable House of Zegna

Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2008

The menswear firm founded and built by Ermenegildo Zegna is steeped in Italian family values and modern ideas.
Photographs by Alessandro Albert / GraziaNeri for TIME

Portraits from the UN General Assembly

Monday, Sep. 29, 2008

Australian photographer Ben Baker wrangles some of the world's most powerful men and women to pose between meetings, receptions and attendance at the 63rd session of the General Assembly

Paul Newman: His Life in Photographs

Saturday, Sep. 27, 2008

Madagascar's Remarkable Flora and Fauna

Friday, Sep. 26, 2008

The island nation's isolation has given rise to some of the world's most fascinating plants and animals

Shooting Back at the Paparazzi

Wednesday, Sep. 24, 2008

Photographer Nicolas Silberfaden tags along with the much-maligned photographers who chase the rich and famous

Mellow in Milan: Top 10 Fashion Looks

Thursday, Sep. 25, 2008

While the world financial markets reel, Italian designers have been busy presenting their spring, 2009 collections in Milan this week. The mood both on and off the runways has been decidedly toned down — shaky even. Here are the top ten looks.

Fragile Planet

Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2008

The face of Europe has undergone a metamorphosis, due to changes in its climate, geological activity and as a result of the transformations that have been brought about by humans.
Photographs by Stuart Franklin / Magnum Photos

Bangladesh and Pakistan: The Forgotten War

Friday, Sep. 26, 2008

Almost forty years ago, Bangladesh won its independence from Pakistan in a bloody, scarring war — one whose ghosts still haunt the troubled nation. A look at the grim events of 1971.

Ramadan with Prince Alwaleed bin-Talal

Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2008

TIME photographer Franco Pagetti visits the Saudi billionaire as he greets supplicants at his lavish
desert camp outside Riyadh

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 2009 Nominees

Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2008

Nine acts are up for induction this year. Here's a run-down on what makes them contenders

Last Out at Yankee Stadium

Monday, Sep. 22, 2008

Fans and players congregate in the Bronx to bid farewell to 86 years of baseball memories

Yousuf Karsh's Portraits in Boston

Friday, Sep. 19, 2008

The work of the legendary portraitist is celebrated at a centenary exhibit at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts

David Blaine's Greatest Hits

Thursday, May. 01, 2008

Master stuntman David Blaine is hanging upside down over Central Park for 60 hours, a feat that puts him at risk for stroke and blindness. A few months ago, TIME asked Blaine to rate the difficulty of his previous stunts on a 1-10 scale.

Melbourne: Australian Culinary Mecca

Tuesday, Sep. 16, 2008

Taking the best of international cuisine, the city has become the world's latest destination for inventive, delicious cuisine

Death and Life in Sierra Leone

Friday, Sep. 19, 2008

Photographs by Anna Kari
Narrated by Vivienne Walt

85 Years of Warner Bros. Films

Thursday, Sep. 18, 2008

TIME's Richard Schickel picks 10 of his favorite films from the legendary studio

East Germany Makes Light of Its Dark Past

Friday, Sep. 19, 2008

Nostalgia for the Communist past has found a new vogue in Berlin.

Photographs for TIME by Hermann Bredehorst / Polaris

TIME Covers Wall Street

Thursday, Sep. 18, 2008

A look at some of the magazine's best cover stories on the US economy

The Perils of Childbirth in Afghanistan

Friday, Sep. 19, 2008

Photographer Alixandra Fazzina visits remote Badakhshan, home to the highest maternal mortality rate in the world

The Ryder Cup, More Than Just Golf

Thursday, Sep. 30, 2010

As the European and American teams face off in Wales for their 38th biennial showdown, TIME looks back at some of the occasions when it was more than just the golf that caught the world's attention

Farewell to Yankee Stadium

Monday, Sep. 15, 2008

On September 21, the Yankees will play their last game in The House that Ruth Built. Here's a look back at the famed arena's 86 years of American memories

The Pope in France

Tuesday, Sep. 16, 2008

Benedict's first visit to France since his election has sparked debate on church-state relations in a country which prides itself in keeping faith and politics strictly separate.

Cancer Survivors' Inspirational Stories

Thursday, Sep. 11, 2008

Participants at a Lance Armstrong LIVESTRONG Challenge in Philadelphia reflect on ways their battle with the disease has changed their lives.

Photographs for TIME by Bill Cramer

China on the Wild Side

Saturday, Sep. 20, 2008

Photographer Rian Dundon explores life on the fringes of the People's Republic

The Last Movie-Poster Artist

Friday, Sep. 12, 2008

Drew Struzan painted many of the most iconic movie posters of the last three decades, including the Star Wars and Indiana Jones series. On the occasion of his retirement, he spoke to TIME's Gilbert Cruz about his most memorable work.

Sarah Palin Hits the Campaign Trail

Wednesday, Sep. 10, 2008

TIME photographer Brooks Kraft travels with the Alaska Governor during her first week as the official GOP vice-presidential nominee

Indonesia Noodle Factory

Thursday, Sep. 11, 2008

The Tiga Pilar Sejahtera Food company is the beneficiary of a pioneering food aid program that fights hunger and fosters local economic development

Photographs for TIME by Kemal Jufri / Imaji

Hurricane Ike Sweeps Across the Gulf

Tuesday, Sep. 09, 2008

The Category-3 storm makes landfall in Texas

The Rise of Kim Jong Il

Wednesday, Sep. 10, 2008

A look back at the political career of North Korea's dictatorial Dear Leader

The 2008 Paralympics

Thursday, Sep. 11, 2008

The world's greatest Paralympians are competing in Beijing, and inspiring us all in the process.

Backstage at New York Fashion Week

Tuesday, Sep. 09, 2008

Behind the curtains, beauty knows no pain as models endure hours of preparation for a few fleeting moments on the catwalk

John McCain's Big Night

Friday, Sep. 05, 2008

The Senator from Arizona accepts his party's nomination with a pledge to end partisan rancor.

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
  6. 6
  7. 7
  8. 8
  9. 9
  10. 10
  1. Archive:
  2. 2013
  3. 2012
  4. 2011
  5. 2010
  6. 2009
  7. 2008
  8. 2007