Tiwi Islanders: For the Living

Thursday, Aug. 07, 2008

The 2700 Tiwi people live on Bathurst and Melville Islands, off northern Australia. In Portrait of a People, Heide Smith combines images of the past and a troubled present that tell a painful story

Photographs by Heide Smith (heidesmith.com)

Presidents and Their Dogs

Thursday, Aug. 07, 2008

The Obamas select a Portuguese water dog to join them in the White House, continuing a long tradition of Presidential first dogs

The Annual Twins Days Festival

Monday, Aug. 04, 2008

Photographer Matt Eich visits Twinsburg, Ohio as it plays host to its annual gathering of identicals, fraternals, triplets and their families

A Long History of Olympic Politics

Thursday, Aug. 07, 2008

Since the world's nations started to come together in 1896 to compete, politics have rarely stayed out of the Olympic arena

Primates on the Danger List

Tuesday, Aug. 05, 2008

Almost half the world's primate species face extinction according to a new report by the International Union for Conservation of Nature's Primate Specialist Group. Here's a look at some of the most threatened.

Stoner Cinema

Thursday, Apr. 07, 2011

Your Highness is the latest pot movie to hit theaters. Here are some of the other classics of the genre.

Aleksander Solzhenitsyn
1918 - 2008

Monday, Aug. 04, 2008

The Nobel Prize-winning author who exposed the horrors of the Soviet gulags and who became the conscience of the Russian nation has died in Moscow at age 89.

Between Duty and Downtime in Afghanistan

Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2008

Photographer Marco Di Lauro documents the daily life of British soldiers deployed in the battle against the Taliban

Renting a Modernist House

Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2008

For the Eames armchair traveler, here's a guide to renting Modernist homes in Palm Springs, California and beyond.

The Art of The Family Dog

Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2008

Four decades after the Summer of Love, the work of the artists who defined the look of an era is reborn

The Great 1908 New York-to-Paris Automobile Race

Friday, Jun. 20, 2008

On July 30, 1908, the Thomas Flyer crossed the finish line of a car race that had traversed three continents in 169 days. One hundred years later, a group of racing executives is planning to recreate the "The Great Race"

Animals in Space

Monday, Jul. 28, 2008

As Iran launches a small menagerie into orbit atop its first spacegoing rocket, TIME pays tribute to the unsung, furry pioneers who journeyed into space, paving the way for humankind.

The Large Hadron Particle Collider

Friday, May. 30, 2008

After more than 25 years of preparation, the huge particle accelerator outside Geneva went on line in 2008, as scientists attempted to re-create the conditions produced by the Big Bang.

The Secrets of London's Buried Bones

Friday, Jul. 25, 2008

Ancient skeletons in a new exhibition at London's Wellcome Collection reveal how Londoners once lived.
Photographs courtesy of the Museum of London/Wellcome Images

Barack Obama Visits Berlin

Thursday, Jul. 24, 2008

TIME photographer Callie Shell catches up with the candidate during his stop in the German capital

Those Things Money Can Buy

Monday, Jul. 21, 2008

Money can't buy you happiness,
but it can buy you a lot of fun toys

Urban Farming

Wednesday, Jul. 23, 2008

Cities in the U.S. and abroad try to grow more food locally

High Wire Act

Monday, Jul. 21, 2008

Philippe Petit gained fame for his illegal walk between the former Twin Towers on August 7, 1974

A Holy Dispute

Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2008

A centuries-old temple has become the stage of a very modern military standoff this week as Thailand and Cambodia wrangle over who owns a piece of land on the nations' borders

Dylan's Real Moments

Friday, Jun. 06, 2008

Real Moments - Bob Dylan by Barry Feinstein, a book of photographs takes us behind the scenes during Dylan's first electric tour of Europe

The Purity Ball

Tuesday, Jul. 15, 2008

Fathers across the country are promising to protect their daughters' virtue until marriage

Photographs by Marvi Lacar / Reportage / Getty for TIME

Changing Karachi

Tuesday, Jul. 15, 2008

The Pakistani metropolis wants to be the next Dubai, but can the city achieve lofty ambitions? Photographs for TIME by Adam Ferguson

The Louvre: France's Iconic Museum

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2008

Times are changing at the world's most popular museum, which is richer, bolder and edgier than ever before.
Photographs for TIME by Ulrich Lebeuf / MYOP

Batman Battles the Bad Guys

Tuesday, Jul. 15, 2008

Heath Ledger's Joker is the latest in a long line of the Dark Knight's foes.

The Wondrous World of the Imperiled Coral Reefs

Friday, Jul. 11, 2008

The habitats of thousands of species are threatened with extinction

Bastille Day Celebrations

Tuesday, Jul. 15, 2008

French President Nicolas Sarkozy invited European and North African leaders to Paris to inaugurate a Union for the Mediterranean. The perfect setpiece: the traditional Bastille Day parade on the Champs Elysées, honoring the French Revolution.

The iPhone 3G Hits Stores

Friday, Jul. 11, 2008

People around the world line-up to buy Apple's latest gadget

High Tea in Malaysia

Wednesday, Jul. 09, 2008

Tea tourism attracts travelers to the Cameron Highlands Resort, where classic tea service is provided right on the plantation grounds
Photographs for TIME by Peter Hunt

Afghanistan's Ongoing War

Tuesday, Jul. 15, 2008

With more soldiers dying in Afghanistan than Iraq, a look at the struggle to secure one vital province shows why the fight against the Taliban is deadlier than ever
Photographs for TIME by Zalmai

Cricket 2.0

Tuesday, Jul. 08, 2008

A Texan tycoon bankrolls a sped-up version of the classic sport, hoping that it can find an audience in the United States

The Eight New Natural Wonders

Wednesday, Jul. 09, 2008

UNESCO names eight new wonders to its World Heritage List

China on the Wild Side

Monday, Jun. 30, 2008

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

Mark Twain: Portraits

Wednesday, Jul. 02, 2008

The celebrated author and humorist was feted in photographs his entire career

Pakistan's Vulnerable North-West Passage

Tuesday, Jul. 01, 2008

Armed militant groups push into Pakistan's North-West Frontier Province and its principal city, Peshawar, threatening the stability of a key transit point in the American effort to fight the Taliban in Afghanistan

Wimbledon: An Alternative Look

Wednesday, Jul. 02, 2008

Plenty of photographers can get shots of the likes of Roger Federer winning tennis matches. TIME decides to take a different look at what's been going on at the Grand Slam.
Photos by Getty

It Fell From the Sky

Friday, Jun. 27, 2008

Meteors striking the surface of the earth leave behind an otherworldly mark. The most notorious of them — an enigmatic explosion that took place above Siberia on June 30, 1908 — is the inspiration for a gallery of striking photographs.

Glastonbury Festival 2008

Monday, Jun. 30, 2008

Held on Worthy Farm near Glastonbury, England, the festival turns more than 320 hectares of rolling countryside into a tented city — the largest greenfield music and performing arts festival in the world.

Euro 2008: The Final Games

Monday, Jun. 30, 2008

TIME wraps up one of the greatest European Championships ever with a look back at some magical moments from the quarter-finals onwards

Cold War Mountain

Friday, Jun. 27, 2008

Life at NORAD's Colorado Bunker Hideaway

Photographs for TIME by Matt Slaby

75 Years of Drive-ins

Tuesday, Jun. 24, 2008

In the era of high speed internet, an American institution proves its durability

The Challenge of Helmand

Tuesday, Jun. 24, 2008

A British unit plays cat and mouse with the Taliban in a strategically vital province of Afghanistan
Photographs for TIME by Zalmaï

We Love Robots

Wednesday, Jun. 18, 2008

You think Wall-E is cute? Check out this gallery of adorable — and real — automatons

Political High Tension in Zimbabwe

Tuesday, Jun. 24, 2008

President Robert Mugabe has bullied the opposition into submission with violence and terror

Future Sport

Monday, Jun. 23, 2008

Don't call them dweebs. In South Korea, computer-game players are serious athletes driving a sport that is reaching big-money sponsors and millions of spectators worldwide
Photographs for Time by Kemal Jufri / Imaji

An Urban Adventure

Monday, Jun. 23, 2008

Part gymnastics, part tai chi, parkour brings thrills and discipline to enthusiasts
Photographs for TIME by Philippe Dudouit

China's Hoop Dreams

Tuesday, Jun. 24, 2008

Thanks to the international success of players like Yao Ming, street basketball has taken off in urban China

Photographs for TIME by Daniele Dainelli / Contrasto

Centre Court Catwalk

Wednesday, Jun. 25, 2008

The world's top tennis players cut a dash at Wimbledon in tuxes, trenches and tutus.

Boxing Out of Poverty and Prison in Thailand

Monday, Jun. 23, 2008

For some, boxing has become a hard-won ticket out of a life of crime in Thailand

Photographs for Time by Philip Blenkinsop / Noor

George Carlin

Monday, Jun. 23, 2008

1937 - 2008

Hats Off to Royal Ascot

Friday, Jun. 20, 2008

One of the annual highlights of the British racing calendar, Royal Ascot is always as much about the fashions as the actual horses taking part

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