Visitors watch water gushing from a section of the Xiaolangdi Reservoir on China’s Yellow River in Luoyang during the annual operation to remove built-up silt. Photo by China Stringer Network/Reuters.
Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles and Humvees sit in a retrograde property assistance team holding yard at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, pending shipment to their final destination. Photo by Maj. Carol McClelland.
He deconstructed scale models of 1950s and 60s sports cars and photographed the parts individually, digitally arranging the photos afterwards to create a composition that makes it look as if a life-sized car is exploding.
Lake Kaindy in south-east of Kazakhstan. The lake was created as the result of an enormous limestone landslide, triggered by the 1911 Kebin earthquake. Dried-out trunks of submerged Picea schrenkiana trees rise above the surface. Photo by Zhirayr Nersessian.
A view of an Iraqi Sukhoi Su-25 fighter aircraft destroyed in a Coalition attack during Operation Desert Storm, March 1991. Photo by Staff Sgt. Dean Wagner.
In surface navigation, a cross sea is a sea state with two wave systems traveling at oblique angles. This may occur when water waves from one weather system continue despite a shift in wind. Waves generated by the new wind run at an angle to the old, creating a shifting, dangerous pattern. Until the older waves have dissipated, they create a sea hazard among the most perilous.
Torneo Edros vs Oides, 1979. Photo from the Archivo Histórico José Vial - Escuela de Arquitectura y Diseño PUCV.
The Cogeneration Plant in Utrecht (NL), designed by Liesbeth van der Pol of DOK Architecten, which houses a cogeneration installation, where combined heat and power (CHP) is generated. Photo by Bart van Damme.
The most striking feature of the facade material is the rust layer of corten steel plates. The material is weather resistant, maintenance free and inexpensive compared to other metals.
It was the ‘ultimate’ photo operation as Expedition 27 crew member Paolo Nespoli, inside the departing Soyuz TMA-20 capsule, snapped pictures of the International Space Station with Space Shuttle Endeavour docked at the orbiting complex.
More stunning original resolution photos of the expedition here.
Stuart Lewis-Evans and Tony Harris lowering their Cooper 500 Formula 3 racing car from the roof of a Land Rover at the Crystal Palace race circuit, September 1953. Photo by Reg Speller for Fox Photos/Getty Images.
One of the first colour photographs from the German front line during World War I, shot by Hans Hildenbrand.
Hans Hildenbrand was a German photographer who was famous for taking color photographs during the first World War in 1914-1918. Hildenbrand was a photographer for National Geographic after the war.