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dark tourism

This Museum in Indonesia is a Macabre Exploration of Death

Our writer took a trip to an entire museum about Indonesian funeral rites in the city of Surabaya.
Asad Asnawi
a day ago
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Food Tattoos Are Forever

I've been photographing friends' (and strangers') food tattoos for years, and they're all cool and weird and sometimes terrible.
Nate "Igor" Smith
4 days ago
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Photos of Desperately Bored Parents at a Convention for YouTubers

While hordes of screaming children tried to get a selfie with a YouTube star, these parents longed for the sweet release of death.
Aleksa Vitrović; words by Magda Janjić
10.12.18
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Like Mother, Unlike Daughter: Portraits of Women Defining Their Own Femininity

'Anak Perempuan' is a series by photographer Nadia Rompas that unpacks mother-daughter relationships, gender stereotypes, and more.
Alice .
10.9.18
Earthquake

It's a Race Against Time to Find Survivors Trapped By the Deadly Palu Earthquake

It's been four days since an earthquake and tsunami it the northern coast of Central Sulawesi, but the rescue operations are still underway at a popular hotel completely destroyed by the disaster.
Iqbal Lubis
10.2.18
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What It's Like to Study at a School Boko Haram Attacked

Rahima Gambo wanted to depict Nigerian schoolgirls in a more realistic and nuanced way than Western presentations of the Chibok schoolgirls, who were kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014. Now she's been nominated for a prestigious photography prize.
Sirin Kale
10.2.18
Earthquake

Scenes From a City Destroyed By Last Week's Tsunami and Earthquake

Our photographer was in the disaster-torn city of Palu, Central Sulawesi, on Saturday, only 24 hours after disaster struck. Here's what he saw.
Iqbal Lubis
10.1.18
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Photos of Life on the Edge of the Arabian Desert

Photographer Lars Moereels captures quiet moments in a city known for its opulence and wealth.
Lars Moereels
10.1.18
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Selfies, Family Reunions, and Corpses Standing Upright: Inside Toraja's Surprising Relationship With Death

In Toraja, letting go is the hardest part.
Iqbal Lubis
9.26.18
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The Bizarre Story Behind These Sensual Photos of Women and Bears

Meet Stepan, the 24-year-old Russian domesticated bear that’s become an Instagram icon.
Nourhan Hesham
9.24.18
Zealandia

The Focus and Ferocity of New Zealand’s All Female Fight Night

Lethal Ladies in photos.
Frances Morton
9.21.18
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The Photos Challenging What a Muslim Woman Should Look Like

Catching up with Canadian photographer Alia Youssef at her first exhibition of 'The Sisters Project.'
Sierra Bein
9.18.18