Photos of Indian Stunt Drivers Braving the 'Well of Death'
No helmets, no roll cage, and 60 miles per hour.
Photos of Australia's Oldest Circus
Founded in the 1800s, the Ashton Circus is still going strong. Photographer Craig Holmes shares his experience capturing its many diverse personalities.
The Controversial Florida Retirement Homes for Famous Animals
Michael Jackson's pet chimpanzee Bubbles has landed in a glorious sanctuary, but activists worry about the fate of other animals in the entertainment biz.
Meet the Woman Planning to Hang by Her Teeth over Niagara Falls
Erendira Vasquez Wallenda has planned the feat for June 15.
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A Ringling Bros. relative is keeping the American circus alive
John Ringling North II is keeping the American circus tradition alive by running the Kelly Miller Circus.
Lost Photos of Clowns from the 70s
Veteran photographer Jill Freedman gives us a glimpse of life with a traveling circus.
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We Asked Scientists Why Clowns Freak Us the Hell Out
Since there's a new It coming out, we thought we'd get mentally prepared.
The Teens Keeping the Circus Alive in a Dying Town
We spoke to photographer Nick Warner about the necessity of the town's greatest pride.
As Ringling Bros. Closes, Circus Workers Are Left Scrambling for New Jobs
The iconic circus is shutting down after years of animal rights protests over its treatment of elephants, and longtime employees are now panicking over how they will support themselves.
The Horrifying True Story of the Black Brothers Forced to Become Circus Freaks
In the new book 'Truevine,' journalist Beth Macy details their mother's three-decade quest to get her boys back.
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Real Clowns Are Pissed That Evil Clowns Are Giving Them a Bad Rap
The terrifying clown hysteria sweeping both Carolinas has some professional party clowns hanging up their red noses for good.
Sad Animal Clowns Pitch a Tent Against Animal Cruelty
Norwegian artist Hama Woods imparts a moody tone to a handful of zany creatures.