The Gurranes — Moonlight, Castletownshend, Ireland, 2005

11 Photographs of Mysterious Megaliths

Photographer Barbara Yoshida traveled across the globe to capture prehistoric stone monuments shrouded in moonlight

Untitled, Distant Steam Vents; Yellowstone National Park, 2008

Stark Photographs of America the Beautiful, Forever Altered by Man and Nature

Victoria Sambunaris’s new photography book, Taxonomy of a Landscape, goes beyond the amber waves of grain to catalogue what's on America's horizon

Madison Stewart, Shark Girl

The Girl Who Swims With Sharks

A new Smithsonian Channel documentary features "Shark Girl," a fearless 20-year-old Aussie who has spent hundreds of hours swimming with the creatures

The Capital Wheel has 1.6 million programmable LED lights.

A New 180-foot Observation Wheel Opens Near Washington, D.C.

National Harbor's newest attraction offers sweeping views of the Potomac River and an LED light show

Syrian refugee children in the Bekka Valley. In Lebanon there are currently over a half million school aged Syrian refugees. Many of them are unable to access education. Syrian children confront obstacles of being refugees in unfamiliar countries, but also face schools taught in English and French, rather than Arabic.

These Photos of Syria's Children Put a Face on the Humanitarian Crisis in the Middle East

'The Children of Syria,' a documentary photography exhibition on display in Washington, presents a stark case of the challenges refugees confront

The Thailand display at the Chelsea Flower Show.

Photos: Impressive Floral Displays Unveiled at the U.K.'s Most Prestigious Garden Show

Flower sculptures and elaborate themed gardens are on display at London's annual Chelsea Flower Show

Monks lead a candlelight procession around the ordination hall during Vesak celebrations in rural Nakhon Nayok, Thailand.

Photos: Vesak, Buddha's Birthday, As Celebrated All Across Southeast Asia

One of the holiest Buddhist holidays, Vesak marks the birth, enlightenment and death of Buddha

Man posing with construction workers at the top of the Washington Monument. The first restoration of the Monument began in 1934 as a Depression-era public works project.

Historic Photos of Washington's Great Monuments, Memorials and Buildings Under Construction

Take a step back in time to see the building of some of D.C.'s most famous icons

A view of the Tidal Basin with the Jefferson, Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Martin Luther King Jr., Memorials.

The Best View of Washington is Now Open to the Public

Take in views of our nation's capital from the Washington Monument, more than 500 feet about the National Mall

Take in the Sights and Sounds of the National Parks

Enjoy a nature break and listen to birds from America's greatest natural wonders

A tea party. Inspired by Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: "Alice looked all round the table, but there was nothing on it but tea."

What it Takes to Cook Some of Literature's Most Famous Meals

Dinah Fried's new photo book brings the words of authors such as James Joyce and Lewis Caroll to life

Photos: Cherry Blossoms Bloom in Washington, D.C.

More than 3,000 cherry trees blossom along the banks of the Tidal Basin

Dead Flamingos, 2009, Massachusetts.

The Many Manifestations of the Color Pink

Lisa Kessler traveled across the country to hunt down images that show pink in America

The Roman Forum at night.

Photos: Travel Through the Eternal City

See the sites of Rome through photos submitted to our annual photo contest


Adorable Children Around the World Pose With Their Favorite Toys

In photographer Gabriele Galimberti's new book, kids stand amongst their most prized possessions

Alps, Germany & Austria

Kilian Schönberger's Stunning Landscapes

Despite being color blind, Schönberger creates awe-inspiring color photography

A couple kisses near the Eiffel Tower.

Photos: A Stroll Through the City of Lights

Readers capture the spirit of Paris in beautiful photos submitted to our annual photo contest

Aerial Views of Iceland's Volcanic Rivers

Andre Ermolaev's photographs of Iceland's volcanic rivers can look more like abstract paintings

Tinsel Flag. Northwestern Arizona

Images of the Star-Spangled Banner from Across the Country

See images of the American flag captured by our readers.

George Washington standing at Mount Vernon and an angel with the American flag. Addressed to Mr. S.H. Haggy, Etna, Licking Co., Ohio.

Civil War Envelopes Featuring the Star-Spangled Banner

Supporters of the Union and the Confederacy alike used envelopes like these to advance political and social issues

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