Tribal pullers hold their canoe paddles upright as they wait their turn to be given permission to come ashore during an annual journey in Seattle, Washington, Wednesday.
"Pokemon Go," the highly addictive online game, has landed in India and thousands are out searching for pokemon characters as the mania spreads.1 Comment
The interior of a restaurant that for 57 years hosted power lunches for a must see crowd of business executives and celebrities including Henry Kissinger and Tom Wolfe was auctioned off Tuesday.
Spanish architect group Basurama and local designers from City Yeast (都市酵母) have come together to create a city of style by renovating the least expected places and in the most astonishing ways: two children's playgrounds made of recycled materials.
A man rides a rubber ring as he slides down an inflatable water slide in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, July 24.
Many elderly people have never used the internet, because it just seemed too complicated to them. Young people by contrast use digital devices more frequently than their toothbrushes. What happens when you bring together these two groups? In this Austrian "qualitatszeit" (quality time) project, young persons looking for a job assume the role of trainers who open up the digital world to their grandparents' generation.
In 1917, the sixth year of the reign of Japanese Emperor Taishō, the Tongren Society (同人社) built the first palanquin to thank His Holiness Emperor Guan (關聖帝君) -- also known as Guan Gong (關公) -- for his blessings. People in Daxi (大溪) held the first procession for Guan Gong's birthday on the 24th day of the sixth lunar month in the same year.
Street performers dressed as brides and grooms perform a skit coined "Ex-centric" outside La Moneda presidential palace in Santiago, Chile, Thursday, July 21. The troupe performed to show their support for same-sex marriage and gender equality.
Buddhist monks walk in single file to collect daily alms from devotees along a roadside on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Thursday, July 21. Over 90 percent of Cambodia's 15 million people practice Buddhism.
Four new hills built on New York City's Governors Island offer sweeping views of the Statute of Liberty, unique places to hike and climb, and massive slides that dwarf those found on any playground.