"Cities each have a kind of light," August Kleinzahler once wrote. Here, great authors evoke the light—and darkness—they find in the world’s cities.
Some of the Dutch Golden Era’s best works, including ‘Girl with the Pearl Earring,’ are making the final stop in their American tour at The Frick Collection. See them while you can.
This isn't your average swim in the sea. Off the coast of California, scuba divers came terrifyingly close to being swallowed by humongous humpback whales—and it was all captured on tape. (via Shawn Stamback)
From the mystery of neutrinos to the tragedy of Newtown.