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This is the Maeklong Market, west of Bangkok, a decades old place of trade in Thailand. Vendors were so comfortable here that when the Maeklong Railway built a commuter train to Bangkok running right through the middle of their market, they stayed right w

Lena Stone Forest, Siberia, Russia

Lena Pillars in Russia, also called Lena's Stone Forest, is a natural rock formation along the banks of the Lena River about 60 km upriver from Yakutsk, Siberia. The pillars are metres and extends along the river for about 80 km.

Thousands of people cram into a swimming pool at a resort in Suining , Sichuan province, China Notre photo du jour, vient de la Chine, le 19 août, dans une piscine du district de Suining, au Sichuan.

Residents crowd in a swimming pool to escape the summer heat during a hot weather spell in Daying county of Suining, China, on July 2010 omg so disgusting!

Baobab trees, found in Africa and India

Large Boabab Tree - Also known as the "tree of life", Baobab trees, found in Africa and India, can live for several thousand years. They have little wood fiber, but can store large quantities of water.

Sharbat Gula, 27 year later (photos : Steve McCurry)

For 17 years Steve McCurry, photographer, tried to find the mystery "Afghan girl" again. In he succeeded—and again captured her on film (right). Photograph by Steve McCurry


DESPERATE: A man sets himself on fire outside a bank branch in Thessaloniki, Greece, on September The bank had refused to renegotiate the old's overdue loan payment


Aspiring boxers Chibata (L) and Valdir Aparecido (nicknamed "Gorilla") punch a discarded refrigerator during a training session at a gymnasium under the Alcantara Machado viaduct in the Mooca neighborhood of Sao Paulo, March REUTERS/Nacho Doce