Artifacts discovered on the battlefields of World War One. [ 20 photos total ]

This week we take a look at puppets from Sri Lanka and France, attacks on ISIS militants in Kobani, a partial eclipse of the sun, a foamy raisin weekend at St Andrew's University, the shooting in Ottawa, Diwali celebrations, and much more. [ 35 photos total ]

If you've ever wanted to escape the 9 to 5 grind, these isolated homes are as far from the bustling city life as you can get.  [ 37 photos total ]

Designing a building or other structural facility is an art form on its own, but photographers are able to share the beauty of architecture with their keen eye for shapes, colors, and unique perspectives. That's why architectural photos are so celebrated by Arcaid Images and awarded through their annual competition. The contest judges a photographer's ability to not only capture subjects from our built world, but to also "look beyond the architecture to the composition, light, scale, atmosphere, sense of place and understanding of the project" 

This year's Arcaid Images Architectural Photography Awards has just announced its winners at the World Architecture Festival, presenting the grand prize to Hufton + Crow. [ 13 photos total ]

One last overview of autumn, my favorite season. Across the Northern Hemisphere, harvests are in motion, festivals are being held to celebrate the change of season, animals are returning to their winter grounds, and of course, viewers are enjoying the explosion of colors among the leaves. Collected here are some a few more images from this year's autumn. [ 27 photos total ]

Stunt flyers launch themselves into air on a wing and a prayer. [ 14 photos total ]

Several hundred Roma live in a shanty town settlement that Madrid wants removed. [ 31 photos total ]

With fall in full swing -- let's remember how much color the nature offers us the rest of the year! [ 27 photos total ]

Nikon will be announcing the winners of the 2014 Small World Photomicrography Competition on October 30. As a preview of the announcement, they've shared some of the unranked images from this year's competition with us here. Celebrating its 40th year, the contest invites photographers and scientists to submit images of all things visible under a microscope. More than 1,200 entries were received this year. Enjoy a trip into a miniature world through the images below, all from the 2014 Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition. [ 26 photos total ]

Olive oil is pressed from freshly picked olives in the Mediterranean. [ 20 photos total ]

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