A cache of unexploded ordnance is detonated by U.S. Air Force Airmen with the 447th Expeditionary Civil Engineering Squadron’s explosive ordnance disposal team at a site near Forward Operating Base Falcon, Iraq, Oct. 16, 2006. [1,810 x 1,132]

A cache of unexploded ordnance is detonated by U.S. Air Force Airmen with the 447th Expeditionary Civil Engineering Squadron’s explosive … More

The Mayan temple called “El Castillo” is the center of the Chichen Itza archaeological site in Yucatán, Mexico. Built between the 9th and 12th centuries AD, the temple is dedicated to feathered serpent deity Kukulcan. [2100×1500]

The Mayan temple called “El Castillo” is the center of the Chichen Itza archaeological site in Yucatán, Mexico. Built between … More

“This image of a hawk approaching a microwave tower was taken by an automatic motion-detect camera at a High Performance Wireless Research and Education Network (HPWREN) remote site on Lyons Peak” in California, USA. Photo credit: HPWREN; University of California, San Diego [1600×1200][OS]

“This image of a hawk approaching a microwave tower was taken by an automatic motion-detect camera at a High Performance … More

Angkor Wat is a temple complex in Cambodia that is the largest religious monument in the world (first it was Hindu, then Buddhist). Constructed in the 12th century, the 820,000 square meter site features a moat and forest that harmoniously surround a massive temple at its center [1500×973]

Angkor Wat is a temple complex in Cambodia that is the largest religious monument in the world (first it was … More

Deer skulls with carved eyeholes dating to 11,000 years ago have been discovered at Star Carr Mesolithic archaeological site about five miles (8.0 km) south of Scarborough in North Yorkshire, England. [948×526]

Deer skulls with carved eyeholes dating to 11,000 years ago have been discovered at Star Carr Mesolithic archaeological site about … More

Decorated human skulls dated to 9,500 years ago found at the Neolithic site of Tell Aswad, near Damascus. The inhabitants of Tell Aswad invented the brick by modelling earth clods with beds of reeds, which they then formed into raw bricks and eventually dried in later stages. [1200×750]

Decorated human skulls dated to 9,500 years ago found at the Neolithic site of Tell Aswad, near Damascus. The inhabitants … More

Aerial view of the accident site after an explosion took place in an illegal fireworks plant, killing at least 5 people, in Xutong County, Kaifeng City, central China’s Henan province, on January 14, 2016; Imaginechina/Corbis [1500 x 1037]

Aerial view of the accident site after an explosion took place in an illegal fireworks plant, killing at least 5 … More

A Columbian Mammoth, also known as an Imperial Mammoth, extracted from the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles, California. It is currently on display at the George C. Page Museum, which is dedicated to the natural history of the site. [1286 x 960]

A Columbian Mammoth, also known as an Imperial Mammoth, extracted from the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles, California. … More