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In 1831 an unsuccessful uprising against the Russian czar left many rebels dead. Relatives of the dead rebels, with no bodies to bury, instead left crosses, according to the Daily Mail. (Photo by Richard Gardner/Rex USA)

The phenomenon of the Hill of Crosses in northern Lithuania began when people started leaving crosses there hundreds of years ago – and continues to this day. These photos of a hill covered in crosses show the amazing sight it has become. Photo: In 1831 an unsuccessful uprising against the Russian czar left many rebels dead. Relatives of the dead rebels, with no bodies to bury, instead left crosses, according to the Daily Mail. (Photo by Richard Gardner/Rex USA)
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06 Jun 2013 09:56:00
Farmers herd a flock of ducks along a street towards a pond as residents drive next to them in Taizhou, Zhejiang province, June 17, 2012. (Photo by Reuters/China Daily)

Farmers herd a flock of ducks along a street towards a pond as residents drive next to them in Taizhou, Zhejiang province, June 17, 2012. (Photo by Reuters/China Daily)
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09 Aug 2015 10:45:00
An altar is pictured after it was decorated by the Antar family with some 3,000 traditional cheese and corn buns called “chipas”, in celebration of Kurusu Ara in Asuncion May 3, 2015. (Photo by Jorge Adorno/Reuters)

An altar is pictured after it was decorated by the Antar family with some 3,000 traditional cheese and corn buns called “chipas”, in celebration of Kurusu Ara in Asuncion May 3, 2015. Kurusu Ara, the Day of the Cross, is a Catholic festival that is combined with local Gurani culture and falls annually on May 3. Paraguayans typically celebrate the festival with chipas, used to decorate religious shrines and altars. The chipas are later distributed to attendees. The buns at the top are arranged to read, “March 3 live”. (Photo by Jorge Adorno/Reuters)
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04 May 2015 09:18:00
Photographers help a Rohingya refugee to climb out of Naf River as they cross the Myanmar-Bangladesh border in Palong Khali, near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh on November 1, 2017. (Photo by Hannah McKay/Reuters)

Photographers help a Rohingya refugee to climb out of Naf River as they cross the Myanmar-Bangladesh border in Palong Khali, near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh on November 1, 2017. (Photo by Hannah McKay/Reuters)
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02 Nov 2017 08:24:00
Haitians cross a collapsed bridge on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, March 24, 2016. The bridge collapsed as a truck was crossing it on March 18, according to local media. (Photo by Andres Martinez Casares/Reuters)

Haitians cross a collapsed bridge on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, March 24, 2016. The bridge collapsed as a truck was crossing it on March 18, according to local media. (Photo by Andres Martinez Casares/Reuters)
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26 Mar 2016 13:16:00
An Amur tiger walks across a passageway after a news conference at the Philadelphia Zoo, Wednesday, May 7, 2014, in Philadelphia. (Photo by Matt Slocum/AP Photo)

An Amur tiger walks across a passageway after a news conference at the Philadelphia Zoo, Wednesday, May 7, 2014, in Philadelphia. The see-through mesh pathway called Big Cat Crossing is part of a national trend called animal rotation that zoos use to enrich the experience of both creatures and guests. (Photo by Matt Slocum/AP Photo)
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12 May 2014 12:20:00
A passenger plane, with a full Harvest moon seen behind, makes its final landing approach towards Heathrow Airport in London, Britain, October 5, 2017. (Photo by Toby Melville/Reuters)

A passenger plane, with a full Harvest moon seen behind, makes its final landing approach towards Heathrow Airport in London, Britain, October 5, 2017. (Photo by Toby Melville/Reuters)
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06 Oct 2017 06:32:00
Cross Sections Of Bullets By Sabine Pearlman

Sabine Pearlman‘s photographs find beauty in the destructive engineering of ammunition with this series of cross-sections of bullets cartridges from a Swiss bunker. They reveal the complexity inside each case. This series, which consists of 900 specimens, was photographed inside a WWII bunker in Switzerland. Pearlman says that she is intrigued by the beautiful complexity of the ammo set against its destructive purpose, at once showing off humanity’s ability to create and destroy.
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27 Jun 2013 12:42:00