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Bat seller Sukarwati shows a skinned bat on July 30, 2009 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Sukarwati and her family have hunted bats in the Imogiri region for generations, capturing more than 800 bats per month. The Sukarwati family believe that the meat from the bat heals asthma and respiratory problems and it is a great honour for them knowing that the meat that they provide will help ease people's health ailments

Bat seller Sukarwati shows a skinned bat on July 30, 2009 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Sukarwati and her family have hunted bats in the Imogiri region for generations, capturing more than 800 bats per month. The Sukarwati family believe that the meat from the bat heals asthma and respiratory problems and it is a great honour for them knowing that the meat that they provide will help ease people's health ailments. (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti)
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20 Sep 2012 08:57:00
Children watch their classmate pour cold water on herself under the watch of a fitness coach at a local kindergarten in Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, March 11, 2015. The program, which also involves sports training and sauna usage, has been practiced by the kindergarten for more than 15 years as they believe it has health benefits and keeps the children fit. (Photo by Ilya Naymushin/Reuters)

Children watch their classmate pour cold water on herself under the watch of a fitness coach at a local kindergarten in Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, March 11, 2015. The program, which also involves sports training and sauna usage, has been practiced by the kindergarten for more than 15 years as they believe it has health benefits and keeps the children fit. Children start pouring cold water on themselves outdoors after about three years of training and undergoing medical tests, and the kindergarten is the only one in the region that practices these exercises, according to employees. (Photo by Ilya Naymushin/Reuters)
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19 Mar 2015 13:18:00
A racehorse is hoisted up before its operation at Veliefendi equine hospital in Istanbul March 3, 2015. (Photo by Murad Sezer/Reuters)

A racehorse is hoisted up before its operation at Veliefendi equine hospital in Istanbul March 3, 2015. A state-of-the-art hospital for hundreds of horses run by the Jockey Club of Turkey at Istanbul's Veliefendi racecourse is the country's oldest and biggest. Grooms and trainers at the equine clinic work with vets and nurses while owners hope their prize runners, often worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, will recover quickly and then run faster still. (Photo by Murad Sezer/Reuters)
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10 Apr 2015 07:12:00
Finding just the right spot above the clouds at Camp 1 on Ama Dablam, Danuru Sherpa uses his iPhone to catch up with friends and family. Even at 18,500 feet (5,654 meters), climbers here can check their email and other dispatches from the world below. (Photo by Aaron Huey/National Geographic)

Finding just the right spot above the clouds at Camp 1 on Ama Dablam, Danuru Sherpa uses his iPhone to catch up with friends and family. Even at 18,500 feet (5,654 meters), climbers here can check their email and other dispatches from the world below. (Photo by Aaron Huey/National Geographic)
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28 Apr 2014 09:14:00
A Hindu holy man, or sadhu, smokes marijuana in a chillum at the premises of Pashupatinath Temple, ahead of the Shivaratri festival in Kathmandu, Nepal February 15, 2017. (Photo by Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters)

A Hindu holy man, or sadhu, smokes marijuana in a chillum at the premises of Pashupatinath Temple, ahead of the Shivaratri festival in Kathmandu, Nepal February 15, 2017. (Photo by Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters)
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17 Feb 2017 00:00:00
Basque Health Department Headquarters In Bilbao

The Spanish city of Bilbao, known architecturally for its Guggenheim, has a new(ish) architectural icon. Not that it’s replacing Ghery’s work, just another one.
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01 May 2014 11:38:00
Abdullahi Mohammed with Mainasara, Ogere-Remo, Nigeria 2007

“Pieter Hugo was born 1976 and grew up in Cape Town, South Africa. He is a South African photographer who primarily works in portraiture and whose work engages with both documentary and art traditions with a focus on African communities. His most recognized work is the series called “The Hyena & Other Men” and which was published as a monograph. It has received a great deal of attention. Hugo won first prize in the Portraits section of the World Press Photo 2005 for a portrait of a man with a hyena”. – Wikipedia

Photo: Abdullahi Mohammed with Mainasara, Ogere-Remo, Nigeria 2007. (Photo by Pieter Hugo)
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24 Apr 2012 13:03:00
Two holy men with a decorative faces and headdresses, taken in Kathmandu, Nepal. (Photo by Jan Moeller Hansen/Barcroft Images)

Two holy men with a decorative faces and headdresses, taken in Kathmandu, Nepal. Wandering through the cities and forests of Nepal are the holy men, or Sadhus, who have left all materialistic pleasures behind to live a life devoted to God. Their appearances vary from brightly coloured face paints, and decorations, to minimalistic practical clothing, but they all represent the fundamental values and meanings of Hinduism. Danish photographer Jan Moeller Hansen visited the ancient capital city of Kathmandu between 2013 and 2016 and documented the mysterious holy wanderers. (Photo by Jan Moeller Hansen/Barcroft Images)
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02 Feb 2017 05:02:00