Photos of the day
Kim Jong-un’s uncle executed, Nelson Mandela lies in state, Syrian refugees, sea walnut jellyfish and more.
Beyoncé’s guide to running the world
The diva surprised the planet by dropping a 14-track, self-titled album without notice. It was a big finale to her already busy 2013. Here’s what she’s taught us this year...
Unveiling ‘The Hidden Mother’
In photography’s early decades, as it became more prevalent across classes to have children photographed, the need arose for a method to keep them still for long exposure times...
Gray seals, a crocodile hatchling, the world’s oldest known living bird and other fun and fascinating creatures.