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Capturing Wisconsin's Ice Shacks

Saturday September 05, 2015

For just 10 weeks each year, the ice on Wisconsin's lakes gets so thick that fishermen can build shacks on top of them. Photographer Mike Rebholz documents this pop-up community in all its frozen glory.

A Life Alive: Road Trip

Monday August 31, 2015

Forrest Mankins is doing something many of us have fantasised about: getting in the car and driving into the unknown. He left his home in 2014 – and he hasn’t stopped yet.

Ageing Rebels

Wednesday August 26, 2015

These photos of elderly punks, mods and bikers prove that you’re only ever as old as you feel. (And we're starting to feel very old by comparison.)

The Hotel Putin

Tuesday August 18, 2015

A soon-to-be abandoned mining town near the North Pole probably doesn’t strike most people as an ideal holiday destination. Vladimir Putin isn’t most people.

Cross Country Photography

Friday August 14, 2015

It’s been a while since a photographer has made us sit up in our seat and say “Whoa”. Kevin Russ just broke the drought.

The Overlooked Art of the Motel

Tuesday August 11, 2015

Motels are usually just places we stay in on the way to more celebrated landmarks. But as these photos show, the motel is itself a site worthy of celebration.

Salt Farming in India

Saturday July 25, 2015

We sprinkle it on our chips and throw it over our shoulders without much thought for where it came from. But harvesting the salt from India’s deserts is serious work.

Hidden Bunkers

Wednesday July 22, 2015

Built by artists during World War II, Switzerland’s camouflaged bunkers were designed to fade into the landscape. These photos give them a spotlight.

Sydney's Floating Forests

Wednesday July 15, 2015

When ships go to die in Sydney, they become havens for life as floating forests.

Life in a Spanish Ecovillage

Saturday July 11, 2015

Want to live off the grid, but without the solitude? This village in the Spanish mountains could be your bohemian mecca.

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