Still from "Invisible Cities series, Liverpool Top 9!" by Tsui Kuang-yu (2006).
Monsignor Gianfranco Ravasi looks on near a portrait of Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei, part of the “Galilei Divin Uomo” (Galilei Divine Man) exhibit, in the Santa Maria degli Angeli Basilica in Rome in this Feb. 15, 2009, file photo.
Japanese toymaker Ogawa Studios Inc. staff member Tomohisa Kikuchi displays rubber masks of U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama on Tuesday in Saitama near Tokyo. Obama arrives in Japan on Friday for his two-day Tokyo visit before attending APEC, or Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum, meetings in Singapore over the weekend.
Navajo Code Talkers Joe Vandever, left, and Samuel Holiday look over the USS Intrepid Tuesday after a birthday celebration for the Marine Corps in New York. The young Navajo Marines, using secret Navajo language-encrypted military terms, helped the U.S. prevail at Iwo Jima and other World War II Pacific battles. The Code Talkers are in New York to march in the Veterans Day Parade and drum up support for a museum that will preserve their story.
Twelve longtime friends from the Lawrence High School class of ’66 reunite for a recent fun-filled weekend in Los Angeles. They stayed with Patty “Trish” Garland at her home in Encino, Calif. Barbara Lauter, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Milwaukee’s Will Allen is chief executive officer of Growing Power, an organization that develops community food systems around the country. He is working to make sure all residents in a community are provided with high-quality, healthy, affordable food.
Bob Cannard works on his organic farm in California. Cannard, who has been a part of the food system created by Chez Panisse’s Alice Waters, believes wholeheartedly that locally grown food is best. “The quality of our food is measured by how it will ship rather than how it tastes,” he says of modern food production.