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Should Benedict Cumberbatch be included on the #TIME100? Vote now  Photo: Getty Images 

Should Benedict Cumberbatch be included on the #TIME100? Vote now  Photo: Getty Images 

The month’s best photos from space: This close-up of cosmic clouds and stellar winds features LL Orionis, interacting with the Orion Nebula flow. Adrift in Orion’s stellar nursery and still in its formative years, variable star LL Orionis produces a wind more energetic than the wind from our own middle-aged Sun. (NASA/Sipa USA)

The month’s best photos from space: This close-up of cosmic clouds and stellar winds features LL Orionis, interacting with the Orion Nebula flow. Adrift in Orion’s stellar nursery and still in its formative years, variable star LL Orionis produces a wind more energetic than the wind from our own middle-aged Sun. (NASA/Sipa USA)

life:


Pure joy: a laughing boy on the street in Trastavere, Italy in 1958.  (Photo: Carlo Bavagnoli—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

life:

Pure joy: a laughing boy on the street in Trastavere, Italy in 1958.

(Photo: Carlo Bavagnoli—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

This week’s TIME cover story, which is illustrated by the artist-activist Ai Weiwei, examines China’s place in the world.

Read a preview of the story here.

(Art by Ai Weiwei for TIME, Typography by Post Typography)
This week’s TIME cover story, which is illustrated by the artist-activist Ai Weiwei, examines China’s place in the world.
Read a preview of the story here.
(Art by Ai Weiwei for TIME, Typography by Post Typography)
timelightbox:

Yuri Kozyrev—NOOR for TIME
TIME contract photographer Yuri Kozyrev traveled to Afghanistan to document how the American military will bring the materials home from more than a decade of war. See the photos here on LightBox.

timelightbox:

Yuri Kozyrev—NOOR for TIME

TIME contract photographer Yuri Kozyrev traveled to Afghanistan to document how the American military will bring the materials home from more than a decade of war. See the photos here on LightBox.

This Week In TIME

Ever see one of these before, mister? Yes, you. I’m talking to you, ma’am. Ever work one of these Commodores or Timex Sinclairs or Osborne Is or TRS-80 IIIs? How do you like them Apples?

On Jan. 3, 1983, TIME named the computer its Machine of the Year. It’s the first time an object received the Man of the Year accolade. Read the story here.

This Week In TIME

Ever see one of these before, mister? Yes, you. I’m talking to you, ma’am. Ever work one of these Commodores or Timex Sinclairs or Osborne Is or TRS-80 IIIs? How do you like them Apples?


On Jan. 3, 1983, TIME named the computer its Machine of the Year. It’s the first time an object received the Man of the Year accolade. Read the story here.