Photo Essays

Twiggy: Rare Photos of a Sixties Icon

London in the late-1960s was as central to the look and feel of that fabled era as any place on earth. The music that emerged from England (the Beatles, the...

Joe Kittinger: The Man Who Fell to Earth

On August 16, 1960, 32-year-old U.S. Air Force Capt. Joe Kittinger ascended in a helium-balloon-tethered gondola to 102,800 feet (roughly 19 miles) above the...

This Fragile Earth

To commemorate TIME's Heroes of the Environment, a whirlwind tour of some of the wildlife and ecosystems most endangered by global warming