Taking our understanding and awareness of the world further for 130 years
The daughter of one pharaoh and wife of another, Hatshepsut ultimately declared herself pharaoh, ruling as a man would for over 20 years
Cacao became so important to ancient Mesoamerican civilizations that they used it in religious rites and as currency
The sharklike "Helicoprion" lived 275 million years ago and could slice its prey in two with its buzz saw jaw
"I was really pleased to finally capture this moment, after thinking about it for years," writes Your Shot photographer Tara Kerzhner, who captured this striking shadow play around a climber in Oregon's Smith Rock State Park.
"When scientists say bears are going extinct, I want people to realize what it looks like," says photographer Paul Nicklen
Sand cats are typically hard to find, but these adorable kittens—spotted in the Moroccan Sahara—were hard to miss
Happy birthday Jane Goodall! Thank you for taking humanity further.