Cold War–Era Bunker Mania Forever Altered Albania

Communism left distinct architectural legacies in countries across the former Soviet bloc. In Albania, it’s concrete bunkers that now serve other uses.

Best Cosplay from Comic-Con 2019: Handmaid’s Tale to Deadpool

Even Offred needs to take a break sometimes, you know? Photographer Maggie Shannon captures the weird and wacky scene in San Diego.

Space Photos of the Week: This Apollo Went to 11

The space race was the ultimate demonstration of US prowess. There was more to it than winning, though.

The World Watched Apollo 11 Unfold—Together

From the beaches of Florida and department store TVs to mission control and Parisian living rooms, everyone witnessed the mission’s launch and landing.

Photographer Dan Winters on His Apollo Obsession

The frequent WIRED contributor has been captivated by space since he was a kid. Now he’s documenting NASA’s freshly retro-furbished mission control.

The UN Operation to Disarm Mosul’s IEDs and Unexploded Bombs

Photojournalist Cengiz Yar covered the Battle of Mosul, where ISIS made its final stand in Iraq, then returned to document the clean-up operations.

Space Photos of the Week: A Tribute to Voyager’s Twin Trippers

These two missions fundamentally changed our understanding of the solar system. See how in this entrancing photo gallery.

Vintage Muscle Cars Take Flight in an Homage to Chase Scenes

With model cars, real-life backgrounds, and some deft Photoshop, photographer Matthew Porter conjures the visual excitement of classic car-chase cinema.

The Cryptocurrency Rush Transforming Old Swiss Gold Mines

In 2016, Alpine Tech started a digital currency mining operation in Gondo, on the Italian border. Photographer Claudio Cerasoli documented their efforts.