An assortment of 5250 illicit firearms and small weapons, recovered during various security operations burns during its destruction in Ngong hills near Kenya's capital Nairobi, November 15, 2016. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTX2TS4A (Reuters)

Look Again: The day's most compelling images from around the globe

Fascinating world views from Obama's final international tour to the "Subway Therapy" wall in Union Square


Salon Staff
November 16, 2016 1:31PM (UTC)
Look Again is a daily series presenting the best photographs of the previous 24 hours, curated and written by Salon's writers and editors.

 

Saitama, Japan   Eugene Hoshiko/AP
Donald Trump masks being prepared for distribution at Ogawa Studios, north of Tokyo

This is a photograph taken in a Japanese manufacturing plant that has had trouble keeping up with orders for their $22.40 Donald Trump mask. It is also a perfect visual manifestation of my waking thoughts this past week.

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–Benjamin Wheelock, senior art director

 

Athens, Greece   Brendan Smialowski/Greece
President Obama tours Acropolis with Eleni Banou, the Ministry of Culture director of Ephorate of Antiquities for Athens, during his final international tour in office   

Where my mom works, they have to give x-amount of money to charity to buy the privilege to wear jeans. From a male perspective, I don't get it. Chinos are far and away the more comfortable pant. Look at Lame Duck Barry's timeless trousers and tell me you'd rather wear denim.

–Brendan Gauthier, assistant editor

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Nairobi, Kenya   Thomas Mukoya/Reuters
Illicit recovered firearms are set ablaze in Nairobi, Kenya

One of these photo descriptions is true. Can you guess which one?
a) In the Ngong Hills near Nairobi, Kenya, some 5250 illicit firearms recovered during various security operations are destroyed by flame.

b) On an open plain in an undisclosed location, a real-world version of the Iron Throne is being forged for the new occupant of the Oval Office.

–Melanie McFarland, TV critic

 

Manhattan, New York   Lucas Jackson/Reuters
A girl adds a post-it note to the 'Subway Therapy' art piece at the Union Square subway station

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Since Donald Trump won the election, protests have sprung up in every major American city. Cynics have called the protestors "anarchists" and paid activists of "globalist George Soros." Except the anti-Trump movement will not be led by professional agitators. It will be led by young Americans like the little girl in this photo.

–Taylor Link, editorial assistant

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