The Maori greeting and custom of touching foreheads and noses together allowing one to share the same breath is called the Hongi. It is a way of seeing each other on a soul level, seeing each other as equal. New Zealand. Photograph by Frans Lemmens.
'Medusa' Lake Turns Animals to Stone In Greek mythology, Medusa was a monster with the face of a human female and a head of venomous snakes for hair. Gazing directly upon her would turn any creature to stone. In northern Tanzania, Lake Natron has had similar effects—on birds in particular. photographer Nick Brandt