A shepherd guides his goats through one of the stops along the light rail, a new form of public transportation, on May 8, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. There are two lines – the blue line goes north-south, the green line goes east-west. The mostly elevated train was constructed by the Chinese and opened in 2015.
Visitors to natural history museums around the world would be a little less wowed if not for the work of 19th-century paleontologist Mary Anning, who scoured the cliffs of her coastal hometown to discover countless Jurassic-era fossils. But her gender and religious affiliation almost rendered her nameless in history books.