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Cape Flight (Photo: Rachel Hulin)

One year ago, LightBox published Rachel Hulin’s series of whimsical photographs of her son, Henry, magically flying. Now, a new children’s book captures all of his Henry’s adventures. See more on LightBox: http://ti.me/Z1LUMa.

Washington, D.C., circa 1911. “Flights and test of Rex Smith biplane flown by Antony Jannus. The plane with Rufus R. Bermann, wireless operator, and Fred Aubert.” (Photo: Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative via Shorpy / Library of Congress)

There’s always something interesting about history—it’s often just a matter of knowing where to find it. Shorpy.com highlights the noteworthy negatives of the Library of Congress in high-definition. See more from the collection on LightBox.

Happy New Years! TIME presents a look back on last year through 366 photos — one for each day. See them here.

A view of Earth’s city lights as a composite assembled from data acquired by the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (NPP) satellite. The data was acquired over nine days in April 2012 and 13 days in October 2012. It took 312 orbits to get a clear shot of every view of Earth’s land surface and islands. (Photo: Barcroft Media/Landov)

From violent protests in Egypt and smugglers tunnels in Gaza to The Duchess of Cambridge’s pregnancy and the “Black Marble” — Earth photographed at night from space, TIME presents the best images of the week. See more on LightBox.

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