October 15, 2014
From Hong Kong Police Clash With Occupy Protesters, one of 30 photos. Police forces march toward pro-democracy protesters holding umbrellas during a standoff outside the central government offices in Hong Kong on October 14, 2014. Hong Kong police vowed October 14 to tear down more street barricades manned by pro-democracy protesters, hours after hundreds of officers armed with chainsaws and bolt cutters partially cleared two major roads occupied for a fortnight. (Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images)

From Hong Kong Police Clash With Occupy Protesters, one of 30 photos. Police forces march toward pro-democracy protesters holding umbrellas during a standoff outside the central government offices in Hong Kong on October 14, 2014. Hong Kong police vowed October 14 to tear down more street barricades manned by pro-democracy protesters, hours after hundreds of officers armed with chainsaws and bolt cutters partially cleared two major roads occupied for a fortnight. (Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images)

September 29, 2014
From Pro-Democracy Protesters Occupy Hong Kong’s Central District, one of 30 photos. A protester raises his umbrellas in front of tear gas which was fired by riot police to disperse protesters blocking the main street to the Central district outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong, on September 28, 2014. Hong Kong police used tear gas to disperse pro-democracy protests and baton-charged the crowd blocking a key road in the government district after Hong Kong and Chinese officials warned against illegal demonstrations. (Reuters/Tyrone Siu)

From Pro-Democracy Protesters Occupy Hong Kong’s Central District, one of 30 photos. A protester raises his umbrellas in front of tear gas which was fired by riot police to disperse protesters blocking the main street to the Central district outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong, on September 28, 2014. Hong Kong police used tear gas to disperse pro-democracy protests and baton-charged the crowd blocking a key road in the government district after Hong Kong and Chinese officials warned against illegal demonstrations. (Reuters/Tyrone Siu)

September 9, 2014
From Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Six Months Without a Trace, one of 16 photos. Feng Xuehong, whose son Wang Houbin was aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 which disappeared on March 8, 2014, cries during an interview with Reuters in Beijing on July 18, 2014. In the last conversation with her son before the incident, he said, “Give me a hug, mom. Take care of yourself and I’ll come back to see you soon.” (Reuters/Kim Kyung-Hoon)

From Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Six Months Without a Trace, one of 16 photos. Feng Xuehong, whose son Wang Houbin was aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 which disappeared on March 8, 2014, cries during an interview with Reuters in Beijing on July 18, 2014. In the last conversation with her son before the incident, he said, “Give me a hug, mom. Take care of yourself and I’ll come back to see you soon.” (Reuters/Kim Kyung-Hoon)

August 6, 2014
From Devastating Earthquake in China’s Ludian County, one of 36 photos. A man walks among debris of collapsed buildings after a magnitude 6.1 earthquake hit Longtoushan township of Ludian county, Yunnan province, China, on August 4, 2014. (Reuters/Wong Campion)

From Devastating Earthquake in China’s Ludian County, one of 36 photos. A man walks among debris of collapsed buildings after a magnitude 6.1 earthquake hit Longtoushan township of Ludian county, Yunnan province, China, on August 4, 2014. (Reuters/Wong Campion)

July 29, 2014
From Scenes From 21st-Century China, one of 36 photos. A resident walks along a railway track surrounded by trees on both sides, in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, on June 15, 2014. (Reuters/Stringer)

From Scenes From 21st-Century China, one of 36 photos. A resident walks along a railway track surrounded by trees on both sides, in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, on June 15, 2014. (Reuters/Stringer)

June 4, 2014
From Tiananmen Square, 25 Years Ago, one of 44 photos.  A Chinese man stands alone to block a line of tanks heading east on Beijing’s Cangan Boulevard in Tiananmen Square, on on June 5, 1989. The man, calling for an end to violence and bloodshed against pro-democracy demonstrators, was pulled away by bystanders, and the tanks continued on their way. More on this iconic image and the still-anonymous “tank man” here. (AP Photo/Jeff Widener)

From Tiananmen Square, 25 Years Ago, one of 44 photos. A Chinese man stands alone to block a line of tanks heading east on Beijing’s Cangan Boulevard in Tiananmen Square, on on June 5, 1989. The man, calling for an end to violence and bloodshed against pro-democracy demonstrators, was pulled away by bystanders, and the tanks continued on their way. More on this iconic image and the still-anonymous “tank man” here. (AP Photo/Jeff Widener)

April 11, 2014
From A Hundred-Pound Suit of Bees, one of 12 photos. She Ping, a 34 year-old beekeeper, covered with a swarm of bees on a small hill in southwest China’s Chongqing municipality on April 9, 2014. Ping released more than 460,000 bees, using queen bees to attract them to his body, and made himself a suit of bees that weighed 45.65kg (100 pounds) within 40 minutes. (AFP/Getty Images)

From A Hundred-Pound Suit of Bees, one of 12 photos. She Ping, a 34 year-old beekeeper, covered with a swarm of bees on a small hill in southwest China’s Chongqing municipality on April 9, 2014. Ping released more than 460,000 bees, using queen bees to attract them to his body, and made himself a suit of bees that weighed 45.65kg (100 pounds) within 40 minutes. (AFP/Getty Images)

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November 6, 2013
From Liu Bolin: The Invisible Man, one of 28 photos. Liu Bolin, a Chinese artist, waits for the finishing touches to his camouflage, before being completely blended into the background, in front of a shelf lined with comic books, as part of a series of performances in Caracas, Venezuela, on November 2, 2013. Liu, known as “the invisible man” for using painted-on camouflage to blend into the backdrops of his photographs, will be performing in Caracas till November 6. (Reuters/Jorge Silva)

From Liu Bolin: The Invisible Man, one of 28 photos. Liu Bolin, a Chinese artist, waits for the finishing touches to his camouflage, before being completely blended into the background, in front of a shelf lined with comic books, as part of a series of performances in Caracas, Venezuela, on November 2, 2013. Liu, known as “the invisible man” for using painted-on camouflage to blend into the backdrops of his photographs, will be performing in Caracas till November 6. (Reuters/Jorge Silva)

September 6, 2013
From Scenes From 21st-Century China, one of 40 photos. Here, a Beijing Opera actress applies makeup backstage before the show begins in Shanghai, China, on June 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

From Scenes From 21st-Century China, one of 40 photos. Here, a Beijing Opera actress applies makeup backstage before the show begins in Shanghai, China, on June 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

August 16, 2013
From A Lotus in the Desert: China’s Xiangshawan Resort, one of 28 photos. The Desert Lotus Hotel in Xiangshawan Desert, also called Resonant Sand Gorge in Ordos, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China, on July 19, 2013. Xiangshawan is in the Kubuqi Desert, a small section of the Gobi Desert about 350 miles (563 km) west of Beijing. Visitors sliding down 110-meter-high, 45-degree sand hills, cause the “singing sands” to produce a roaring or booming sound, a natural phenomenon still not fully understood. The hotel is part of a larger tourist resort built in the desert in recent years. (Feng Li/Getty Images)

From A Lotus in the Desert: China’s Xiangshawan Resort, one of 28 photos. The Desert Lotus Hotel in Xiangshawan Desert, also called Resonant Sand Gorge in Ordos, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China, on July 19, 2013. Xiangshawan is in the Kubuqi Desert, a small section of the Gobi Desert about 350 miles (563 km) west of Beijing. Visitors sliding down 110-meter-high, 45-degree sand hills, cause the “singing sands” to produce a roaring or booming sound, a natural phenomenon still not fully understood. The hotel is part of a larger tourist resort built in the desert in recent years. (Feng Li/Getty Images)

August 7, 2013
From 26 Years of Growth: Shanghai Then and Now, one of 3 photo pairs. An animated combination picture shows the financial district of Pudong in 1987 and in 2013 with the nearly-complete Shanghai Tower, in the financial district of Pudong in Shanghai, on July 31, 2013. (Reuters/Stringer, Carlos Barria)

From 26 Years of Growth: Shanghai Then and Now, one of 3 photo pairs. An animated combination picture shows the financial district of Pudong in 1987 and in 2013 with the nearly-complete Shanghai Tower, in the financial district of Pudong in Shanghai, on July 31, 2013. (Reuters/Stringer, Carlos Barria)

July 9, 2013
From China’s Manned Space Program, one of 29 photos. Here, Chinese astronaut Nie Haisheng waves before stepping out of the re-entry capsule of China’s Shenzhou-10 spacecraft after it landed in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, on June 26, 2013. Three Chinese astronauts returned to Earth on Wednesday, touching down after a successful 15-day mission in which they docked with a space laboratory. (Reuters/China Daily)

From China’s Manned Space Program, one of 29 photos. Here, Chinese astronaut Nie Haisheng waves before stepping out of the re-entry capsule of China’s Shenzhou-10 spacecraft after it landed in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, on June 26, 2013. Three Chinese astronauts returned to Earth on Wednesday, touching down after a successful 15-day mission in which they docked with a space laboratory. (Reuters/China Daily)

June 4, 2013
From Tiananmen Square, Then and Now, one of 50 photos (from 2012). A Chinese man stands alone to block a line of tanks heading east on Beijing’s Cangan Boulevard in Tiananmen Square, on on June 5, 1989. The man, calling for an end to violence and bloodshed against pro-democracy demonstrators, was pulled away by bystanders, and the tanks continued on their way. (AP Photo/Jeff Widener)

From Tiananmen Square, Then and Now, one of 50 photos (from 2012). A Chinese man stands alone to block a line of tanks heading east on Beijing’s Cangan Boulevard in Tiananmen Square, on on June 5, 1989. The man, calling for an end to violence and bloodshed against pro-democracy demonstrators, was pulled away by bystanders, and the tanks continued on their way. (AP Photo/Jeff Widener)

May 15, 2013
From Harley Davidson National Rally in China, one of 18 photos. A couple rides a Harley Davidson motorcycle during the annual Harley Davidson National Rally in Qian Dao Lake, in Zhejiang Province, China, on May 11, 2013. Around 1,000 Harley Davidson enthusiasts from all over China met at the rally, as part of the company’s 110-year anniversary. (Reuters/Carlos Barria)

From Harley Davidson National Rally in China, one of 18 photos. A couple rides a Harley Davidson motorcycle during the annual Harley Davidson National Rally in Qian Dao Lake, in Zhejiang Province, China, on May 11, 2013. Around 1,000 Harley Davidson enthusiasts from all over China met at the rally, as part of the company’s 110-year anniversary. (Reuters/Carlos Barria)

May 13, 2013
From Sichuan Earthquake: Five Years Later, one of 26 photos. Here, residents gather before a monument on the 5th anniversary of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake, on May 12, 2013, in Yingxiu township of Wenchuan county, Sichuan province. China. (AFP/Getty Images)

From Sichuan Earthquake: Five Years Later, one of 26 photos. Here, residents gather before a monument on the 5th anniversary of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake, on May 12, 2013, in Yingxiu township of Wenchuan county, Sichuan province. China. (AFP/Getty Images)