Lightning flashes in the sky over Zhuhai, China
A house built on a rock on the river Drina near the western Serbian town of Bajina Basta. The house was built in 1968 by a group of young men who decided that the rock on the river was an ideal place for a tiny shelter
A woman walks past an installation of giant bird cages on a square in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, China. The cages containing artificial trees and birds were installed by the shopping mall which owns the square to promote environmentally friendly concepts to the public.
I only read Playboy for the college rankings.Stephen Colbert, Valedictory Address at the University of Virginia
Academy Award-winning actor Sean Penn waits to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations hearing on Advocating for American Jacob Ostreicher’s Freedom after two years in Bolivian detention. Ostreicher was arrested in June 2011 by Bolivian police after it was alleged that he did business with people wanted in their countries because of links with drug trafficking and money laundering.
SALT LAKE CITY —
For the past several months, Provo, Utah, residents have had a unique sight in their midst: the nearly seven-million-pound exterior of a 112-year-old building standing on 40-foot-high steel stilts. More than just an unusual construction site, this scene is the beginning of an extensive process to preserve the exterior of the Provo Tabernacle, a community landmark gutted by fire in December 2010. As The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced in October 2011, the building is being converted into a Mormon temple.
BIG DAY: Graduates of Bowie State University attended the college’s graduation ceremony, held Friday on the campus of the University of Maryland in College Park. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
A photograph captured from the 79th floor of the Index Tower, looking over the mystical clouds that formed over Dubai