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    Indian villagers leave the shore to travel by boat through floodwaters in Assam state

     
  2. Meghalaya: The Wettest Place on Earth
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    Photographer Amos Chapple returns to our site once once again, bringing amazing images from the state of Meghalaya, India, reportedly the rainiest spot on Earth. The village of Mawsynram in Meghalaya receives 467 inches of rain per year. Laborers …

    Meghalaya: The Wettest Place on Earth

     
  3. Hang In There, Bao Bao! Panda Celebrates First Birthday
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    Panda cub Bao Bao appeared to be modeling for an inspirational poster from the 1970s as she hung from a tree in her habitat at the National Zoo in Washington on Saturday, her first birthday. The National Zoo is celebrating with a traditional Zhuaz…

    Hang In There, Bao Bao! Panda Celebrates First Birthday

     
  4. A bright flash of lightning strikes through the eye of a storm cloud over farmland near Broken Bow, Nebraska. Freelance photographer Vanessa Neufield caught the amazing lightning strike on camera. Vanessa, from Calgary in Alberta Canada, said: ‘Getting the shot through the clouds was luck and great timing.’
    Picture: Vanessa Neufeld/Solent News

     
  5. Boy Ferries Pig Through Floodwaters in China
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    A boy and his pig navigated floodwaters on a makeshift raft in Lishui, in east China’s Zhejiang province, on Aug. 20, after days of heavy rain. More than 20,000 residents have been evacuated as the water level in the Ou River continues to rise, lo…

    Boy ferries pig through floodwaters in China

     
  6. The father of one of three children killed reacts at #Gaza city’s Al-Shifa hospital by @robertoindelhi #AFP http://t.co/CczA5oOAys
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    The father of one of three children killed reacts at #Gaza city’s Al-Shifa hospital by @robertoindelhi #AFP pic.twitter.com/CczA5oOAys

    The father of one of three children killed reacts at #Gaza city’s Al-Shifa hospital by @robertoindelhi #AFP

     
  7. Chiara Crovari of Italy and Alina Moseyko of Russia compete in the Women’s Sabre Individual Final on day three of the Nanjing 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.
    PHOTOGRAPH BY: LINTAO ZHANG / GETTY IMAGES

     
  8. Master Sgt. Pennie J. Brawley, 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, C-130 Hercules loadmaster, counts halal meals during a humanitarian airdrop over Iraq. The humanitarian aid includes bottled water and food delivered to displaced citizens in the vicinity of Sinjar, Iraq.
    PHOTOGRAPH BY: SGT. VERNON YOUNG JR / US AIR FORCE

     
  9. 'Dream' or Nightmare? Adventurer Hurtles Toward Greek Beach
    By David Arnott, nbcnews.com

    A member of the ‘Dream Walker’ group jumps from atop the rugged rocks overlooking the azure waters of Navagio beach, one of Greece’s most picturesque leisure spots.

    This is rope jumping — part diving, part rock climbing, with a touch of engineer…

    Rope jumping adventurer hurtles toward beach

     
  10. Big Ben Gets Its Clock Cleaned
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    A team of technicians work on one of the faces of London’s Great Clock atop the landmark Elizabeth Tower that houses the famous Big Ben bell on Tuesday. The specialists descend the famous landmark by rope to clean and inspect the four clock…

    Big Ben gets its clock cleaned