Wild horses in Northern Ireland, a ‘No Pants Subway Ride’ in NYC, icy weather across the north, the unveiling of a new Titanosaur fossil display, a glass shoe-shaped church in Taiwan, tributes to David Bowie, and much more.
Guests view a sculpture entitled “Moje Sabz” by artist Soheila Sokhanvari at the “Champagne Life” exhibition held at the Saatchi Gallery in London, England, on January 12, 2016.
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Flowers are placed outside the apartment house where David Bowie was living in 1976-78 in Berlin's Schoeneberg district, Germany, on January 15, 2016. David Bowie, a music legend who used daringly androgynous displays of sexuality and glittering costumes to frame legendary rock hits “Ziggy Stardust” and “Space Oddity”, died of cancer this week.
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A replica of one of the largest dinosaurs ever discovered is unveiled at the American Museum of Natural History on January 14, 2016, in New York City. The replica of the “Titanosaur” weighs about 70 tons, is 17 feet tall and stretches to nearly 122 feet long. The dinosaur belongs to the titanosaur family and was discovered by Paleontologists in the Patagonian Desert of Argentina in 2014 and lived about 100 to 95 million years ago.
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A car covered with ice remains stranded on the waterfront in Hamburg, New York, on January 12, 2016. The owner left his Mitsubushi Lancer parked overnight outside a restaurant on Sunday and by the next day, spray from Lake Erie had encased it in ice.
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People listen as U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks at University of Nebraska Omaha arena, in Omaha, Nebraska, on January 13, 2016.
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People fish for trout through holes in a frozen river in Hwacheon, south of the demilitarized zone (DMZ) separating the two Koreas, on January 9, 2016.
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Indian villagers take part in a community fishing event during the Bhogali Bihu celebrations at Goroimari Lake in Panbari, some 50 kilometers from Guwahati, on January 14, 2016.
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Pope Francis is hugged by a child wearing a protective mask at the end of his weekly general audience in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican on January 13, 2016.
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Tourists take pictures in front of a shoe-shaped church in southern Chiayi, Taiwan, on January 11, 2016. The church, which measures 55 feet tall and 36 feet wide, took two months to build. Members of the public will be able to visit the exterior of the church before it is officially opened on February 8, 2018, before the lunar new year.
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Mongolian artist Heejin Diamond performs during the 11th Circus Festival of Budapest in the Capital's Circus in Budapest, Hungary, on January 11, 2016.
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Mexican army soldiers escort drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to a helicopter to be transported to a maximum security prison at Mexico’s Attorney General’s hangar, in Mexico City, on January 8, 2016. The world's most-wanted drug lord was captured for a third time in a daring raid by Mexican marines, six months after he tunneled out of a maximum security prison in a escape that embarrassed the government and strained ties with the United States.
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A cat on the pitch during the Everton versus Dagenham and Redbridge game, the FA Cup Third Round, played at Goodison Park in Liverpool, England, on January 9, 2016.
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Frost forms a natural sculpture on branches in Erping Village, Enshi Tujia, and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, central China's Hubei Province, onJanuary 12, 2016.
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Men from the Clavie Crew carry a burning barrel on the top of a pole packed with tar soaked sticks on January 11, 2016, in Burghead, Scotland. The burning of the Clavie takes place on January 11 each year as local people welcome in the New Year with a fire ceremony which has ancient roots dating back to before 1750, and is believed to bring good luck for the coming year.
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The fossilized spine of an ancient marine organism sits in the open at the Wadi el-Haitan Fossil and Climate Change Museum in Fayoum, 60 kilometers south of the Egyptian capital Cairo, on January 14, 2016.
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A woman takes a selfie in a snowy wood on the bank of the Yenisei river, with the air temperature at about minus 21 degrees Celsius (minus 5.8 degrees Fahrenheit), outside the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia, on January 10, 2016.
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A local resident takes part in a performance, part of the celebrations for Malanka holiday in the village of Krasnoilsk in Chernivtsi region, Ukraine, on January 14, 2016. The Malanka traditional holiday is more popular in western regions of the country and is also known as Old New Year celebrated on January 13 and 14—St. Basil and St. Melania's Day according to old Julian calendar. During the celebrations youngsters and adults wear traditional, carnival costumes, masks, and visit local houses while singing carols, playing pranks or performing short plays.
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Skiers traverse a snow-covered landscape in Gausdal, northwest of Lillehammer, Norway, on January 9, 2016.
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Mujahideen Horan brigade fighters, part of the Free Syrian Army, launch a shell towards forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad located in Deraa, Syria, in what they said was a battle to pressure breaking the siege off Madaya, on January 11, 2016.
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Indian Army soldiers perform a stunt on motorbikes during the Army Day parade in New Delhi, India, January 15, 2016.
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A cat that had been found in a car with its front and rear legs bound with electrical tape, shown here at the Santa Clarita, California, sheriff's substation on January 9, 2016. Sheriff's Lt. Brenda Cambra said two deputies checking on a car parked behind a closed business in Santa Clarita late Saturday found narcotics inside. They arrested a couple on suspicion of selling drugs, and they face additional animal cruelty charges.
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People stand near a fire at Minglar market in Yangon, Burma, on January 9 , 2016. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
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A building in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, is covered in ice as firefighters continue to spray it with water on January 10, 2016. Investigators are working to determine what caused an explosion and fire that caused extensive damage to the historic downtown Omaha building that housed a restaurant and apartments.
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The hole that robbers drilled through the concrete vault during the Hatton Garden heist in London, Britain. is seen in this undated handout photo released to Reuters by the Metropolitan Police on January 14, 2016. Three men were found guilty on Thursday for the largest burglary in English legal history, a daring multi-million pound raid on a safe-deposit business in London's jewelry district led by pensioners who had spent a life in crime. A part of the picture was masked at source.
Aerial view of the accident site after an explosion took place in an illegal fireworks plant, killing at least 5 people, in Xutong County, Kaifeng City, central China's Henan province, on January 14, 2016.
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Fireworks explode over the Karadjordje's monument during the Orthodox Christian New Year's Day celebrations in Belgrade on January 14, 2016. Serbian Orthodox believers celebrate New Year on January 14.
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People take pictures as Pope Francis (not seen) arrives to lead the weekly audience at the Paul VI hall at the Vatican on January 13, 2016.
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A man fishes on the ice-covered Moskva river near the Moscow International Business Center also known as “Moskva-City” in Moscow, Russia, on January 13, 2016.
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A member of the Japan's Ground Self-Defense Force 1st Airborne Brigade takes part in an annual new year military exercise at Narashino exercise field in Funabashi, east of Tokyo, Japan, on January 10, 2016. About 500 soldiers and 19 aircraft conducted an island defense display based on a scenario of counter the military threat of invasion on Japanese territory islands by a hostile country, according to military officials.
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A civil defense member carries the body of a child from a site hit by what activists said were airstrikes carried out by the Russian air force in the rebel-controlled area of Maaret al-Numan town in Idlib province, Syria, on January 9, 2016. At least 70 people died in what activists said where four vacuum bombs dropped by the Russian air force in the town of Maaret al-Numan; other air strikes where also carried out in the towns of Saraqib, Khan Sheikhoun, and Maar Dabseh, in Idlib.
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People look at icicles hanging on the roof of a factory building in Altay, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China, on January 12, 2016.
Participants in the “No Pants Subway Ride” stand on a New York City subway platform in New York on January 10, 2016. The event was started in 2002 by Improv Everywhere in New York, the goal of which is for riders ride the subway train dressed in normal winter clothes without pants while keeping a straight face.
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A wild horse stands still in the snow on Black mountain on January 15, 2016, in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
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An area of an unfinished resort building used by refugees and migrants while waiting for smugglers boats to take them to the Greek Island of Chios is photographed on January 12, 2016, in Cesme, Turkey. The unfinished resort bungalows situated on the top of a cliff on the Cesme peninsula became the waiting point for refugees and migrants who had organized smugglers to take them to Chios island in Greece. Many of the refugees and migrants, predominantly from Syria, Afghanistan, and Iraq would often have to wait days or weeks on the cliff top for the smugglers to arrive with a boat and the right weather conditions for the dangerous trip. Turkish authorities earlier this week cleared the site of all people and are now forbidding anyone from accessing the area in an attempt to stop the flow of refugees and migrants to Greece.
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Former ballet dancer Luke Willis plays on a sand berm after sunset in Encinitas, California, on January 12, 2016.