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Picture of a young woman looking out of a frosted bus window in Budapest

Frosty Glance

Photo of the Day, December 30, 2013

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Young lady looking out the window from a ...

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Picture of white cliffs on Iturup island, Russia

The White Cliffs of Iturup

Photo of the Day, December 29, 2013

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White rocks have stretched for miles alongside the ...

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Picture of burnt trees at sunset in Yellowstone National Park

Burnt Trees, Yellowstone

Photo of the Day, December 28, 2013

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At sunset, peaceful burnt woods just surround you ...

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Picture of a city street in Hong Kong

Street Colors

Photo of the Day, December 27, 2013

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After a summer storm washes away the everyday ...

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Picture of a sea lion in the Sea of Cortez

Shy Sea Lion

Photo of the Day, December 26, 2013

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The Midriff Islands in the Sea of Cortez ...

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Picture of a shepherd with a flock of sheep in Iraq

A Shepherd's Flock

Photo of the Day, December 25, 2013

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Silence and light accompany sheep and shepherd, day ...

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Picture of a street scene in Susuman, Russia

Wintry Wait

Photo of the Day, December 24, 2013

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In February 2012, a few people wait for ...

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Picture of elephants at an orphanage in Sri Lanka

There's Always One

Photo of the Day, December 23, 2013

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Elephants at the elephant orphanage in Pinnawala, Sri ...

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Picture of a frost-covered tamarack swamp in Wisconsin

Frosted Tamarack Swamp

Photo of the Day, December 22, 2013

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I had scouted out a few places for ...

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Picture of celebrants of the Saidi-ji Eyo festival in Japan

The Blessed Man

Photo of the Day, December 21, 2013

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The Saidai-ji Eyo festival, considered one of the ...

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Picture of a rhinoceros in Zimbabwe’s Matopos National Park

Imperiled Rhino

Photo of the Day, December 20, 2013

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Zimbabwe's Matopos National Park had 86 white ...

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 Picture of butterflies in flight along the Iguazu River

Aflutter Along the Iguazu

Photo of the Day, December 19, 2013

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Large gatherings of butterflies are common alongside the ...

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Picture of a young monk inside a monastery in Myanmar

Monastery in Mandalay

Photo of the Day, December 18, 2013

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A young monk crosses the patio inside a ...

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Picture of an aerial view of the Namib Desert

Above the Namib Desert

Photo of the Day, December 17, 2013

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Aerial view of the Namib Desert, Namibia, Africa ...

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Picture of cows on a beach in Spain

Sunbathing Cows, Andalusia

Photo of the Day, December 16, 2013

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I was driving along the beach highway when ...

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Picture of Skogafoss, a waterfall in Iceland

Skógafoss, Iceland

Photo of the Day, December 15, 2013

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Skógafoss, one of the largest waterfalls in Iceland ...

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Picture of a bride preparing for a wedding in Kosovo

Bride, Kosovo

Photo of the Day, December 14, 2013

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A tradition a thousand years old, passed on ...

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Picture of a canopy of leaves in Berlin

Tree Canopy, Berlin

Photo of the Day, December 13, 2013

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While studying in Florence, Italy, I went on ...

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Picture of a cabin in a village in Croatia

Cabin, Croatia

Photo of the Day, December 12, 2013

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Kozji Vrh is a village in Gorski Kotar ...

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Picture of a deer in Richmond Park, London

Deer, Richmond Park

Photo of the Day, December 11, 2013

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This was taken in early morning at Richmond ...

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Picture of trees in a snow-covered field in Latvia

Landscape, Latvia

Photo of the Day, December 10, 2013

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This image was taken in Lielvārde, Latvia.

(This ...

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Picture of performers at a festival in Japan

Festival Performers, Japan

Photo of the Day, December 9, 2013

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Gion Matsuri is one of Japan's oldest ...

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Picture of a bird flapping its wings reflected in a pool of water in Hungary

Reflection, Hungary

Photo of the Day, December 8, 2013

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Misty summer photo, Nagykanizsa, Hungary

(This photo and ...

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Picture of kokia plants at a seaside park in Japan

Seaside Park, Japan

Photo of the Day, December 7, 2013

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This hill is filled with kokia every autumn ...

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Picture of skateboarders in San Francisco

Skateboarders, San Francisco

Photo of the Day, December 6, 2013

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The short length of a two-day stop in ...

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Picture of a lighthouse battered by stormy seas in Portugal

Lighthouse, Portugal

Photo of the Day, December 5, 2013

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A huge ocean storm, Porto, Portugal, January 2013 ...

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Picture of a trio of eastern screech owlets in a woodpecker nest

Eastern Screech Owlets

Photo of the Day, December 4, 2013

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Eastern screech owls like to take over woodpecker ...

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Picture of mountains and trees reflected in Lake Carezza, Italy

Lake Carezza, Italy

Photo of the Day, December 3, 2013

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Lake Carezza is a pearl of the Dolomites ...

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Picture of a flock of seagulls over Alaska

Seagulls, Alaska

Photo of the Day, December 2, 2013

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This image was taken while flying in a ...

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Picture of revelers dressed as devils during a festival in Barcelona

Gothic Quarter, Barcelona

Photo of the Day, December 1, 2013

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Devils run amidst the pyrotechnics during the celebration ...

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Picture of snow-covered Karte Sakhi Cemetery in Kabul

Karte Sakhi Cemetery, Kabul

Photo of the Day, November 30, 2013

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An Afghan man walks in the Karte Sakhi Cemetery during a ...

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Picture of a grasshopper, mushroom, and moss

Grasshopper and Moss

Photo of the Day, November 29, 2013

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A green grasshopper rests aboard a red mushroom boat in a ...

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Picture of a fog bank moving over the shoreline of Acadia National Park

Fog, Acadia National Park

Photo of the Day, November 28, 2013

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Fog-covered islands during sunrise, seen from the top of Cadillac Mountain ...

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Picture of cherry blossoms in the Nakameguro district of Tokyo

Cherry Blossoms, Nakameguro

Photo of the Day, November 27, 2013

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Nakameguro in Tokyo is one of the most famous places for ...

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Picture of nuns in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem

Nuns, Jerusalem

Photo of the Day, November 26, 2013

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Church of Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem, Israel

What Makes This a Photo ...

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Picture of children in the Ganges River, India

Ganges River, India

Photo of the Day, November 25, 2013

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These kids were playing in the Ganges River in Varanasi, India ...

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