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Photo: Bottlenose dolphins jumping in and out of beach surf

Bottlenose Dolphins in Surf

Photo of the Day, July 27, 2009

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Dolphins are known to jump out ...

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Vendors Near Potala Palace

Photo of the Day, July 26, 2009

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This photo focused on vendors outside ...

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Photo: Grizzly bear cubs playing

Grizzly Bear Cubs

Photo of the Day, July 25, 2009

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Grizzly cubs are unpredictable. At one ...

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Smiling Girl

Photo of the Day, July 24, 2009

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My friend's daughter is a ...

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Photo: Silverback mountain gorillas near a volcanic crater

Silverback Mountain Gorillas

Photo of the Day, July 23, 2009

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Silverback mountain gorillas pose on the ...

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Terraced Earth, India

Terraced Earth, India

Photo of the Day, July 22, 2009

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A beautiful place near Ranikhet, Uttranchal ...

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Photo: Lightning striking over mountains

Lightning, Superstition Mountains

Photo of the Day, July 21, 2009

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A thunderstorm strikes over the foothills ...

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Festival of Colors, India

Photo of the Day, July 20, 2009

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This photograph was clicked in Vrindavan ...

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Lake Swimmer, New York

Photo of the Day, July 19, 2009

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This is a picture of my ...

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Young Photographer, Tuscany

Photo of the Day, July 18, 2009

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I saw this lovely girl in ...

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Sand Dunes, Brazil

Photo of the Day, July 17, 2009

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A boy searches for the best ...

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Photo: Octopus against a dark background

Octopus, Hawaii

Photo of the Day, July 16, 2009

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An octopus I came across on ...

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Nun Resting, San Francisco

Photo of the Day, July 15, 2009

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A nun takes time to rest ...

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Baseball Game, Toronto

Photo of the Day, July 14, 2009

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Children play baseball at a park ...

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Bamboo Bridge, Bangladesh

Photo of the Day, July 13, 2009

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Makeshift bamboo bridges span small waterways ...

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Blackpool Tower, England

Photo of the Day, July 12, 2009

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Blackpool Tower in Blackpool, England, is ...

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Performers, Indonesia

Photo of the Day, July 11, 2009

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Indonesian artists give a final touch ...

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Bike Ride, Cambodia

Photo of the Day, July 10, 2009

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A Khmer girl rides her bicycle ...

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Photo: Active volcano erupting

Puu Oo Vent on Mount Kilauea

Photo of the Day, July 9, 2009

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When Kilauea volcano's Puu Oo ...

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Polar Bear Tussle

Photo of the Day, July 8, 2009

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Polar bears from all over western ...

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Luna Park, Paris

Photo of the Day, July 7, 2009

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The photograph is the result of ...

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Buffalo Portrait, Botswana

Photo of the Day, July 6, 2009

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Their gnarly horns make the buffalo ...

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Great White Egret, Florida

Photo of the Day, July 5, 2009

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This great white egret had been ...

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July Fourth Sparklers

Photo of the Day, July 4, 2009

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Time exposure seems to show a ...

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Wrestling Match, India

Photo of the Day, July 3, 2009

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During a wrestling competition held in ...

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Photo: Mossy rocks along a seashore

Santa Monica Shore

Photo of the Day, July 2, 2009

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The low tide uncovered this vibrant ...

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Beluga Whales, Canada

Photo of the Day, July 1, 2009

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A pod of beluga whales diving ...

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Houseboat, Chong Kneas

Photo of the Day, June 30, 2009

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Living on the water, 14-year-old Moeun Sambor cooks a ...

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The image was taken during the Carnival in the town of Jacmel, Haiti. Carnival in Jacmel is one of the most interesting cultural manifestations in Haiti and in Hispaniola. There are traditional characters that dress up in customs depicting African animals, such as lions and mystical beasts, dragon. In addition, symbolize slaves by painting their bodies in burnt oil and bright paints and dragging chains. Undoubtedly, Carnival in Haiti is one of the Caribbean's least known cultural treasures.

Carnival Portrait, Haiti

Photo of the Day, June 29, 2009

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The image was taken during the Carnival in the ...

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A roadside shoe repairman under the eaves of an old, abandoned government building in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia. Street cobblers are very common on the streets of Hohhot, where extreme weather conditions cause shoes to wear out much faster than in other parts of China.

Street Cobbler, Mongolia

Photo of the Day, June 28, 2009

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A roadside shoe repairman under the eaves of an ...

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On a recent trip to a small town on the Brazilian/Bolivian border, I found this man tending a burning field of debris and vegetation. Something as mundane as this may seem like a daily, necessary chore to one man, while offering a symbolic portrait of tranquil repose to another.

Smoky Trees

Photo of the Day, June 27, 2009

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On a recent trip to a small town on ...

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All from the Fair-Do's booth, where crazy hairstyles are cranked out for less than $18 each. Shown are Bridgit (taller, in blue shirt) and Bergen Blackwell, of 817 N. Tyrol Trail, Golden Valley, MN 55416. Contact for the fair is Brienna Schuette, Marketing and Communications manager, MN State Fair, 1265 Snelling Ave. N., St. Paul, MN 55108. Phone is 651-288-4452. E-mail is Brienna.Schuette@mnstatefair.org

Fair-Do Booth, Minnesota

Photo of the Day, June 26, 2009

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Fun for all ages! Minnesota sisters Bridgit and Bergen ...

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Photo: Aurora borealis

Aurora Borealis, Manitoba Canada

Photo of the Day, June 25, 2009

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The aurora borealis as seen from the subarctic tundra ...

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Taken in Myanmar, Rakkhine. These people said that your wishes will come true if  you pray that buddha statue in the evening before sunset.

Buddha Statue, Myanmar

Photo of the Day, June 24, 2009

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Taken in Myanmar, Rakkhine. These people said that your ...

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Shot during sailing on the Ngo Dong river

Rowboat, Ngo Dong River

Photo of the Day, June 23, 2009

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Shot during sailing on the Ngo Dong River


This ...

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Photo: Men fishing near waterfalls

Snoqualmie Falls, Washington

Photo of the Day, June 22, 2009

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Sunrise filtering through the rising mist at the base ...

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