Darren Aronofskys ballet thriller Black Swan has notched up 12 Bafta nominations including the best actress nod for Natalie Portman.
This house perches right on the edge of a cliff that was created from all the mudslides in Brazil. This was one of the deadliest mudslides in the country’s history.
Boys will be Boys
Boys play in the flood waters in Horsham in the Australian state of Victoria.
Jack LaLanne towed 65 boats one mile on Japan’s Lake Ashinoko near Hakone in southwest Tokyo when he turned 65. Jack died at age 96 over the weekend from pneumonia.
Ready Set Jump!
Adam Malysz of Poland competes during the FIS World cup Four Hills completion in Innsbruck.
Romanian Border Patrols
They are checking everything including train cars coming from Moldova at the Ungheni train border.
A hippo puffs out his breath underwater.
Ancient Map of New York Found
This map was created in 1770 and was rolled up amount other yellow maps and prints. The 240 year old map was restored and shows how New York looked before the grid took hold. It is a nice view into the history of New York.
Vampire For President
Johnathon “The Impaler” Sharkey registered last year to be added to the list of candidates for president. He states that he drinks the blood of his girlfriends and mistresses and will be tough on crime. Those found guilty will be beaten, tortured, and then dismembered.
A boy salvages some spare parts from a burnt out vehicle after a rally in Tirana.
Brynne Edelsten shows off her colors in this shot.
Crop circles are found in a geometric pattern in Kraskakan, Sieman, Yogyakarta.
No Smoking Art
A new spray and stencil artwork by graffiti artist Banksy shows sperm surrounding a fire sprinkler alarm being the female egg. The piece is located next to the Home Office Identity and Passport Offices behind Victoria station.
Devil Did It
Festival goers wear demon costumes and walk the streets scaring people during the festival of “Altarfoc” in Palma de Mallorca.
Sergey and his bride Irina step out of the water as they celebrate their wedding on the bank of the Yenisey River where the temperature was about -30 degrees Celsius.