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    The Week in Pictures: September 7 – September 14 2013 (63 Photos)


    Hannah Townsend, 25, gives a prayer next to the One World Trade tower at Ground Zero on September 11, 2013 in New York City. The nation is commemorating the anniversary of the 2001 attacks which resulted in the deaths of nearly 3,000 people after two hijacked planes crashed into the World Trade Center, one into the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia and one crash landed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Following the attacks in New York, the former location of the Twin Towers has been turned into the National September 11 Memorial & Museum. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)


    Hannah Townsend, 25, gives a prayer next to the One World Trade tower at Ground Zero on September 11, 2013 in New York City. The nation is commemorating the anniversary of the 2001 attacks which resulted in the deaths of nearly 3,000 people after two hijacked planes crashed into the World Trade Center, one into the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia and one crash landed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Following the attacks in New York, the former location of the Twin Towers has been turned into the National September 11 Memorial & Museum. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)




    Heinz Ollesch, for several times bearer of the title [Strongest man of Germany], pulls a seven-tons truck on September 9, 2013 in Chemnitz, eastern Germany, to promote the German Truck Pulling Championships. The competition is scheduled to take place during the Commcar fair for commercial cars from October 12 to 13, 2013 in Chemnitz. (Photo by Hendrik Schmidt/AFP Photo/DPA)


    Heinz Ollesch, for several times bearer of the title [Strongest man of Germany], pulls a seven-tons truck on September 9, 2013 in Chemnitz, eastern Germany, to promote the German Truck Pulling Championships. The competition is scheduled to take place during the Commcar fair for commercial cars from October 12 to 13, 2013 in Chemnitz. (Photo by Hendrik Schmidt/AFP Photo/DPA)




    A line of [Crazy Horse] dancers in full regalia pose for photographers in Hong Kong, China, on September 11, 2012. (Photo by Ricky Ngan/AFP Photo/United Events)


    A line of [Crazy Horse] dancers in full regalia pose for photographers in Hong Kong, China, on September 11, 2012. (Photo by Ricky Ngan/AFP Photo/United Events)




    Japan's toy maker Kyosho employee displays the company's palm sized infrared controlled drone 'Neon Messenger', which can displays LED messages while flying at a toy trade show in Tokyo on September 11, 2013. Kyosho will put it on the market end of this month for the Christmas gift. (Photo by Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP Photo)


    Japan's toy maker Kyosho employee displays the company's palm sized infrared controlled drone 'Neon Messenger', which can displays LED messages while flying at a toy trade show in Tokyo on September 11, 2013. Kyosho will put it on the market end of this month for the Christmas gift. (Photo by Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP Photo)




    Models present creations from the Betsey Johnson Spring/Summer 2014 collection during New York Fashion Week September 11, 2013. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Reuters)


    Models present creations from the Betsey Johnson Spring/Summer 2014 collection during New York Fashion Week September 11, 2013. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Reuters)




    Afghan children carry collected coal from a brick factory for their home on the outskirts of Jalalabad on September 9, 2013. Some nine million Afghans or 36 percent of the population are living in [absolute poverty] while another 37 percent live barely above the poverty line, according to a UN report. (Photo by Noorullah Shirzada/AFP Photo)


    Afghan children carry collected coal from a brick factory for their home on the outskirts of Jalalabad on September 9, 2013. Some nine million Afghans or 36 percent of the population are living in [absolute poverty] while another 37 percent live barely above the poverty line, according to a UN report. (Photo by Noorullah Shirzada/AFP Photo)




    Okkes Sahin (16) walks on hot peppers laid out on a road to dry under the sun in Kilis province September 12, 2013. Farmers sell their peppers to factories producing pepper products after drying them under the sun for a week. (Photo by Umit Bektas/Reuters)


    Okkes Sahin (16) walks on hot peppers laid out on a road to dry under the sun in Kilis province September 12, 2013. Farmers sell their peppers to factories producing pepper products after drying them under the sun for a week. (Photo by Umit Bektas/Reuters)




    People looks at houses on the rooftop of a factory building in Dongguan, Guangdong province, September 10, 2013. According to local media, the government said the size of the houses was not in line with the original design submitted, thus the construction should be deemed illegal. The houses were completed two years ago. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)


    People looks at houses on the rooftop of a factory building in Dongguan, Guangdong province, September 10, 2013. According to local media, the government said the size of the houses was not in line with the original design submitted, thus the construction should be deemed illegal. The houses were completed two years ago. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)




    A policeman shows a paper bearing a registration photo of a Hyundai Coupe car which was later refitted into a knockoff Lamborghini (L) parked on a pedestrian street in Chongqing municipality, September 12, 2013. Police towed the car away on the charge of illegal parking on Thursday after failing to contact the owner. A placard under the car windshield reads, [This refitted Lamborghini car on sale, starting price 98,000 yuan (16,018 USD)], local media reported. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)


    A policeman shows a paper bearing a registration photo of a Hyundai Coupe car which was later refitted into a knockoff Lamborghini (L) parked on a pedestrian street in Chongqing municipality, September 12, 2013. Police towed the car away on the charge of illegal parking on Thursday after failing to contact the owner. A placard under the car windshield reads, [This refitted Lamborghini car on sale, starting price 98,000 yuan (16,018 USD)], local media reported. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)




    A Japan's electronics giant Sony employee displays the new concept digital camera [Cyber-shot DSC-QX100] (L) and [Cyber-shot DSC-QX10], called lens-style cameras, which can turn a smartphone into a full digital camera, at the company's headquarters in Tokyo on September 12, 2013. The DSC-QX100, equipped with a 20 mega-pixel image sensor, can be operated from the smartphone with Wi-Fi connection, and will hit the market on October 25. (Photo by Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP Photo)


    A Japan's electronics giant Sony employee displays the new concept digital camera [Cyber-shot DSC-QX100] (L) and [Cyber-shot DSC-QX10], called lens-style cameras, which can turn a smartphone into a full digital camera, at the company's headquarters in Tokyo on September 12, 2013. The DSC-QX100, equipped with a 20 mega-pixel image sensor, can be operated from the smartphone with Wi-Fi connection, and will hit the market on October 25. (Photo by Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP Photo)




    Indonesian anti-terror troops take part in a hostage situation during the closing of Counter Terrorism Exercise at Indonesia Peace and Security Center (IPSC) in Sentul, Bogor-West Java, on September 13, 2013. The Counter Terrorism Exercise was followed by 10 ASEAN countries and 8 parther ASEAN countries from September 9, on behalf of ASEAN Defense Minister's Meeting. (Photo by Bay Ismoyo/AFP Photo)


    Indonesian anti-terror troops take part in a hostage situation during the closing of Counter Terrorism Exercise at Indonesia Peace and Security Center (IPSC) in Sentul, Bogor-West Java, on September 13, 2013. The Counter Terrorism Exercise was followed by 10 ASEAN countries and 8 parther ASEAN countries from September 9, on behalf of ASEAN Defense Minister's Meeting. (Photo by Bay Ismoyo/AFP Photo)




    The [T-back] buttock-shaped mooncakes sold by Hong Kong lifestyle label Goods of Desire (G.O.D) are shown ahead of the Mid-Autumn festival in Singapore September 10, 2013. The odd-looking mooncakes are a tongue-in-cheek reference to the 15th of the eighth lunar month, which is Cantonese colloquial euphemism for buttocks, according to G.O.D. owner Douglas Young in media reports. Each box retails for $41 and consists of four different pieces of mooncakes which depicts human buttocks wearing thongs, a torn pair of trousers and one bare buttock covered by only a hand. Mid-Autumn festival falls on September 19 this year. (Photo by Edgar Su/Reuters)


    The [T-back] buttock-shaped mooncakes sold by Hong Kong lifestyle label Goods of Desire (G.O.D) are shown ahead of the Mid-Autumn festival in Singapore September 10, 2013. The odd-looking mooncakes are a tongue-in-cheek reference to the 15th of the eighth lunar month, which is Cantonese colloquial euphemism for buttocks, according to G.O.D. owner Douglas Young in media reports. Each box retails for $41 and consists of four different pieces of mooncakes which depicts human buttocks wearing thongs, a torn pair of trousers and one bare buttock covered by only a hand. Mid-Autumn festival falls on September 19 this year. (Photo by Edgar Su/Reuters)




    Models relax before presenting creations from the Michael Kors Spring/Summer 2014 collection during New York Fashion Week, September 11, 2013. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Reuters)


    Models relax before presenting creations from the Michael Kors Spring/Summer 2014 collection during New York Fashion Week, September 11, 2013. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Reuters)




    An aerial view shows the Costa Concordia as it lies on its side next to Giglio Island taken from an Italian navy helicopter, on September 12, 2013. (Photo by Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters)


    An aerial view shows the Costa Concordia as it lies on its side next to Giglio Island taken from an Italian navy helicopter, on September 12, 2013. (Photo by Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters)




    Vendors trim raccoon dog fur at a fur market in Chongfu township, Zhejiang province September 13, 2013. The 100-square-metre Chongfu township, which houses over 100,000 residents in Eastern China's Zhejiang province, is known as the biggest fur designing, researching, producing and exporting centre in China. The township is the home of 1,469 fur companies, according to its government website. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)


    Vendors trim raccoon dog fur at a fur market in Chongfu township, Zhejiang province September 13, 2013. The 100-square-metre Chongfu township, which houses over 100,000 residents in Eastern China's Zhejiang province, is known as the biggest fur designing, researching, producing and exporting centre in China. The township is the home of 1,469 fur companies, according to its government website. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)




    Tractors pull artillery through Kim Il Sung Square during a military parade to mark the 65th anniversary of the country's founding in Pyongyang, North Korea, Monday, September 9, 2013. (Photo by Kim Kwang Hyon/AP Photo)


    Tractors pull artillery through Kim Il Sung Square during a military parade to mark the 65th anniversary of the country's founding in Pyongyang, North Korea, Monday, September 9, 2013. (Photo by Kim Kwang Hyon/AP Photo)




    North Korea's Worker-Peasant Red Guard members attend a parade marking the 1948 establishment of North Korea, in Pyongyang in this photo taken by Kyodo September 9, 2013. (Photo by Reuters/Kyodo)


    North Korea's Worker-Peasant Red Guard members attend a parade marking the 1948 establishment of North Korea, in Pyongyang in this photo taken by Kyodo September 9, 2013. (Photo by Reuters/Kyodo)




    A Smart Fourjoy is pictured during the press day at the International Motor Show IAA, on September 7, 2013. (Photo by Maik Boenisch/Demotix)


    A Smart Fourjoy is pictured during the press day at the International Motor Show IAA, on September 7, 2013. (Photo by Maik Boenisch/Demotix)




    The Renault [Initiale Paris] concept car is presented during the second press day of the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, September 11, 2013. (Photo by Michael Probst/AP Photo)


    The Renault [Initiale Paris] concept car is presented during the second press day of the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, September 11, 2013. (Photo by Michael Probst/AP Photo)




    A woman sits in a car made of glass on display at the TRW booth, a worldwide leader in car protections systems, during the second press day of the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, September 11, 2013. More than 1,000 exhibitors will show their products to the public from September 12 through September 22, 2013. (Photo by Frank Augstein/AP Photo)


    A woman sits in a car made of glass on display at the TRW booth, a worldwide leader in car protections systems, during the second press day of the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, September 11, 2013. More than 1,000 exhibitors will show their products to the public from September 12 through September 22, 2013. (Photo by Frank Augstein/AP Photo)




    A baby carriage with car wheels is pictured at the Skoda car booth as an advertising during the second press day of the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, September 11, 2013. (Photo by Frank Augstein/AP Photo)


    A baby carriage with car wheels is pictured at the Skoda car booth as an advertising during the second press day of the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, September 11, 2013. (Photo by Frank Augstein/AP Photo)




    A Renault Twizy Sport F1 is on display during the second press day of the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, September 11, 2013. (Photo by Frank Augstein/AP Photo)


    A Renault Twizy Sport F1 is on display during the second press day of the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, September 11, 2013. (Photo by Frank Augstein/AP Photo)




    The Turanor PlanetSolar, the world's largest solar-powered boat, travels on the Seine river next to the Eiffel tower in Paris September 10, 2013. PlanetSolar, a catamaran powered exclusively by solar energy, completed the first solar-powered trip around the world on May 4, 2012 after travelling over 60,000 km (37,282 miles) in 584 days. (Photo by Charles Platiau/Reuters)




    The Turanor PlanetSolar, the world's largest solar-powered boat, travels on the Seine river next to the Eiffel tower in Paris September 10, 2013. PlanetSolar, a catamaran powered exclusively by solar energy, completed the first solar-powered trip around the world on May 4, 2012 after travelling over 60,000 km (37,282 miles) in 584 days. (Photo by Charles Platiau/Reuters)


    The Turanor PlanetSolar, the world's largest solar-powered boat, travels on the Seine river next to the Eiffel tower in Paris September 10, 2013. PlanetSolar, a catamaran powered exclusively by solar energy, completed the first solar-powered trip around the world on May 4, 2012 after travelling over 60,000 km (37,282 miles) in 584 days. (Photo by Charles Platiau/Reuters)




    A participant waits for the finishing touches to her makeup after she was painted for Liu Bolin's latest project in Beijing. September 12th, 2013. (Photo by Jason Lee/Reuters)


    A participant waits for the finishing touches to her makeup after she was painted for Liu Bolin's latest project in Beijing, September 12th, 2013. (Photo by Jason Lee/Reuters)




    A pair of water spouts form on Lake Michigan southeast of Kenosha, Wisconsin, on September 12, 2013. The National Weather Service in Sullivan said the water spouts occurred about four miles southeast from Kenosha. (Photo by Kevin Poirier/The Kenosha News)


    A pair of water spouts form on Lake Michigan southeast of Kenosha, Wisconsin, on September 12, 2013. The National Weather Service in Sullivan said the water spouts occurred about four miles southeast from Kenosha. (Photo by Kevin Poirier/The Kenosha News)




    A woman walks on the flooded street from a heavy thunderstorm in Shanghai, China, Friday, September 13, 2013. Sudden and heavy thunderstorm hit the city in the afternoon Shanghai and caused the flood with rain water over many streets. (Photo by Eugene Hoshiko/AP Photo)


    A woman walks on the flooded street from a heavy thunderstorm in Shanghai, China, Friday, September 13, 2013. Sudden and heavy thunderstorm hit the city in the afternoon Shanghai and caused the flood with rain water over many streets. (Photo by Eugene Hoshiko/AP Photo)




    Ian Neale poses with his first prize giant carrot weighing 14.3 pounds during the first day at the Autumn flower show in Harrogate, England, on September 13, 2013. The annual three day event features show gardens, flower displays, giant vegetables, expert gardening and cooking advice. (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Reuters)


    Ian Neale poses with his first prize giant carrot weighing 14.3 pounds during the first day at the Autumn flower show in Harrogate, England, on September 13, 2013. The annual three day event features show gardens, flower displays, giant vegetables, expert gardening and cooking advice. (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Reuters)




    Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide product marketing, speaks on stage during the introduction of the new iPhone 5c and 5s in Cupertino, Calif., Tuesday, September 10, 2013. (Photo by Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Photo)


    Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide product marketing, speaks on stage during the introduction of the new iPhone 5c and 5s in Cupertino, Calif., Tuesday, September 10, 2013. (Photo by Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Photo)




    To get in to the spirit of London Fashion Week, model Aspen Glen-Cross poses in a dress adorned with around 5000 LEGO bricks designed by Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design student, Anne-Sophie Cochevelou, in central London, September 12, 2013. (Photo by Anthony Devlin/PA Wire)


    To get in to the spirit of London Fashion Week, model Aspen Glen-Cross poses in a dress adorned with around 5000 LEGO bricks designed by Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design student, Anne-Sophie Cochevelou, in central London, September 12, 2013. (Photo by Anthony Devlin/PA Wire)




    The wreck of the sail training ship the Astrid is uprighted at Lobster Quay in Kinsale, co Cork, on September 10, 2013. (Photo by Dan Linehan)


    The wreck of the sail training ship the Astrid is uprighted at Lobster Quay in Kinsale, co Cork, on September 10, 2013. (Photo by Dan Linehan)




    Designer Betsey Johnson does the splits as she acknowledges the crowd after presenting her Spring/Summer 2014 collection during New York Fashion Week, on September 12, 2013. (Photo by Reuters)


    Designer Betsey Johnson does the splits as she acknowledges the crowd after presenting her Spring/Summer 2014 collection during New York Fashion Week, on September 12, 2013. (Photo by Reuters)




    Dust flies and ground crew members slacken a tether rope while the new Aeroscraft airship conducts hover tests outside a WWII-era blimp hanger in California. September 12th, 2013. (Photo by Caters News Agency)


    Dust flies and ground crew members slacken a tether rope while the new Aeroscraft airship conducts hover tests outside a WWII-era blimp hanger in California. September 12th, 2013. (Photo by Caters News Agency)




    Residents flee as winds whip flames from the Morgan fire near Clayton, California, on September 9, 2013. The blaze has scorched some 3,700 acres and forced the evacuation of about 100 homes. (Photo by Noah Berger/Reuters)


    Residents flee as winds whip flames from the Morgan fire near Clayton, California, on September 9, 2013. The blaze has scorched some 3,700 acres and forced the evacuation of about 100 homes. (Photo by Noah Berger/Reuters)




    Jyoti Amge, from Nagpur, India, is measured by a Guinness World Record official on the observation deck of the Empire State Building, on September 12, 2013. Standing 24.7 inches (62.7 cm) tall, Amge has held the title of the [Shortest Living Woman] since her 18th birthday on December 16, 2011. (Photo by Shannon Stapleton/Reuters)


    Jyoti Amge, from Nagpur, India, is measured by a Guinness World Record official on the observation deck of the Empire State Building, on September 12, 2013. Standing 24.7 inches (62.7 cm) tall, Amge has held the title of the [Shortest Living Woman] since her 18th birthday on December 16, 2011. (Photo by Shannon Stapleton/Reuters)




    A policeman mans a machine gun at a checkpoint in Ipil, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines, on September 10, 2013. Houses were set ablaze on Tuesday as fighting erupted between Philippine security forces and Muslim rebels. (Photo by Erik De Castro/Reuters)


    A policeman mans a machine gun at a checkpoint in Ipil, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines, on September 10, 2013. Houses were set ablaze on Tuesday as fighting erupted between Philippine security forces and Muslim rebels. (Photo by Erik De Castro/Reuters)




    The Betsey Johnson Spring 2014 collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, on September 11, 2013. (Photo by John Minchillo/Associated Press)


    The Betsey Johnson Spring 2014 collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, on September 11, 2013. (Photo by John Minchillo/Associated Press)




    Beauty and the beach: A game of tug of war sends an unidentified Miss World pageant contestant sprawling in the sand in Nusa Dua, Bali, on September 10, 2013. (Photo by Firdia Lisnawati/AP Photo)


    Beauty and the beach: A game of tug of war sends an unidentified Miss World pageant contestant sprawling in the sand in Nusa Dua, Bali, on September 10, 2013. (Photo by Firdia Lisnawati/AP Photo)




    Oracle Team USA rounding the first mark against Emirates Team New Zealand during Race 4 of the 34th America's Cup yacht sailing race in San Francisco, on September 11, 2013. (Photo by Reuters)


    Oracle Team USA rounding the first mark against Emirates Team New Zealand during Race 4 of the 34th America's Cup yacht sailing race in San Francisco, on September 11, 2013. (Photo by Reuters)




    Nearing sunset at Lohar, on the Iveragh Peninsula, competing in The Kerry Way Ultra Marathon in a non-stop grueling 40 Hour Race, which follows the route of the Kerry Way from Killarney, on September 8, 2013. The distance is 210 Km along the Iveragh Peninsula, negotiating challenging ancient mountain tracks coastal cliff faces, navigating night time terrain. The Marathon is deemed tougher than the Mount Blanc Ultra, the toughest race in the World. (Photo by Valerie O'Sullivan)


    Nearing sunset at Lohar, on the Iveragh Peninsula, competing in The Kerry Way Ultra Marathon in a non-stop grueling 40 Hour Race, which follows the route of the Kerry Way from Killarney, on September 8, 2013. The distance is 210 Km along the Iveragh Peninsula, negotiating challenging ancient mountain tracks coastal cliff faces, navigating night time terrain. The Marathon is deemed tougher than the Mount Blanc Ultra, the toughest race in the World. (Photo by Valerie O'Sullivan)




    In this image released by the Mexican Navy (SEMAR), steam and ash rise from the crater of the Popocatepetl volcano on the outskirts of Mexico City, seen during an over flight on Friday, September 7, 2013. The Popocatepetl is an active volcano whose activity has been closely monitored by authorities since December 2000 when thousands of people were evacuated by the government based on the warnings of scientists and then followed by its largest eruption in 1,200 years. (Photo by AP Photo/SEMAR)


    In this image released by the Mexican Navy (SEMAR), steam and ash rise from the crater of the Popocatepetl volcano on the outskirts of Mexico City, seen during an over flight on Friday, September 7, 2013. The Popocatepetl is an active volcano whose activity has been closely monitored by authorities since December 2000 when thousands of people were evacuated by the government based on the warnings of scientists and then followed by its largest eruption in 1,200 years. (Photo by AP Photo/SEMAR)




    Russian-born contortionist Zlata poses during a photo shooting in a park in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany, 09 September 2013. The international contortionists conference takes place in the city from 09 until 11 September with 100 partcipants from 16 countries. (Photo by Rolf Vennenbernd/EPA)


    Russian-born contortionist Zlata poses during a photo shooting in a park in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany, 09 September 2013. The international contortionists conference takes place in the city from 09 until 11 September with 100 partcipants from 16 countries. (Photo by Rolf Vennenbernd/EPA)




    A visitor observes a work by Zack during the Art Rua street art festival in Rio de Janeiro, on September 7, 2013. (Photo by Ricardo Moraes/Reuters)


    A visitor observes a work by Zack during the Art Rua street art festival in Rio de Janeiro, on September 7, 2013. (Photo by Ricardo Moraes/Reuters)




    A FIFA referee checks the field during a downpour before the start of the 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match between Colombia and Ecuador in Barranquilla, on September 7, 2013. (Photo by John Vizcaino/Reuters)


    A FIFA referee checks the field during a downpour before the start of the 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match between Colombia and Ecuador in Barranquilla, on September 7, 2013. (Photo by John Vizcaino/Reuters)




    Photographs appear to show a spectacular underwater world making it ideal for scuba divers – in central Europe, on September 7, 2013. (Photo by Solent News)


    Photographs appear to show a spectacular underwater world making it ideal for scuba divers – in central Europe, on September 7, 2013. (Photo by Solent News)




    A brave photographer risked his life venturing into a cave below a glacier to capture these scenes, which look like something from the Ice Age in Alaska, on September 10, 2013. (Photo by Photoshelter)


    A brave photographer risked his life venturing into a cave below a glacier to capture these scenes, which look like something from the Ice Age in Alaska, on September 10, 2013. (Photo by Photoshelter)




    Frozen in time, these breathtakingly beautiful images taken by British photographer Annette Price on September 10, 2013, show the Wonders of the Underworld deep below the beautiful Welsh countryside. (Photo by Annette Price/Caters News Agency)


    Frozen in time, these breathtakingly beautiful images taken by British photographer Annette Price on September 10, 2013, show the Wonders of the Underworld deep below the beautiful Welsh countryside. (Photo by Annette Price/Caters News Agency)




    A model makes a face while being made up before the Herve Leger by Max Azria Spring/Summer 2014 collection show during New York Fashion Week, on September 8, 2013. (Photo by Eric Thayer/Reuters)


    A model makes a face while being made up before the Herve Leger by Max Azria Spring/Summer 2014 collection show during New York Fashion Week, on September 8, 2013. (Photo by Eric Thayer/Reuters)




    Fireworks explode in the sky over St. Basil Cathedral during the [Spasskaya Tower] International Military Orchestra Music Festival at the Red Square in Moscow, Russia, late Saturday, September 7, 2013. (Photo by Sergei Grits/AP Photo)


    Fireworks explode in the sky over St. Basil Cathedral during the [Spasskaya Tower] International Military Orchestra Music Festival at the Red Square in Moscow, Russia, late Saturday, September 7, 2013. (Photo by Sergei Grits/AP Photo)




    Pedestrians take photographs of an egg frying in a pan using heat from the reflected sunlight off the Walkie Talkie tower in central London September 4, 2013. The Walkie Talkie tower that reflects sunlight at an intensity capable of melting parts of a car became the latest attraction in the city's financial district on Tuesday as the developers acted to find a quick fix. (Photo by Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters)


    Pedestrians take photographs of an egg frying in a pan using heat from the reflected sunlight off the Walkie Talkie tower in central London September 4, 2013. The Walkie Talkie tower that reflects sunlight at an intensity capable of melting parts of a car became the latest attraction in the city's financial district on Tuesday as the developers acted to find a quick fix. (Photo by Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters)




    Armadillo-T, a foldable electric vehicle, folds up its rear at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) in Daejeon, south of Seoul September 2, 2013.With a click on a smartphone, the experimental [Armadillo-T] electric car made in South Korea will park itself and fold nearly in half, freeing up space in crowded cities. The quirky two-seater, named after the animal whose shell it resembles, may never see production but it is part of a trend of developing environmentally friendly vehicles for urban spaces. Picture taken September 2, 2013. (Photo by Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters)


    Armadillo-T, a foldable electric vehicle, folds up its rear at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) in Daejeon, south of Seoul September 2, 2013.With a click on a smartphone, the experimental [Armadillo-T] electric car made in South Korea will park itself and fold nearly in half, freeing up space in crowded cities. The quirky two-seater, named after the animal whose shell it resembles, may never see production but it is part of a trend of developing environmentally friendly vehicles for urban spaces. Picture taken September 2, 2013. (Photo by Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters)




    A giant inflatable Superman flies past the U.S. embassy during the Balloon Day Parade in Brussels, on September 7, 2013. Giant figures representing well-known comic strips and Belgian characters are parading as part of the [Comic Strip Festival]. (Photo by Yves Logghe/Associated Press)


    A giant inflatable Superman flies past the U.S. embassy during the Balloon Day Parade in Brussels, on September 7, 2013. Giant figures representing well-known comic strips and Belgian characters are parading as part of the [Comic Strip Festival]. (Photo by Yves Logghe/Associated Press)




    A man is forced off the stage by security as Louise and Bridget Abbott come to the stage to support their father, Tony, in Sydney, following his win in Australia's national election, on September 7, 2013. Australia's conservative opposition swept to power, ending six years of Labor Party rule and winning over a disenchanted public by promising to end a hated tax on carbon emissions, boost a flagging economy and bring about political stability after years of Labor infighting. (Photo by Rick Rycroft/Associated Press)


    A man is forced off the stage by security as Louise and Bridget Abbott come to the stage to support their father, Tony, in Sydney, following his win in Australia's national election, on September 7, 2013. Australia's conservative opposition swept to power, ending six years of Labor Party rule and winning over a disenchanted public by promising to end a hated tax on carbon emissions, boost a flagging economy and bring about political stability after years of Labor infighting. (Photo by Rick Rycroft/Associated Press)




    Undated handout photo issued by Guinness World Records of Fabio Reggiani from Italy who has made it into the Guinness Book of World Records for constructing the worlds largest rideable motorcycle measuring 5.10 meters (16ft 8.78 in) from the ground to the top of the handlebars. Six times larger than a normal motorcycle, it's 10.03 m long, 2.5 m wide, and weighs approximately 5,000 kg (5 tonnes). (Photo by Guinness World Records/PA Wire)


    Undated handout photo issued by Guinness World Records of Fabio Reggiani from Italy who has made it into the Guinness Book of World Records for constructing the worlds largest rideable motorcycle measuring 5.10 meters (16ft 8.78 in) from the ground to the top of the handlebars. Six times larger than a normal motorcycle, it's 10.03 m long, 2.5 m wide, and weighs approximately 5,000 kg (5 tonnes). (Photo by Guinness World Records/PA Wire)




    Festival goers in fancy dress at Bestival, held at Robin Hill Country Park on the Isle of Wight, on September 7, 2013. (Photo by Yui Mok/PA Wire)


    Festival goers in fancy dress at Bestival, held at Robin Hill Country Park on the Isle of Wight, on September 7, 201
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The Week in Pictures: September 7 – September 14 2013 (63 Photos)


Hannah Townsend, 25, gives a prayer next to the One World Trade tower at Ground Zero on September 11, 2013 in New York City. The nation is commemorating the anniversary of the 2001 attacks which resulted in the deaths of nearly 3,000 people after two hijacked planes crashed into the World Trade Center, one into the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia and one crash landed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Following the attacks in New York, the former location of the Twin Towers has been turned into the National September 11 Memorial & Museum. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)


Hannah Townsend, 25, gives a prayer next to the One World Trade tower at Ground Zero on September 11, 2013 in New York City. The nation is commemorating the anniversary of the 2001 attacks which resulted in the deaths of nearly 3,000 people after two hijacked planes crashed into the World Trade Center, one into the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia and one crash landed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Following the attacks in New York, the former location of the Twin Towers has been turned into the National September 11 Memorial & Museum. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)




Heinz Ollesch, for several times bearer of the title [Strongest man of Germany], pulls a seven-tons truck on September 9, 2013 in Chemnitz, eastern Germany, to promote the German Truck Pulling Championships. The competition is scheduled to take place during the Commcar fair for commercial cars from October 12 to 13, 2013 in Chemnitz. (Photo by Hendrik Schmidt/AFP Photo/DPA)


Heinz Ollesch, for several times bearer of the title [Strongest man of Germany], pulls a seven-tons truck on September 9, 2013 in Chemnitz, eastern Germany, to promote the German Truck Pulling Championships. The competition is scheduled to take place during the Commcar fair for commercial cars from October 12 to 13, 2013 in Chemnitz. (Photo by Hendrik Schmidt/AFP Photo/DPA)




A line of [Crazy Horse] dancers in full regalia pose for photographers in Hong Kong, China, on September 11, 2012. (Photo by Ricky Ngan/AFP Photo/United Events)


A line of [Crazy Horse] dancers in full regalia pose for photographers in Hong Kong, China, on September 11, 2012. (Photo by Ricky Ngan/AFP Photo/United Events)




Japan's toy maker Kyosho employee displays the company's palm sized infrared controlled drone 'Neon Messenger', which can displays LED messages while flying at a toy trade show in Tokyo on September 11, 2013. Kyosho will put it on the market end of this month for the Christmas gift. (Photo by Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP Photo)


Japan's toy maker Kyosho employee displays the company's palm sized infrared controlled drone 'Neon Messenger', which can displays LED messages while flying at a toy trade show in Tokyo on September 11, 2013. Kyosho will put it on the market end of this month for the Christmas gift. (Photo by Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP Photo)




Models present creations from the Betsey Johnson Spring/Summer 2014 collection during New York Fashion Week September 11, 2013. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Reuters)


Models present creations from the Betsey Johnson Spring/Summer 2014 collection during New York Fashion Week September 11, 2013. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Reuters)




Afghan children carry collected coal from a brick factory for their home on the outskirts of Jalalabad on September 9, 2013. Some nine million Afghans or 36 percent of the population are living in [absolute poverty] while another 37 percent live barely above the poverty line, according to a UN report. (Photo by Noorullah Shirzada/AFP Photo)


Afghan children carry collected coal from a brick factory for their home on the outskirts of Jalalabad on September 9, 2013. Some nine million Afghans or 36 percent of the population are living in [absolute poverty] while another 37 percent live barely above the poverty line, according to a UN report. (Photo by Noorullah Shirzada/AFP Photo)




Okkes Sahin (16) walks on hot peppers laid out on a road to dry under the sun in Kilis province September 12, 2013. Farmers sell their peppers to factories producing pepper products after drying them under the sun for a week. (Photo by Umit Bektas/Reuters)


Okkes Sahin (16) walks on hot peppers laid out on a road to dry under the sun in Kilis province September 12, 2013. Farmers sell their peppers to factories producing pepper products after drying them under the sun for a week. (Photo by Umit Bektas/Reuters)




People looks at houses on the rooftop of a factory building in Dongguan, Guangdong province, September 10, 2013. According to local media, the government said the size of the houses was not in line with the original design submitted, thus the construction should be deemed illegal. The houses were completed two years ago. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)


People looks at houses on the rooftop of a factory building in Dongguan, Guangdong province, September 10, 2013. According to local media, the government said the size of the houses was not in line with the original design submitted, thus the construction should be deemed illegal. The houses were completed two years ago. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)




A policeman shows a paper bearing a registration photo of a Hyundai Coupe car which was later refitted into a knockoff Lamborghini (L) parked on a pedestrian street in Chongqing municipality, September 12, 2013. Police towed the car away on the charge of illegal parking on Thursday after failing to contact the owner. A placard under the car windshield reads, [This refitted Lamborghini car on sale, starting price 98,000 yuan (16,018 USD)], local media reported. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)


A policeman shows a paper bearing a registration photo of a Hyundai Coupe car which was later refitted into a knockoff Lamborghini (L) parked on a pedestrian street in Chongqing municipality, September 12, 2013. Police towed the car away on the charge of illegal parking on Thursday after failing to contact the owner. A placard under the car windshield reads, [This refitted Lamborghini car on sale, starting price 98,000 yuan (16,018 USD)], local media reported. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)




A Japan's electronics giant Sony employee displays the new concept digital camera [Cyber-shot DSC-QX100] (L) and [Cyber-shot DSC-QX10], called lens-style cameras, which can turn a smartphone into a full digital camera, at the company's headquarters in Tokyo on September 12, 2013. The DSC-QX100, equipped with a 20 mega-pixel image sensor, can be operated from the smartphone with Wi-Fi connection, and will hit the market on October 25. (Photo by Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP Photo)


A Japan's electronics giant Sony employee displays the new concept digital camera [Cyber-shot DSC-QX100] (L) and [Cyber-shot DSC-QX10], called lens-style cameras, which can turn a smartphone into a full digital camera, at the company's headquarters in Tokyo on September 12, 2013. The DSC-QX100, equipped with a 20 mega-pixel image sensor, can be operated from the smartphone with Wi-Fi connection, and will hit the market on October 25. (Photo by Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP Photo)




Indonesian anti-terror troops take part in a hostage situation during the closing of Counter Terrorism Exercise at Indonesia Peace and Security Center (IPSC) in Sentul, Bogor-West Java, on September 13, 2013. The Counter Terrorism Exercise was followed by 10 ASEAN countries and 8 parther ASEAN countries from September 9, on behalf of ASEAN Defense Minister's Meeting. (Photo by Bay Ismoyo/AFP Photo)


Indonesian anti-terror troops take part in a hostage situation during the closing of Counter Terrorism Exercise at Indonesia Peace and Security Center (IPSC) in Sentul, Bogor-West Java, on September 13, 2013. The Counter Terrorism Exercise was followed by 10 ASEAN countries and 8 parther ASEAN countries from September 9, on behalf of ASEAN Defense Minister's Meeting. (Photo by Bay Ismoyo/AFP Photo)




The [T-back] buttock-shaped mooncakes sold by Hong Kong lifestyle label Goods of Desire (G.O.D) are shown ahead of the Mid-Autumn festival in Singapore September 10, 2013. The odd-looking mooncakes are a tongue-in-cheek reference to the 15th of the eighth lunar month, which is Cantonese colloquial euphemism for buttocks, according to G.O.D. owner Douglas Young in media reports. Each box retails for $41 and consists of four different pieces of mooncakes which depicts human buttocks wearing thongs, a torn pair of trousers and one bare buttock covered by only a hand. Mid-Autumn festival falls on September 19 this year. (Photo by Edgar Su/Reuters)


The [T-back] buttock-shaped mooncakes sold by Hong Kong lifestyle label Goods of Desire (G.O.D) are shown ahead of the Mid-Autumn festival in Singapore September 10, 2013. The odd-looking mooncakes are a tongue-in-cheek reference to the 15th of the eighth lunar month, which is Cantonese colloquial euphemism for buttocks, according to G.O.D. owner Douglas Young in media reports. Each box retails for $41 and consists of four different pieces of mooncakes which depicts human buttocks wearing thongs, a torn pair of trousers and one bare buttock covered by only a hand. Mid-Autumn festival falls on September 19 this year. (Photo by Edgar Su/Reuters)




Models relax before presenting creations from the Michael Kors Spring/Summer 2014 collection during New York Fashion Week, September 11, 2013. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Reuters)


Models relax before presenting creations from the Michael Kors Spring/Summer 2014 collection during New York Fashion Week, September 11, 2013. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Reuters)




An aerial view shows the Costa Concordia as it lies on its side next to Giglio Island taken from an Italian navy helicopter, on September 12, 2013. (Photo by Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters)


An aerial view shows the Costa Concordia as it lies on its side next to Giglio Island taken from an Italian navy helicopter, on September 12, 2013. (Photo by Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters)




Vendors trim raccoon dog fur at a fur market in Chongfu township, Zhejiang province September 13, 2013. The 100-square-metre Chongfu township, which houses over 100,000 residents in Eastern China's Zhejiang province, is known as the biggest fur designing, researching, producing and exporting centre in China. The township is the home of 1,469 fur companies, according to its government website. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)


Vendors trim raccoon dog fur at a fur market in Chongfu township, Zhejiang province September 13, 2013. The 100-square-metre Chongfu township, which houses over 100,000 residents in Eastern China's Zhejiang province, is known as the biggest fur designing, researching, producing and exporting centre in China. The township is the home of 1,469 fur companies, according to its government website. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)




Tractors pull artillery through Kim Il Sung Square during a military parade to mark the 65th anniversary of the country's founding in Pyongyang, North Korea, Monday, September 9, 2013. (Photo by Kim Kwang Hyon/AP Photo)


Tractors pull artillery through Kim Il Sung Square during a military parade to mark the 65th anniversary of the country's founding in Pyongyang, North Korea, Monday, September 9, 2013. (Photo by Kim Kwang Hyon/AP Photo)




North Korea's Worker-Peasant Red Guard members attend a parade marking the 1948 establishment of North Korea, in Pyongyang in this photo taken by Kyodo September 9, 2013. (Photo by Reuters/Kyodo)


North Korea's Worker-Peasant Red Guard members attend a parade marking the 1948 establishment of North Korea, in Pyongyang in this photo taken by Kyodo September 9, 2013. (Photo by Reuters/Kyodo)




A Smart Fourjoy is pictured during the press day at the International Motor Show IAA, on September 7, 2013. (Photo by Maik Boenisch/Demotix)


A Smart Fourjoy is pictured during the press day at the International Motor Show IAA, on September 7, 2013. (Photo by Maik Boenisch/Demotix)




The Renault [Initiale Paris] concept car is presented during the second press day of the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, September 11, 2013. (Photo by Michael Probst/AP Photo)


The Renault [Initiale Paris] concept car is presented during the second press day of the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, September 11, 2013. (Photo by Michael Probst/AP Photo)




A woman sits in a car made of glass on display at the TRW booth, a worldwide leader in car protections systems, during the second press day of the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, September 11, 2013. More than 1,000 exhibitors will show their products to the public from September 12 through September 22, 2013. (Photo by Frank Augstein/AP Photo)


A woman sits in a car made of glass on display at the TRW booth, a worldwide leader in car protections systems, during the second press day of the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, September 11, 2013. More than 1,000 exhibitors will show their products to the public from September 12 through September 22, 2013. (Photo by Frank Augstein/AP Photo)




A baby carriage with car wheels is pictured at the Skoda car booth as an advertising during the second press day of the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, September 11, 2013. (Photo by Frank Augstein/AP Photo)


A baby carriage with car wheels is pictured at the Skoda car booth as an advertising during the second press day of the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, September 11, 2013. (Photo by Frank Augstein/AP Photo)




A Renault Twizy Sport F1 is on display during the second press day of the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, September 11, 2013. (Photo by Frank Augstein/AP Photo)


A Renault Twizy Sport F1 is on display during the second press day of the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, September 11, 2013. (Photo by Frank Augstein/AP Photo)




The Turanor PlanetSolar, the world's largest solar-powered boat, travels on the Seine river next to the Eiffel tower in Paris September 10, 2013. PlanetSolar, a catamaran powered exclusively by solar energy, completed the first solar-powered trip around the world on May 4, 2012 after travelling over 60,000 km (37,282 miles) in 584 days. (Photo by Charles Platiau/Reuters)




The Turanor PlanetSolar, the world's largest solar-powered boat, travels on the Seine river next to the Eiffel tower in Paris September 10, 2013. PlanetSolar, a catamaran powered exclusively by solar energy, completed the first solar-powered trip around the world on May 4, 2012 after travelling over 60,000 km (37,282 miles) in 584 days. (Photo by Charles Platiau/Reuters)


The Turanor PlanetSolar, the world's largest solar-powered boat, travels on the Seine river next to the Eiffel tower in Paris September 10, 2013. PlanetSolar, a catamaran powered exclusively by solar energy, completed the first solar-powered trip around the world on May 4, 2012 after travelling over 60,000 km (37,282 miles) in 584 days. (Photo by Charles Platiau/Reuters)




A participant waits for the finishing touches to her makeup after she was painted for Liu Bolin's latest project in Beijing. September 12th, 2013. (Photo by Jason Lee/Reuters)


A participant waits for the finishing touches to her makeup after she was painted for Liu Bolin's latest project in Beijing, September 12th, 2013. (Photo by Jason Lee/Reuters)




A pair of water spouts form on Lake Michigan southeast of Kenosha, Wisconsin, on September 12, 2013. The National Weather Service in Sullivan said the water spouts occurred about four miles southeast from Kenosha. (Photo by Kevin Poirier/The Kenosha News)


A pair of water spouts form on Lake Michigan southeast of Kenosha, Wisconsin, on September 12, 2013. The National Weather Service in Sullivan said the water spouts occurred about four miles southeast from Kenosha. (Photo by Kevin Poirier/The Kenosha News)




A woman walks on the flooded street from a heavy thunderstorm in Shanghai, China, Friday, September 13, 2013. Sudden and heavy thunderstorm hit the city in the afternoon Shanghai and caused the flood with rain water over many streets. (Photo by Eugene Hoshiko/AP Photo)


A woman walks on the flooded street from a heavy thunderstorm in Shanghai, China, Friday, September 13, 2013. Sudden and heavy thunderstorm hit the city in the afternoon Shanghai and caused the flood with rain water over many streets. (Photo by Eugene Hoshiko/AP Photo)




Ian Neale poses with his first prize giant carrot weighing 14.3 pounds during the first day at the Autumn flower show in Harrogate, England, on September 13, 2013. The annual three day event features show gardens, flower displays, giant vegetables, expert gardening and cooking advice. (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Reuters)


Ian Neale poses with his first prize giant carrot weighing 14.3 pounds during the first day at the Autumn flower show in Harrogate, England, on September 13, 2013. The annual three day event features show gardens, flower displays, giant vegetables, expert gardening and cooking advice. (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Reuters)




Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide product marketing, speaks on stage during the introduction of the new iPhone 5c and 5s in Cupertino, Calif., Tuesday, September 10, 2013. (Photo by Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Photo)


Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide product marketing, speaks on stage during the introduction of the new iPhone 5c and 5s in Cupertino, Calif., Tuesday, September 10, 2013. (Photo by Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Photo)




To get in to the spirit of London Fashion Week, model Aspen Glen-Cross poses in a dress adorned with around 5000 LEGO bricks designed by Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design student, Anne-Sophie Cochevelou, in central London, September 12, 2013. (Photo by Anthony Devlin/PA Wire)


To get in to the spirit of London Fashion Week, model Aspen Glen-Cross poses in a dress adorned with around 5000 LEGO bricks designed by Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design student, Anne-Sophie Cochevelou, in central London, September 12, 2013. (Photo by Anthony Devlin/PA Wire)




The wreck of the sail training ship the Astrid is uprighted at Lobster Quay in Kinsale, co Cork, on September 10, 2013. (Photo by Dan Linehan)


The wreck of the sail training ship the Astrid is uprighted at Lobster Quay in Kinsale, co Cork, on September 10, 2013. (Photo by Dan Linehan)




Designer Betsey Johnson does the splits as she acknowledges the crowd after presenting her Spring/Summer 2014 collection during New York Fashion Week, on September 12, 2013. (Photo by Reuters)


Designer Betsey Johnson does the splits as she acknowledges the crowd after presenting her Spring/Summer 2014 collection during New York Fashion Week, on September 12, 2013. (Photo by Reuters)




Dust flies and ground crew members slacken a tether rope while the new Aeroscraft airship conducts hover tests outside a WWII-era blimp hanger in California. September 12th, 2013. (Photo by Caters News Agency)


Dust flies and ground crew members slacken a tether rope while the new Aeroscraft airship conducts hover tests outside a WWII-era blimp hanger in California. September 12th, 2013. (Photo by Caters News Agency)




Residents flee as winds whip flames from the Morgan fire near Clayton, California, on September 9, 2013. The blaze has scorched some 3,700 acres and forced the evacuation of about 100 homes. (Photo by Noah Berger/Reuters)


Residents flee as winds whip flames from the Morgan fire near Clayton, California, on September 9, 2013. The blaze has scorched some 3,700 acres and forced the evacuation of about 100 homes. (Photo by Noah Berger/Reuters)




Jyoti Amge, from Nagpur, India, is measured by a Guinness World Record official on the observation deck of the Empire State Building, on September 12, 2013. Standing 24.7 inches (62.7 cm) tall, Amge has held the title of the [Shortest Living Woman] since her 18th birthday on December 16, 2011. (Photo by Shannon Stapleton/Reuters)


Jyoti Amge, from Nagpur, India, is measured by a Guinness World Record official on the observation deck of the Empire State Building, on September 12, 2013. Standing 24.7 inches (62.7 cm) tall, Amge has held the title of the [Shortest Living Woman] since her 18th birthday on December 16, 2011. (Photo by Shannon Stapleton/Reuters)




A policeman mans a machine gun at a checkpoint in Ipil, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines, on September 10, 2013. Houses were set ablaze on Tuesday as fighting erupted between Philippine security forces and Muslim rebels. (Photo by Erik De Castro/Reuters)


A policeman mans a machine gun at a checkpoint in Ipil, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines, on September 10, 2013. Houses were set ablaze on Tuesday as fighting erupted between Philippine security forces and Muslim rebels. (Photo by Erik De Castro/Reuters)




The Betsey Johnson Spring 2014 collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, on September 11, 2013. (Photo by John Minchillo/Associated Press)


The Betsey Johnson Spring 2014 collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, on September 11, 2013. (Photo by John Minchillo/Associated Press)




Beauty and the beach: A game of tug of war sends an unidentified Miss World pageant contestant sprawling in the sand in Nusa Dua, Bali, on September 10, 2013. (Photo by Firdia Lisnawati/AP Photo)


Beauty and the beach: A game of tug of war sends an unidentified Miss World pageant contestant sprawling in the sand in Nusa Dua, Bali, on September 10, 2013. (Photo by Firdia Lisnawati/AP Photo)




Oracle Team USA rounding the first mark against Emirates Team New Zealand during Race 4 of the 34th America's Cup yacht sailing race in San Francisco, on September 11, 2013. (Photo by Reuters)


Oracle Team USA rounding the first mark against Emirates Team New Zealand during Race 4 of the 34th America's Cup yacht sailing race in San Francisco, on September 11, 2013. (Photo by Reuters)




Nearing sunset at Lohar, on the Iveragh Peninsula, competing in The Kerry Way Ultra Marathon in a non-stop grueling 40 Hour Race, which follows the route of the Kerry Way from Killarney, on September 8, 2013. The distance is 210 Km along the Iveragh Peninsula, negotiating challenging ancient mountain tracks coastal cliff faces, navigating night time terrain. The Marathon is deemed tougher than the Mount Blanc Ultra, the toughest race in the World. (Photo by Valerie O'Sullivan)


Nearing sunset at Lohar, on the Iveragh Peninsula, competing in The Kerry Way Ultra Marathon in a non-stop grueling 40 Hour Race, which follows the route of the Kerry Way from Killarney, on September 8, 2013. The distance is 210 Km along the Iveragh Peninsula, negotiating challenging ancient mountain tracks coastal cliff faces, navigating night time terrain. The Marathon is deemed tougher than the Mount Blanc Ultra, the toughest race in the World. (Photo by Valerie O'Sullivan)




In this image released by the Mexican Navy (SEMAR), steam and ash rise from the crater of the Popocatepetl volcano on the outskirts of Mexico City, seen during an over flight on Friday, September 7, 2013. The Popocatepetl is an active volcano whose activity has been closely monitored by authorities since December 2000 when thousands of people were evacuated by the government based on the warnings of scientists and then followed by its largest eruption in 1,200 years. (Photo by AP Photo/SEMAR)


In this image released by the Mexican Navy (SEMAR), steam and ash rise from the crater of the Popocatepetl volcano on the outskirts of Mexico City, seen during an over flight on Friday, September 7, 2013. The Popocatepetl is an active volcano whose activity has been closely monitored by authorities since December 2000 when thousands of people were evacuated by the government based on the warnings of scientists and then followed by its largest eruption in 1,200 years. (Photo by AP Photo/SEMAR)




Russian-born contortionist Zlata poses during a photo shooting in a park in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany, 09 September 2013. The international contortionists conference takes place in the city from 09 until 11 September with 100 partcipants from 16 countries. (Photo by Rolf Vennenbernd/EPA)


Russian-born contortionist Zlata poses during a photo shooting in a park in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany, 09 September 2013. The international contortionists conference takes place in the city from 09 until 11 September with 100 partcipants from 16 countries. (Photo by Rolf Vennenbernd/EPA)




A visitor observes a work by Zack during the Art Rua street art festival in Rio de Janeiro, on September 7, 2013. (Photo by Ricardo Moraes/Reuters)


A visitor observes a work by Zack during the Art Rua street art festival in Rio de Janeiro, on September 7, 2013. (Photo by Ricardo Moraes/Reuters)




A FIFA referee checks the field during a downpour before the start of the 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match between Colombia and Ecuador in Barranquilla, on September 7, 2013. (Photo by John Vizcaino/Reuters)


A FIFA referee checks the field during a downpour before the start of the 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match between Colombia and Ecuador in Barranquilla, on September 7, 2013. (Photo by John Vizcaino/Reuters)




Photographs appear to show a spectacular underwater world making it ideal for scuba divers – in central Europe, on September 7, 2013. (Photo by Solent News)


Photographs appear to show a spectacular underwater world making it ideal for scuba divers – in central Europe, on September 7, 2013. (Photo by Solent News)




A brave photographer risked his life venturing into a cave below a glacier to capture these scenes, which look like something from the Ice Age in Alaska, on September 10, 2013. (Photo by Photoshelter)


A brave photographer risked his life venturing into a cave below a glacier to capture these scenes, which look like something from the Ice Age in Alaska, on September 10, 2013. (Photo by Photoshelter)




Frozen in time, these breathtakingly beautiful images taken by British photographer Annette Price on September 10, 2013, show the Wonders of the Underworld deep below the beautiful Welsh countryside. (Photo by Annette Price/Caters News Agency)


Frozen in time, these breathtakingly beautiful images taken by British photographer Annette Price on September 10, 2013, show the Wonders of the Underworld deep below the beautiful Welsh countryside. (Photo by Annette Price/Caters News Agency)




A model makes a face while being made up before the Herve Leger by Max Azria Spring/Summer 2014 collection show during New York Fashion Week, on September 8, 2013. (Photo by Eric Thayer/Reuters)


A model makes a face while being made up before the Herve Leger by Max Azria Spring/Summer 2014 collection show during New York Fashion Week, on September 8, 2013. (Photo by Eric Thayer/Reuters)




Fireworks explode in the sky over St. Basil Cathedral during the [Spasskaya Tower] International Military Orchestra Music Festival at the Red Square in Moscow, Russia, late Saturday, September 7, 2013. (Photo by Sergei Grits/AP Photo)


Fireworks explode in the sky over St. Basil Cathedral during the [Spasskaya Tower] International Military Orchestra Music Festival at the Red Square in Moscow, Russia, late Saturday, September 7, 2013. (Photo by Sergei Grits/AP Photo)




Pedestrians take photographs of an egg frying in a pan using heat from the reflected sunlight off the Walkie Talkie tower in central London September 4, 2013. The Walkie Talkie tower that reflects sunlight at an intensity capable of melting parts of a car became the latest attraction in the city's financial district on Tuesday as the developers acted to find a quick fix. (Photo by Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters)


Pedestrians take photographs of an egg frying in a pan using heat from the reflected sunlight off the Walkie Talkie tower in central London September 4, 2013. The Walkie Talkie tower that reflects sunlight at an intensity capable of melting parts of a car became the latest attraction in the city's financial district on Tuesday as the developers acted to find a quick fix. (Photo by Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters)




Armadillo-T, a foldable electric vehicle, folds up its rear at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) in Daejeon, south of Seoul September 2, 2013.With a click on a smartphone, the experimental [Armadillo-T] electric car made in South Korea will park itself and fold nearly in half, freeing up space in crowded cities. The quirky two-seater, named after the animal whose shell it resembles, may never see production but it is part of a trend of developing environmentally friendly vehicles for urban spaces. Picture taken September 2, 2013. (Photo by Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters)


Armadillo-T, a foldable electric vehicle, folds up its rear at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) in Daejeon, south of Seoul September 2, 2013.With a click on a smartphone, the experimental [Armadillo-T] electric car made in South Korea will park itself and fold nearly in half, freeing up space in crowded cities. The quirky two-seater, named after the animal whose shell it resembles, may never see production but it is part of a trend of developing environmentally friendly vehicles for urban spaces. Picture taken September 2, 2013. (Photo by Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters)




A giant inflatable Superman flies past the U.S. embassy during the Balloon Day Parade in Brussels, on September 7, 2013. Giant figures representing well-known comic strips and Belgian characters are parading as part of the [Comic Strip Festival]. (Photo by Yves Logghe/Associated Press)


A giant inflatable Superman flies past the U.S. embassy during the Balloon Day Parade in Brussels, on September 7, 2013. Giant figures representing well-known comic strips and Belgian characters are parading as part of the [Comic Strip Festival]. (Photo by Yves Logghe/Associated Press)




A man is forced off the stage by security as Louise and Bridget Abbott come to the stage to support their father, Tony, in Sydney, following his win in Australia's national election, on September 7, 2013. Australia's conservative opposition swept to power, ending six years of Labor Party rule and winning over a disenchanted public by promising to end a hated tax on carbon emissions, boost a flagging economy and bring about political stability after years of Labor infighting. (Photo by Rick Rycroft/Associated Press)


A man is forced off the stage by security as Louise and Bridget Abbott come to the stage to support their father, Tony, in Sydney, following his win in Australia's national election, on September 7, 2013. Australia's conservative opposition swept to power, ending six years of Labor Party rule and winning over a disenchanted public by promising to end a hated tax on carbon emissions, boost a flagging economy and bring about political stability after years of Labor infighting. (Photo by Rick Rycroft/Associated Press)




Undated handout photo issued by Guinness World Records of Fabio Reggiani from Italy who has made it into the Guinness Book of World Records for constructing the worlds largest rideable motorcycle measuring 5.10 meters (16ft 8.78 in) from the ground to the top of the handlebars. Six times larger than a normal motorcycle, it's 10.03 m long, 2.5 m wide, and weighs approximately 5,000 kg (5 tonnes). (Photo by Guinness World Records/PA Wire)


Undated handout photo issued by Guinness World Records of Fabio Reggiani from Italy who has made it into the Guinness Book of World Records for constructing the worlds largest rideable motorcycle measuring 5.10 meters (16ft 8.78 in) from the ground to the top of the handlebars. Six times larger than a normal motorcycle, it's 10.03 m long, 2.5 m wide, and weighs approximately 5,000 kg (5 tonnes). (Photo by Guinness World Records/PA Wire)




Festival goers in fancy dress at Bestival, held at Robin Hill Country Park on the Isle of Wight, on September 7, 2013. (Photo by Yui Mok/PA Wire)


Festival goers in fancy dress at Bestival, held at Robin Hill Country Park on the Isle of Wight, on September 7, 201
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