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Denmark's Crown Prince Frederik waves while participating in the KMD Ironman Copenhagen 2013 triathlon in Copenhagen on Aug. 18, 2013. | Jens Astrup/Scanpix Denmark/Reuters/Corbis
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September 10, 2013
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Troll with Norwegian Flag advertising for a shop in Oslo. | Robert B. Fishman/Corbis
A giant light installation of the flag of Switzerland, by Swiss artist Gerry Hofstetter, illuminates the north face of the Jungfrau mountain above the city of Thun (bottom), as seen from Oberbuetschel, near Bern on Jan. 1, 2012. The light to the left of the flag is Europe's highest railway station, the Jungfraujoch station, at an altitude of 3,454 meters (11,332 feet). | MICHAEL BUHOLZER/Reuters/Corbis
People take part in a 2013-meter swim through Amsterdam canals, on Sept. 8, 2013, as part of a charity event to finance research for underexposed diseases. | ROBIN UTRECHT/AFP/Getty Images
Sweden's Princess Madeleine, 30, and U.S.-British banker Christopher O'Neill, 38, leave in a carriage after their wedding ceremony at the royal chapel in Stockholm June 8, 2013. | Bertil Enevag Ericson/Scanpix Sweden/Reuters/Corbis
Rosanne Howell in Toronto, is a former foster care child. She is shown in this photo on Sept. 6, 2013, after receiving a scholarship through post-secondary studies from Children's Aid Foundation. | Vince Talotta/Toronto Star via Getty Images
Finnish ice hockey fan Minna Westman puts on contact lenses with the finnish flag prior to the Ice Hockey game France vs Slovakia at the 2013 IIHF World Championships on May 3, 2013 in Helsinki. | MARTTI KAINULAINEN/AFP/Getty Images
An elderly man speeds down a water chute at Kongressbad public swimming park in Vienna on Aug. 8, 2013. | Heinz-Peter Bader/Reuters/Corbis
Gymnasts do handstands on walkway at Iceland's geothermally heated Blue Lagoon natural swimming pool. | Stuart Westmorland/Corbis
The Sydney Opera House is lit in a colorful display during a lights and music festival in the city on May 29, 2013. | Steve Christo/Corbis
A woman smiles as she takes part in a water fight on Rabin Square in Tel Aviv on July 5, 2013. Thousands of people took part in the popular annual event. | Nir Elias/Reuters/Corbis
Men carry a crocodile out of the Palma River during a tradition to celebrate Good Friday in Ortega de Santa Cruz, 156 miles (250 km) north of San Jose on April 22, 2011. People of this small town catch a crocodile while hundreds watch from the riverbank during Holy Week celebrations, a tradition going back more than 200 years. The ritual reminds the people of Ortega that the crocodile is the main symbol of their culture. | Juan Carlos Ulate/Reuters/Corbis
New Zealand's Valerie Adams celebrates after winning the women's shot put final at the 2013 IAAF World Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow on Aug. 12, 2013. | ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images
A Ferrari police car is seen as police officers Badrya Salem AlSowaidi (R) and Maryam Abdulhameed Zarooni laugh in Dubai June 4, 2013. The Dubai Police fleet includes cars from Aston Martin, Bentley Continental GT Coupe, Ferrari, and a recently added Bugatti Veyron. | Jumana El Heloueh/Reuters/Corbis
A Miss Senorita Panama beauty pageant contestant displays her costume at the Sheraton Hotel in Panama on July 8, 2010. | KIKE CALVO/Corbis
Mariachis in Guadalajara on Sept. 5, 2013, take cover from the rain before breaking the Guinness World Record for the largest number of mariachis (700) performing the same song. | Alejandro Acosta/Reuters/Corbis
Serena Williams of the United States holds the trophy as she celebrates her win over Victoria Azarenka of Belarus during their 2013 U.S. Open women's singles final match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center Sept. 8, 2013 in New York. | STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland reacts after becoming golf's new world No. 1 player on the 18th green with his win in the Honda Classic PGA golf tournament at PGA National Golf Club in Palm Beach Gardens March 4, 2012. | Joe Skipper/Reuters/Corbis
Luxembourg's Andy Schleck rides during the 195 km eighth stage of the 100th edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 6, 2013 between Castres and Ax 3 Domaines, southwestern France. | JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images
An miner named Ramon flashes a gold letter 'R' on his tooth as he smiles after working in a mine in the southern state of Bolivar on Nov. 15, 2012. | Jorge Silva/Reuters/Corbis

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