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Brutus the Giant Crocodile Attacks Shark in Australia

197 Brutus the Giant Crocodile Attacks Shark in Australia

A 5.5 metre massive crocodile makes mince meat out of a bull shark in Kakadu’s Adelaide River on August 5, 2014 in Kakadu, Australia. The crocodile forced the bull shark into the mangroves and devoured the bull shark. A 43 year old Sydney father took these exclusive photos in the Northern Territory. (Photo by Andrew Paice/Getty Images)

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An Enormous Crocodile Mauls a Young Hippo in South Africa

190 An Enormous Crocodile Mauls a Young Hippo in South Africa

An enormous crocodile mauls a young hippo calf carcass near Lower Sabie on May 11, 2014, in Kruger National Park, South Africa. An enormous crocodile tosses around a young hippo calf caught in its lethal jaws. The giant reared out of the water revealing a young hippo calf between its teeth. The huge beast then span, jumped and splashed in the water with the small carcass. Amateur photographer Roland Ross captured these incredible photographs near Lower Sabie in Kruger Park, South Africa. (Photo by Roland Ross/Barcroft Media)

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This Couple Took An Amazing Newborn Photoshoot… With Their Dog

189 This Couple Took An Amazing Newborn Photoshoot… With Their Dog

One day, after professional family and pet portrait photographer Jame Clauss wrapped up a photoshoot, she found herself with nothing to do.

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Tiny Humans Lost In The Majesty Of Nature

No matter how caught up we get in our stressful day-to-day lives, nature always gives us the perfect place to escape to. The great outdoors have a way of making you seem small and insignificant, and of putting all of your problems into perspective. With that in mind, here are some stunning photographs showing just how small we can seem when eclipsed by the powerful wonder of nature.

187 Tiny Humans Lost In The Majesty Of Nature
British Columbia, Canada. Photo by Lizzy Gadd

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Applications of Bionics in Sport

180 Applications of Bionics in Sport
A general view is seen of the prosthetic leg belonging to Urs Kolly of Switzerland as he prepares to race in the 400m of the men’s pentathlon P44 Athletics event at the National Stadium during day five of the 2008 Paralympic Games on September 11, 2008 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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National Press Photographers Association’s Best of Photojournalism 2014 Awards

178 National Press Photographers Association’s Best of Photojournalism 2014 Awards
First Place, Domestic News. Photo by John Tlumacki of The Boston Globe, who was also named Photojournalist Of The Year (Large Markets). Boston police officers race toward downed runner Bill Iffrig seconds after the first bomb exploded during the April 15, 2013, Boston Marathon. (Photo by John Tlumacki)

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“Come and See”. True Reality of War Photos by Peter Van Agtmael

Peter van Agtmael (b. 1981) graduated from Yale University in 2003 with a degree in History. Following graduation, he spent a year in China on the Charles P. Howland fellowship photographing the effects of the Three Gorges Dam. He became a freelance photographer at the end of 2004. Since the beginning of 2006, he has documented the consequences of America’s Wars, at home and abroad. A monograph of the work, “2nd Tour Hope I Don’t Die” was published in 2009. In 2008, he helped organize the exhibition and book Battlespace, a retrospective of unseen work from 22 photographers covering Iraq and Afghanistan. He is represented by Magnum Photos

175 “Come and See”. True Reality of War Photos by Peter Van Agtmael
Peter Van Agtmael began his first tour documenting the army at 24, the same age as many of the soldiers. A friend of this young Marine at FOB Delhi asked Van Agtmael if he wanted to see a picture that he’d drawn. It was of an angry pig with a giant pen*s dressed as a Marine, holding a machine gun. (Photo and caption by Van Agtmael/Harrison Jacobs/Magnum Photos)

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Photo of the Day: Check It Out, Bro

170 Photo of the Day: Check It Out, Bro

A black crow takes off as another looks on a 1932 lead statue named “Air” by French artist Aristide Maillol 1861-1944 in The Tuileries gardens of the Louvre Museum in Paris, France, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. (Photo by Francois Mori/AP Photo)

Florida Mailboxes

The Florida Keys are famous for their diving, but they are less well known for another quirky attraction: the mailboxes residents use to decorate their driveways. From a fiberglass manatee in lipstick to a small white church, Reuters photographer Wolfgang Rattay documented this unusual aspect of local culture as he drove along the Ocean Highway that connects the islands.

169 Florida Mailboxes
A mailbox in the shape of a fire truck is seen along the highway US-1 in the Lower Keys near Marathon in Florida, July 11, 2014. (Photo by Wolfgang Rattay/Reuters)

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Comic Book Illustrations by Gaikuo-Captain

168  Comic Book Illustrations by Gaikuo Captain

Gaikuo-Captain is a young Chinese student of chemical engineering, and a talented illustrator. His passion for the comic was demonstrated by a series of works that combine drawings with photographs, so that he himself is “immersed” in a fantasy to interact with characters from comic books and manga. His pieces are successful in social networks, particularly in Weibo, Chinese social network where Gaikuo publishes. You can see all his work on his zcool profile.

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Some Crazy Ways Couples Got Married

166 Some Crazy Ways Couples Got Married
Bride Erin Finnegan and bridegroom Noah Fulmor, both of New York, are helped by Zero Gravity Corporation co-founder Richard Garriott (R), and Bryan Rapoza as they seal their wedding with a kiss, while floating upside down, during the first weightless wedding aboard a specially-equipped Boeing 727, while flying over the Gulf of Mexico after taking off from Titusville, Florida, June 20, 2009. Finnegan and Fulmor floated into matrimony on Saturday thousands of feet (metres) above the Gulf of Mexico in what organizers said was the world’s first weightless wedding held in zero gravity conditions. To recreate the weightless experience without going into space, the plane executed parabolic flight maneuvers, climbing sharply and descending several times during the one-hour flight. (Photo by Phelan Ebenhack/Reuters)

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Being Elmo on Times Square

160 Being Elmo on Times Square
Jorge, an immigrant from Mexico, carries the head of the Sesame Street character Elmo while he walks through Times Square, New York July 30, 2014. Elmo and Cookie Monster have long delighted young viewers on TV’s “Sesame Street”, but the recent antics of New York street performers dressed as the beloved characters have drawn the ire of city officials and now the show’s producers. Sesame Workshop, which owns the rights to Big Bird, Ernie and the assorted puppet monsters on the 45-year-old program, said on July 29, 2014 it was drafting plans to stop performers who dress up as the characters from appearing in Times Square, where they pose for photos with tourists and then demand tips. (Photo by Eduardo Munoz/Reuters)

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Bore Tide Surfing in Alaska

159 Bore Tide Surfing in Alaska
A general view of Cook Inlet before the Bore Tide at Turnagain Arm on July 12, 2014 in Anchorage, Alaska. Alaskas most famous Bore Tide, occurs in a spot on the outside of Anchorage in the lower arm of the Cook Inlet, Turnagain Arm, where wave heights can reach 6-10 feet tall, move at 10-15 mph and the water temperature stays around 40 degrees farenheit. This years Supermoon substantially increased the size of the normal wave and made it a destination for surfers. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

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Gone Fishing – Chinese Style

These pictures shows a two-tonne whale shark being driven through a town in China strapped to a fisherman’s truck. It is a wonder Cai Chengzhu can see where he is going as the giant 4.5m creature’s tail blocks his view of the road, and its head hangs off the back. No doubt surprised by his mega catch, the fishing captain tied the fish down with a sturdy rope and headed for market – apparently unaware it was an endangered and protected animal. Not believing what they were seeing, amused bystanders in Yangzhi county, Fujian province, took photos of the incredible sight and posted them on Sina Weibo, the closest Chinese equivalent to Twitter.

158 Gone Fishing   Chinese Style
A fisherman transports a dead whale shark after it was caught in fishermen’s net, in Yangzhi county, Fujian province August 1, 2014. According to local media, the whale shark is five-metre-long and weighs over 2 tonnes. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)

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Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2014

157 Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2014
The largest performing arts festival in the world has been running for the past three weeks and has enjoyed an increase in venues and visitors compared with previous years. (Photo by Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images)

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