JULY 16: Lights on the costumes of performers shine during the opening ceremony of the 14th FINA World Championships at the Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai, China. FINA is the international governing body of swimming, diving, water polo, synchronized swimming and open water swimming. (Quinn Rooney/Getty Images) Zoom.
Stormtrooper Paul French is pictured on day 5 of his over 4,000 kilometre journey from Perth to Sydney walking down Old Mandurah Road on July 15, 2011 in Perth, Australia. French aims to walk 35-40 kilometres a day, 5 days a week, in full Stormtrooper costume until he reaches Sydney. French is walking to raise money for the Starlight Foundation – an organisation that aims to brighten the lives of ill and hostpitalised children in Australia. (Paul Kane/Getty Images) Click images to zoom.
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An aerial view shows the biggest marijuana plantation found in Mexico, in San Quintin, about 350 km (220 miles) away from Tijuana, July 13, 2011. Mexican soldiers discovered the plantation in a remote desert surrounded by cactuses, a top army officer said on Thursday. Soldiers patrolling the area found 300 acres (120 hectares) of pot plants being tended by dozens of men on Tuesday, said General Alfonso Duarte. The picture was taken through a helicopter window with some reflection. Picture taken July 13, 2011. (REUTERS/Jorge Duenes) Zoom.
Tobacco farmers smoke giant homemade cigarettes during a protest against a bill on stricter tobacco control outside the presidential palace in Jakarta, Indonesia at July, 13. Hundreds of farmers staged the protest claiming that the bill that would ban cigarette advertising and sponsorship, prohibit smoking in public, and add graphic images to packaging would lead to massive losses of jobs that would affect thousands of farmers and their families in Indonesia, the world’s third-largest tobacco consumer. (Dita Alangkara/Associated Press) Zoom.
Top Pearsy’s Harry potter corn maze, which he calls “Maize Maze,” in York, England, on July 11. (Bethany Clarke / Getty Images) Zoom.
“Taken in June this year during a game drive at Nakuru National Park in Kenya. Rounding a bend on the track I came upon not one but seven of these magnificent young lions draped across the branches of an acacia tree. Some are dozing and some are looking disdainfully at me. I was transfixed by these superb, regal creatures. What a privilege for me to have witnessed this amazing moment.” (Photograph by Mrs. Wai Chun Turnbull, Your Shot). Zoom.
Kids sit next a wax statue of pop singer Madonna at the Madame Tussauds Wax Museum in Shanghai July 8, 2011. (REUTERS/Carlos Barria). Click to zoom.
A ‘mozo’ or runner is turned round by a young bull at Pamplona’s bullring after finishing the first run of the 2011 San Fermines festival on July 7. (Jesus Caso / EPA). Zoom.