Photos of the Week: 8/20-8/26

Lenin underwater, a penguin weigh-in, monsoon flooding in India, an earthquake in central Italy, a deep blue lake in El Salvador, American partiers blown into Canada on the St. Clair River, towed back across the border by the Canadian Coast Guard, and much more.

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