A heatwave in Europe, floating solar farms in China, the America’s Cup in Bermuda, the Royal Highland Show in Scotland, and much more
Cosplay in Australia, the brutal Calcio Storico Fiorentino in Florence, a hyperrealistic animatronic baby in Spain, a terrible tower fire in England, and much more
An open-air hotel room in the Swiss Alps, Comey testifies in Washington, D.C., Lord Buckethead and others vie for votes in the UK, and much more
A Gothic "Victorian picnic" in Leipzig, floating down a Texas river, a metal hijab band in Indonesia, and much more
An elephant rescue in India, President Trump travels overseas, a terror attack in Manchester, England, the removal of a Confederate statue in New Orleans, and much more.
The world’s fastest shed in Wales, France welcomes a new president, a portrait of the late singer Chris Cornell on stage in Atlanta, a new eruption of Mount Sinabung, and much more.
“Poopootovs” fly in Caracas protests, a Ferrari races a Roman chariot in Italy, flooding in Quebec, and much more.
Happy cows in Sweden, fiery demonstrations in Venezuela and Brazil, tornado damage in Texas, Walpurgisnacht in Germany, and much more.
Bats roosting in Israel, continued anti-government protests in Venezuela, Amazon’s glass spheres under construction in Seattle, ANZAC Day in Australia, and much more.
A massive statue of a Miao goddess erected in China, the “Hare Pie Scramble and Bottle Kicking event” in England, a manned rocket launch in Kazakhstan, and much more.
South African protests against President Zuma, thousands of bicycles in Beijing, refugees flee fighting in South Sudan, scenes from Holy Week, and much more.
The NCAA Men's National Championship in Arizona, anti-government protests in Venezuela, a rabbit track-and-field competition in the Czech Republic, a terror attack in St. Petersburg, and much more.
A bull shark stranded by Cyclone Debbie in Australia, Vladimir Putin in Franz Josef Land, an Ogoh-Ogoh in Bali, and much more.
The "Sydney Skinny" in Australia, a terror attack in London, Newroz in Iraq, President Trump behind the wheel, and much more.
A therapeutic greyhound in Spain, a civil defense drill in South Korea, flooding in Peru, a robot-run hotel in Japan, refugees learning curling in Canada, and much more
A pharaoh statue discovered in Egypt, a close look at Saturn’s tiny ‘ravioli’ moon, marches on International Women’s Day, colorful Holi images from India, and much more.
Volcanic eruptions in Italy, Carnival celebrations around the world, an annular solar eclipse seen in Argentina, and much more.
Flooding in California, unrest at town hall meetings across the U.S., the Naked Man Festival in Japan, continued fighting in Iraq and Syria, the end of a long-term protest in North Dakota, horse racing on a frozen Swiss lake, and much more.
An overflowing dam in California, the Yanshui Beehive Rockets Festival in Taiwan, Beyonce at the Grammys, Carnival in Venice, protests in Romania, and much more.
Long Horn Miao in China, a super catch in the Super Bowl, a banana-eating camel, tornadoes wreak havoc in New Orleans, “adult wrapping” therapy in Japan, and much more.
Widespread and varied protests in the United States, Romania, England, and Mexico, a cat with bionic paws in Bulgaria, and a “fire hose of lava” erupting from a Hawaiian sea cliff.
Preparations for the Lunar New Year in China, a new president of the United States takes office, protesters march on Washington, Venus Williams celebrates a victory in Australia, and much more.
Preparations for the Inauguration in Washington, D.C., a sea lion kisses Princess Stephanie of Monaco, a volcanic eruption in Mexico, and much more.
The Wolf Moon rises over England, Ballroom dancing in Tokyo, the Dakar Rally in Argentina, and much more.
Early marriage is a common cultural practice within the Rohingya Muslim communities in Myanmar. Limited food rations in crowded refugee camps in Bangladesh causes even more families to force their young daughters to marry.
Out of an estimated 1,500 active volcanoes, 50 or so erupt every year, spewing steam, ash, toxic gases, and lava.
Winning images and honorable mentions from the four categories: Wildlife, Landscapes, Aerials, and Underwater.
California wildfires, the Sankta Lucia Festival of Light in England, a snowy football game in New York, Glasgow's annual Santa Dash, and much more.