A man rides a horse through a bonfire in San Bartolome de Pinares, Spain, on Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011, during a traditional festival in honor of Saint Anthony, the patron saint of animals,read more after the break...
A Hindu devotee gets pierced with a metal rod during the Thaipusam festival at Batu Caves in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011. The festival is rooted in Hindu legend and was brought
Russian believers lower a young girl into ice cold water to mark the upcoming Epiphany in northwestern Moscow, Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011. Thousands of Russian Orthodox Church followers plunged Tuesday
A Boeing Delta 4 Heavy rocket, which may someday be used to send humans into space, rises from the launch pad during its first unmanned launch at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif
An Israeli border police officer fires tear gas at Palestinian protesters during a demonstration against the expansion of the nearby Jewish settlement of Halamish in the West Bank village of
A plume of smoke rises from the crater of Mount Shinmoedake in the Kirishima mountain range of Kagoshima prefecture on Japan's southern island of Kyushu on February
A Palestinian protester sets ablaze a US flag on February 5, 2011 in the centre of West Bank city of Ramallah during a demonstration in support of the anti-government protests in Egypt calling for
An Egyptian anti-government protestor prays next to an army tank in Cairo’s Tahrir square on February 5,2011
A devotee has his back piereced with large hooks before taking part in the Thaipusam procession on January 20, 2011 in Singapore. Thaipusam is a Hindu festival celebrated mostly by the Tamil
woman poses next to the Space Phoenix flying device by Silverlit during the press preview day of the International Toy Fair Nuernberg on February 2, 2011 in Nuremberg, Germany.
Sally Stevens, from Lyon & Turnbull poses with a diamond cocktail ring with circular cut diamonds valued at £7,000 on February 4, 2011 in Edinburgh, Scotland.