Posted by: maboulette | November 11, 2011

SNAPSHOTS OF THE WEEK

Best images from the week of November 11th

A photo by Mike Edmonds went viral over the last week after it was posted on Facebook with the message ”if you look long enough, you can see the change in perspective.” At last count, it generated over 30,000 “likes” and was shared over 60,000 times.

A pedestrian and the Alexander Newski Cathedral are reflected in a puddle on a warm autumn day, in Sofia, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011.

At 55,000 carats, this opal matrix recently found in the opal fields of South Australia is the world’s largest. Discovered by Stuart Hughes and his partners, it is valued at over one million dollars and outweighs the previous record holder by an unbelievable 48,900 carats.

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain wipes his brow during remarks to legislators in the Congressional Health Care Caucus on Capitol Hill in Washington November 2, 2011.

A tanker explodes after being hit by another truck on westbound Interstate 10 near Chandler Boulevard on the Chandler-Ahwatukee, Ariz. border on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011. Authorities in Phoenix say a milk truck driver was killed when he rear-ended another tanker truck hauling fuel, sparking a huge fire that snarled rush hour traffic for hours.

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall and Prince Charles, Prince of Wales are given a traditional Maasi greeting during a visit to Majengo Maasai Boma on November 9, 2011 in Arusha, Tanzania. The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall are on the final day of a four day tour of Tanzania after a successful trip to South Africa. The Royal couple will be highlighting environmental and social issues during their visit to Africa.

The ten-day-old female elephant cub explores their compound close to its mother Panang as the cub meets the public for the first time in the Munich Hellabrunn zoo, southern Germany, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011




Responses

  1. These are great! I love the very first one, I can see why it is getting so many “likes”. A terrific photo!


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