Slide: Dakar Rally 2012

2012-01-14 20:12:53

 the 12th stage of the fourth South American edition of the Dakar Rally 2012 from Arequipa to Nasca January 13, 2012.

Slide: Post-80s theme restaurant

2012-01-14 18:27:38

The theme restaurant named "Class Three, Grade one" is run by Li Ruiqiu, a post-80s college student. The Post-80s refers to the generation whose members were born between 1980 to 1989 in China, making up a major portion of China's young adult demographic.

Ice Castles in Colorado

2012-01-04 13:53:43

Ice formations are seen at the Ice Castles at Silverthorne in Colorado Jan 3, 2012.

Christmas atmosphere in over the world

2011-12-24 16:53:29

Christmas atmosphere in over the world

World Chocolate Wonderland opens in Shanghai

2011-12-16 06:31:41

The World Chocolate Wonderland will exhibit creations such as the Terracotta Warriors and Chinese Dragon when it opens to the public on Dec 16.

Slide: Flamingos at Mexico's wetland reserve

2011-12-10 07:57:44

With the world's population of wild flamingos under threat from overdevelopment and illegal trade on the black market, the wetland reserve is thriving with thousands of the pink feathered creatures in search of an ideal winter habitat. According to the Caribbean Flamingo Conservation Program, the estimated 45,000 flamingos that call Mexico's Yucatan state home are an integral part of the travelling bird's regional metapopulation that stretches as far as the Caribbean islands.

Speedy Santas

2011-12-06 07:26:59

Runners dressed as Father Christmas line-up to start in the 3rd Michendorfer Nikolaus Lauf running event in Michendorf Dec 4, 2011.

China pandas leave for Britain on Sunday

2011-12-03 17:16:45

Male panda Yang Guang, or "Sunshine," and his mate Tian Tian, or "Sweetie," are heading for Edinburgh Zoo from the Giant Panda Conservation and Research Center in Sichuan province on Sunday, Dec 3, 2011.

Beijing tests police dogs

2011-11-30 07:40:17

A police dog takes part in a skills examination organized by police in Beijing’s Chaoyang district on Tuesday morning.

2012 Olympic test events in action

2011-11-25 14:51:54

A special program featuring the best of the action from the London Prepares series, London 2012's official sports testing program, has started across the UK last week.

Slide: Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York

2011-11-25 06:37:42

Thanksgiving day parade

Slide: Bodybuilding competition in Budapest

2011-11-21 06:33:15

Slide: Bodybuilding competition in Budapest