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Pictures of January 22, 2011

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1. Journey to the Center of the Earth

The final Digital Optical Module is lowered into the world's largest neutrino observatory, built 1,400 meters under the Antarctic. The observatory, finished after a decade of work, will help scientists study space particles in the search for dark matter, the invisible material that makes up most of the Universe's mass.

2. Rain and Stars

Pedestrians walk under the rain on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood, California. Downtown Los Angeles received one-third of its annual average rainfall in less than a week.

3. Black on Black

Panamanian Special Forces officers pose for a photo as a column of smoke rises from the burning of narcotics during a drug disposal operation in Panama City.

4. Hands On

Christian, 26, who is deaf and blind, makes a cake with the help of an assistant at the Santa Angela de la Cruz center near Seville, Spain.

5. Anxious

A relative of an arrested Belarus opposition supporter waits outside a prison's walls to get information about that person's status.

6. Winter Descends

Freshly fallen snow covers the beach in Weston-Super-Mare, England. Heavy snow is bringing further disruption to many parts of the UK.

7. Wake

Relatives and friends of the Medel family, killed by the explosion of a Pemex pipeline, attend their funeral in Texmelucan, Puebla state, Mexico.

8. Seafood for Sale

Live crabs are displayed in a vending machine at a subway station in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, China. This is the first live crab vending machine in China, installed October 1, 2010. The machine sells an average of 200 live crabs a day and customers are promised a compensation of 3 live crabs if their purchase is dead.

9. A Snowy Haze

Snow obscures a road in rural Lorain County near Grafton, Ohio.

10. Refugee

An Afghan girl sells corn on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan.

11. Snowed In

Passengers sleep at the luggage check in at the international airport in Frankfurt. Heavy snowfall grounded nearly 1,400 flights in Germany.

12. Thoroughfare

An Afghan vendor walks down a street after a working day in Kabul.

13. Powder Day

A sleder attempts to jump a ramp at the Queen Elizabeth country park near Petersfield in southern England.

14. Resting Place

An Aerial view of a flooded cemetery in Barlovento, 150 Km northeast of Caracas. Torrential rains have killed at least 31 people in recent days as Venezuela grapples with its worst flooding in 40 years.

15. The Nose Knows

A Bactrian camel explores snow in its enclosure at the zoo in Frankfurt, Germany.

16. Point of Sale

Clothes are offered for sale at a bazaar in Kabul, Afghanistan.

17. Good Samaritan Santas

Volunteers from America's Sidewalk Santas kick off the holiday season walking through Midtown Manhattan during the 108th Annual Parade of Santas in New York.

18. Pouring

A man walks with his umbrella during a heavy rain in Pristina, Kosovo

19. Just Married

A Chinese newlywed poses for a wedding photograph in Songjiang, China. Chinese couples gather daily to have their wedding portraits taken in the themed town.

20. Morning Commute

Passengers board a bus early in the morning near Howth, in Dublin, Ireland.


Other Links:

Beautiful Birds of the World (Part 1)

Beautiful Birds of the World (Part 2)

Coldest Place on Earth

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