2President Barack Obama jokingly mimics U. S President Barack Obama jokingly mimics U.S. Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney’s ‘not impressed’ look while greeting members of the 2012 U.S. Olympic gymnastics team in the Oval Office.
14“A Namaqua chameleon in threat display, Namib desert, Namibia
15Macrocranion species “are often described as forest-floor predators, about the size of small squirrels but with longer limbs” This one is described as “Eocene, Messel, Germany; Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde Karlsruhe, Germany.
16Enchanted Forest, Garajonay National Park, La Gomera, Spain
17Gypsum crystals of the Naica cave, person in the Cave of the Crystals” for scale. Photographs taken from inside Naica Mine in Mexico are rare, yet the photographer released this one to the Commons.
18Harbor entrance with Bavarian Lion, the New Lighthouse and the Schwaben in Lindau (Lake Constance, Germany).”
19Indian street-seller hands displaying green chickpeas
20Island Neuwerk near HamburgIsland Neuwerk near Hamburg in Germany’s Wadden Sea in Germany’s Wadden Sea
26Night view of Santa Maria della Salute basilica in Venice
27Rainbow over Sickla kaj, Södra Hammarbyhamnen, Stockholm
28Wiesen Viaduct between Wiesen and Filisur, Switzerland.
29Older dunes are reddish and larger, newer dunes are yellow-brown Here’s another stunner in Nature Views. “Sand dunes in the Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia.Older dunes are reddish and larger, newer dunes are yellow-brownThis photo is of “Sahrawi tribal men performing fantasia at the Tan-Tan (Moussem) Festival in Tan-Tan, Morocco.” You don’t see that every day
30Aircraft Rescue Firefighting training (U.S. Marine Corps).
31Nature View from the “Second chamber of the Smoo Cave, Durness in Sutherland, Highland, Scotland
32The other end of the spectrum, photo submission under Plants and fungi: “SEM image of Tradescantia pollen and stamens
33“Vintage travel gear seller at the marche Dauphine, Paris”.
34Singapore National Day Parade fireworks, preview Marina Bay Sands floating platform
35NASA Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida
36NASA in the Caption: The April 12 (1981) launch at Pad 39A of STS-1, just seconds past 7 a.m., carries astronauts John Young and Robert Crippen into an Earth orbital mission scheduled to last for 54 hours, ending with unpowered landing at Edwards Air Force Base in California
37Swiss House (Schweizerhaus) at palace garden of Ritzenbüttel Castle.”
38Two Rhaetian Railways ABe 4/4 III multiple units with a local train are just crossing the spiral viaduct near Brusio, Switzerland.
39Night view of The Széchenyi Chain Bridge from Buda Castle in Budapest Jagadir Pps