A piece of art called the rubber duck, designed by artist Florentijn Hofman has gained rave reviews after a recent appearance in Hong Kong. It was announced today that an 18-metre high version will be unveiled in Beijing on September 6, with organizers expecting more than 8 million people to view the art installation.
Indian Hindu devotees pray in front of idols of Lord Krishna at a temple in New Delhi on the occasion of Janamashtami. The Hindu festival of Janmashtami today, marks the birth of the Hindu god Lord Krishna.
Jamie Kirkwood of Great Britain compete in the Lightweight Men's Single Sculls quarterfinal on day four of the 2013 World Rowing Championships in Chungju, South Korea.
Champion skateboarder Benny Fairfax puts on a demonstration in Vancouver, Canada. Fairfax and several other top skateboarders entertained fans at the popular skate plaza under a city viaduct.
Watch out! A man reacts as a performer dressed in a Tyrannosaurus rex dinosaur costume walks next to him during a publicity event in central Sydney, Australia.
In Bunol, near Valencia in Spain, 20,000 revellers hurled 130 tonnes of squashed tomatoes at each other, drenching the streets in red in a gigantic food fight known as the Tomatina.