Sometimes, the best view is from up above. Here’s 35 aerial shots from Brazil to Somalia and even Burning Man in 2012.
The Beatles’ debut tune “Love Me Do” helped to ignite a worldwide obsession for the four-man British rock band celebrates its 50th anniversary on October 5, 2012. Though it only peaked at no. 17 on the British charts, the single “Love Me Do” was the rock group’s first hit record when released in October 1962. In the United States the song was a number one hit in 1964. The song released again in 1982 reached number four on the charts.
Oct. 3 Photo Brief: Michael Phelps golfs in Scotland, Paris fashion escalates, Britain mourns slain officers, Medvedev and machine gun
Michael Phelps golfs in Scotland, Britain mourns slain officers, Mennonites in Mexico, Medvedev and machine gun, a big croc, a big rock and more in today’s daily brief.
Oct. 1 Photo Brief: Marikana massacre inquiry opens, Lady Gaga meets Donatella Versace and U.S. Supreme Court back in session
Marikana massacre inquiry opens, Lady Gaga meets Donatella Versace in Milan, the U.S. Supreme Court is back in session after summer recess and more in today’s daily brief.
Sept. 28 Photo Brief: Deadly Nepali plane crash, Bond under the hammer, Colombian pole dancers and no wife for Jesus
The Vatican claims the ancient papyrus mentioning Jesus’ wife is a fake, a bird causes a deadly plan crash in Nepal killing all 19 passengers, ladies compete in the annual Colombian pole dancing contest, London consumers and tattoo enthusiasts flock to the “50 Years of James Bond – the Auction” and the International London Tattoo convention and more in today’s daily brief.
Sept. 18 Photo Brief: William and Kate dance in Tuvalu, Chinese protest Japanese businesses, a sexy salute to the royal guard
Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge dance while on a Diamond Jubilee tour in the South Pacific, Crazy Horse dancers salute on the River Thames, Chinese protest on the 81st anniversary of Japan’s invasion of China, a Golden Carriage carries royalty in the Netherlands and more in today’s daily brief.
Sept. 12 Photo Brief: iPhone 5 debut, ladyboy dancers, adopt-a-guy store and the tallest mohawk in the world
iPhone 5 debuts in the U.S., ladyboy dancers, adopt-a-guy store, the tallest mohawk in the world and more in today’s daily brief.
With only 2 days left of the 2012 Paralympic Games, there has been a tremendous amount of victorious moments coming out of London. As for the medal count, The People’s Republic of China is still way ahead with 78 golds (198 total) followed by Great Britain with 32 golds (113 total) and the Russian Federation also with 32 golds (91 total). The top individual medalists are all swimmers with Australia’s Jacqueline Freney bringing 7 gold medals back down under. Tied for second are Matthew Cowdrey, also from Australia, and Jessica Long from the U.S. with 5 golds and 2 silver medals each.
Paralympians with Maryland ties have proven their mettle during the 1st week of the 2012 games in London. Jessica Long of Middle River, Tatyana McFadden of Columbia, Becca Meyers of Timonium, Ian Jaryd Silverman of Towson and Brad Snyder of Baltimore are among Maryland’s medal winners.
Already on Day 6, the London 2012 Paralympic Games is in full swing. The People’s Republic of China leads the medal count with an astonishing 49 golds (121 total) followed by Great Britain with 22 golds (74 total) and the Russian Federation with 18 golds (54 total). By the time of the Closing Ceremonies on September 9, the London Games will have welcomed 4,280 competitors from 164 nations, the largest number of athletes since the first Paralympics in 1960.