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Celebrating Winter Solstice at Stonehenge

Celebrating Winter Solstice at Stonehenge

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Despite the rain and wind, a large crowd gathered at the famous historic stone circle Stonehenge to celebrate the sunrise closest to the Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year – an event claimed to be more important in the pagan calendar than the summer solstice, because it marks the ‘re-birth’ of the Sun for the New Year. Photographs by Matt Cardy of Getty Images.

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Smartphone photography of Turin, Italy

Smartphone photography of Turin, Italy

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Getty Images photographer Vittorio Zunino Celotto used his smartphone to capture images of Turin, the capital of the Piedmont region in Italy, what used to be a major political hub, the first Italian capital city in 1861 and home to the House of Savoy, Italy’s royal family. It is also home of FIAT Automobiles S.p.A. The images where digitally altered using his smartphone.

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Indonesian sulfur miners make offering at volcano to protect against disaster

Indonesian sulfur miners make offering at volcano to protect against disaster

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The ritual is performed by the sulfur miners of Mount Ijen who slaughter a goat and then bury the head in the crater of the volcano in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The sacrifice is performed to ward off potential disasters for the next year. WARNING: Some graphic images are included in this gallery.

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