Photos of the Day, Aug. 5, 2011 A worker carries a toilet bowl inside Romania’s new National Stadium, the Lia Manoliu Arena, which is under construction in Bucharest, Aug. 5, 2011. (Bogdan Cristel/Reuters)
A visitor plays with her shadow inside the “Luminarium” inflatable structure by British designer Alan Parkinson in Lisbon August 1, 2011. The Luminarium is a sculpture where people enter to experience “a sense of wonder and the beauty of light and color”, according to the organizers. (REUTERS/Rafael Marchante)
Soon to be crawling up through a toilet near you. Caretakers display newly hatched Philippine crocodiles at a crocodile farm in Manila July 28, 2011. The Philippine crocodile, also known as the Mindoro crocodile, is a freshwater reptile considered to be among the endangered species. (REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco)
Dogs are growing up so fast these days. Maggie, a poodle, gets a pedicure at a dog spa in Cainta, Metro Manila on July 19, 2011. While dog grooming is becoming popular in major cities in the Philippines, local reports say about 500,000 dogs are killed as dog meat is considered a delicacy in some parts of the country. The Philippine Animal Welfare Act prohibits torturing and killing of dogs for commercial sale. REUTERS/Erik de Castro. To see more of today’s best photos, click here.
Everybody into the pool! The United States team dives into the pool in the Synchronized Swimming Team Tech preliminary round during Day Three of the 14th FINA World Championships at the Oriental Sports Center on July 18, 2011 in Shanghai, China. Adam Pretty/Getty Images. To see more of today’s best photos, click here.
In Greece, no one can hear you whistle. A commuter walks next to immobilized taxis during a protest near the Athens International airport, July 18, 2011. Greek taxi drivers blocked roads to Athens’ airport and main harbour on Monday, holding up thousands of tourists at the start of a two-day protest against plans to liberalize their trade. John Kolesidis/REUTERS. To see more of today’s best photos, click here.