An impressive iceberg arrived in Newfoundland’s Goose Cove in mid-July. “Icebergs float in from Greenland,” said the photographer, Gene Patey. This one briefly blocked the town’s harbor before breaking apart and melting, “but the fishermen took their chances.” (Photo: Gene Patey)
In this image made available July 25, 2011 by the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG), an aerial photo of the London 2012 Olympic Stadium to mark “1 year to go to the Olympic Games” is seen in London. The number one mown into the grass in the Olympic Stadium indicates the start the celebrations for the “1 year to go” milestone. (AP Photo/LOCOG, Anthony Charlton)
Saturn’s moon Enceladus, imaged at high phase, shows off its spectacular water ice plumes emanating from its south polar region in this image captured by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft. (Photo: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute)
Visitors dressed as DC Comics’ (L to R) Hourman, Atom and Flash walk during the 40th annual Comic Con Convention in San Diego July 24, 2009. The convention runs from July 23 to July 26. (REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni)
In this photo taken Tuesday, July 19, 2011, a leopard attacks a forest guard as another runs for cover at Prakash Nagar village near Salugara, on the outskirts of Siliguri, India. The leopard strayed into the village area and attacked several villagers, including at least four guards, before being caught by forest officials, according to news reports. The leopard, which suffered injuries caused by knives and batons, died later in the evening at a veterinary center. No people were killed in the attacks. (AP Photo)
Members of the Salina South High School soccer team work out for conditioning training early Wednesday, July 20, 2011, in Salina, Kansas, to beat the heat of the day. The temperature is expected to reach 106 degrees in the Salina area. (AP Photo/Salina Journal, Tom Dorsey)
A woman returned from vacation to discover the imprint of an owl on her window. Resident Sally Arnold reports the bird was not found nearby so it was likely not harmed in the incident. The image was created due to “powder down” which is a protective substance on new feathers. (Photo: Sally Arnold)
President Barack Obama shakes the prosthetic hand of U.S. Army Sgt. First Class Leroy Arthur Petry of Santa Fe, N.M., who received the Medal of Honor for his valor in Afghanistan in a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, July 12, 2011. Petry lost his right hand as he tossed aside a live grenade during a 2008 firefight in Afghanistan, sparing the lives of his fellow Army Rangers. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
Kids run into the mud pit during the annual Mud Day in Westland, Mich., Tuesday, July 12, 2011. Wayne County mixes more than 200 tons of topsoil and over 20,000 gallons of water to ensure that the mud is just right. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
A model walks the runway during the Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2011/2012 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on July 4, 2011 in Paris, France. This was 27-year old designer Iris van Herpen’s Paris debut of her futuristic designs. She employs unusual techniques and equipment for her work with materials such as leather, rubber, plastic and metal. Other designs included a vest fashioned from metal piping and white plastic dress. (Photo by Victor Boyko/Getty Images)