The world we live in in 30 pix. Hoping to make this a new feature on the site. You can always send us you pictures if you want them featured in this segment.

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National Park Service handout photo shows Mount McKinley in Alaska. Handout ./Reuters

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A student from the University of Indonesia descends into Jomblang cave at Gunungkidul district. Dwi Oblo/Reuters

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Local residents watch as sediment-laden flood water gushes through the Xiaolangdi Dam on the Yellow River in Luoyang. Carlf Zhang/Reuters

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A double rainbow appears after a heavy monsoon storms over Nipton Road in Searchlight Nevada. Gene Blevins/Reuters

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Woman stands between sunflowers near Gachenbach. Michaela Rehle/Reuters

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A storm cloud begins to dump rain as it passes over the Brooklyn borough of New York. Lucas Jackson/Reuters

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A meteor streaks past stars in the night sky over the village of Kuklici, known for its hundreds of naturally formed stones which resembles human beings, near Kratovo. Ognen Teofilovski/Reuters

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A Panamanian Golden frog is seen inside an exhibition glass during the Golden Frog Day in the Nispero Zoo at the Valle de Anton. Carlos Jasso/Reuters

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King penguin swims in pool at zoo in Zurich. Michael Buholzer/Reuters

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An elephant walks in Serengeti National Park. Noor Khamis/Reuters

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Ecuador's Tungurahua volcano spews large clouds of gas. Stringer ./Reuters

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Lightning strikes over a house during a thunderstorm in the northern Swiss town of Muellheim. Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

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Lion cub rests at Tanzania's Serengeti National Park. Noor Khamis/Reuters

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Statue of Virgin Mary stands in yard of house flooded by Hurricane Isaac in La Place. Lee Celano/Reuters

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Houses are submerged in flood waters after a Hurricane Isaac levee breach in Braithwaite. Sean Gardner/Reuters

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A Rufous-tailed hummingbird flies in a garden in San Francisco, near Bogota. Jose Gomez/Reuters

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Villagers walk through a dry dam as a result of a long drought period that hit the area in Bojonegoro. Sigit Pamungkas/Reuters

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The owner of a farm fights against the active front of a forest fire near Mengualde. Rafael Marchante/Reuters

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The planet Venus makes a transit as a person watches the sun set over the Great Salt Lake outside Salt Lake City. Jim Urquhart/Reuters

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A woman paddles on a surfboard on a sunny summer evening on Lake Zurich. Christian Hartmann/Reuters

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A river runs through a valley near Moose Pond. POOL New/Reuters

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The flowers of a blooming yellow Lapacho tree are seen in Canindeyu. Jorge Adorno/Reuters

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Hills are reflected in waters of Yenisei River in the Siberian Taiga district outside Krasnoyarsk. Ilya Naymushin/Reuters

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Yawalapiti native holds yellow-spotted black stingray he speared in Tuatuari River during this year's Quarup in Xingu National Park. Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters

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Oil slick flows at the base of a lone tree at Bodo creek, outside Nigeria's oil hub city of Port Harcourt. Akintunde Akinleye/Reuters

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Dark clouds cover the sky in downtown Shanghai. Aly Song/Reuters

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A Loggerhead turtle hatchling makes its way to the surf at Myrtle Beach State Park in Myrtle Beach. Randall Hill/Reuters

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A Kashmiri girl rows a kayak in Dal Lake covered by aquatic plants in Srinagar. Fayaz Kabli/Reuters

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Policemen gesture to a driver stranded in a car on a flooded road as waves are whipped up by typhoon Bolaven in Qingdao. China Daily China Daily Information Corp - CDIC/Reuters

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A forest fire burns out of control in the Vilaflor municipality in the southern part of Tenerife island, a part of Spain's Canary Islands. Santiago Ferrero/Reuters

Sep 11, 2012