Abbas Alizada calls himself the Afghan Bruce Lee. From the ruins of an iconic bombed-out palace above Kabul, the young Afghan man bearing a striking resemblance to kung fu legend Bruce Lee is high-kicking his way to Internet fame, aiming to show another side to his war-weary nation. Someone get Chuck Norris to pose with this young man.

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Sometimes the name of our site really doesn't go together well with the picture stories we post. We apologise for that. Yesterday Sydney was scene of a hostage situation carried out by a religious extremist and today Pakistan was shaking to it's core by an attack carried out on a school, again, by religious extremists. During this cowardly attack 132 people, mainly students and teachers, were killed. Some of the images in this post can be disturbing to some.

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This is a time lapse, or a time travel of the breathtaking and scenic Arctic Norway by the photographer Fatih M Sahbaz. Behind the video there are tens of thousands of shots that were made over a course of a 4-month-travel in different parts of the North Norway. Mainly Nordland and highlighting the wonderful Lofoten Islands. Via Fatih M Sahbaz

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Here's our selection of coolest or most newsworthy photos from the last seven days. Stay tuned for our selection of the best pictures of 2014 tomorrow.

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