Fireworks light up the Sydney Harbour Bridge during the annual fireworks display to
Fireworks light up the Sydney Harbour Bridge during the annual fireworks display to usher in the new year, early January 1, 2015. More than 10,000 aerial fireworks, 25,000 shooting comets and 100,000 pyrotechnic effects were used during the annual Sydney Harbour New Year's Eve show, with an estimated 1.6 million people watching from along the harbour foreshore, local media reported. REUTERS/Jason Reed (AUSTRALIA - Tags: SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - GM1EACV1N0J01
Two lions are seen at the Lionsrock Big Cat Sanctuary near Bethlehem
Two lions are seen at the Lionsrock Big Cat Sanctuary near Bethlehem April 26, 2010. Lionsrock is run by Four Paws, an international animal welfare organization whose vision is a world without animal suffering. Four Paws also raises awareness regarding the plight of lions in South Africa being bred in captivity for a multi-million rand hunting and tourism industry. REUTERS/Peter Andrews (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: ANIMALS ENVIRONMENT) - GM1E64R0DPN01
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A radio-controlled flying witch makes a test flight past a moon setting into clouds along the pacific ocean in Carlsbad, California in this October 8, 2014 file photo.
The witch is actually a radio controlled airplane powered by an electric motor. The inventor Otto Dieffenbach III invited me to shoot a test flight as he was keen to fly his invention through a full moon.
I have no idea how he makes it fly but it's amazing just to watch, freaky actually. Shooting was a bit of a challenge, as the moon was setting into the ocean fog and there needed to be a slight bit of dawn light for some separation in order to focus on the witch and not the moon. It was only near the end of the 15 minute battery powered flight that it all came together with the flight path, light, focus and timing. - Mike Blake REUTERS/Mike Blake (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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