The Baltimore Ravens win the Super Bowl, a man climbs a hotel and more in this week in photos.
Joe Flacco of the Baltimore Ravens raises the Vince Lombardi Trophy, celebrating a Super Bowl XLVII victory over the San Francisco 49ers in New Orleans.
Decorations hang in Ditan park to celebrate the New Year in Beijing, China. The Lunar New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, falls on Feb. 10th this year.
Punxsutawney Phil is held by groundhog co-handler Ron Ploucha, after Phil didn’t see his shadow, predicting an early spring. About 35,000 people came to watch Phil’s annual forecast at the 127th Groundhog Day Celebration at Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, PA.
Young ballroom dancers from Dancing Classrooms perform in Grand Central Terminal during celebrations for the station’s 100th anniversary on Feb. 1. Grand Central is the world’s largest terminal and 700,000 people pass through each day.
12-year-old Jack DuCoeur, juggles tennis rackets while standing on a giant tennis ball before the second round of the Davis Cup tennis tie in Vancouver.
Hundreds from the Waka Ama (canoe association) crew perform the haka on the beach to celebrate Waitangi Day in Waitangi, New Zealand. The holiday celebrates the signing of a treaty by Maori chiefs and the British Crown, granting the Maori people the rights of British citizens and ownership of their lands and properties.
Revellers dance during the “Ceu na Terra” (Sky on Earth) block party, one of the many carnival parties to take place in the neighborhoods of Rio de Janeiro.
A diver cleans the glass inside an aquarium as a zebra shark swims behind him at “Nausicaa,” an aquarium at the National Sea Experience Centre in Boulogne-sur-Mer, Northern France.
Kobe Bryant of the LA Lakers’ drives past Brooklyn Nets’ Deron Williams during the first quarter of their NBA basketball game in Brooklyn.
Zoo owner, Emmanuel Tangco, holds his snakes in a pool at Malabon zoo in Malabon, Philippines. Lunar New Year marks the Year of the Snake.
A guest sits in his individual “sleepbox” in Moscow’s first micro hostel.
A bishop takes a photo of Pope Benedict XVI during a Wednesday general audience in Paul VI hall at the Vatican.
A model dons a creation by Molina backstage during the International Flamenco Fashion Show in Andalusian, Seville.
Random driftwood and other objects that washed up on the beach were used to make a pirate ship at New Brighton, near Liverpool.
People visit the Van Gogh Alive exhibition in Tel Aviv. The traveling exhibition is a multi-media experience featuring over 2,000 of Van Gogh’s works screened onto many surfaces.
Alain Robert of France, nicknamed “Spiderman,” climbs up the Habana Libre hotel in Havana. Robert scales buildings all over the world without safety equipment and successfully climbed the 413-foot-high hotel.
A Berlinale bear advertises the upcoming 63rd Berlinale film festival in Berlin. The most important awards at the film festival are the Golden Bear and Silver Bear awards.