The iPhone 5 makes its debut and the Space-Shuttle-Program era draws to a close in this week in photos.
Lampshades are the latest fashion statement? Not quite. These performance artists from Kitsch & Sync Collective entertained visitors at the first ever Number 6. Festival in the village of Portmeirion in North Wales. The festival is named after the cult 1960’s series “The Prisoner,” which was filmed there.
Continuing their Diamond Julbilee Tour across Southeast Asia, William and Kate enjoy a traditional meal at Tausoa Lima Falekaupule in Tuvalu.
Eager customers wanting to be the first to get their hands on the highly anticipated iPhone 5, wait outside the Apple store in Manhattan on Thursday for the Friday release.
Flying over the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, NASA makes its final ferry flight in the Space-Shuttle-Program era, carrying Endeavor to its new home at the California Space Center in LA.
Burberry takes on a more glamorous edge and reveals their new colorful trench coats that sway from the distinctive tartan design, on Day 4 of London Fashion Week.
Foodies attend “Cultivate Chicago,” a culinary celebration with food, leaders, and music, presented by Chipotle in Lincoln Park on Sept. 15.
Two Gallants perform during the Americana Music Festival in Nashville. The festival hosts 100 performers in 4 nights in Nashville, a must attend event for music lovers.
A man bravely dances on top of a portable shrine to the music of flutes, bells, and Taiko drums, during the Kishiwada Danjiri Festival in Japan. The festival was started 300 years ago to pray for good harvest.
“Respect for the Aged Day” in Japan brings out the young and the old to exercise using these wooden dumbbells at a temple in Tokyo.
And they’re off! Athletes dive in and begin the first stage of the 2012 Beijing International Triathlon at Qinglong lake park Fengtai District.
The annual Alphorn Festival brings performers and fans to the western Austrian village of Baad.
The 150th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam from the Civil War brought Union soldier re-enactors to partake in the Battle of Bloody Lane, in Sharpsburg, MD. The Battle of Antietam is the bloodiest battle in American history and lead to Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation.
Jonathan Tiernan-Locke of Great Britain crosses the finish line during the eighth and final stage of the Tour of Britain in Guildford, England. Tiernan-Locke came in first place overall.
Shop owner, Herbert Lipah, is happy to show off a selection of Lederhosen shorts at his store. Shoppers can find lederhosen that are over 100 years old in his Lederhosenwahnsinn in Moosach, Munich, just in time for the start of Oktoberfest.
These young motorists attend a “mini drivers” learning session at the Goodwood Revival 2012 in Chichester, UK. No speeding!