Giant puppets perform on the streets of Liverpool, the Enterprise space shuttle prepares for its final flight, athletes compete in Olympic trials and more.
Elite wheelchair athletes make their way past Westminster during the 2012 Virgin London Marathon on April 22.
Local Florida children and Natural Resources Conservation Service employees prepare to harvest vegetables from the People’s Garden in Brooksville, FL, on Earth Day. In NRCS’s third annual Earth Day celebration, the children also planted a pollinator garden and learned about conservation through hands-on demonstrations.
Lizzie Neave, a member of the Britain Slalom Canoe Team, trains for the Olympics at Lee Valley White Water Centre in London.
A man in Kathmandu carries a portrait of the Dalai Lama after a prayer service to mark the 23rd birthday of the Panchen Lama, the second-highest religious leader in Tibet.
The space shuttle Enterprise -- mounted atop a NASA 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft at Washington Dulles International Airport -- is ready for its flight to New York. The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum will be the final resting place for the retired shuttle.
Golfer Sang-moon Bae takes a shot during the Ballantine's Championship at Blackstone Golf Club in Icheon, South Korea.
Synchronized swimmers Natalia Ischenko and Svetlana Romashina of Russia compete during the FINA Olympic Games Synchronized Swimming Qualification event at the London Aquatics Centre.
A Spanish picador drives a lance into a bull at the Maestranza bullring in Seville, Spain.
Competitors climb the monkey bars in front of the Sydney Harbour Bridge during the 2012 Men's Health Urbanathon.
Richard Varga of Slovakia leads the elite men out of the swim portion of the Ishigaki ITU Triathlon World Cup in Ishigaki, Japan.
The Interni Legacy exhibit on display during Milan Design Week.
A Jeep Wrangler on display during the 2012 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition at the China International Exhibition Center.
Children play on an interactive piece of artwork by Jeremy Deller that’s part of the Glasgow International Festival of Visual Arts in Glasgow, Scotland. Titled “Sacrilege,” the piece is a full-scale inflatable replica of Stonehenge.
Fireworks explode over Jerusalem during celebrations for Israel's Independence Day on April 25.
Royal de Luxe, a French theatre company, takes over the streets of Liverpool, England, to tell a Titanic-inspired story using giant puppets. The 3-day event, entitled the Titanic Sea Odyssey Giant Spectacular, drew crowds of over 500,000 people.
At the Auckland War Memorial Museum, veterans, dignitaries and members of the public mark Australia New Zealand Army Corps Day by remembering those who fought and died for their countries in war.
Taku Awaji (R) of Japan competes against Cheung Siu Lun of Hong Kong in the 2012 Asian Fencing Championships in Wakayama, Japan.
A man guides donkeys through a mountainous road covered by snow after the Srinagar-Leh highway in Zojila, India, was reopened. The highway, which connects Kashmir with Ladakh, has been closed since December due to snow.