The annual New Year's Day Polar Bear Swim, a New Year's Eve celebration in Hawaii and more.
Revelers pack Waikiki Beach to watch a fireworks display during New Year celebrations in Hawaii.
Dancers pose for photographs after attempting to break the record for the world's largest burlesque dance in London's Trafalgar Square. The dance troop, made up of Virgin Holiday staff and burlesque enthusiasts, took part in a 5-minute routine.
People stand in Dvortsovaya Square (Palace Square) in central St. Petersburg, Russia, as they watch a New Year laser show in front of the State Hermitage Museum.
A partial solar eclipse is seen next to the Hogalid Church over Stockholm. A sunrise eclipse was seen in Europe Tuesday morning, with the greatest eclipse over Sweden, where about 85 percent of the sun was blocked.
Spain's Rafael Nadal (L) and Roger Federer of Switzerland warm up at the west bay during an exhibition match to promote the city of Doha, one day before the Qatar Open.
A man takes part in the annual New Year's Day Polar Bear Swim from New York's Coney Island.
Workmen put the finishing touches on a large snow sculpture at the 12th Harbin Ice and Snow World display in the city of Harbin, China.
A fisherman arranges a fishing net as his wife paddles their boat on the waters of the Periyar River on the outskirts of the southern Indian city of Kochi.
An aerial view of the submerged runway at Rockhampton Airport in Rockhampton, Australia. Floodwaters peaked at 9.2 meters in central Queensland city. Water levels are expected to remain high for at least a week, preventing residents from returning to their homes.
The Dick Van Patten's Natural Balance Pet Foods, Inc, float participates in the 122nd Annual Tournament of Roses Parade presented by Honda in Pasadena, CA.
Members of the South Philadelphia String Band perform during the 2011 Mummers Parade in Philadelphia, PA. Thousands of people enjoyed the warm weather and watched the parade, which is over 100 years old.