Buddhist monks at play, fishing in 2014 Olympics host city Sochi, Russia and more.
Buddhist novice monk Kyaw Thiha plays during heavy rainfall at Shin Ohtama Tharya monastery in Yangon. Entering monkhood is a rite of passage for many Myanmar boys, although most of them spend a few days to a few months rather than as a lifetime commitment.
Local residents fish in the Russian Black sea town of Sochi. Sochi will host the 2014 Winter Olympics.
In this handout provided by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), NASA space shuttle Endeavour is backdropped by a nighttime view of Earth and a starry sky while docked to the International Space Station (ISS). After 20 years, 25 missions and more than 115 million miles in space, Endeavour is on the last leg of its final flight before being retired and donated to the California Science Center in Los Angeles.
US Navy, Coast Guard and Marines participate in Travel Channel's new show Sand Masters, whose artists created a 60-ton sand salute to honor our US military in the heart of New York City's Times Square. In celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Naval Aviation during Fleet Week 2011, the final reveal was hosted Sunday, May 29, 2011.
Swansea Manager Brendan Rodgers is thrown in the air by his players after winning the npower Championship Playoff Final football game between Reading and Swansea City at Wembley Stadium in London, England.
Isaiah, a 10-year-old Chihuahua dressed as Gen. George Patton and owned by Buddy Sours of Browntown, VA, joins thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts and military veterans in the Pentagon parking lot before the start of "Rolling Thunder" rally in Arlington, Virginia. Isaiah has more than 45,000 miles on a motorcycle and this is his sixth year participating in Rolling Thunder.
A lantern dedicated to victims of the earthquake and tsunami disaster that struck Japan floats on the water during the Na Lei Aloha Lantern Floating event held by the Shinnyo-en Buddhist at Ala Moana beach park on Memorial Day in Honolulu, HI. The event is held in honor of those killed by war, natural disasters and health reasons.
Scott Dixon of New Zealand, driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Dallara Honda, leads the field at the start of the IZOD IndyCar Series Indianapolis 500 Mile Race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, IN.
Competitors in the Minimal Regatta paddle in their watercraft at the Historic Seaport in Key West, FL. Rules for the wacky Memorial Day weekend contest required each team to build a boat out of a 4-by-8-ft sheet of plywood, 2 8-ft-long 2-by-4 boards, a roll of duct tape, one pound of fasteners and epoxy paint.
Contestants line up for the Memorial Day bodybuilding contest at Muscle Beach in Venice, Los Angeles, CA. The bodybuilding contest is held annually during the Memorial Day weekend.
A month and half old female Asiatic elephant walks in Ostrava Zoo in the Czech Republic.
Contestants wearing traditional Bavarian folk costumes specific to their region compete in the Schuhplattler style of Bavarian folk dancing for the Bavarian Lion Award at the Huosigau Heimat and Folklore Society in Weilheim, Germany. Schuhplattler dancing calls for the male partner to integrate jumps and slaps to his knees, calves and soles of his shoes into a dance that is based on a three quarter rhythm.
Barbora Spotakova of Czech Republic competes in the women's javelin throw at the IAAF World Challenge Ostrava Golden Spike meeting in Ostrava.
Children of migrant workers dance during a performance to celebrate International Children's Day at a kindergarten in Kunming, Yunnan province, China.