HT: Paul Kedrosky.
A giant mechanical spider, part of a piece of free theater by French company La Machine entitled "Les Mecaniques Servants", walks along the waterfront in Liverpool, England.
A bull sarcophagus in which a member of the Ubud royal family was cremated burns during the funeral ceremony in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
A man in a traditional "Perchten" costume performs during an Austrian league soccer match in Ried, Austria
The Guizer Jarl is silhouetted as members of his Viking Squad walk around a long boat with burning torches during the annual Up Helly Aa Festival
Lightning bolts appear above and around the Chaiten volcano, as it began its first eruption in thousands of years
The moon and stars light up Mount Everest, also known as Qomolangma, as seen from near Everest Base Camp in the Tibet Autonomous Region
Images of books on shelves are seen projected on the walls of the Tower of David in Jerusalem's Old City