Asian workers play cricket on their day off in Hamad Town, Bahrain.
A man walks past the outside wall of the 'Art In The Streets' exhibit at the Geffen Contemporary at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles. The exhibit is the first major historical exhibition of graffiti and street art to be organized by an American museum.
With a purr whose volume has been likened to that of a vacuum cleaner, Smokey the Cat, a tabby from England's East Midlands, has been recognized by Guinness World Records in its 'Loudest Purr by a Domestic Cat' category.
'Flying' submarine? British tycoon Richard Branson on Tuesday unveiled the one-man Virgin Oceanic Sub, which is capable of diving seven miles underwater to the deepest points in the ocean.
The idea of the outspoken and off-kilter Charlie Sheen going onto Twitter suggests a public-relations apocalypse. But some media experts say it's a perfect match.
Longest kiss record: In a Valentine's Day contest, several couples broke the previously held longest kiss record, but after 46 hours, only one couple remained. For setting a new longest kiss record the couple won a diamond ring and over $3,000 in prize money.
Raw recruits attend training at an Army recruitment training center in Nonsan, south of Seoul, South Korea.
Chefs pose in Doha, Qatar, on Dec.16, after entering the Guinness Book of World Records for making the largest cake in the world, which is made in the shape of Qatar. The event was organized to mark Qatar winning the hosting rights to soccer's 2022 World Cup. The cake is 24 feet by 12 feet and took 25 cooks 1,176 hours to make.