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A visual reminder of the exceptionally elegant art of swimming. Pictured here, Russia's Kliment Kolesnikov swims the men's 100m #backstroke final at the recent #Glasgow2018 European Championships. Visit the link in our bio for more #swimming photos that are sure to take your breath away. _ 📷: @clive_rose/Getty Images | @gettysport | #GettySport #EC2018 #EuropeanChampionships

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Celebrate #NationalRelaxationDay with Japan’s strangely #chill snow monkeys. Visit the link in our bio to see them lounging in natural hot springs. _ 📷: Koichi Kamoshida/Getty Images | #WildlifeWednesday

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Now that’s one #koalafied mama bear. Visit the link in our bio to see a mother’s love in the #AnimalKingdom. _ 📷: stanciuc/iStock/Getty Images | #Koala #Animals #Wildlife #WildlifeWednesday #MamaBear #🐨

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This salt-water rock pool in Australia gives a whole new meaning to #ombre beach waves. Visit the link in our bio to see how a swimming #pool becomes the stuff of daydreams. _ 📷: jamesphillips/RooM/Getty Images

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With more #bicycles than residents to account for them, #Amsterdam may as well be the bicycle capital of the world. Head over to the link in our bio to get acquainted with the Dutch capital’s distinctive charm and cultural landscape. _ 📷: benstevens/iStock/Getty Images | #TravelTuesday #Travel #Wanderlust #Netherlands #Sunrise

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The annual Perseid meteor shower is one of the most celebrated, spectacular, and predictable #celestial displays. This year, skywatchers who tuned in during peak nights between August 11 and August 13 were treated to the sight of 60 to 70 #meteors per hour screaming across the sky as space rocks entered the Earth's atmosphere. Pictured here, a photographer holds a flashlight up to night sky as #Perseid meteors streak across the sky in Esme district of Usak, #Turkey. Visit the link in our bio to see the most stunning photos of the #meteor shower from around the world. _ 📷: Soner Kilinc/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images | #MeteorShower #Perseids #Stargazing #PerseidMeteorShower

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Multiple fatalities and injuries have been reported in the northern Italian city of #Genoa after a section of a highway #bridge collapsed on Tuesday. Authorities claim a violent storm caused the #collapse of the #Morandi Bridge, which crosses over several roads, homes, and shopping centers, as well as the Polcevera river. Visit the link in our bio for a first look at the devastating scenes. _ 📷: Andrea Leoni/AFP/Getty Images | #MorandiBridge #Rescue #Italy

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Sunbathing in surreality. A man walks a #cow past a sunbather on the sand as part of an art installation on Sydney’s Double Bay Beach. #Surrealist artist Andrew Baines orchestrated the spectacle to give the cows a day of rest and relaxation, and break from the mundane and monotonous regime of milking in #Sydney's affluent eastern suburb of Double Bay. _ 📷: @markkolbe/Getty Images | #Surreal #Sunbathing #Beach #Art #DoubleBay

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"I've long been fascinated by the view through the window of a Humvee," Chris Hondros once shared in an interview, "as it rolls through the cities or deserts of Afghanistan and Iraq. The view affords a paradoxical kind of intimacy ... [F]or a journalist, it's a unique opportunity to observe something much harder to witness while out in the open: Afghans going about their mundane, day-to-day lives. It's a precious window on a world that remains opaque and mysterious to most Americans.” The late Chris Hondros was a great conflict #photographer. But his quieter pictures speak volumes, too. Visit the link in our bio to see a war photographer’s #Afghanistan through a #Humvee window. _ 📷: Chris Hondros/Getty Images | #ChrisHondros #Photojournalism

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A shooting star bursts through the night #sky near the Milky Way in #France’s Pierre-Percée lake area during the annual #Perseid meteor shower. _ 📷: Patrick Hertzog/AFP/Getty Images | #Meteor #MeteorShower #Perseids #MilkyWay #Stargazing

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It’s just another day at the office for this mussel #farmer in Balikesir, Turkey. A thousand tons of #mussels, which are planted on ropes in #sea on February, are collected per year from the farm on summer days. _ 📷: Tahsin Ceylan/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images | #Balikesir #Turkey #Underwater #Faming #Sealife #Marmara

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Happy #WorldElephantDay! Visit the link in our bio to get up close with beautiful animal. _ 📷: Buena Vista Images/The Image Bank/Getty Images | #Elephant #AnimalKingdom #Animals #🐘

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