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"Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm." - President Abraham Lincoln #PresidentsDay
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It’s a twister!🌪️⛸️🇺🇸 — No spin was needed in describing @adaripp’s stunning Olympic debut. | February 11, 2018 | 📷: @allsportsnapper | #GettySport #gettyatthegames
#olympics #winterolympics #pyeongchang2018 #skating #figureskating #iceskating #adamrippon #tornado #panning #pyeongchang


Jumping into the long weekend like…
A Rocky Mountain bighorn #sheep leaps over a fence in Almont, Colorado. Named for its curling #horns, the animal was designated the official state animal of #Colorado in 1961.
Explore more of the animal kingdom ➡️
📷: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images | #FridayFeeling #TGIF #WeekendVibes



A man prays with incense sticks to celebrate the Lunar New Year, marking the Year of the Dog, at the Longhua temple in #Shanghai. The Lunar New Year falls on February 16 this year, with celebrations in #China scheduled to last for a week. -
📷: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images | February 16, 2018 | #LunarNewYear #ChineseNewYear #YearoftheDog


Thought to be one of the oldest domestic #cat breeds, Van cats — named after the Lake Van region of East Turkey that they call home — are distinguished by their long legs, snow-white coats, and amber or pale blue #eyes (sometimes hauntingly mismatched because of a genetic condition called heterochromia). -
📷: Chris McGrath | #vancats #animalkingdom


50 years ago, the Beatles went to India looking for enlightenment. While there, they found a new sound.
Picture here, the #Beatles and their wives in #Rishikesh, India with their spiritual guru, the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.
See the story ➡️
📷: Hulton Archive | #tbt #ThrowbackThursday



Celebrate Valentine’s Day with this classic photo of Marilyn Monroe. Follow @photos_dot_com for a curated collection of your favorite stars #valentines


Flynn For The Win!
A Bichon Frise wins Best in Show at this year’s Westminster Dog Show.
📷: Drew Angerer | #WKCDogShow #FlynnTheBichon #puppylove #FTW


Lovebugs ❤️
Leaf cutting ants deliver red #love hearts to their queen in their nest at Blair Drummond Safari Park.
📷: Andrew Milligan/PA Images | #ValentinesDay #heart #❤️



Need to get away? Escape to the incredibly remote and extraordinarily beautiful Easter Island.
Population: 5,000 (plus some 900 giant stone statues 🗿)
📷: Marko Stavric/Moment | #TravelTuesday


Peggy Fleming recalls her journey to the Olympic moment of a lifetime: “To win gold in a glamorous sport like figure skating — it was like, ‘The simple girl wins the Olympics!’" But for many in the famously tight-knit (if intensely competitive) sport, the moment represented far more than a lone victory at the Games. For U.S. figure skating, Fleming's win was, in a real sense, the start of a new era. A rebirth.
Find the full story on
📷: von der Becke / Ullstein Bild / Getty Images


What does your #gold medal 🥇 face look like? See the stories ➡️
#TeamUSA #PyeongChang2018 #goldmedal #winterolympics



In the past five decades, no one has consistently rocked @thegarden harder than The Rolling Stones. Today marks the 50th anniversary of this iconic arena. Swipe ⬅️ to see some of their most memorable moments.
📷: Bettmann Archive | Ron Pownall/Corbis | Michael Ochs Archives


People walk in the snow-covered gardens of the Palace of Versailles. Exceptionally heavy snowfall brought public transport in Paris and surrounding regions to a near halt earlier this week, spelling misery for commuters after hundreds were forced to abandon their cars to sleep in emergency shelters.| February 7, 2018 | 📷: Christophe Simon/AFP/Getty Images


Follow @gettyFlashback for more moments from the past like this one from the top of the Statue of Liberty in New York in 1930. | 📷: Fox Photos/Getty Images



“If a man can bridge the gap between life and death, if he can live on after he's dead, then maybe he was a great man.” - James Dean would have celebrated his 86th birthday today.
Follow ➡️ @photos_dot_com for some wall decor inspiration.


People visit a lantern show at underground cave dwellings in Sanmenxia, China. Preparations are underway for the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year, the Year of the dog on the lunar calendar, which falls on February 16.| February 5, 2018 | 📷: VCG #GettyImagesNews


Starlings perform their traditional dance near the city of Rahat, in the Negev desert. | February 4, 2018 | 📷: Menhem Kahana/AFP #GettyImagesNews



The super blue blood moon seen earlier this week from Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway. | January 31, 2018.| 📷: Heiko Junge/AFP


Around 2.98 billion trips will be made during the 40-day Spring Festival travel rush as people begin to prepare for the upcoming Chinese New Year.| January 31, 2018 | 📷: VCG via #GettyImagesNews


Helen Mirren at the ‘Winchester' psychic reading in support of the film's opening in Los Angeles, California. It is her latest film, a horror movie set near San Francisco. | February 1, 2018. | 📷: Charley Gallay/Getty Images for CBS Films


Last seen from Australia in December 1983, a Super Blue Blood Moon is the result of three lunar phenomena happening all at once. Not only is it the second full moon in January, but the moon will also be close to its nearest point to Earth on its orbit, and be totally eclipsed by the Earth's shadow. This photo was captured today in Lancelin, Australia. | January 31, 2018 | 📷: Paul Kane #GettyimagesNews


Water buffalo and horses are seen in a thermal spring in the village of Budakli in Guroymak district, Bitlis, Turkey.Despite the freezing cold, villagers bring their horses and water buffalos to thermal springs to wash and care them. | January 28, 2018 | Ali Ihsan Ozturk / Anadolu #GettyImagesNews


Razvan Militaru of Romania competes in the Men's 1000m during the ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating at Olympiaworld Ice Rink in Innsbruck, Austria. | January 27, 2018.| 📷: Joosep Martinson ISU @gettysport


Dancer Yang Liping performs during the dance drama 'Peacock of Winter' at Tianjin Grand Theatre in Tianjin, China | January 29, 2018 | 📷: Tong Yu/China News Service/VCG


A rhesus monkey looks at the snow at Zhengzhou Zoo, Henan Province of China. | January 27, 2018 | 📷: VCG #GettyImagesNews


This photo shows an illuminated Eiffel Tower, next to the Seine River, with water levels raised to the height of the Zouave statue of the Pont d'Alma bridge. The Seine continued to rise over the weekend, flooding streets and putting museums on an emergency footing as record rainfall pushed rivers over their banks across northeastern France. | 📷: Georffroy Van Der Hasselt @AFPPhoto #GettyImagesNews


Dragons and fireworks at the carnival 'Nit del Foc' in Vilaseca village, Spain. | January 20, 2018 | Celestino Arce | NurPhoto #Gettyimagesnews


Sheep get ready for their close-up on a snowy day in Thornhill, Scotland. | January 19, 2018 | 📷: @mitchelljeff #Gettyimagesnews


Aerial view of the Yang Gong Causeway on West Lake after a heavy snowfall in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province of China. | January 26, 2018 | 📷: VCG #GettyImagesNews