It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets. – Voltaire.

A caiman in the Amazon wearing a crown of butterflies on its head, a photo that won the 2016 Royal Society Publishing photography competition. (Mark Cowan)

A caiman in the Amazon wearing a crown of butterflies on its head, a photo that won the 2016 Royal Society Publishing photography competition. (Mark Cowan)

Fireworks during the closing ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games at the Maracanã stadium, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Simon Bruty for OIS / IOC)

Fireworks during the closing ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games at the Maracanã stadium, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Simon Bruty for OIS / IOC)

Rehab Sidiqi, a trustee of the charity Women for Refugee Women and originally from Afghanistan, stands in London’s Parliament Square among 2,500 lifejackets worn by refugees who crossed from Turkey to the Greek island of Chois, in London, UK. (Stefan Wermuth / Reuters)

Rehab Sidiqi, a trustee of the charity Women for Refugee Women and originally from Afghanistan, stands in London’s Parliament Square among 2,500 lifejackets worn by refugees who crossed from Turkey to the Greek island of Chois, in London, UK. (Stefan Wermuth / Reuters)

Posters for parliamentary candidates fill the streets ahead of the country’s general election this week, in Madaba, Jordan. (Muhammad Hamed / Reuters)

Posters for parliamentary candidates fill the streets ahead of the country’s general election this week, in Madaba, Jordan. (Muhammad Hamed / Reuters)

Spectators watch a tidal bore as it travels down the Qiantang river, in Haining, China. (Imaginechina / Rex / Shutterstock)

Spectators watch a tidal bore as it travels down the Qiantang river, in Haining, China. (Imaginechina / Rex / Shutterstock)

Satellite towers and crosses silhouetted against a full moon, in Cali, Colombia. (Jaime Saldarriaga / Reuters)

Satellite towers and crosses silhouetted against a full moon, in Cali, Colombia. (Jaime Saldarriaga / Reuters)

Activists scuffle with police during a protest rally in front of the US embassy, in Manila, Philippines. (Francis R. Malasig / EPA)

Activists scuffle with police during a protest rally in front of the US embassy, in Manila, Philippines. (Francis R. Malasig / EPA)

A woman runs from teargas after clashes with riot police during a march to demonstrate against the new labour law, in Nantes, France. (Stephane Mahe / Reuters)

A woman runs from teargas after clashes with riot police during a march to demonstrate against the new labour law, in Nantes, France. (Stephane Mahe / Reuters)

Members of a fire dragon dance team wind through narrow streets during the an annual mid-autumn festival, in Hong Kong, China. (Isaac Lawrence / AFP / Getty Images)

Members of a fire dragon dance team wind through narrow streets during the an annual mid-autumn festival, in Hong Kong, China. (Isaac Lawrence / AFP / Getty Images)

Devotees immerse an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh in the Sabarmati river on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, in Ahmedabad, India. (Amit Dave / Reuters)

Devotees immerse an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh in the Sabarmati river on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, in Ahmedabad, India. (Amit Dave / Reuters)

Hindu participate in a procession towards the Arabian Sea where a giant Ganesha will be immersed on the final day of the 10-day long Ganesha Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, India. (Rafiq Maqbool / AP)

Hindu participate in a procession towards the Arabian Sea where a giant Ganesha will be immersed on the final day of the 10-day long Ganesha Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, India. (Rafiq Maqbool / AP)

Syrian men carrying babies make their way through the rubble of destroyed buildings following a reported air strike on the rebel-held Salihin neighborhood of the northern city of Aleppo, Syria. (AMEER ALHALBI / AFP - Getty Images)

Syrian men carrying babies make their way through the rubble of destroyed buildings following a reported air strike on the rebel-held Salihin neighborhood of the northern city of Aleppo, Syria. (AMEER ALHALBI / AFP – Getty Images)

Regas Woods, of the United States, after competing in round 1, second heat, of the men's 100-meter T42 athletics event during the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Mauro Pimentel / AP)

Regas Woods, of the United States, after competing in round 1, second heat, of the men’s 100-meter T42 athletics event during the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Mauro Pimentel / AP)

Yoga enthusiasts practice yoga at Yueyan Cave in Daoxian, China. (Reuters)

Yoga enthusiasts practice yoga at Yueyan Cave in Daoxian, China. (Reuters)

Muslims attend a morning prayer to mark Eid al-Adha in Moscow, Russia. (Alexander Utkin / AFP / Getty)

Muslims attend a morning prayer to mark Eid al-Adha in Moscow, Russia. (Alexander Utkin / AFP / Getty)

PETA supporters lie with fake blood as they protest animal cruelty and the consumption of meat, in Frankfurt, Germany. (Michael Probst / AP)

PETA supporters lie with fake blood as they protest animal cruelty and the consumption of meat, in Frankfurt, Germany. (Michael Probst / AP)

 

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