You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. Fools stand on their island of opportunities and look toward another land. There is no other land; there is no other life but this. — Henry David Thoreauasfd.
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Afghan Shiite Muslim devotees flagellate themselves during a morning procession marking the day of Ashura in Kabul. (Haroon Sabawoon / Anadolu Agency) Israeli police detain a Palestinian youth following clashes after Friday prayers in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Wadi al-Joz. Tension in Jerusalem rose on Wednesday after an Israeli baby died and eight other people were hurt when a Palestinian man slammed his car into pedestrians at a Jerusalem light railway stop. (FINBARR O’REILLY / REUTERS) A human skull sits on a concrete block at the National cemetery during a Voodoo ritual that pays tribute to Baron Samdi and the Gede family of spirits during the Day of the Dead celebrations in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. (Dieu Nalio Chery / AP) Smoke rises after an evacuated house was blown up during a military operation by Egyptian security forces in the Egyptian city of Rafah, near the border with southern Gaza Strip. (IBRAHEEM ABU MUSTAFA / REUTERS) Tens of thousands of protesters march accross the Elisabeth Bridge during a rally against a plan by the Hungarian government to tax Internet use from 2015, in Budapest. The rally, the second in three days objecting to the scheme, was also a sign of growing discontent among mostly younger citizens against Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s policies centralizing power and increasing the role of the state to the detriment of private enterprise. (Attila Kisbenedek / AFP – Getty Images) Sheep are herded through Madrid during the annual sheep parade. Shepherds parade the sheep through the city every year in order to exercise their right to use traditional routes to migrate their livestock from northern Spain to winter grazing pasture land in the south. (Susana Vera / Reuters) Anti-government protesters take over the parliament building in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Thousands of protesters marched on Burkina Faso’s presidential palace after burning the parliament building and ransacking state television offices, forcing President Blaise Compaore to scrap a plan to extend his 27-year rule. (Joe Penney / Reuters) Participants throw colored powders as they take part in the Color Run, an international event with the aim of promoting healthy living, in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain. (Marcelo del Pozo / Reuters) Construction crews try to divert lava from Mt. Kilauea from a home in Pahoa, Hawaii. A slow-moving river of molten lava from the Kilauea volcano crept towards residential and farm property on Hawaii’s Big Island on Wednesday, threatening dozens of homes at the edge of a former plantation town. (Marco Garcia / Reuters) The new experimental aircraft, Solar Impulse 2 HB-SIB, flies at night during a test flight with Solar Impulse’s Chief Executive Officer and pilot Andre Borschberg at the airbase in Payerne, Switzerland. (LAURENT GILLIERON / EPA) A Lebanese mother of a soldier who was kidnapped by Islamic State militants and the Nusra Front, is carried by firefighters after she tried to burn herself with fuel, at an open-ended sit-in by families of kidnapped soldiers and policemen, in downtown Beirut. Militants from the Islamic State (ISIS) extremist group seized around 20 soldiers and policemen after overrunning a Lebanese border town in early August. (HUSSEIN MALLA / AP) Dust rises as a herd of camels arrive for the annual cattle fair in Pushkar, in the western Indian state of Rajasthan. (DEEPAK SHARMA / AP) Models wearing masks hold umbrellas as they perform during the Toray Liu Wei Collection segment at China Fashion Week in Beijing. (JASON LEE / REUTERS)