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Swimmers prepare to take part in the annual Christmas Day Peter Pan Cup handicap race in the Serpentine river in Hyde Park, in London, UK. (Andrew Winning / Reuters)

Swimmers prepare to take part in the annual Christmas Day Peter Pan Cup handicap race in the Serpentine river in Hyde Park, in London, UK. (Andrew Winning / Reuters)

The nearly-full moon is seen among Christmas lights on 24 December. It will be the first full moon to fall on Christmas day since 1977, in Lenexa, USA. (Charlie Riedel / AP)

The nearly-full moon is seen among Christmas lights. It will be the first full moon to fall on Christmas day since 1977, in Lenexa, USA. (Charlie Riedel / AP)

Egyptian Muslims take part in a ritual marking the birthday of the prophet Muhammad, in Cairo, Egypt. (Ahmed Gomaa / Xinhua Press / Corbis)

Egyptian Muslims take part in a ritual marking the birthday of the prophet Muhammad, in Cairo, Egypt. (Ahmed Gomaa / Xinhua Press / Corbis)

People dressed in Santa outfits attend a charity event to deliver gifts to poorer people, in Seoul, South Korea. (Chung Sung-Jun / Getty Images)

People dressed in Santa outfits attend a charity event to deliver gifts to poorer people, in Seoul, South Korea. (Chung Sung-Jun / Getty Images)

Workers polish a snow sculpture ahead of the annual Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival, in Harbin, China. (Sheng Li / Reuters)

Workers polish a snow sculpture ahead of the annual Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival, in Harbin, China. (Sheng Li / Reuters)

Riot police throw water at students during a demo in demand of free state universities, in Santiago, Chile. (Claudio Reyes / AFP / Getty Images)

Riot police throw water at students during a demo in demand of free state universities, in Santiago, Chile. (Claudio Reyes / AFP / Getty Images)

A two-image composite shows the SpaceX Falcon9 launch, left, and landing, right. A long exposure was used to achieve the effect, in Cape Canaveral, USA. (Michael Seeley / Demotix / Corbis)

A two-image composite shows the SpaceX Falcon9 launch, left, and landing, right. A long exposure was used to achieve the effect, in Cape Canaveral, USA. (Michael Seeley / Demotix / Corbis)

Rescuers continue to search for missing people at the site of a landslide at an industrial park, in Shenzhen, China. (Mao Siqian / Xinhua Press / Corbis)

Rescuers continue to search for missing people at the site of a landslide at an industrial park, in Shenzhen, China. (Mao Siqian / Xinhua Press / Corbis)

Gift-wrapped children take part in a Christmas parade, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Aziz Taher / Reuters)

Gift-wrapped children take part in a Christmas parade, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Aziz Taher / Reuters)

Excavators are seen during rescue operations at an industrial estate hit by a landslide in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China. (KIM KYUNG-HOON / REUTERS)

Excavators are seen during rescue operations at an industrial estate hit by a landslide in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China. (KIM KYUNG-HOON / REUTERS)

Landslide site at an industrial park in Shenzhen, south China's Guangdong Province. Rescue work continues although their chance of survival dims with time. (Lu Hanxin / Xinhua)

Landslide site at an industrial park in Shenzhen, south China’s Guangdong Province. Rescue work continues although their chance of survival dims with time. (Lu Hanxin / Xinhua)

Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, stand around a large banner with Arabic writing that reads,"Muhammed" during the celebration of Moulid Al-Nabi, the birth of Islam's Prophet Muhammad in Sanaa, Yemen. (STRINGER / AP)

Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, stand around a large banner with Arabic writing that reads,”Muhammed” during the celebration of Moulid Al-Nabi, the birth of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad in Sanaa, Yemen. (STRINGER / AP)

Firefighters work to douse the flames at the Portuguese Language Museum in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Andre Penner / AP)

Firefighters work to douse the flames at the Portuguese Language Museum in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Andre Penner / AP)

Acrobat Jordan McKnight performs during the premiere of the Winter program of the Circus Krone in Munich, Germany. (TOBIAS HASE / EPA)

Acrobat Jordan McKnight performs during the premiere of the Winter program of the Circus Krone in Munich, Germany. (TOBIAS HASE / EPA)

Susie Ro Prater leads the Shakti Sings choir as druids, pagans and revelers gather in the center of Stonehenge, hoping to see the sun rise, as they take part in a winter solstice ceremony at the ancient neolithic monument of Stonehenge near Amesbury, in Wiltshire, England. (Matt Cardy / Getty)

Susie Ro Prater leads the Shakti Sings choir as druids, pagans and revelers gather in the center of Stonehenge, hoping to see the sun rise, as they take part in a winter solstice ceremony at the ancient neolithic monument of Stonehenge near Amesbury, in Wiltshire, England. (Matt Cardy / Getty)

Workers rotate bamboo skewered pigs as they are roasted over hot coals in Manila. "Lechon", or roasted pig, has always been regular fare at Philippine festivities, especially during Christmas and New Year celebrations. The Philippine Christmas season runs from December until the second week of January. (Noel Celis / AFP / Getty)

Workers rotate bamboo skewered pigs as they are roasted over hot coals in Manila. “Lechon”, or roasted pig, has always been regular fare at Philippine festivities, especially during Christmas and New Year celebrations. The Philippine Christmas season runs from December until the second week of January. (Noel Celis / AFP / Getty)

A Christian worshiper kisses the silver start which marks the place where Jesus Christ was born in the Grotto at the Church of the Nativity, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. (Majdi Mohammed / AP)

A Christian worshiper kisses the silver start which marks the place where Jesus Christ was born in the Grotto at the Church of the Nativity, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. (Majdi Mohammed / AP)

People take pictures of the statue of Christ the Redeemer illuminated by Brazil-based French lighting designer Gaspare Di Caro reading 'Merry Christmas' at the Corcovado hill in Rio de Janeiro. (AFP / Getty Images)

People take pictures of the statue of Christ the Redeemer illuminated by Brazil-based French lighting designer Gaspare Di Caro reading ‘Merry Christmas’ at the Corcovado hill in Rio de Janeiro. (AFP / Getty Images)

Two naked sculptures climbing on a wall in Jinan, capital of east China's Shandong Province. A previous version of the naked sculpture was demolished soon after it went viral on Chinese social media in 2014. (Imaginechina / REX)

Two naked sculptures climbing on a wall in Jinan, capital of east China’s Shandong Province. A previous version of the naked sculpture was demolished soon after it went viral on Chinese social media in 2014. (Imaginechina / REX)

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