A picture from the International Space Station, provided Saturday by Dutch astronaut Andre Kuipers, shows southern lights between Antarctica and Australia. Photo by Reuters / Andre Kuiper / ESA / Nasa / Press Release
Jacky Naegelen / Reuters Dakar Rally racer blazes trail across Peruvian desert South Africa's Riaan Van Niekerk rides his KTM during the stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Arequipa in Peru to Arica in Chile, on on Jan.
Two people stand in front of the Colosseum during a snowfall in Rome, Italy, Feb. Schools and public offices were closed and snow-removal crews were in place as Rome was on high alert for a second winter blast.
France's David Casteu rides his Yamaha during the Stage 2 of the Dakar Rally in Pisco, Peru, on Jan. The rally will take place in Peru, Argentina and Chile from Jan. 5 to (Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images)
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Antti Rahko stands next to his self-made "Finnjet" during preparations for the Essen Motor Show in Essen, Germany on November The car rolls on eight wheels, offers ten seats, weighs tons and is worth about one million US dollars.