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Jul 23

This lightning was no joke in Chicago during a late June thunderstorm.
(Photo: Barry Butler, Your Take)

This lightning was no joke in Chicago during a late June thunderstorm.

(Photo: Barry Butler, Your Take)

The setting sun illuminates a layer of stratocumulus clouds during the winter season in Huntington, N.Y. 
(Photo: Jared Kay, Your Take)

The setting sun illuminates a layer of stratocumulus clouds during the winter season in Huntington, N.Y.

(Photo: Jared Kay, Your Take)

Happy National Hot Dog Day!

Happy National Hot Dog Day!

Holy Birthday, Batman! The caped crusader turns 75 today. Wonder if he got a bat-cake to celebrate …

Holy Birthday, Batman! The caped crusader turns 75 today. Wonder if he got a bat-cake to celebrate …

Jul 22

HBD

HBD

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Happy Birthday, Prince George! Isn’t the future king just adorable?
(Photo: John Stillwell/AFP/Getty Images)

Happy Birthday, Prince George! Isn’t the future king just adorable?

(Photo: John Stillwell/AFP/Getty Images)

Jul 21

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‘I Love Summer’, A Series of High-Speed Photos of People Emerging From a Water Slide

laughingsquid:

‘I Love Summer’, A Series of High-Speed Photos of People Emerging From a Water Slide

"For me, this was a team effort, I’m going to receive it. But it’s not going to be mine. We did it together. No one guy carried that day." Army staff sergeant Ryan Pitts received the Medal of Honor Monday for his bravery during what President Obama called one of the fiercest battles of the entire war in Afghanistan. After his outpost came under heavy attack in 2008, the paratrooper became the sole survivor, continuing to defend the post even after all his fellow paratroopers had fallen.
(Photo: Jack Gruber, USA TODAY) 
Post updated to correct Army staff sergeant Ryan Pitt’s title.

"For me, this was a team effort, I’m going to receive it. But it’s not going to be mine. We did it together. No one guy carried that day." Army staff sergeant Ryan Pitts received the Medal of Honor Monday for his bravery during what President Obama called one of the fiercest battles of the entire war in Afghanistan. After his outpost came under heavy attack in 2008, the paratrooper became the sole survivor, continuing to defend the post even after all his fellow paratroopers had fallen.

(Photo: Jack Gruber, USA TODAY) 

Post updated to correct Army staff sergeant Ryan Pitt’s title.

Heat is the most deadly weather situation.

Heat is the most deadly weather situation.