National Geographic Magazine chose its winners from the Travel Photo Contest 2014. Source: National Geographic
Can you believe it’s already August? We can’t either. So before you start worrying about where the summer has gone, check out these 13 photos that represent all of July’s major stories from around the web. While July was full of many joyous occasions, there was also a fair amount of negative news, as conflicts and fighting in various parts of the world escalates. We cover the top stories in these twelve photos of July.
Artists installed a jellyfish tank into an unsuspecting neighborhood in Liverpool. Source: This is Colossal
Germany won the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Source: Soccer Lenz
Disney released photos for their upcoming movie Into the Woods, which weaves a number of Disney characters like Rapunzel, Red Riding Hood and Cinderella into one tale.
Source: The Wrap
Pro-Russian rebels shot down a Ukrainian plane killing dozens. Source: NY Daily News
The first-ever International Drone Photography Awards announced their top winners. Source: Fubiz
Everyone’s favorite royal baby, Prince George, celebrated his first birthday on July 22nd. Source: News First
The world celebrates the first Nelson Mandela day since the anti-apartheid leader’s tragic passing. Source: Nelson Mandela Foundation
Tensions rise as the Israel-Gaza conflict escalates, killing hundreds of men, women and children. Source: Altahrir
Owners gave terminally-ill Labrador, Duke, the best day ever before putting him to sleep. A professional photographer captured the emotional day. Source: Huffington Post
Tennis player Petra Kvitova wins the 2014 Wimbledon tournament. Source: NDTV Sports
BuzzFeed published the saddest (and most hilarious) collection of dogs who had been stung by bees. Source: BuzzFeed