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“A huge wasp measuring 2.5 inches in length, visiting the banana tree in my front yard”. (Photo and comment by John Matzick, USA/2013 Sony World Photography Awards via The Atlantic)

Racegoers react as they leave after the second day of the Grand National meeting at Aintree, northern England April 5, 2013. (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Reuters)

A visitor looks at a sculpture entitled “Young Couple, 2013” by artist Ron Mueck during the press day for his exhibition at the Fondation Cartier pour lart contemporain in Paris April 15, 2013. The exhibition will run from April 16 to September 29, 2013. (Photo by Charles Platiau/Reuters)

“Hello! My name is Kindra, and photography, over the last six months has become a happily all-consuming activity for me. Through my photos and creation of them, I escape into another world entirely, and then share that world with others. It brings me unending amounts of joy, and I never plan to stop!”. – Kindra Nikole

German photographer Markus Reugels. Using large satellite photos as a backdrop and a high speed camera he captures the background’s refraction through water drops. The perfectly timed shots result in these spherical representations of the Earth, Moon and Jupiter. See much more of his work here and also here. Thanks Markus for sharing your work with Colossal!

“Sometimes i feel like photographers have uncovered a special secret. A crazy, amazing, and beautiful secret. The key to truly living. All i want is to be alive”. – Karrah Kobus

A man is seen wrapped with pythons, some which include the Albino Burmese Python, as part of a show celebrating the coming Year of the Snake in the Chinese calendar, while spectators look on, in Malabon city, north of Manila, Philippines, December 28, 2012. (Photo by Romeo Ranoco/Reuters)

Performers dressed as medieval knights joust at Knebworth House in Hertfordshire April 1, 2013. Knebworth House, a stately home of the Lytton family since 1490, hosted The Knights Of Royal England in their first medieval jousting tournament of the season. (Photo by Olivia Harris/Reuters)

Young Slovak men dressed in traditional costumes pour a bucket with cold water over a woman as part of Easter celebrations in the village of Trencianska Tepla, 145 km north of Bratislava on April 1, 2013. Slovakia's men traditionally splash women with water and hit them with a willow to evoke youth, strength and beauty for the upcoming spring season. (Photo by Samuel Kubani/AFP Photo)