Photo of the Day: Cold War continues

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Photo by Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin both looking a little cranky at the G8 Summit in Northern Ireland on June 17, 2013.

One week later, Putin takes no action when Edward Snowden arrives at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport. Snowden’s current whereabouts are unknown.

No leader looked particularly happy after the G8 Summit in this ominous photo:

Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Cool Photo of the Day

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A light projection onto the Supreme Court Building. This week the Court hears arguments on potentially landmark cases involving same-sex marriage.

Cool Photo of the Day

Photo by Giralt
Photo by Giralt

In Hawaii, the three nights of Lā’au moon were associated with trees and plants. Planting of certain types of fruit were discouraged during this period because they would be woody instead of tender, though other types of plantings could occur. This period was also an important time for the healers to go out and locate herbs for medicines. On Lā’au Kū Kahi, the moon has waned so much that the sharp points of its horns can once more be seen.