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Amherst, New Hampshire

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A woman pushes a stroller around Dream Lake amid fall foliage in Amherst, New Hampshire, on Oct. 13, 2015.

Chandigarh, India

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Girls wearing turbans wave as they take part in celebrations to mark the International Day of the Girl Child at a school in Chandigarh, India, on Oct. 12, 2015.

The Chronarium Sleep Lab, Singapore

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People rest in hammocks as they experience the Chronarium Sleep Lab, a public sleep laboratory presented in audiovisual environment by British group Loop.pH during the Festival of Tech in Singapore on Oct. 12, 2015. The installation, inspired by chronobiology or biological rhythms, makes use of sound and artificial lighting to help the brain develop a deep relaxation and rest over a 15 minute period. According to the group, the laboratory explores the role of public space and use of technology in helping people cope with insufficient sleep in modern city life.

London, England

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Visitors walk through an installation by artist Ann Veronica Janssens titled Yellowblupink during a press preview at the Wellcome Collection on Oct. 14, 2015, in London. The installation launches the Wellcome Collection’s State of Mind exhibition and consists of a room filled with mist colored by different lights. The show opens to the public on Oct. 15 and runs until Jan. 3, 2016.

Berlin, Germany

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Porn actresses take a break at the Venus erotic fair in Berlin on Oct. 15, 2015.

Ciudad Juarez, Mexico

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A keeper feeds a 4-week-old jaguar while presenting it to the media at a zoo in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, on Oct. 14, 2015.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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A girl reacts as a headscarf is tied on her head during a procession on the second day of the Chinese Nine Emperor Gods Festival in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Oct. 14, 2015. The Nine Emperor Gods Festival welcomes the emperor gods that live in the stars under the reign of “Thien Hou,” or the “Queen of Heaven,” who brings good fortune, longevity, and good health. Some devotees stay at a temple during the nine-day Taoist celebration, beginning on the eve of the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar, consume vegetarian meals, and recite continuous prayers.

Orland Park, Illinois

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Visitors pray over the remains of St. Maria Goretti, displayed at St. Francis Assisi Church on Oct. 14, 2015, in Orland Park, Illinois. Goretti, the youngest canonized saint in the Catholic Church, was murdered during an attempted rape by Alessandro Serenelli in 1902. The nearly complete skeletal remains are encased in a wax statue and displayed in a glass-sided casket. The remains are on their first-ever tour of the United States.

Ankara, Turkey

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The blood-covered hand of a victim is seen at the blast scene after an explosion during a peace march in Ankara, Turkey, on Oct. 10, 2015. The Turkish health minister says that 86 people were killed and 186 were wounded in twin bomb blasts outside the main train station in the Turkish capital, where people were gathering for a peace march.

Yangon, Myanmar

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A client creates handprints before a palm reading at astrologer San Zarni Bo’s office on Oct. 10, 2015, in Yangon, Myanmar. Astrology and fortunetelling are very popular in Myanmar and famous astrologers count politicians, military brass, and business leaders among their clients. San Zarni Bo, one of Myanmar’s most famous astrologers, predicts that Aung San Suu Kyi will assume a leading position in the government in the upcoming elections on Nov. 8, though he also predicts a possible postponement.

Manhattan, New York

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Micah Lee, dressed as Edward Scissorhands, applies makeup in the men’s room on Day 2 of New York Comic Con in Manhattan on Oct. 9, 2015.

Stockholm, Sweden

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Refugees play basketball outside their shelter in Sundbyberg, where refugees are waiting to be granted asylum, northwest of Stockholm on Oct. 13, 2015.