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ONTD_Political's PotD: September 29, 2010.



Epic picspam of the last days of summer from around the world.




Two children play on bales of straw in a field in Petersdorf, eastern Germany, while the sun sets behind a red-colored sky on July 15, 2010.

(PATRICK PLEUL | AFP/Getty Images)






The famed Wonder Wheel is seen at Coney Island on the first day of the Memorial Day weekend May 29, 2010 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.

(Mario Tama | Getty Images)



Visitors enjoy the weather as they row boats on the Serpentine lake in Hyde Park on June 3, 2010 in London, England. The United Kingdom is enjoying the first period of prolonged summer sunshine in 2010.

(Peter Macdiarmid | Getty Images)



A man sunbathes in a deckchair in Hyde Park on June 3, 2010 in London, England. The United Kingdom is enjoying the first period of prolonged summer sunshine in 2010.

(Peter Macdiarmid | Getty Images)



At 8:30 p.m. a late customer pulls into the ticket stand at the Star Drive In  Montrose, Colorado in the summer of 2010. "Running the drive in is not a 'have to' situation. It is a passion, a love for, it's what we've be taught to do it's what we've done for so long I can't even imagine not doing it  and it is not a matter of dollars of cents it is a matter of what do we give to our community and in turn what our community gives back to us." Owner, Pamela Friend. Saturday, June 5, 2010.

(Joanna B. Pinneo)



A Pakistani couple share a moment as they watch circus performers from the Jan Baz troupe during a performance on July 20, 2010 in Islamabad, Pakistan. The Jan Baz Circus is performing as part of the Summer Festival at the Pothohari Village in Islamabad.

(Daniel Berehulak | Getty Images)



People soak in the water at one of three portable dumpster pools in midtown Manhattan August 7, 2010 in New York City. The recycled dumpster pools on Park Avenue were open to the public on Saturdays when Park Avenue is closed to vehicular traffic as part of the city's Summer Streets program.

(Mario Tama | Getty Images)



A man jumps into a river to catch ducks during a duck-catching competition held by the Chengdu Water Sports School in Chengdu, Sichuan province, China on August 7, 2010.

(REUTERS | Stringer)



A hot air balloon is inflated in front of Bristol Cathedral on August 9, 2010 in Bristol, England. The dawn flight was a preview for the International Balloon Fiesta which opens in Bristol this week and will see balloon teams from across the world gather in the city. 

(Matt Cardy | Getty Images)



An Israeli Arab boy jumps into the water in the port of the old city of Akko in northern Israel on Monday, Aug. 9, 2010.

(AP Photo | Muhammed Muheisen)



Maari Pegnoglou, 11, Irving, plays in the water at Cimarron Park Family Aquatic Center as temperatures exceeded 100F Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010 in Irving, Texas.

(AP Photo | Cody Duty)



Alves Jucelino of Brazil dives 25m (82 ft) from the top of Roche Dam during the World Cup Cliff Diving Race in Bardonecchia, about 100km (65 mi) northwest of Turin, northern Italy on August 11, 2010.

(REUTERS | Stefano Rellandini)



A boy dives into the Dambovita river to cool off in Bucharest, Romania, Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010.

(AP Photo)



Nine year old Kelsi Mckay of Ponca City, Oklahoma, out in Colorado at the end of her summer vacation, plays on a rope swing with her brother Shawn, 12, not shown early in the morning.  The kids were visiting friends of their parents who lived in the area. Helen H.

(Richardson | The Denver Post)



Sunflowers stand on a field in front of the "Wilder Kaiser" mountain in Ellmau, Austrian province of Tyrol, Monday, Aug. 23, 2010, as temperatures reached up to 32 degrees Celsius (90 degrees Fahrenheit).

(AP Photo | Kerstin Joensson)



Helena Econn, 7, jumps off the diving board as she plays in a backyard pool on August 25, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.

(Kevork Djansezian | Getty Images)



 A  firework display is seen above sailing vessels in the Old Port of Bremerhaven, northern Germany, on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010. Dozens of sailors meet in Bremerhaven during the Sail festival.

(APN Photo | Focke Strangmann)



A father and daughter head out of the subway towards the beach on a hot afternoon at Coney Island on August 31, 2010 in New York, New York.

(Spencer Platt | Getty Images)



A rainbow appears in the spray as Holly from Scotland enjoys the fountains outside the Southbank center in central London on May 23, 2010. The weekend saw very high temperatures come to the UK with the population heading out to enjoy the first real weekend of summer heat.

(LEON NEAL | AFP/Getty Images)



Young people cool off in a fountain during the "Rock in Rio" music festival in Arganda del Rey near Madrid on June 5, 2010.

(DOMINIQUE FAGET | AFP/Getty Images)



Two women walk on the Ponts des Arts on May 22, 2010 in Paris. Frequently used as a spot for picnics during the summer, the Ponts des Arts is a wooden pedestrian bridge that links the Institut de France to the Louvre museum.

(FRED DUFOUR | AFP/Getty Images)



Revellers celebrate the pagan festival of 'Summer Solstice' at Stonehenge in Wiltshire in southern England, on June 21, 2010. The festival, which dates back thousands of years, celebrates the longest day of the year when the sun is at its maximum elevation. Modern druids and people gather at the landmark Stonehenge every year to see the sun rise on the first morning of summer.

(Carl Court | AFP/Getty Images)



Participants take part in a mass yoga session in Times Square in New York June 21, 2010. The day-long event which attracted hundreds of yoga students over five free public sessions was organized to mark the summer solstice.

(EMMANUEL DUNAND | AFP/Getty Images)



Indian youths jump into a local water pool in New Delhi on June 20, 2010.

(MANAN VATSYAYANA | AFP/Getty Images)



Young boys jump in the water of Lake Chiemsee near the village Chieming, southern Germany on July 2, 2010.

(CHRISTOF STACHE | AFP/Getty Images)



Spanish tenor Jose Carreras performs during a concert on the roof of the Duomo Cathedral in Milan on July 9, 2010. A series of concert were organized to finance the restauration of the Duomo.

(GIUSEPPE CACACE | AFP/Getty Images)



Children play in the river Ruhr in Essen, western Germany on July 9, 2010.

(PATRIK STOLLARZ | AFP/Getty Images)



Brittney Potter waits in the concession stand during a lull at the Star Drive In in Montrose, Colorado, Friday, June 4, 2010. Brittney has worked at the drive in for three summers.

(Joanna B. Pinneo)



A young girl refreshes herself in a fountain by central Rome's Ara Pacis monument on July 17, 2010 as central and east Europe continued to swelter in a heatwave.

(FILIPPO MONTEFORTE | AFP/Getty Images)



A woman looks at municipal employees working to set up an artificial beach with palm trees on the banks of the Seine on July 19 2010 in Paris, as part of the installation of "Paris-plage". For the ninth summer in a row, Paris recreated a beach on its river bank with palm trees, outdoor showers and hammocks.

(FRED DUFOUR | AFP/Getty Images)



Thousands of Chinese people gather at Asia's biggest floating-swimming pool to cool off from the summer heat in Suining, southwest China's Sichuan province on July 20, 2010.

(STR/AFP/Getty Images)



People enjoy the sunny weather on a beach on July 18, 2010 in Villefranche-sur-Mer, on French Riviera.

(VALERY HACHE | AFP/Getty Images)



A man jumps in the Black Sea in Sochi on July 6, 2010 to cool off from the hot temperatures.

(MIKHAIL MORDASOV | AFP/Getty Images)



A young girl observes the feast during the 'La Vela de Triana' traditional summer fair in the Guadalquivir river in Seville on July, 22 2010.

(CRISTINA QUICLER | AFP/Getty Images)



People are lying down on deckchairs on the opening day of "Paris-plage" event on July 20, 2010 in Paris. For the ninth summer, Paris transformed the banks of the Seine into full-fledged beaches with palm trees, outdoor showers and hammocks.

(FRED DUFOUR | AFP/Getty Images)



Participants take part in the the so-called 'Strandzesdaagse', a six-day hike at the beach, in Hoek van Holland, on July 26, 2010. The event takes place from Hoek van Holland to Den Helder.

(MARCO DE SWART | AFP/Getty Images)



A tourist hides from the sun as she walks by the ancient Colosseum in central Rome on July 25, 2010.

(FILIPPO MONTEFORTE | AFP/Getty Images)



Fishermen load their traps and prepare to head out Monday, Aug. 2, 2010, at the seashore at Malkiya village in western Bahrain.

(AP Photo | Hasan Jamali)



Muscovites dance on the embankment of the Moskva river in central Moscow on July 22, 2010, relaxing after a midday 36 degree centigrade heat.

(ALEXANDER NEMENOV | AFP/Getty Images)



Palestinian children in Gaza attending UNRWA's (United Nations Relief and Works Agency) Summer Games attempt to smash their own world record for the number of kites flown simultaneously on the beach in Gaza City on July 29, 2010.

(MOHAMMED ABED | AFP/Getty Images)



Russian schoolboys enjoy skateboarding through a park in Moscow on August 2, 2010 during their summer holiday break.

(NATALIA KOLESNIKOVA | AFP/Getty Images)



A child touches the glass enclosure as visitors view tropical fish swimming among coral at the Blue Zoo Aquarium in Beijing on August 3, 2010. First openend in 1997, the walk-through aquarium remains an ever popular tourist attraction with more than a million visitors over the year and especially with students during their summer holidays.

(FREDERIC J. BROWN | AFP/Getty Images)



A swimmer jumps into the sea in the Stanley district of Hong Kong on August 4, 2010.

(Ed Jones | AFP/Getty Images)



Israelis and Palestinians swim in spring water in Ein Prat, located some 10 kms east of Jerusalem, in the Judean Desert in the West Bank on August 7, 2010 as a record-breaking heat wave hit the region.

(MENAHEM KAHANA | AFP/Getty Images)



Kids play in a lake during sunset, outside Minsk, on August 6, 2010 as temperatures in Minsk have been hovering around 36 degrees celsius, 97 fahrenheit.

(ALEXEY GROMOV | AFP/Getty Images)



A meteor streaks across the sky against a field of stars during a meteorite shower early August 13, 2010 near Grazalema, southern Spain.

(Jorge Guerrero | AFP/Getty Images)



A hiker takes a break in front of Germany's highest mountain Zugspitze (2.962 meter) in the Alps near the village Garmisch-Partenkirchen, southern Germany, during nice weather with temperatures by 20 degrees on August 14, 2010.

(CHRISTOF STACHE | AFP/Getty Images)



Chinese schoolchildren with their families wait for their train to depart the railway station to head home to start school after the long summer holidays, in Hefei, in central China's Anhui province on August 26, 2010.

(STR/AFP/Getty Images)



Children and their families make the most of the good weather at Formby Point, Lancashire as children in England prepare to go back to school in the coming days on August 31, 2010 in Formby, England. Much of Britain basked under a cloudless sky as the holiday season draws to a close.  (EDITORS NOTE: A TILT AND SHIFT LENS WAS USED IN THE CREATION OF THIS IMAGE)

(Christopher Furlong | Getty Images)



Lightning bolts light the sky above Rosenblatt Stadium where South Carolina plays Oklahoma in an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Sunday, June 20, 2010.

(AP Photo | Eric Francis)



Rambo, a three-year-old pit bull, sports a pair of sunglasses as he rests his head on the window seal of his owner Hector Juarez's car on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2010 as they wait at a stop light on West 20th Street in Cheyenne, Wyo. Juarez said of his dog's sunglasses, "He's just got lots of personality. One day I put them on him and he looked at me like, 'Oh, these are chill.'" Temperatures in Cheyenne reached the low 90s on Saturday, according to the National Weather Service.

(AP Photo/Wyoming Tribune Eagle | Aaron Ontiveroz)



An inflatable dinosaur floats on the water of Lake Borgdorfer on August 19, 2010.

(CARSTEN REHDER | AFP/Getty Images)


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