Published May 28, 2013
Members of the TUM CREATE group ride a prototype of their VOI scooter at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore. The electric-powered VOI multipurpose scooter was designed to provide the ease of mobility and affordability of a scooter while offering car-like comfort and protection to the passenger.
A worker harvests cannabis plants at a plantation near the northern town of Nazareth in Israel.
Members of a Chinese guard of honor march off outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing after a welcome ceremony of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
A Turkish riot policeman uses tear gas as people protest against the destruction of trees in a park brought about by a pedestrian project, in Taksim Square in central Istanbul, Turkey.
A visitor takes a picture of part of an installation called "The Garbage Patch State" by Italian artist Maria Cristina Finucci during the 55th La Biennale of Venice, Italy.
A lantern floats on the water after being released during a ceremony at Ala Moana beach park in Honolulu, Hawaii, held by the Shinnyo-en Buddhist organization, honoring victims of war, famine, and natural disasters on Memorial Day, May 27, 2013.
A child plays with soap bubbles at an event to support autistic children and their families in a park in Kyiv, Ukraine.
A spectator sits under an umbrella at the Roland Garros stadium as matches for the French Open tennis tournament were delayed because of the rain in Paris.
A dragonfly flies over a river channel in blazing sun near the village of Skela, near Belgrade, Serbia.
A toilet bowl with plants growing in it, sits on the sidewalk on Lenaustrasse in Berlin, Germany.
Contestants in the Scripps National Spelling Bee take the preliminary test, which includes a vocabulary section this year, in Oxon Hill, Maryland, USA. The 86th Scripps National Spelling Bee is under way, with 281 youngsters taking the first vocabulary test in the history of the competition.