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Notting Hill Carnival

A performer during the Notting Hill Carnival parade in London. The Notting Hill Carnival has taken place since 1966 and now has an attendance of over two million people. (Photo by Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images)

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A visitor explores Albesila, a labyrinth made up of 27 egg-shaped domes, in the courtyard of the Piece Hall in Halifax, northern England. The massive sculpture, created by Alan Parkinson of Architects of Air, is inspired by Islamic architecture, Archimedean solids and Gothic cathedrals. (Danny Lawson/PA via AP)

A cat tries to find dry ground around an apartment complex after it was inundated with water following Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas. Harvey. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Power poles blown by Hurricane Harvey lean over a road in Refugio, Texas. (Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)