09/01/2012 12:35 pm ET

Photos Of The Week

American author Ursula K. Le Guin once famously said: “What sane person could live in this world and not be crazy?” We tip our hats to Madam Le Guin and bring to you some of the most insanely fascinating photos from around the world.

This week in pictures: Subway-surfing saints in Mexico, hurricane riders in New Orleans, boogieing British policemen, and a peculiar Japanese bird with a look so piercing, it reminds you of your high-school headmistress.

Check them out below and vote for your favorite.