Every week, we bring you some of the most fascinating photos from around the world.
This week, we've got decorated skulls in Bolivia, post-election celebrations in the U.S., freshly-minted police officers in Afghanistan, and a kid in Brazil getting the shock of his life.
Check them out below and vote for your favorite.
A decorated human skull or Natita is carried out of the Cementerio General’s chapel and to the Natitas Festival at the largest cemetery in La Paz, Bolivia, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
In this Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, photo, Kate Heart, 19, a Pakistani transgender, applies makeup before heading to a wedding party where she will perform, in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
Supporters cheer at the end of President Barack Obama remarks during an election night party, early Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Chicago. Obama defeated Republican challenger former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
An New York Police Department van drives along a street soaked with rain and covered with debris in a Rockaway neighborhood of the borough of Queens, New York, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, as a nor'easter aggravates already bad conditions in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
Naked volunteers perfom for US photographer and artist Spencer Tunick (out of frame) at Los Senderos Villages in San Miguel de Allende municipality, Guanajuato State, Mexico on November 4, 2012. (ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP/Getty Images)
A homeless boy cleans his teeth with coal in the morning in Jammu, India, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
A naked woman crosses Atlantica Avenue in front of an elementary school at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on November 9, 2012. (CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/Getty Images)
Newly graduated Afghan police officers demonstrate their skills during a graduation ceremony at a National Police training center in Laghman province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
A toy parachute is shot in the air to attract people at sunset on Juhu Chowpatty beach in Mumbai, India, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Prince Charles, Prince of Wales stands at the rear of the London Poppy Day red bus as he meets London Poppy Day ambassadors and collectors at St. James's Palace on November 02, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Indigo/Getty Images)