In today's pictures of the day, you will see: * 50 piano on the same stage; * the winged horse; * the Pope in touch with the cosmos...
...and much more.
1. Pope Benedict XVI talks with astronauts aboard the International space station. (AP)
2. A crucifix in a cemetery near Easton, Kansas, on the background of lightning during a severe storm. (AP)
3. After the devastation of the tornado in North Minneapolis. As a result of rampant disaster suffered dozens of houses and hundreds of trees. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, David Brewster)
4. Destroyed helicopter on its side in the Parking lot at the medical center Joplin, Missouri. The city passed a strong tornado destroyed the hospital and hundreds of homes and office buildings. (AP)
5. Aerial view of the Grímsvötn volcano in Southeast Iceland, the eruption which began on Saturday. (EPA)
6. Dog breed Golden Retriever became surrogate mother to two baby rabbits. Six-year-old Koa has taken the girls under his wing (or rather, paw). "A week after Easter, Koa was chasing a lizard at the wall of our house. The lizard dove into the pile of dirt, then Koa and found these orphans," says the owner of the dog Tina Case. (Tina Case/Rex Features)
7. The athlete jumps into the lake of Vouliagmeni, South of Athens, on the tournament's extreme jumping from the cliff "Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series". (AFP/GETTY)
8. Alain count of Luxembourg jumps from 26.8-meter springboard at lake Vouliagmeni in Greece in the third stage of the tournament "Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series". (GETTY)
9. Bandaged feet lepchenko of barbarians during the match against Flavia Pennetta in the first round of the tennis tournament "Roland Garros" in Paris. (AFP/GETTY)
10. A model presents a creation by Bulgarian designer Vassil Petreski and Maltese artist body art Justin Brincat at the ceremony awards "Malta Fashion Awards 2011" in the exhibition center of Malta from Valletta. (AFP/GETTY)
11. The wind plays with the hair of first lady Michelle Obama during the presidential couple's arrival in Dublin airport with a 24-hour visit to Ireland. (AP)
12. Rehearsal for the presentation at the Vienna ball in 2011 with the winged horse. (EPA)
13. Flowerbed Diarmuid Gavina in limbo in anticipation of the exhibition of flowers in Chelsea. (DAVID ROSE)
14. The performance of the "Lang lang Inspires" at the Royal festival hall of London ended in a mass piano concert led by the Chinese pianist lang Lang, who performed together with hundreds of young British pianists on 50 famous piano "Steinway 50". (EDDIE MULHOLLAND)