Photos of the Week (11/19/17)

1) In North Sumatra, Indonesia,  a farmer fertilizes soil as Mount Sinabung volcano erupts. Photograph: Ivan Damanik/AFP/Getty Images

2) A woman takes pictures at the Tianjin Binhai Library in China on Nov. 14, 2017. The futuristic library has wowed book lovers around the world with its white, undulating shelves rising from floor to ceiling, but if you read between the lines you’ll spot one problem. Those rows upon rows of book spines are mostly images printed on the aluminum plates that make up the backs of shelves. Photo: Fred Dufour / AFP – Getty Images

3) In Zhumadian, China, newlyweds pose for photographs on the cliff face of Chaya mountain, where the popular TV series Journey to the West was filmed. Staff dressed as characters from the show deliver blessings to the couple, Photograph: Imaginechina/Rex/Shutterstock

4) A new Popemobile? At the Vatican Pope Francis speaks to the chief executive of Lamborghini, Stefano Domenicali, next to a vehicle donated to the pontiff by the luxury sports carmaker. The Italian supercar will be auctioned off by Sotheby’s, with the proceeds going to various charities, including one helping to rebuild Christian homes that were devastated by Islamic State militants in Iraq. Photograph: AP

5) In Dunfermline, UK, judges view the entries by Scottish bakers for the annual scotch pie championships, the most prestigious pie competition in the world. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

6) In Hakone, Japan, a woman raises her glass filled with 2017 Beaujolais Nouveau as she holds her child in a coloured ‘wine bath’ at Kowakien Yunessun hot springs. Photograph: Franck Robichon/EPA

7) Elves alongside a row of Father Christmas performers during a photo call for the Ministry of Fun Santa School at the Ragged School Museum in London. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA

8) An 8-metre Marilyn Monroe sculpture on display at a shopping mall in Dalian city, China. Photograph: ImagineChina/Rex/Shutterstock

9) Performers dressed as Santa Claus stand in a line at the Ministry of Fun Santa School in London on Nov. 16, 2017. The Ministry of Fun Santa School is Britain’s only genuine training school for professional Santas, preparing a dozen trainee Father Christmases before heading out to Britain’s department stores, tourist landmarks and private parties for the festive season. Photo: Matt Dunham / AP

10) Instructor James Lovell, right, teaches student Santas how to laugh like Father Christmas. According to AFP, Lovell said being a good Santa is about training, not improvisation. “It is a big deal. Children are coming to meet him because he is a special person,” he said.  Photo: Adrian Dennis / AFP – Getty Images

11) Wisconsin’s Nick Nelson returns a punt for a touchdown Saturday as the Badgers defeated Michigan at Camp Randall Stadium to remain undefeated, 24-10. Photo: M.P. King, WI State Journal

12) Chicago Bears running back Benny Cunningham (30) runs ahead of the Packers defense but his dive for the end zone was ruled a fumble and turnover after review in the second quarter. Here’s another look. The Packers won last Sunday, 23-16. Photos: Brian Cassella / Chicago Tribune

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