A couple and a child look at a 50-foot snowman named “Granddaddy” in Gilman, Minnesota. The snowman began to take shape earlier this winter when farmer Greg Novak needed to move mounting snow piles away from his greenhouses
Canada’s Braydon Luscombe skis during the Men’s Downhill Standing training at the 2014 Sochi Paralympic Winter Games at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Centre
A model wears an accessory created by Anya Hindmarch during London Fashion Week autumn/winter in central London Read more
A morning commuter walks through the snow in the US city of Philadelphia, on Thursday
Japan’s Akito Watabe soars through the air in his trial jump during the normal hill ski jumping portion of the Nordic Combined individual 10 km event of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games, at the RusSki Gorki Ski Jumping Center in Rosa Khutor.
Sarah Reid of Canada prepares to start a training run for the women’s skeleton during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia
Performers take part in the opening ceremony for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Russia Read more
Armin Zoeggeler of Italy takes a turn during a training session for the men’s singles luge at the 2014 Winter Olympics on Friday, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia
An Afghan child warms herself near a traditional sandali stove at her family’s home in Herat, Afghanistan, on Friday. As winter sets in across Central Asia, finding adequate food and shelter is a struggle for many Afghans.
An Afghan resident walks during snowfall in Kabul on Thursday. The Afghan capital has experienced its second heavy snowfall of the winter.