Photo Digest: Week of May 4, 2014 in Pictures

Festival goers race cheese wheels, Australia says "no, thanks" to graffiti, and more in this week's photographs.

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Kid President in the White House

Kid President in the White HousePhoto by Robby Novak/SoulPancake 
Internet phenomenon Kid President attended the White House Correspondents' Dinner on May 3 and posed with famed guests on the red carpet, like Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong'o.

Cheese Rolling

Cheese RollingJordan Mansfield/Getty Images
Participants roll wooden "cheese" during a competition at England's Stilton Village Festival on May 5. The tradition is said to date back to the 15th century.

Met Gala

Met GalaNeilson Barnard/Getty Images
Celebrities turned out May 5 for the "Charles James: Beyond Fashion" Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

Google Comes to You

Google Comes to YouKevork Djansezian/Getty Images
As of May 5, the search giant is offering a "Google Express" delivery service in Manhattan and west Los Angeles. 

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Light 'Em Up!

Light 'Em Up!Chris McGrath/Getty Images
Lanterns are lit at the Jogyesa Templein Seoul, South Korea on May 6 to celebrate Buddha's birth.

No More Tagging

No More TaggingBrendon Thorne/Getty Images
The Graffiti Control Amendment Act passed in New South Wales, Australia on May 7, which among other things will allow communities to pass clean-up duties onto convicted offenders. Seen here is a can of spray paint in the state's capital, Sydney.

Victory in Europe Remembered

Victory in Europe RememberedKeystone/Getty Images
May 8 was the 69th anniversary of VE Day. Pictured here: A van filled with beer passing through Piccadilly Circus in London to celebrate the occasion in 1945.

A Milestone for South Africa

A Milestone for South AfricaGary M. Prior/Getty Images
May 10 marks the 20-year anniversary of Nelson Mandela's inauguration as the first President of the Republic of South Africa—a date that effectively doubles as the true endpoint of apartheid.

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Some people like to travel by train because 
it combines the slowness of a car with the cramped public exposure of 
an airplane.

Dennis Miller

I think my pilot was a little inexperienced. We were sitting on the runway, and he said, “OK, folks, we’re gonna be taking off in a just few—whoa! Here we go.”

Kevin Nealon

“I can’t wait until your vacation is over.” 
—Everyone following you on Instagram


A man knocked on my door and asked for a donation toward the local swimming pool. So I gave him a glass of water.

Comedian Greg Davies

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Client: We need you to log in to the YouTube and make all our company videos viral.


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My cat just walked up to the paper shredder and said, “Teach me 
everything you know.”


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“Just because you can’t dance doesn’t mean you shouldn’t dance.” 

@yoyoha (Josh Hara)

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My parents didn’t want to move to Florida, but they turned 60 and that’s the law.

—Jerry Seinfeld

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Q: What do you call an Amish guy with his hand in a horse’s mouth?

A: A mechanic.