Photographer Daniel Botelho braved the North Pole's freezing waters to capture this rare image of a narwhal, seen here on June 16, 2013. (Daniel Botelho) Weather.com's Top 100 Photos of 2013 - weather.com
Wat Phra Dhammakaya is sacred ground to members of the Dhammakaya Movement, a once controversial Buddhist sect. But to non-devotees, this temple simply looks out of this world. The temple attracts a large following. Here, ordinary believers gathered in 2010 for what is known the Morality Revival Project: One-hundred thousand ordinary men elected to become monks for 49 days for spiritual cleansing.