I've taken a few of my favorite photos from the Huffington Post's Best Photos of 2012.
Two women kiss in front of anti-gay protest in Marseille, France on October 24.
A full moon is seen behind Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janiero, Brazil, early July 4, 2012.
Indians feed birds from a boat on the River of Yamuna as it is enveloped by winter morning fog in New Dehli, India, January 20, 2012.
A Greenpeace activist, dressed as a polar bear, sits inside a police car after being detained outside Gazprom's headquarters in Moscow, Russia, September 5. Russian and international environmentalists are protesting against Gazprom's plans to pioneer oil drilling in the Arctic.
In this October 29 photo, a rebel sniper aims at a Syrian army position, seen with another rebel fighter reflected in a mirror in a residential building in the Jedida district of Aleppo, Syria.
A parking lot full of yellow cabs is flooded as a result of superstorm Sandy on October 30, 2012 in Hoboken, New Jersey.
Tori, a 15-year-old orangutan, smokes a cigarette inside her cage at Satwa Taru Jurug zoo in Solo, Central Java, Indonesia July 6. Zookeepers said they plan to move Tori, who learned to smoke cigarettes about a decade ago by imitating people, away from visitors who regularly throw lit cigarettes into her cage so they can watch and photograph her puffing away and exhaling smoke.