The 30 Beautiful Once In A Lifetime Shots

A pilot ejects moments before his plane crashes in Alberta, Canada.

Nik Wallenda’s Tightrope Walk Over Niagara Falls.

A boy finds out what happens when you mix Diet Coke and Mentos.

Six lightning strikes captured at once on Lake Michigan.

A great white shark becomes airborne in Cape Town, South Africa.

The moment before splashdown.

A curious whale shark visits with a boat.

Traffic stops as over 5,000 ducks cross a road in Zhejiang, China.

A sloth photobombs a group of students in Costa Rica.

Snowboarder Tyler Chorlton pulls off the highest of fives.

The moment a huge bubble bursts in Paris, France.

A European roe deer caught mid-jump.

Space shuttle Discovery being launched into orbit as skydivers descend.

Praying mantis takes on a bird.

A statue of an angel summons a rain cloud.

The dock under a wedding party gives way the moment their picture was taken.

A honeybee stings Kathy Keatley Garvey of UC Davis

The moment after an M-41 Saber Weapon System launches a TOW Missile.

Fireworks, a comet, and a lightning strike, all in one frame.

A flock of flamingoes makes one big flamingo.

A polyphemus moth rests

Bubble eyes!

A bird makes a meal delivery.

The moon rises over the Olympic games in London.

A mid-air explosion over a mock landing operation in Seoul, South Korea.

A roller coaster in Seaside Heights, New Jersey becomes submerged after Hurricane Sandy destroys the pier it sat on.

Baby Canada geese leave the nest for the first time.

One lucky speeder gets a little help from a bird.

A stunt plane does its best impression of Christ the Redeemer.

A statue of Buddha captures a commercial airliner by its tail.