Walt Babbit, Baldwin City, performs two songs on stage in the talent show Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011, at the Vinland Fair.
One of three new hybrid-diesel buses for Lawrence Transit was on a training run Thursday, August 11, 2011. The new eco-transit vehicles will be put in to service on bus route 11 on August 22.
Bob Vorturba is the founder of One Million Acts of Kindness, a group that promotes charity and helping others. He travels around to college campuses across the country and was in Lawrence Thursday, August 11, 2011.
A damaged semitrailer is seen Thursday morning, Aug. 11, 2011, after a collision with a tour bus carrying Nickelodeon actress and singer Miranda Cogrove, 18, along Interstate 70 near Vandalia, Ill., 70 miles northeast of St. Louis. Cosgrove broke her ankle in the accident. A spokesperson says Cosgrove's "Dancing Crazy Summer Tour" is postponed until further notice. She was scheduled to perform Friday in Wichita and Saturday in Denver.
This undated image provided by the journal Science shows a life reconstruction of the plesiosaur Polycotylus latippinus giving birth to a single, large young, based on fossil evidence from the Upper Cretaceous (80 million years ago) of Kansas. The giant reptile was pregnant when she died more than 70 million years ago, according to a new analysis of the remains that offers the first proof that Plesiosaur gave birth to live young rather than laying eggs.
Top: Urban Outfitters, August 2011, $20.
Jeans: Charlotte Russe, November 2010, $40.
Shoes: June 2011, gift.
Bracelet: St. Croix, 1996, $50.
Purse: Salvation Army, June 2011, $4.