Top photos and videos of the day: Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014

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Man fights off shark, stitches up his wound, then does what any other normal person would do —he goes out for a beer.

In the event you’re looking for something to do and left the trampoline in your back yard this winter, you can try this:

PHOTOS

A selection of some of the best photographs from around the world:

On this date in 1986, the space shuttle Challenger exploded shortly after lifting off from Kennedy Space Center, killing all seven crew members. | AP Photo

Related photo post: 28 years ago today, the Challenger diaster touched the nation.

Steam rises from the city as the sun comes up. | Getty Images

The sun rises over North Avenue Beach. | Jessica Koscielniak/Sun-Times

Related #Chiberia photo post: Another day in Chicago’s polar vortex.

Tiger Woods tees off at the Champions Challenge in Dubai. | Getty Images

A model presents creations by TCN during the 080 Barcelona Autumn-Winter 2014-2015 fashion week in Barcelona. | Getty Images

David Chodounsky of the United States competes during the first run of an alpine ski men’s World Cup Night Slalom in Schladming, Austria. | AP Photo

The Guizer Jarl, Ivor Cluness and his Jarl Squad march through the streets of Lerwick in the Shetland Islands, Scotland. The traditional festival of fire is known as ‘Up Helly Aa’. The spectacular event takes place annually on the last Tuesday of January. The climax of the day comes with participants in full costume hauling a Viking longboat through the streets of Lerwick to the edge of town where up to 1,000 people parade and throw their flaming torches into the galley. | Getty Images

An anti-government protestor sits in Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine. | Getty Images

Rail Minister Stephen Hammond sits in the drivers cab of a mockup of a new electric Class 700 Thameslink passenger train unveiled at ExCel in London, England. | Getty Images

Seattle Seahawks fan Paul Dierolf, right, and Denver Broncos fan Lonnie Moreno have some fun during media day for the Super Bowl XLVIII. | AP Photo

Boys play at a newly opened museum displaying a battle that broke the Siege of Leningrad during WWII in Kirovsk, Russia. The museum was created by members of historic clubs to mark the 70th anniversary of the battle that lifted the Siege of Leningrad and display authentic objects found on the ground battles. | AP Photo

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