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THE CALL OF THE SIREN
THE CALL OF THE SIREN

A mermaid parader pauses on Surf Avenue in Brooklyn, New York Saturday, June 22, 2013, during the Coney Island Mermaid Parade donning her handmade seashell costume in honor of the tradition celebrating Coney Island pride.

 REISING STAR
REISING STAR

Sydney Reising, 25, poses atop a table in the private upstairs room at Tinys NYC Bar Saturday, June 8, 2013. For years Public Relations Sydney Reising threw the best parties in the city while never opening a bank account, lying about her age and stowing her cash under her mattress. Reising now tops The New York Observer list of "Power 50" and Lucky Magazine's "Top 25 Stars of 2014".

BOLD BEAUTY
BOLD BEAUTY

Actress, dancer and former Miss TImes Square USA Janice Picconi, 27, captivatingly shows off her fashion sense, Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, in Queens, New York.

DEAD MANS FLOAT
DEAD MANS FLOAT

Father and daughter, Tom and Téa Piro, rest in the blue waters of a pool during the heat of the summer in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

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 FREEDOM OF SPEECH
FREEDOM OF SPEECH

A protester riots during the Occupy Wall Street Movement, Nov. 17, 2011, in New York City's Zuccotti Park, the birthplace of the movement.

POWER OF THE SUN
POWER OF THE SUN

Davy Jones sits curbside on the outskirts of Bo Diddley Community Plaza, Saturday, Sept. 22, 2013, in Gainesville, Fla. Jones wears a T-shirt tied around his head to protect his skin from the heat.

AU NATUREL
AU NATUREL

University of Florida journalism junior Amy Lee Stuart, 21, seductively lays on a twisted tree branch in Gainesville, Fla. 

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