Weird & Interesting Pictures For June

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Living Statues
This combo picture made on June 6, 2012 shows living statues depecting (fromL up,) an Apache Indian, a sand man, Elvis Presley, a matador, (down) the invisible man, the newspaper man, a bronze sweeper and Charlie Chaplin near the Puerta del Sol square. Since the beginning of the economic crisis in Spain, the number of living statues has increased in Madrid. Spain has the highest unemployment rate in the industrialised world, with 24.44 percent of the workforce idle, according to the national statistics office Ine.
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Space Shuttle Enterprise Carried By Barge To Intrepid Air And Space Museum
Space Shuttle Enterprise is carried by barge behind a rainbow appearing in the mist sprayed by an FDNY fireboat on June 03, 2012 in New York City. Enterprise is on it's way to the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, where it will put on permanent display.
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World Naked Bike Ride Day
Members of the public gather to take photographs as people prepare to take part in the World Naked Bike Ride Day in central London on June 9, 2012. Held every year, the event sees hundreds of cyclists take to the streets of the capital in various states of undress.
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Turkish Sultan Kosen
An employee of the Niessing jewellery manufacturer lays her hand on the hand of Turkish Sultan Kosen, the Guinness World Record holder for tallest living male at 2.51 meters, at the company's workshop in Vreden, western Germany, where Kosen was given a ring custom-made for his hand on June 12, 2012. During his first visiti to Germany, Kosen said that he recently found a girlfriend.
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Porcelain Covered Vehicle
People look at a porcelain covered vehicle parked on the street in the northern port city of Tianjin on June 13, 2012. Porcelain collector Zhang Lianzhi who owns a chain of restaurants in the city, has covered his Land Rover Discovery with about 10 thousand pieces of antique ceramics valued at over 150,000 USD to promote his porcelain museums.
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Sad Traffic Light In Paris
A picture taken on June 26, 2012 shows a graffitti depicting a smiley face on a red traffic light in Paris.
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A Dog Named Creature, A Mexican Hairless
A dog named Creature, a Mexican Hairless mix, is comforted by its owner during the 2012 World's Ugliest Dog contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma on June 22, 2012 in California.
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Ladies Day at Royal Ascot
A racegoer attends Ladies Day at Royal Ascot at Ascot Racecourse on June 21, 2012 in Ascot, England.
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Heat Wave Hits New York City On First Day Of Summer
People brave high temperatures while practicing bikram yoga as part of the annual Mind Over Madness event in Times Square on June 20, 2012 in New York City. The event is held annually on the summer solstice, the longest day of the year and the first day of summer, amidst the hussle and bustle of Times Square, considered one of the busiest places on earth.
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Aerialist Nik Wallenda Attempts To Cross Niagara Falls On A Tightrope
Aerialist Nik Wallenda tighropes over the Niagara Falls June 15, 2012 in Niagara Falls, New York. Wallenda walked across the 1,800 foot 2 inch-wide wire Friday night as the first person to cross directly over the falls from the U.S. into Canada. Wallenda, 33 and a father of three, is a seventh generation member of the famed Flying Wallendas who trace their roots to 1780 Austria-Hungary, when ancestors traveled as a band of acrobats, aerialists, jugglers, animal trainers and trapeze artists. ABC televised the event and insisted the daredevil wear a teathered harness to prevent live coverage of a potentially deadly fall 190 feet into the churning torrent below.
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German Pinball Championship
Participants from all over Germany train at gambling machines for the German Pinball Championship on June 16, 2012 in Bremen, northern Germany. During the spring convention of the German Pinball Association running from June 16 to 17, 2012, the title "Pinball Wizard 2012" will be given to the most talented gambler of the country.
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Flash Mob In Paris Near Notre Dame
People, all dressed up in white, stand prior to a dinner in a US-style flash mob-event, on June 14, 2012, in front of Notre-Dame-de-Paris, central Paris. The venue of the 24th edition of the annual ?dinner in white? is kept secret from the Paris authorities, and the invited participants are only told where they are to gather earlier in the evening. 11,000 participants were announced by the organizers.
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Flare At Soccer Game
A security staff member tries to extinguish a flare on the pitch during the Euro 2012 championships football match Italy vs Croatia on June 14, 2012 at the Municipal Stadium in Poznan.
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