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Alex Perry Finishes Wax Figure Of Miranda Kerr
Couturier Alex Perry (L) makes some finishing touches to a wax figure of Australian-born supermodel Miranda Kerr at the Photo Studio in Sydney on July 5, 2012. Waxworks museum Madame Tussauds Sydney revealed the first wax figure of Kerr, which had over 500 measurements and photographs taken to create the figure and took over four months to complete.
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Manneken-Pis Fountain In Brussels
The Manneken-Pis fountain in Brussels sports on July 6, 2012 a traditional Hong Kong costume in Brussels. It is the first time the bronze boy that pees into a fountain wears such a costume, including a traditional Zhongshan suit and a clipboard under his arm.
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People sail on the Charente river on replica of the Hermione
People sail on the Charente river on board the replica of the Hermione, the frigate on which La Fayette embarked in 1780, during its launching ceremony on July 6, 2012 in Rochefort, western France. Pulled by two tugboats, the hull of the frigate, with neither mast nor sail or rigging, will sail a few hours on the Charente before anchoring in front of the former royal rope factory to prepare a transatlantic crossing in 2015.
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Wife Carrying World Championship
A participant disguised as Obelix competes during the Wife Carrying World Championship competition in Sonkajarvi, on July 7, 2012. Poimala is not Hakkarainen's wife but his competition-partner.
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Snuff World Championship
Combo of six pictures shows participants of the Snuff World Championship sniffing smokeless tobacco on July 7, 2012 in Peutenhausen, southern Germany. About 300 men and women try to put a maximum of five grams of tobacco in their noses within one minute to win the competition. According to experts, not a big nose is the best condition to be succesful, but intensive training and a sophisticated technique.
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The Olympic Torch Continues Its Journey Around The UK
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - JULY 08: In this handout image provided by LOCOG, An unusual hand-over as Torchbearer 100 Riessen Hill passes the Olympic Flame to Torchbearer 101 Sarah Toll on the Torch Relay leg between Hatfield and St Albans on July 8, 2012 in St Albans, England. The Olympic Flame is now on day 51 of a 70-day relay involving 8,000 torchbearers covering 8,000 miles.
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Slacklining
People practice on a "slackline" on July 9, 2012 in the Mistral Parc in Grenoble. Slacklining is a practice in balance that uses nylon webbing tensioned between two anchor points.
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Kids Frolic In The Mud On Michigan Town's 25th Annual "Mud Day"
WESTLAND, MI, - JULY 10: Kids play in a giant lake of mud at the 25th annual "Mud Day" July 10, 2012 in Westland, Michigan. The event, which features a 75' by 150' pit filled with 20,000 gallons of water and 200 tons of topsoil, draws about a thousand children each year.
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Kids Frolic In The Mud On Michigan Town's 25th Annual "Mud Day"
People play in a giant lake of mud at the 25th annual "Mud Day" July 10, 2012 in Westland, Michigan. The event, which features a 75' by 150' pit filled with 20,000 gallons of water and 200 tons of topsoil, draws about a thousand children each year.
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Skating Santa World Record Attempt
Santa suited skating enthusiasts take to the ice on a pop-up ice rink at Sydney's Bondi Beach on July 11, 2012 in an attempt to break the world record for skating Santas, currently set at 142 and held by the UK. 215 skaters made it onto the ice to officially break the world record. The event launched the 2012 Variety Santa Fun Run being held on November 25, where hundreds of people dressed as Santa will run through Sydney streets all to raise money for Aussie kids in need.
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"Banana Boy" and the "Sexy Lettuce Ladies"
PETA's "Banana Boy" stands with one of the "Sexy Lettuce Ladies", wearing bikinis made of strategically placed lettuce leaves, as they give away vegan hotdogs for members of Congress and their staff on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, July 11, 2012.
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Former Steel Mill Is Now Recreational Park
Visitors come to see the coloured lights illuminating the former steel mill at the Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord recreational park on July 14, 2012 in Duisburg, Germany. Located in the industrially-heavy Ruhr region that was once dominated by steel and coal production, the park incorporates the former facilities of the steel mill, including its blast furnaces, into a structure that is now open to the public. Visitors can climb over most of the former mill and the surrounding property has been planted with trees and grass. The park has also become a cultural venue, and especially in the summer months hosts a cinema, dance evenings with DJs and other recreational events.
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"El Nino"
Combo of pictures taken on July 17, 2006 (L) and on on July 16, 2012 (R) shows the bronze sculpture "El Nino" by German artist Ubbo Enninga standing on the banks of the Lake Constance (Bodensee) in Radolfzell, southern Germany. Due to the rainfalls of the past weeks, water-level of the lake has risen.
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