Interesting Images From Around The World — Oct. 2012

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Tidal Wave In China
This picture taken on October 3, 2012 shows a tidal wave coming in at the mouth of the Qiantang river in Haining, in eastern China's Zhejiang province, at the start of the annual International Qiantang River Tidal Bore Watching Festival. Thousands of visitors gather daily to watch the wave which can reach up to 8.93 meters high.
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Tidal Wave Hits China's Shore
This picture taken on October 3, 2012 shows a tidal wave hitting against the river bank at the mouth of the Qiantang river in Haining, in eastern China's Zhejiang province, at the start of the annual International Qiantang River Tidal Bore Watching Festival. Thousands of visitors gather daily to watch the wave which can reach up to 8.93 meters high.
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Scrap Mountain Destined For Recycling Abroad
Cubes and shards of scrap metal sit in Liverpool docks awaiting export to foundries and metal merchants abroad on October 18, 2012 in Liverpool, England. The global price of scrap and recycled metal remains high due to the scarcity of raw materials and demand from developing countries.
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Scrap Mountain Destined For Recycling Abroad
Cubes and shards of scrap metal sit in Liverpool docks awaiting export to foundries and metal merchants abroad on October 18, 2012 in Liverpool, England. The global price of scrap and recycled metal remains high due to the scarcity of raw materials and demand from developing countries.
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Fisherman's Friend Strongmanrun
Participants run through foam during the Fisherman's Friend Strongmanrun race 2012, on October 14, 2012 in La Bresse, eastern France. AFP PHOTO SEBASTIEN BOZON
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(credit: SEBASTIEN BOZON/AFP/GettyImages)
Fisherman's Friend Strongmanrun
Participants compete during the Fisherman's Friend Strongmanrun race 2012, on October 14, 2012 in La Bresse, eastern France. AFP PHOTO SEBASTIEN BOZON
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Tiermas Waters
A man enjoys the sulfurous waters in the ancient baths of Tiermas on October 13, 2012, in the Spanish reservoir of Yesa, northern Spain. The ancient baths of sulfurous waters of Tiermas are under Yesa reservoir waters and return to the surface when the water level is low.
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Tiermas Waters
A woman apply mud on a man's face as they enjoy the sulfurous waters in the ancient baths of Tiermas on October 13, 2012, in the Spanish reservoir of Yesa, northern Spain. The ancient baths of sulfurous waters of Tiermas are under Yesa reservoir waters and return to the surface when the water level is low.
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Crazy Dunkers
A view of the crazy dunkers during the game of the Dallas Mavericks against FC Barcelona Regal during NBA Europe Live 2012 on October 9, 2012 at Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona, Spain.
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Cathedral Of Berlin Illuminated
A man stands in front of the Cathedral of Berlin (Berliner Dome) while it is illuminated on October 9, 2012 as the technicians test the the lights on the eve of the opening of the "Festival of lights" in the German capital. The yearly festival see famous buildings and landmarks being used as canvas for light installations.
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France's Animal Mass
Gil Florini, priest of Saint-Pierre-d'Arene's church, blesses a horse during a mass dedicated to animals on October 7, 2012 in Nice, southeastern France.
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France's Animal Mass
A man attends with a dog a mass dedicated to animals at the Saint-Pierre-d'Arene's church on October 7, 2012 in Nice, southeastern France.
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Naked Rambler Stephen Gough
Stephen Gough the naked rambler makes his way south through Peebles in the Scottish Borders, following his release from Saughton Prison yesterday after serving his latest sentence on October 6, 2012 in Peebles, Scotland. The rambler has 18 convictions and has been in prison on and off since 2006 with offences ranging from not wearing clothes in front of the sheriff, breach of the peace and contempt of court.
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Sunken Yacht
A man walks on the bow of the yacht "Vals II" after the vessel sank on October 3, 2012, in the bay of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, southern France. An enquiry was opened after the yatch, belonging to a Monaco based South-African national, mysteriously sank.
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John Wayne Gacy - Killers: A Nightmare Haunted House
An actor portrays serial killer John Wayne Gacy at Killers: A Nightmare Haunted House, at Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural Center on October 5, 2012. Visitors can see a exhibit of drawings and other artifacts once belonging to real-life monsters such as John Wayne Gacy and Charles Manson, donated by an anonymous collector. Each room of the house depicts a scene based on a notorious serial killer, with performers acting as murderers, victims, or both. Killers will run September 28 through November 3, 2012 on Manhattan?s Lower East Side.
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Zodiac Killer - Killers: A Nightmare Haunted House
An actor portrays the Zodiac Killer at Killers: A Nightmare Haunted House, at Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural Center on October 5, 2012. Visitors can see a exhibit of drawings and other artifacts once belonging to real-life monsters such as John Wayne Gacy and Charles Manson, donated by an anonymous collector. Each room of the house depicts a scene based on a notorious serial killer, with performers acting as murderers, victims, or both. Killers will run September 28 through November 3, 2012 on Manhattan?s Lower East Side.
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Ed Gein - Killers: A Nightmare Haunted House
An actor portrays serial killer Edward Theodore "Ed" Gein at Killers: A Nightmare Haunted House, at Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural Center on October 5, 2012. Visitors can see a exhibit of drawings and other artifacts once belonging to real-life monsters such as John Wayne Gacy and Charles Manson, donated by an anonymous collector. Each room of the house depicts a scene based on a notorious serial killer, with performers acting as murderers, victims, or both. Killers will run September 28 through November 3, 2012 on Manhattan?s Lower East Side.
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