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World Bodypainting Festival in Austria

169 World Bodypainting Festival in Austria
Photo by Jan Hetfleisch/Getty Images

The World Bodypainting Festival held from July 4 to 6 at Lake Worthersee in Austria’s southern Carinthia province included artists from around the world, drawing visitors to the “Mecca of Bodypainting”, according to the World Bodypainting Association.

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Meet the Kitten with No Name Who is Purrrmanently Sad

168 Meet the Kitten with No Name Who is Purrrmanently Sad
With downcast eyes and an upside-down smile, there’s a new feline in town to rival Grumpy Cat.

The mournful kitten, whose photographs appeared on Imgur this weekend, is owned by Ashley Herring and currently has no name. Due to its woeful expression, the female kitten has earned the temporary nickname Purrmanently Sad Cat or PSC for short.

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Running of the Bulls in Pamplona

166 Running of the Bulls in Pamplona
Revelers celebrate during the launch of the “Chupinazo” rocket, to celebrate the official opening of the 2014 San Fermin fiestas, in Pamplona, Spain, Sunday, July 6, 2014. (Photo by Daniel Ochoa de Olza/AP Photo)

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Train Derailment Sends Boeing Fuselages into River

165 Train Derailment Sends Boeing Fuselages into River
Three Boeing 737 fuselages lie on an embankment on the Clark Fork River after a BNSF Railway Co train derailed Thursday near Rivulet, Montana in this picture taken July 4, 2014. A train derailment in Montana this week damaged a shipment of jetliner fuselages and other large parts on its way to Boeing Co factories in Washington state from Spirit Aerosystems, Boeing said on Saturday. (Photo by Kyle Massick/Reuters)

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Pothole Art

“Residents in a small town littered with giant potholes may be ready to “crack” the art world – after turning their massively damaged roads into hilarious masterpieces. Fun-natured drivers from Scranton, Pennsylvania have been challenged by an arts group to turn the ugly craters in their neighborhood into pothole art. And they dived straight in – creating everything from a pothole bowl of cereal for breakfast to a popcorn machine and even a sink perfect for washing their dishes in. The Pop Up Studio, who designed the guerrilla art campaign titled Pothole: Positively Filling Negative Space are looking into starting an international competition after receiving such a big response”. – Caters News

160 Pothole Art
Funny pothole art: Cereal bowl pothole. (Photo by Caters News)

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R1: Innovative Three-Section Low Floor Tram

159 R1: Innovative Three Section Low Floor Tram

Uraltransmash Ural Plant of Transport Engineering, a part of Uralvagonzavod Research and Production Corporation, together with Atom Experimental Design Bureau has developed a new three-section low floor tram. This is the first in Russia absolutely low floor tram, unique in our country today.

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World Class Athletes Pose Nude for ‘ESPN the Magazine’s’ “Body Issue”

157 World Class Athletes Pose Nude for ‘ESPN the Magazine’s’ “Body Issue”

In what is becoming an annual tradition, ESPN the Magazine has just unveiled the images from their provocative but tasteful body issue. Stripping down and showcasing varying physiques from that of football players, swimmers, boxers, motosports competitors, tennis players and more, the likes of Venus Williams, Larry Fitzgerald, Coco Ho, Nigel Sylvester, Megan Rapinoe, Travis Pastrana, Serge Ibaka, Prince Fielder, Ginger Huber, Angel McCoughtry, Michael Phelps, Danyelle Wolf, Omar Gonzalez, Aja Evans, Tomas Berdych, Amy Purdy, Bernard Hopkins, Marshawn Lynch, Jamie Anderson, Hillary Knight, and Jimmy Spithill are all on display in their respective birthday suits. While select images appear above, head here to see the entire photoset.

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IKEA’s Sleepy Customers

155 IKEAs Sleepy Customers
Photo: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images

Of the world’s 10 biggest Ikea stores, eight of them are in China to cater to the country’s growing middle class. The stores are designed with extra room displays, given the tendency for customers to make a visit an all-day affair. The shops do not discourage shoppers from sleeping on the furniture, even marking them with signs inviting customers to try them out.

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Cute Paper Cutouts by Lowra

149 Cute Paper Cutouts by Lowra

Paper cutouts of cartoon characters have evolved into a meme known as Paper Child with a community on deviantART by the name of #paperchildREVOLUTION dedicated to the craft. The basic idea behind the ongoing, user-submitted project is to take photos of creatively composed paper characters against a real-life backdrop.

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For the Love of Football!

147 For the Love of Football!
Argentina fans cheer before the 2014 World Cup Group F soccer match between Argentina and Iran at the the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte June 21, 2014. (Photo by Sergio Perez/Reuters)

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Zombies Take Over Coney Island

146 Zombies Take Over Coney Island
Molly Schuyler, dressed as a zombie, smiles after winning the brain eating contest during the “Zombie Takeover of Coney Island” in Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York, July 2, 2014. Schuyler ate 5.5 lbs (2.5 kg) of pig brains to set a new record according to organizers. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Reuters)

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Frog Perched on the Crocodile

145 Frog Perched on the Crocodile

Perched on the snout of a crocodile, this brave frog will probably never realise just how much of a lucky escape it’s had. For there’s one reason the reptile’s beady eye is fixed greedily on its visitor with jaws gaping wide in anticipation – it’s feeding time. The crocodile had just devoured the first frog in his enclosure, but appeared unable to capture the second.

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Amazing Scenery of “Rotten Sea”

143 Amazing Scenery of Rotten Sea
Photographer Sergey Anashkevych captures the incredible images of salt flats in Crimea. Lake Sivash is also known as the “Rotten Sea”, it’s unique dazzling red colours caused by rapid propagation of Dunaliella algae in an abandoned mine.

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Streetscape of Italy in 1980s

The World Cup Superhero Kid

137 The World Cup Superhero Kid

Post-80s parents dress up their kid to salute to the world cup.

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