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The UK Cold Water Swimming Championship

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A competitor with a Dalek on his head takes part in the annual UK Cold Water Swimming Championships at Tooting Bec Lido on January 24, 2015 in London, England. Participants from around the world brave the cold water to compete in a selection of different swimming races. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

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Miss Universe Preliminary Show

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Gabriela Frankova, Miss Czech Republic 2014 competes on stage in her evening gown during the Miss Universe Preliminary Show in Miami, Florida in this January 21, 2015 handout photo. (Photo by Reuters/Miss Universe Organization)

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The Sedivackuv Long Dog Sled Race in Czech Republic

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Dogs rest during the Sedivackuv Long dog sled race in Destne v Orlickych horach January 23, 2015. Each year, racers from all over Europe arrive at the village of Destne in the Orlicke mountains in Czech Republic to take part in the race. (Photo by David W. Cerny/Reuters)

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Miss Universe National Costume Show

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Paulina Vega, Miss Colombia 2014, debuts her national costume during the Miss Universe Preliminary Show in Miami, Florida in this January 21, 2015 handout photo. (Photo by Reuters/Miss Universe Organization)

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Roads

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A globe-trotting photographer has captured some of the worlds most beautiful roads. Andy Lee’s roads series features picturesque routes running through the likes of Iceland, Wales, England and Scotland. The photographer, 46, began taking pictures for this series in 2013. And since then Andy, from Stackpole, Pembrokeshire, has been travelling the world for the most stunning drives. In searching for the ideal road he often drives miles upon miles in order to find a suitable, remote area. Here: moon sky over Hvammstangi, Iceland. (Photo by Andy Lee/Caters News)

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Life in Havana

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Kids do their homework inside the courtyard of an apartment building in Havana, Cuba, Monday, January 19, 2015. Cuba has so far offered a guardedly positive reception to President Barack Obama’s loosening of the trade embargo on Cuba, saying it welcomes the full package of new economic ties on offer, but it insists it will maintain its one-party political system and centrally planned economy. (Photo by Ramon Espinosa/AP Photo)

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January 16 – 22, 2015: Animals

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In this photo taken Friday, January 16, 2015, a baboon grooms its female mate who is feeding her infant in Lake Manyara National Park on the outskirts of Arusha, northern Tanzania.The park is home to hundreds of species, including baboons hippos, zebras and wildebeests. (Photo by Mosa’ab Elshamy/AP Photo)

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January 16 – 22, 2015: Protests

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A FEMEN activist, who is protesting against the financial world, discusses with police at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday, January 22, 2015. The meeting runs from Jan. 21 through Jan. 24. (Photo by Michel Euler/AP Photo)

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January 16 – 22, 2015: The Week in Photos, Part 3

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Carnival masks are seen at a costume factory in a suburb of Rio de Janeiro January 22, 2015. A total of 250,000 masks will be made for the upcoming “Brazil Carnival” festival from February 14 to 17, according to the manufacturer. (Photo by Sergio Moraes/Reuters)

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January 16 – 22, 2015: The Week in Photos, Part 2

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Japan’s Kimiko Date-Krumm rests on her racquet during a training session at Melbourne Park January 18, 2015. The Australian Open tennis tournament begins on January 19. (Photo by Issei Kato/Reuters)

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January 16 – 22, 2015: The Week in Photos, Part 1

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A general view of the Dam Square, where locals can pick the flowers for free in a specially created garden during the official opening of the tulip season, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, January 17, 2015. (Photo by Koen van Weel/EPA)

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Photo of the Day: Hyundai Car Parking from Above

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Hyundai Motor Co. vehicles sit parked at a delivery center at the company’s factory in this aerial photograph taken in Asan, South Korea, on Tuesday, January 20, 2015. Hyundai, South Korea’s largest automaker, is scheduled to announce fourth-quarter earnings on Jan 22. (Photo by SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg)

“Red Tide”: The Natural Luminescence Phenomenon

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Glow-in-the-dark blue waves caused by the phenomenon known as harmful algal bloom or “red tide”, are seen at night near Sam Mun Tsai beach in Hong Kong January 22, 2015. Algal blooms occur when there is a sharp growth in algae population in a water system, and are considered harmful when resulting in negative impacts on other organisms. Picture taken using long exposure. (Photo by Tyrone Siu/Reuters)

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Humanoid Robots at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Technology

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Japanese android expert Hiroshi Ishiguro, left, talks with new talking robot Sota, right, Android robot Otonaroid, second left, and another talking robots CommU, center and second right, during a press event at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan in Tokyo Tuesday, January 20, 2015. Ishiguro, the scientist behind the new talking robot in Japan says people should stop expecting robots to understand them, and instead try to chime in with robotic conversations. Ishiguro’s 28-centimer (11-inch) tall button-eyed Sota, which stands for “social talker”, is programmed to mainly talk with a fellow robot, and won’t be trying too hard to understand human speech – the major, and often frustrating, drawback of companion robots. (Photo by Shizuo Kambayashi/AP Photo)

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Emojiple – Emoji People

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Moscow based High School of Art and Design (BHSAD) strikes again. Having a talented tutor like Dmitry Karpov can be fun but requires a lot of potentials to fulfill the daily challenges he gives to his students. The recent one was an 8 hrs workshop with the aim to imagine people using Emoji smile icons in real life. Check the quick results below. Surely it was inspired by French Rosapark’s “Innocence et Danger” campaign but goes a little bit crazy.

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