Chinese artist Liu Bolin waited Wednesday for his colleagues to put a finishing touch on him to blend into rows of soft drinks in his artwork entitled ‘Plasticizer,’ in his studio in Beijing. (Associated Press) Click image to zoom.
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As the fox hunting debate continues to rage across the globe, we’d like to think that some comic relief comes in the shape of this image, taken in Canada. Naturalist and photographer Mircea Costina captured the chortlesome scene in a forest north of Montreal. Click image to zoom.
A Somali government soldiers mans a position inside Bakara market on August 8, 2011. Residents of Somalia’s war-torn capital fled fighting Monday after remnants of extremist Shebab rebel forces, who pulled out of Mogadishu at the weekend, battled with government troops overnight. The Al-Qaeda-affiliated rebels – who had controlled around half of Mogadishu – abandoned their positions in a surprise withdrawal on Saturday. Fighting late on Sunday took place in several locations in the south and north of the city, as African Union-backed government troops set up bases in former Shebab strongholds. (MUSTAFA ABDI/AFP/Getty Images) Click image to zoom.
A woman sunbathes as men fish on a lake outside the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, on Aug. 7. (Mikhail Mordasov / AFP – Getty Images)
Thousands of new motorcycles are parked at the Tanjung Priok port in Jakarta at August, 5, waiting for ships to transport them to Indonesia’s provinces. (Supri/Reuters)
In this photo provided by the Indian Ministry of Defense shows a Seaking helicopter from the Indian Navy hovering over of the sinking ship MV Rak Carrier off the coast of Mumbai on August 4, 2011. The Panama-flagged MV Rak Carrier, a 220-meter (722-feet) long vessel transporting 60,000 tonnes of coal from Indonesia to India, sank off the coast of Mumbai after its 30-strong crew were rescued when it began taking on water in stormy seas. The MV Rak Carrier went down about 22 nautical miles from India’s financial and entertainment capital, just hours after it made an emergency distress call. (MINISTRY OF DEFENCE/AFP/Getty Images) Click image to zoom.
Arturas Zuokas, the 43 year old mayor of Vilnius drives over a car parked illegally on a main street in Vilnius city center with a military vehicle, August 2, 2011. The mayor took the drastic action after becoming infuriated with motorists parking their luxury cars illegally around the city. (Vilnius City Municipality via AP) Click image to zoom.
A shepherd watches over his flock near the peak of Transalpina, the highest road in the country which crosses Parang mountains in the southern Carpathians reaching an altitude of 2,147 meters (7,044 feet) in Urdele pass, July 31, 2011. The road is currently under a modernization process. Picture taken July 31, 2011. (Radu Sigheti / Reuters) Click image to zoom.