Homemade Car Festival

1189 Homemade Car Festival

24th Festival of roller carriages passed, or rather rolled in Medellin, on October 7, 2012. Best “drivers” of the festival are in the collection. (AFP/Raul Arboleda)

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Over-stretched?

1166 Over stretched?

If you thought you were being over-stretched in the office think again – the 27-year-old bendy bombshell known as Zlata, can be seen operating a computer while performing a hand-stand, delivering a presentation with her head tucked between her thighs and even becoming a living table by bending over backwards for her boss. (Barcroft)

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Naked Rambler Stephen Gough Makes His Way South Following Release from Saughton Prison

1107 Naked Rambler Stephen Gough Makes His Way South Following Release from Saughton Prison

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. In photographs by Jeff J. Mitchell.

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Shocktober Fest: People Attempt a World Record for the Most Zombies in One Place

1106 Shocktober Fest: People Attempt a World Record for the Most Zombies in One Place

Visitors to the Shocktober Fest dressed as zombies pose at Tulleys Farm on October 6, 2012 in Turners Hill, England. People dressed as zombies from around the United Kingdom have converged on Tulleys Farm in an attempt to set a new Guinness World Record for the most zombies together in one place. In photographs by Peter Macdiarmid.

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Comic-Con International – San Diego 2012

08 Comic Con International – San Diego 2012

San Diego Comic-Con International, also known as Comic-Con International: San Diego, and commonly known as Comic-Con or the San Diego Comic-Con, was founded as the Golden State Comic Book Convention and later the San Diego Comic Book Convention in 1970 by Shel Dorf and a group of San Diegans.

It is traditionally a four-day event (Thursday through Sunday — though a four-hour preview night on Wednesday is open to professionals, exhibitors, and some guests pre-registered for all four days) held during the summer in San Diego, California, United States, at the San Diego Convention Center. Comic-Con is both the name of the annual event and the common name of the organization.

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Support a Hero

168 Support a Hero

Chloe Mills, 1-year-old daughter of Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills and his wife Kelsey, crawls past her father’s walking legs in his boyhood home in Vassar, Michigan. Mills is visiting his hometown for the first time since losing all four limbs while fighting in Afghanistan.(Carlos Osorio/Associated Press)

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David Blaine in “Electrified: One Million Volts Always On”

159 David Blaine in Electrified: One Million Volts Always On

David Blaine stands inside an apparatus surrounded by a million volts of electric currents streamed by tesla coils during his 72-hour “Electrified: 1 Million Volts Always On” stunt. The stunt is the latest of daredevil endeavors by the magician whose previous stunts included being encased in ice for over 60 hours in Times Square. (AP)

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Vancouver Zombie Walk 2012

04 Vancouver Zombie Walk 2012

On August 18, 2012 the infection spreads again as the undead hordes shamble through Vancouver in search of brains. The annual Zombie Walk has been going on for years and each year gets bigger and bigger. Photos by Gord Gallagher.

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Tokyo Game Show 2012 Girls

0 Tokyo Game Show 2012 Girls

The Tokyo Game Show kicked off at Makuhari Messe in Chiba on September 20, 2012 with 209 companies from all over the world exhibiting more than 1,000 games and devices. Organizers said social networking games are in the spotlight this year due to the popularity of smartphones and tablets. As always, the booth babes attracted a lot of media interest.

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Topless Protest at the Louvre: Half-naked FEMEN Campaigners in Paris

140 Topless Protest at the Louvre: Half naked FEMEN Campaigners in Paris

A group of topless activists from the Ukrainian feminist group FEMEN demonstrated inside the Louvre Museum in Paris on October 3, 2012, over the case of a Tunisian woman accused of indecency after allegedly being raped by two policemen. Six activists with slogans such as “No, c’est no” and “Justice against rapists” painted across their chests posed for photographs in front of the famous ancient Greek statue the Venus de Milo, right arms raised in clenched-fist salutes.

A banner marked “Rape me, I am immoral” was slung from the statue, which is believed to depict Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love. The action came a day after a 27-year-old Tunisian woman appeared before an investigating magistrate in Tunis to answer allegations of indecency made by two police officers she says raped her.

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Professor Splash Dives into Tomato Souce!

139 Professor Splash Dives into Tomato Souce!

Darren Taylor, also known as Professor Splash, dives from eight meters high into a 30 centimeters shallow pool of tomato sauce during a promotion at Darling Harbour in Sydney, Australia. Taylor, with more than 25 years of professional high diving experience, holds records in both the Guinness World Records and Ripley’s 2009 Edition. (Rob Griffith/Associated Press)

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Showing His Colours

132 Showing His Colours

Colorado Rockies fan, Josh Pugh, displays his team inspired mowhawk before the MLB game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. (Getty)

Surfers to Break the Guinness World Record

110 Surfers to Break the Guinness World Record

Surfers attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the most surfers on a wave at one time, in Muizenberg on the outskirts of Cape Town, South Africa. (Schalk van Zuydam/Associated Press)

In Searching of Idols

18 In Searching of Idols

A boy searches for reusable items amid idols of the Hindu god Ganesh left a day after the immersion of idols in Ahmadabad, India. Every year millions of devout Hindus immerse Ganesh idols into oceans and rivers during the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival that celebrates the birth of the Hindu god. (Ajit Solanki/Associated Press)

Demonstrators Surround the Spanish Congress to Protest Against Spending Cuts and the Government of Mariano Rajoy

1228 Demonstrators Surround the Spanish Congress to Protest Against Spending Cuts and the Government of Mariano Rajoy

Police clash with the protestors during the march to the parliament against austerity measures announced by the Spanish government in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. The demonstration, organized behind the slogan “Occupy Congress”, was expected to draw thousands of people. Madrid authorities said some 1,300 police would be deployed. The protestors call for Parliament to be dissolved and fresh elections held, claiming the government’s austerity measures show the ruling Popular Party misled voters to get elected last November. (Photos by Andres Kudacki/Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Dominique Faget/Jasper Juinen/Denis Doyle/Pierre-Philippe Marcou/Reuters/AFP Photo)

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