Bums for The Bush: The Cheeky Campaign Helping Aussie Farmers

Bums for The Bush: The Cheeky Campaign Helping Aussie Farmers

The Camden Farms Student Society, a group of 3rd year DVM students, is tasked with organizing events during their year on the Camden campus, including the annual nude calendar. Continue reading »

“Creatures Of The Cold”: Spectacular Winning Photos Of The Annual Antarctic Photography Exhibition

"Creatures Of The Cold": Spectacular Winning Photos Of The Annual Antarctic Photography Exhibition

The annual Antarctic photography exhibition, which is part of Hobart’s Antarctica festival is back on with its chilly, majestic imagery. The winner this year is Sydney’s Sam Edmonds with his striking photo of a gentoo penguin in the snow. Here: Gentoo by Sam Edmonds was the winner of the competition. (Photo by Sam Edmonds/The Guardian) Continue reading »

Award-Winning Nonprofit Pin-Ups For Vets Is Releasing Its 13th Annual Fundraising Calendar To Raise Money For VA Hospitals

Award-Winning Nonprofit Pin-Ups For Vets Is Releasing Its 13th Annual Fundraising Calendar To Raise Money For VA Hospitals
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Award-winning nonprofit Pin-Ups for Vets is releasing its 13th annual fundraising calendar to raise money for VA hospitals; ill, injured, and homeless veterans; deployed troops; and military families. The 2019 calendar features 19 female veterans decked out in World War II inspired fashion. Continue reading »

The Winners Of The 4th Annual International Drone Photography Contest

1st Prize Winner – Nature: Provence, summer trim by jcourtial
The Winners Of The 4th Annual International Drone Photography Contest

During the past few years, drones have dramatically changed the landscape of photography. So much so that numerous awards, dedicated specifically to aerial photography have emerged. One of them – probably the most prestigious – is Dronestagram, and it has just announced the winners of its 4th annual International Drone Photography Contest. Continue reading »

The Finalists Of The 14th Annual Smithsonian Photo Contest

Winter Is Coming
The Finalists Of The 14th Annual Smithsonian Photo Contest
The Arctic wolf is a sub-species of the grey wolf and lives in the Arctic regions of North America. (© Pedro Jarque Krebs/Smithsonian Photo Contest) Continue reading »

Butterflies In The Glasshouse – Hundreds Of Butterflies On The Annual Event In UK

Butterflies In The Glasshouse - Hundreds Of Butterflies On The Annual Event In UK
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A Great Yellow Mormon rests on the face of model Jessie May Smart as she poses for pictures ahead of the opening of, “Butterflies in the Glasshouse”, at RHS Wisley in Wisley, Britain. The event features hundreds of butterflies emerging from their pupae and released into the warm surroundings at the glasshouse. Continue reading »

Welcome To “Bike Kill 13”, The Annual Gathering Of Builders And Riders Of Home-Made Bicycles

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Photo by Stephanie Keith/Reuters

People ride bicycles in Halloween costumes during “Bike Kill 13” in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. “Bike Kill” is an annual gathering of builders and riders of home-made bicycles that culminates in a tall bike jousting competition. Continue reading »

Revenant Bear Mauls Comic-Con: Ex-‘Mythbusters’ Host’s Annual Incognito Costume Includes Leonardo DiCaprio Corpse

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Cosplay master Adam Savage is revealing his annual Comic-Con costume: The former Mythbusters host just stormed the San Diego Convention Center dressed as the vicious bear from The Revenant — complete with a dummy mauled corpse of Leonardo DiCaprio (clutching an Oscar!). It’s might be the most clever costume idea yet from Savage, who recently gave a TedTalk on the subject of cosplay and each year goes incognito at the fan convention dressed in one of his creations. Continue reading »

13th Annual Smithsonian Photo Contest Finalists

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“A Little Monkey on the Cliff”. “A cold front hit the Nagano prefecture. I saw a little monkey enduring the cold in Jigokudani Monkey Park. This little monkey is really cute”. (Photo by Hidetoshi Ogata/Smithsonian Photo Contest) Continue reading »

Featured Entries For The 13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest

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“I took this photo of fireflies (lightning bugs) in almost complete darkness using the latest low light camera technology. I was completely surrounded by the fireflies and witnessed one of the most amazing and magical natural phenomena: fireflies that synchronize.” (© Radim Schreiber) Continue reading »

The Winners of the 10th Annual CGAP Photo Competition

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Over the past decade, the annual CGAP Photo Contest has documented the remarkable ways that access to formal financial services can improve poor people’s day-to-day activities. During this time much has changed. New innovations, such as digital financial services, offer great promise for better serving poor customers. Now in its 10th year, the annual CGAP Photo Contest aims to demonstrate the ways financial inclusion can help poor people transition out of poverty and lead more financially secure lives. Continue reading »

Photo of the Day: The Annual Muscle Beach Championship

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Female bodybuilders compete in the annual Muscle Beach Championship bodybuilding and bikini competition at Venice Beach, California on September 7, 2015. Continue reading »

“Kwita Izina” – The Annual Mountain Gorilla Naming Ceremony In Rwanda

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People dressed as gorillas perform during the annual mountain gorilla naming ceremony, also known as “Kwita Izina”, in Kinigi town, Rwanda, September 5, 2015. Some 24 baby gorillas were named as the country continues to raise awareness about the importance of preserving the gorillas, already declared an endangered species. (Photo by Edward Echwalu/Reuters)
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La Tomatina 2015: 70th Annual Tomato Battle In Spain

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Two woman lie in a puddle of squashed tomatoes during the annual “Tomatina” tomato fight fiesta, in the village of Bunol, 50 kilometers outside Valencia, Spain, Wednesday, August 26, 2015. The streets of an eastern Spanish town are awash with red pulp as thousands of people pelt each other with tomatoes in the annual “Tomatina” battle that has become a major tourist attraction. At the annual fiesta in Bunol on Wednesday, trucks dumped 150 tons of ripe tomatoes for some 22,000 participants, many from abroad to throw during the hour-long morning festivities. (Photo by Alberto Saiz/AP Photo)
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Thousands Of Twins Descend Upon Ohio For The 40th Annual Twins Days Festival

It’s an annual event that attendees spend a year anticipating. And this weekend’s Twins Days, a festival celebrating twins in – where else? – Twinsburg, Ohio, was the biggest jamboree yet. Celebrating its 40th anniversary, the festival had about 2,000 sets of twins turn out, from toddlers to adults. The Twins Days Festival, which began in 1975, is the largest annual gathering of twins and other multiples in the world.

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Star Wars fans Nathan and Scott Hasbrook, 24, pose during the 2015 Twins Days Festival in Twinsburg, Ohio (Photo by Dustin Franz/Barcroft) Continue reading »

Photos From The Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally In South Dakota

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Bikes and rallygoers fill Main Street during the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in Sturgis, South Dakota, August 4, 2015. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the rally expected to draw hundreds of thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts from around the world for events throughout the week-long festival, according to organizers. (Photo by Kristina Barker/Reuters) Continue reading »

The 10th Annual Petco Unleashed Surfing Dog Contest At Imperial Beach, California

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A Labradoodle mugs for a surf photographer as he competes in the 10th annual Petco Unleashed surfing dog contest at Imperial Beach, California August 1, 2015. Proceeds raised at the event go to benefit the San Diego Humane Society. (Photo by Mike Blake/Reuters)
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15th Annual Hampton Beach Master Sand Sculpting Competition at Hampton Beach, New Hampshire

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The sculptors carved over three days, from June 18-20, to complete their own solo sculpture using 10 tons of sand. Continue reading »

Epic Photos From The “Anime Friends” Annual Event In Sao Paulo

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A cosplay enthusiast poses as Maka Albarn of the Soul Eater anime series during the “Anime Friends” annual event in Sao Paulo July 19, 2015. Anime Friends is one of Brazil’s biggest events related to anime, manga and Japanese culture. (Photo by Nacho Doce/Reuters)
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The Annual Boryeong Mud Festival in South Korea

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Women wear colored mud on their faces during the Boryeong Mud Festival at Daecheon Beach in Boryeong, South Korea, Saturday, July 18, 2015. The 18th annual mud festival features mud wrestling and mud sliding.(Photo by Ahn Young-joon/AP Photo)
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The Annual World Bodypainting Festival in Austria

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An artist paints a model during the annual World Bodypainting Festival in Poertschach, Austria, July 3, 2015. The event took place from July 3 to 5 at lake Woerthersee in Austria’s southern Carinthia province. (Photo by Heinz-Peter Bader/Reuters)
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Winners of the 7th Annual Wikimedia Photo Awards

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A wide evening view to Måbødalen in Eidfjord municipality, Hordaland, Norway. The view has been captured from the eastern end of the valley. (Photo by Ximonic, Simo Räsänen)
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The First Annual Underwear Karaoke In California

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Chelsea Hughes, 25, sings at the first annual Underwear Karaoke, an event that pairs two common fears: being seen in your underwear and singing in public, in Los Angeles, California March 12, 2015. (Photo by Lucy Nicholson/Reuters)
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The Annual Carnival in Trinidad and Tobago

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Ryan Sooknanan portraying “Phoenix” performs in the Junior Carnival King competition put on by the National Carnival Commission at the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain, February 13, 2015. Picture taken February 13, 2015. (Photo by Andrea De Silva/Reuters)
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A News Conference for the Upcoming 139th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

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Poppet, a Bearded Collie, jumps through a hoop during an agility demonstration at a news conference for the upcoming 139th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 12, 2015. (Photo by Shannon Stapleton/Reuters)
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