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

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


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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

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 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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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Annual Cold-Endurance Festival in Tokyo

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A half-naked shrine parishioner using a wooden tub pours cold water onto himself during an annual cold-endurance festival at the Kanda Myojin Shinto shrine in Tokyo, Saturday, January 10, 2015. Pouring cold water on their bodies is believed to purify their souls. (Photo by Eugene Hoshiko/AP Photo)
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The Annual Minnesota Hmong New Year Celebration

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Gaoshoua Moua of Rochester wears Hmong Chinese decor while participating in the ball toss at the Minnesota Hmong New Year celebration Saturday, November 29, 2014, at the Saint Paul RiverCentre in St. Paul, MN. The annual Minnesota Hmong New Year celebration will be held at the Saint Paul RiverCentre November 28–30. Hmong New Year has a deep cultural significance to the Hmong community. It is a celebration of accomplishments during the past year and a time to welcome a new beginning. (Photo by David Joles/Star Tribune)
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The 20th Annual Lake Worth Street Painting Festival


The lips of singer Katy Perry, made by Lake Worth Christian School students. (Photo by Greg Lovett/The Palm Beach Post) Continue reading »

London and Chester Zoo’s Annual Animal Stock Take


Kumbuka, a male silverback gorilla sits next to the keeper’s chalk board in his enclosure at London Zoo, Thursday, January 2, 2014. Home to more than 850 different species, zoo keepers welcomed in the New Year armed with clipboards as they made a note of every single animal. The compulsory annual count is required as part of ZSL London Zoo’s zoo license, and every creature, from the tiny leaf cutter ants to the huge silverback gorilla is duly noted and accounted for. (Photo by Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP Photo) Continue reading »

The 5th annual Santa Run in Michendorf, Germany


Photos from the 5th annual Michendorf Santa Run (Michendorfer Nikolauslauf) on Sunday, December 8, 2013 in Michendorf, Germany. Over 900 people took part in this year’s races. Photos by Adam Berry/Getty Images. Continue reading »

The Seventh Annual Running of the Wieners – Oktoberfest in Cincinnati

The Running of the Wieners races are the annual kickoff to Oktoberfest-Zinzinnati. 100 dachshunds race to be crowned the winning wiener at the seventh-annual Hillshire Farm Running of the Wieners on Friday, September 19, 2014. In photographs by Jay Murdock. Continue reading »

The 26th Annual Houston Art Car Parade in Houston

The Art Car Parade is the highlight of a three-day celebration of the drive to create: Art Car Weekend. But it all began with a donated 1967 Ford staton wagon and $800 worth of paint and plastic fruit. And now, 26 years later, it attracts 250+ vehicles (and other entries) from 23 states, Canada, and Mexico. Photo: Art cars is seen on Allen Parkway during the 26th Annual Houston Art Car Parade on May 11, 2013 in Houston, Texas. Photos by Scott Halleran. Continue reading »

Mexico’s 17th Annual Clown Convention

Kika-evolution, 5, an Auguste clown, poses for a photo during Mexico’s 17th annual clown convention, La Feria de la Risa, in Mexico City, October 23, 2012. Approximately 500 clowns gathered at two local theaters in the capital city to exchange ideas, compete for laughs and show off their comedy performances. (Photo by Anita BacaAP Photo) Continue reading »

London Zoo Staff Conduct Their Annual Weigh In For the Animals

Zookeeper Grant Kother, at ZSL London Zoo, weighs and measures a giant tortoise during the zoo’s annual weigh-in on August 22, 2012 in London, England. The height and mass of every animal in the Zoo, of which there are over 16,000, needs to be recorded. The measurements are collated in the Zoological Information Management System, from which zoologists can use the data to compare information on thousands of endangered species. (Photo by Oli Scarff) Continue reading »

7th Annual Focus on Nature Photo Contest Winners

The Palm Beach Post, and its multimedia site CLIK/HEAR, are honored to present the winners of the 7th Annual Focus on Nature Photo Contest. More than 1,600 entries were received during the contest’s 3-week period. They were judged by educator and award-winning nature photographer John J. Lopinot, and Jennifer Podis, Greg Lovett and Joe Forzano of the Post’s Multimedia Department.

GRAND PRIZE. “Attempted Escape Grassy Waters,” by STEVEN SCHERER. “The image was taken at Grassy Waters Preserve in West Palm Beach, with a Nikon D300 and Nikon 70-300mm lens. There were three baby gators right by the dock, then I saw an adult floating toward them. The adult grabbed a baby, went under water and I started shooting. Suddenly it came up and this was one of the images. Like many things it was just being at the right place at the right time.” Continue reading »

Lake Worth’s 18th Annual Street Painting Festival

For a weekend, the streets of downtown Lake Worth are a canvas being transformed into works of art. With hundreds of artists using only chalk creating more than 200 paintings, the festival claims to be the largest of its kind in the world.

Street performers and musical entertainment contribute to the festive atmosphere, and artists will continue working on their creations at 10 a.m. Sunday, February 26.


Carrie Bennett, an art teacher from Ft. Lauderdale, works on her piece. (Richard Graulich/The Palm Beach Post) Continue reading »

The 25th Annual Bristol International Kite Festival

A giant monkey kite flies at the 25th annual Bristol International Kite Festival on the Ashton Court Estate in England. Following two attempts on the previous day, plans were abandoned to fly the world’s largest kite due to strong turbulence and damage caused the day before. (Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images) Continue reading »

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