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PHOTOS: The crazy, odd world we live in!

November 12, 2014 09:01 IST

We bring you a collection of some of the odd moments from around the world.

 

Winner of the Body Art Awards celebrates during the Christchurch New Zealand Trotting Cup at Addington Raceway. Photograph: Martin Hunter/Getty Images

 

A woman takes a picture of participants performing during the "Perfect pole" pole dance championship of North Caucasus Federal District at the "Onegin" restaurant in Stavropol, southern Russia. Photograph: Eduard Korniyenko/Reuters

 

A flyer can’t help but smile as he is seated near Spiderman during an onboard Halloween celebration. Attendants of the domestic Lucky Air flight on Friday night dressed themselves in costumes of superheroes and movie figures to serve their customers as well as celebrate Halloween, according to local media. Photograph: Wong Campion/Reuters

 

A pedestrian walks across a road next to an 18-metre pink condom covering the Obelisk situated in Sydney’s Hyde Park. The giant condom will cover the Obelisk for one week as part of an awareness campaign about HIV/AIDS transmission and the social benefits of safer sex. Photograph: David Gray/Reuters

 

Models wearing masks hold umbrellas as they perform during the TORAY Liu Wei Collection segment at China Fashion Week in Beijing. Photograph: Jason Lee/Reuters

 

A woman walks her child to school as he is dressed as a character from Minecraft in New York. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

 

A giant effigy of Russian President Vladimir Putin to be burned is paraded by participants in costumes as they take part in one of a series of processions during Bonfire night celebrations in Lewes, southern England. The processions and bonfire mark the uncovering of Guy Fawkes’ “Gunpowder Plot” to blow up the Houses of Parliament in 1605, and commemorate the memory of Lewes’ seventeen Protestant martyrs. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Reuters

 

Howard, a 35-year-old Australian Chinese musician and lookalike of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, stands by a poster featuring a manipulated photo of Chinese President Xi Jinping in part of Hong Kong’s financial central district occupied by pro-democracy protesters. Howard, who goes only by the first name in order to keep his music and impersonation careers separate, made a satirical appearance in support of the pro-democracy movement at protesters’ encampment in Hong Kong ahead of the Halloween night. Photograph: Damir Sagolj/Reuters

 

A giant Christmas tree installed upside down stands in the middle of the Galeries Lafayette department store in Paris ahead of the holiday season in the French capital. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

 

A man holds up a ‘Free Hugs’ sign in Times Square in New York. Photograph: Carlo Allegri/Reuters