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14 PHOTOS that prove it's a mad world out there!

July 08, 2014 11:51 IST

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Here are some of the most unusual moments across the globe in the past week captured on camera.

A model poses during the annual World Bodypainting Festival in Poertschach, Austria. The event takes place at lake Worthersee in Austria’s southern Carinthia province. 

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Photographs: Heinz-Peter Bader/Reuters

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Revellers from San Francisco Balloon Magic march in the San Francisco Gay Pride Festival in California. 

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Photographs: Noah Berger/Reuters

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A street cleaner and fan of the Brazilian national World Cup soccer team shows a myriad of piercings on her face on a street in Belo Horizonte. 

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Photographs: Ivan Alvarado/Reuters

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A worker straps 21-foot crocodile robot Longlong on top of a van, before transporting it through the main road to CrocodilePark in Pasay city, metro Manila. The robot, inspired by Lolong, the largest saltwater crocodile to have been in captivity, contains thousands of mechanisms costing around 80,000 pesos (Rs3.7 lakh) and took three months to build by robot experts.

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Photographs: Romeo Ranoco/Reuters

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Children play as they swim among algae-covered coastline of Qingdao, Shandong province. 

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Photographs: Reuters

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Hugo, a 63-year-old Galapagos Tortoise, is enticed out of his enclosure with a carrot fed to him by a keeper before his annual weighing at the AustralianReptilePark in Somersby near Sydney. Once a year Hugo’s massive body is carried by four men and a forklift to an industrial scale to assess his health and at 166 kilograms, he weighs one kilogram more than last year. The life expectancy of a Galapagos Tortoise is up to 180 years. 

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Photographs: Jason Reed/Reuters

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Workers assemble a 10-metre-tall homemade Transformers replica on the outskirts of Shanghai. Li Lei, owner of a small factory, uses his spare time and money to build Transformers replicas for rent or sale. The new Transformers movie has brought the factory many new orders, according to Li.

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Photographs: Reuters

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A costumed actress performs as a visitor walks by at the Historic Centre (Pelourinho) in Salvador. 

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Photographs: Sergio Moraes/Reuters

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A participant of the Zombie Takeover of Coney Island poses for a portrait in Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York.

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Photographs: Carlo Allegri/Reuters

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Takeru Kobayashi poses for a photo following his victory in a bunless hot dog eating competition in the Manhattan borough of New York. Kobayashi ate 113 hotdogs in what organisers claim is the world’s first official bunless hotdog eating competition. 

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Photographs: Carlo Allegri/Reuters

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Chinese women holding toy guns dance for a revolutionary song during their daily exercise at a square outside a shopping mall in Beijing. About 30 local residents formed this Nanguan art group that enjoys performing to revolutionary songs and dance performances as part of their daily fitness activities at night. 

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Photographs: Jason Lee/Reuters

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People spray water during the Tel Aviv Water War fight at Habima Square in Tel Aviv, Israel. Hundreds of Israelis and tourists took part in the annual water fight now in its 10th year. 

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Photographs: Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images

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Dancers dressed as futuristic characters perform during a show at The Robot Restaurant in Tokyo, Japan. The now famous Robot Restaurant opened two years ago in Kabukicho area of Shinjuku at an estimated cost of $10 million. Performances are held three times a day and cater mostly to foreign tourists. The cabaret style shows include bikini clad futuristic dancers, performers dressed as robots and a host of large scale robots and vehicles controlled with remotes by stage hands dressed as Ninjas. 

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Photographs: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

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Female students wearing gloves take part in a military-style close-order drill class at the QideEducationCenter in Beijing. The QideEducationCenter is a military-style boot camp which offers treatment for internet addiction. As growing numbers of young people in China immerse themselves in the cyber world, spending hours playing games online, worried parents are increasingly turning to boot camps to crush addiction. Military-style boot camps, designed to wean young people off their addiction to the internet, number as many as 250 in China alone. 


Photographs: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters

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