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PHOTOS: The incredibly weird world we live in!

November 27, 2014 08:08 IST
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These 8 images show that we live in an odd world


Ayanna Williams shows off her 23-inch long nails after breaking the Ripley’s Believe it or Not record. Photograph: Anthony Harvey/Getty Images


The man with the most tattoos, King of Ink, poses after he enters the record books for being the most inked man. Photograph: Anthony Harvey/Getty Images


Couples kiss during a kissing contest in Wuhan, Hubei province. Some 20 couples attended the contest and the winners have been awarded an iPhone 6, according to local media. Photograph: Reuters


What a racket! London Mayor Boris Johnson stands with a gigantic tennis racket to promote an event in London. Photograph: Tom Shaw/Getty Images


A stuffed gorilla with a Santa Claus hat is seen on a chair at a chair repair workshop in Alajuelita near San Jose. Photograph: Juan Carlos Ulate/Reuters


Students watch Orange, a 5-year-old orangutan, wearing a Santa Claus costume, pedalling a bicycle during a Yuletide season presentation inside a crocodile farm in Pasay city, metro Manila. Photograph: Reuters


Artist Riad Al Radi, a Syrian refugee, and Egyptian carpenter Aref Ramadan carry a page from a giant Quran made entirely of wood in Irbid city, north of Amman. Al Radi started the project in 2005 back in Syria, but progress was interrupted by the country’s civil war. He resumed his project two years ago when meeting Ramadan in Irbid city, after arriving in Jordan with his family. The carpenter gave Al Radi free space at the shop to complete his project. Each wooden page of the massive Qoran stretches 3.02 m high and 1.85m wide, and weighs 100 kg. Al Radi plans to enter his gigantic Quran in the Guinness World Records for the world’s largest Koran made from wood. Photograph: Muhammad Hamed/Reuters

Frida, a female Chihuahua, rests in the arms of her owner, Dean Clark, outside City Hall before the San Francisco Board of Supervisors issued a special commendation naming Frida ‘Mayor of San Francisco for a Day’ in San Francisco, California. Frida, a previously unknown female Chihuahua, has won her first political office, being named Mayor of San Francisco for the day as part of a campaign to support the city’s animal shelter. Photograph: Stephen Lam/Reuters

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