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Odd PHOTOS from a mad, mad world

August 26, 2015 09:37 IST
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It's a truly bizarre world we live in… These images prove it!

A young boy with a painted face poses before the Grebeg Ritual in Tegallalang village, Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia. During the biannual ritual, young members of the community parade through the village with painted faces and bodies to ward off evil spirits. Photograph: Getty Images/ Putu Sayoga

Participants slide down inside a bath along a chute to cross a pool of water and foam during the "Letniy Gornoluzhnik" (Summer mountain puddle rider) festival at the BobroviyLogFunPark near the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia. The annual competition marks the end of the summer season at the Siberian ski, rest and entertainment resort. Photograph: Ilya Naymushin/ Reuters

Contestants wait in the hallway for their chance to compete in the costume contest at Wizard World Comic Con in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Photograph: Jim Young/ Reuters

Noel works on his creation titled "Kim Kardashian" during the Coney Island Sand Sculpting Contest at Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York. The contest, running for its 25th year, features competitors from around the country and offers cash prizes to the winner. Photograph: Andrew Kelly/ Reuters

People eat sushi off the body of a model at an opening event of a bar in Taiyuan, Shanxi province. Photograph: Reuters

Tourists and models wearing LED-lit costumes take a night drifting tour at an eco-park in Changsha, Hunan province. According to local media, more than 100 people joined the first night drifting tour arranged by the park along a 1.5 km-long river. Tourists were provided with LED-lit costumes and gears. Photograph: Reuters

French artist Gino rides the "Celestial Cyclo" tricycle built by him in Le Marais neighbourhood in Paris, France. Photograph: Pascal Rossignol/ Reuters

Furry enthusiasts attend the Eurofurence 2015 conference in Berlin, Germany. Furry fandom, a term used in zines as early as 1983 and also known as furrydom, furridom, fur fandom or furdom, refers to a subculture whose followers express an interest in anthropomorphic, or half-human, half-animal, creatures in literature, cartoons, pop culture, or other artistic contexts. Photograph: Adam Berry/ Getty Images

Dancers in body paint wait to take part in a performance during festivities marking the start of the annual harvest festival of "Onam" in Kochi, India. The ten-day-long Hindu festival is celebrated annually in India's southern coastal state of Kerala to commemorate the return of King Mahabali to his beloved subjects. Photograph: Sivaram/ Reuters

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