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The unbelievably wacky world we live in!

July 08, 2015 09:53 IST
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10 photos from an odd, odd world.


A couple fall as they take part in a high-heels race in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, China. The winning couple won a diamond ring after the 50 meter race. Photograph: Reuters


A woman from Japan films herself for an art project with a smartphone as she wears a yellow suit and a headdress in the shape of the Brandenburg Gate while walking in front of the cathedral in Berlin, Germany. Photograph: Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters


Police officers perform yoga at the passing out parade of new recruits of Railway Protection Force at RTC Bhondsi Ground in Gurgaon. Photograph: PTI


A model poses during the annual World Bodypainting Festival in Poertschach, Austria. The event takes place from July 3 to 5 at lakeWoerthersee in Austria’s southern Carinthia province. Photograph: Heinz-Peter Bader/Reuters


A man rides his motorcycle with his with his pet in New Delhi. Photograph: PTI


A girl dressed as a mermaid rides on the back of a pickup truck through Barnstable Village on Cape Cod, during the annual Fourth of July Parade celebrating the America’s Independence Day, in Massachusetts. Photograph: Mike Segar/Reuters


Festival goers enjoy the atmosphere at the Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm, Pilton on in Glastonbury, England. Now its 45th year the festival is one largest music festivals in the world. Photograph: Ian Gavan/Getty Images


Students take term final exam among trees outside a classroom building at a middle school in Xinxiang, Henan province, China. The school set up the exam outdoor to create a more comfortable environment for the students. Photograph: Reuters


Staff of a tourism resort dressed as Japanese soldiers raise their water guns to surrender as they take part in a mock fight with children visitors during an event to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the Sino-Japan War, in Binzhou, Shandong province, China. Photograph: Reuters


An almost finished sculpture of a fiberglass horse is seen at a warehouse in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. In order to attract tourism and to show an improvement of the urban image, the local government will exhibit 20 fiberglass horses, designed and painted by urban artists, in some of the most transited areas of the border city. Photograph: Jose Luis Gonzalez/Reuters

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