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    Surfer Braves Extreme Waves and Sharp Coral

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    Author: jone from 14 November, views 2218, Fact
    Surfer Braves Extreme Waves and Sharp Coral



    Photographer Mark Tipple captured the underwater pictures with his friend Mike as the surfer. But the rough waves of the coast of the Cook Islands slammed Mike into the sea bed during the shoot, causing him to slice his skin open and badly bruise his body. Photo: Mike diving beneath a shallow wave. (Photo by Mark Tipple/Caters News Agency)...

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    Moraine Lake Canada

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 1705, Fact
    Moraine Lake Canada



    Moraine Lake is a glacially-fed lake in Banff National Park, 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) outside the Village of Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada. It is situated in the Valley of the Ten Peaks, at an elevation of approximately 6,183 feet (1,885 m). The lake has a surface area of .5 square kilometres (0.19 sq mi). The lake, being glacially fed, does not reach its crest until mid to late June. When it is full, it reflects a distinct shade of blue. The colour is due to the refraction of light off the rock flour deposited in the lake on a continual basis....

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    Muslims Mark Eid al-Adha Holiday

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 1971, Fact
    Muslims Mark Eid al-Adha Holiday



    A Pakistani feeds his goat wearing the words [Eid Mubarak] or [Eid Greeting], to be slaughtered on the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, or [Feast of Sacrifice], in Islamabad, Pakistan on Tuesday, October 15, 2013. Muslims all over the world are celebrating Eid al-Adha by sacrificing sheep, goats, cows and camels, to commemorate the Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son, Ismail, on God's command. (Photo by Anjum Naveed/AP Photo)...

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    Thousands of Caimans Thrive in Rio's Urban Sprawl

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    Author: alice from 14 November, views 1795, Fact
    Thousands of Caimans Thrive in Rio's Urban Sprawl



    In this October 14, 2013 photo, ecology professor Ricardo Freitas catches a broad-snouted caiman to examine, then release back into the water channel in the affluent Recreio dos Bandeirantes suburb of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Caimans are like tanks, a very old species with a remarkable capacity for renovation that allows them to survive under extreme conditions where others couldn't, said Freitas, who runs the Instituto Jacare, or the Caiman Institute, which aims to protect the reptiles. (Photo by Felipe Dana/AP Photo)...

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    Samizdat!

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 1406, Fact
    Samizdat!



    Greetings, our dear visitors!

    Without mincing words we would like to present a feature: Self-Publishing, let's call it Samizdat. :-) Sure we aren't Flickr, StumbleUpon or add_whatever_you_like, we're really small in comparison with these giants but we have constant, very attentive and grateful audience. All we can offer you is a place on the main page and attention of all our visitors to your posts, the things that are hard to achieve on numerous social services. Who knows, maybe tiny and humble indie project like AvaxNews will be much more helpful in...

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    The Week in Pictures: October 5 – October 11 2013

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    Author: jone from 14 November, views 2504, Fact
    The Week in Pictures: October 5 – October 11 2013



    Makeup artists Kamila Wysocka and Alexis Jackson from Florida, point at another costumed person as they eat dinner in their zombie makeup at ComicCon in New York, on Oktober 10, 2013. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Reuters)

    P.S. All pictures are presented in high resolution. To see Hi-Res images – just TWICE click on any picture. In other words, click small picture – opens the BIG picture. Click BIG picture – opens VERY BIG picture (if available; this principle works anywhere on the site AvaxNews)...

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    The Week in Pictures: Animals October 5 – October 11 2013

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    Author: alice from 14 November, views 2236, Fact
    The Week in Pictures: Animals October 5 – October 11 2013



    Karis, a one month old lion cub being weighed at Blair Drummond Safari Park near Stirling, Scotland, Thursday October 10, 2013. Weighing in at 5kg, the cub will stay with her mother, Teekay until she is 12 weeks old before they are returned to the pride. (Photo by Andrew Milligan/AP Photo/PA Wire)...

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    Twin Peaks Serves Up Sex Appeal

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    Author: jone from 14 November, views 3723, Fact
    Twin Peaks Serves Up Sex Appeal



    Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery, which dresses its waitresses in cleavage-emphasizing outfits, is looking to expand into the Milwaukee area. Its location in suburban Chicago gives a glimpse of what it offers. Photo: Twin Peaks restaurant waitress serves diners at the restaurant in Wheeling, Il. on October 3, 2013. (Photo by Paul Beaty/Journal Sentinel)...

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    India's Cyclone Phailin

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 2997, Fact
    India's Cyclone Phailin



    An Indian villager braving strong winds and rain walk to a safer place, in village Podampeta, in Ganjam district about 200 kilometers (125 miles) from the eastern Indian city Bhubaneswar, India, Saturday, October 12, 2013. Strong winds and heavy rains pounded India's eastern coastline Saturday, as hundreds of thousands of people took shelter from a massive, powerful Cyclone Phailin expected to reach land in a few hours. (Photo by Biswaranjan Rout/AP Photo)...

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    The Seventh Annual Running of the Wieners – Oktoberfest in Cincinnati

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 1991, Fact
    The Seventh Annual Running of the Wieners – Oktoberfest in Cincinnati



    The Running of the Wieners races are the annual kickoff to Oktoberfest-Zinzinnati. 100 dachshunds race to be crowned the winning wiener at the seventh-annual Hillshire Farm Running of the Wieners on Friday, September 19, 2014. (Photo by Jay Murdock)...

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Surfer Braves Extreme Waves and Sharp Coral

  • 60
Author: jone from 14 November, views 2218, Fact
Surfer Braves Extreme Waves and Sharp Coral



Photographer Mark Tipple captured the underwater pictures with his friend Mike as the surfer. But the rough waves of the coast of the Cook Islands slammed Mike into the sea bed during the shoot, causing him to slice his skin open and badly bruise his body. Photo: Mike diving beneath a shallow wave. (Photo by Mark Tipple/Caters News Agency)...

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Moraine Lake Canada

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Author: peter from 14 November, views 1705, Fact
Moraine Lake Canada



Moraine Lake is a glacially-fed lake in Banff National Park, 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) outside the Village of Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada. It is situated in the Valley of the Ten Peaks, at an elevation of approximately 6,183 feet (1,885 m). The lake has a surface area of .5 square kilometres (0.19 sq mi). The lake, being glacially fed, does not reach its crest until mid to late June. When it is full, it reflects a distinct shade of blue. The colour is due to the refraction of light off the rock flour deposited in the lake on a continual basis....

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Muslims Mark Eid al-Adha Holiday

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Author: peter from 14 November, views 1971, Fact
Muslims Mark Eid al-Adha Holiday



A Pakistani feeds his goat wearing the words [Eid Mubarak] or [Eid Greeting], to be slaughtered on the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, or [Feast of Sacrifice], in Islamabad, Pakistan on Tuesday, October 15, 2013. Muslims all over the world are celebrating Eid al-Adha by sacrificing sheep, goats, cows and camels, to commemorate the Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son, Ismail, on God's command. (Photo by Anjum Naveed/AP Photo)...

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Thousands of Caimans Thrive in Rio's Urban Sprawl

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Author: alice from 14 November, views 1795, Fact
Thousands of Caimans Thrive in Rio's Urban Sprawl



In this October 14, 2013 photo, ecology professor Ricardo Freitas catches a broad-snouted caiman to examine, then release back into the water channel in the affluent Recreio dos Bandeirantes suburb of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Caimans are like tanks, a very old species with a remarkable capacity for renovation that allows them to survive under extreme conditions where others couldn't, said Freitas, who runs the Instituto Jacare, or the Caiman Institute, which aims to protect the reptiles. (Photo by Felipe Dana/AP Photo)...

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Samizdat!

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Author: peter from 14 November, views 1406, Fact
Samizdat!



Greetings, our dear visitors!

Without mincing words we would like to present a feature: Self-Publishing, let's call it Samizdat. :-) Sure we aren't Flickr, StumbleUpon or add_whatever_you_like, we're really small in comparison with these giants but we have constant, very attentive and grateful audience. All we can offer you is a place on the main page and attention of all our visitors to your posts, the things that are hard to achieve on numerous social services. Who knows, maybe tiny and humble indie project like AvaxNews will be much more helpful in...

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The Week in Pictures: October 5 – October 11 2013

  • 60
Author: jone from 14 November, views 2504, Fact
The Week in Pictures: October 5 – October 11 2013



Makeup artists Kamila Wysocka and Alexis Jackson from Florida, point at another costumed person as they eat dinner in their zombie makeup at ComicCon in New York, on Oktober 10, 2013. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Reuters)

P.S. All pictures are presented in high resolution. To see Hi-Res images – just TWICE click on any picture. In other words, click small picture – opens the BIG picture. Click BIG picture – opens VERY BIG picture (if available; this principle works anywhere on the site AvaxNews)...

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The Week in Pictures: Animals October 5 – October 11 2013

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Author: alice from 14 November, views 2236, Fact
The Week in Pictures: Animals October 5 – October 11 2013



Karis, a one month old lion cub being weighed at Blair Drummond Safari Park near Stirling, Scotland, Thursday October 10, 2013. Weighing in at 5kg, the cub will stay with her mother, Teekay until she is 12 weeks old before they are returned to the pride. (Photo by Andrew Milligan/AP Photo/PA Wire)...

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Twin Peaks Serves Up Sex Appeal

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Author: jone from 14 November, views 3723, Fact
Twin Peaks Serves Up Sex Appeal



Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery, which dresses its waitresses in cleavage-emphasizing outfits, is looking to expand into the Milwaukee area. Its location in suburban Chicago gives a glimpse of what it offers. Photo: Twin Peaks restaurant waitress serves diners at the restaurant in Wheeling, Il. on October 3, 2013. (Photo by Paul Beaty/Journal Sentinel)...

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India's Cyclone Phailin

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Author: peter from 14 November, views 2997, Fact
India's Cyclone Phailin



An Indian villager braving strong winds and rain walk to a safer place, in village Podampeta, in Ganjam district about 200 kilometers (125 miles) from the eastern Indian city Bhubaneswar, India, Saturday, October 12, 2013. Strong winds and heavy rains pounded India's eastern coastline Saturday, as hundreds of thousands of people took shelter from a massive, powerful Cyclone Phailin expected to reach land in a few hours. (Photo by Biswaranjan Rout/AP Photo)...

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The Seventh Annual Running of the Wieners – Oktoberfest in Cincinnati

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Author: peter from 14 November, views 1991, Fact
The Seventh Annual Running of the Wieners – Oktoberfest in Cincinnati



The Running of the Wieners races are the annual kickoff to Oktoberfest-Zinzinnati. 100 dachshunds race to be crowned the winning wiener at the seventh-annual Hillshire Farm Running of the Wieners on Friday, September 19, 2014. (Photo by Jay Murdock)...

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