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    Painted Donkeys Arrive to St. Paul's Cathedral

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    Painted Donkeys Arrive to St. Paul's Cathedral



    Twenty five life-size donkeys have been given pride of place in St Paul's Cathedral as part of an interfaith exhibition. They've been painted by Egyptian and Western artists, to show solidarity for the people of Egypt. Photo: Artist painted donkey statues are displayed in the [Caravan] exhibition on August 30, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid)...

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    Unusual Pets

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    Unusual Pets



    Peruvian surfer Domingo Pianezzi rides a wave with his alpaca Pisco at San Bartolo beach in Lima March 16, 2010. Pianezzi has spent a decade training dogs to ride the nose of his board when he catches waves, and now he is the first to do so with an alpaca. (Photo by Pilar Olivares/Reuters)...

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    Improvised Weapons of Syria and Libya

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 2081, Fact
    Improvised Weapons of Syria and Libya



    A Syrian rebel walks past Sham 2, a homemade armored vehicle, in Bishqatin, Syria, on December 8, 2012. From a distance it looks rather like a big rusty metal box but closer inspection reveals a homemade armored vehicle waiting to be deployed. Sham II, named after ancient Syria, is built from the chassis of a car and touted by rebels as [100 percent made in Syria]. (Photo by Herve Bar/AFP Photo)...

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    150th Anniversary of the Highland Main Line

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    150th Anniversary of the Highland Main Line



    Henry Leese drives a 1952 British Rail Ivatt number 46512 at Strathspey Steam Railway on August 27, 2013 in Aviemore,Scotland. This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Highland Main Line built as a transportation link to the South for lairds and landowners living in northern Scotland. (Photo by Jeff J. Mitchell)...

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    Postpics: August 2013

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    Postpics: August 2013



    Two women pose as they drink real ale at the Great British Beer Festival in the Olympia exhibition centre on August 13, 2013 in London, England. The festival, which runs until August 17, 2013, has over 24 bars serving over 800 different beers, ciders and perries. (Photo by Oli Scarff)...

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    Dogs Ease Namibia's Cheetah-farmer Conflicts

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    Author: alice from 14 November, views 2120, Fact
    Dogs Ease Namibia's Cheetah-farmer Conflicts



    Young cheetahs eat meat at The Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) center in Otjiwarongo, Namibia, on August 13, 2013. The CCF started breeding Anatolian livestock dogs to promote cheetah-friendly farming after some 10,000 big cats – the current total worldwide population – were killed or moved off farms in the 1980s. Up to 1,000 cheetahs were being killed a year, mostly by farmers who saw them as livestock killers. But the use of dogs has slashed losses for sheep and goat farmers and led to less retaliation against the vulnerable cheetah. (Photo by Jennifer Bruce/AFP Photo)...

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    La Tomatina 2013

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    Author: alice from 14 November, views 2881, Fact
    La Tomatina 2013



    A young girl makes a [tomato angel] on a tomato covered street during the traditional tomato fight [Tomatina] during the fiestas in Bunol, Spain, 28 August 2013. This year's Tomatina is the first pay festival after Bunol's City Hall sold 15,000 tickets to take part in the tomato throwing. A total of 20,000 people, including 5,000 residents, will throw over 130,000 kg tomatoes. Local authorities decided to sell tickets this year to avoid the overcrowding in previous years in which over 50,000 people took part in the event. (Photo by Biel Alino/EPA)...

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    50th Anniversary of the Pirelli Calendar

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    50th Anniversary of the Pirelli Calendar



    Pirelli celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Pirelli Calendar, bringing together Miranda Kerr, Alessandra Ambrosio, Alek Wek, Isabeli Fontana, Helena Christensen and Karolina Kurkova. (Photo by Peter Lindbergh/Patrick Demarchelier/Pirelli Images)...

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    The Week in Pictures: August 10 – August 30 2013. Part 1 (62 Photos)

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 2996, Fact
    The Week in Pictures: August 10 – August 30 2013. Part 1 (62 Photos)



    A passer-by appears to mock anti-fur protesters Tanya Ward, Zoe Crawford and Jacqui House, who stripped to their underwear in an attempt to persuade clothing designers to stop using animal fur, in Sydney, Australia, on August 21, 2013. The protesters from PETA are demonstrating in front of Sydney Town Hall, where a fashion festival is set to begin. (Photo by Rick Rycroft/Associated Press)...

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    The Week in Pictures: Animals August 10 – August 30 2013. Part 1

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    Author: jone from 14 November, views 1672, Fact
    The Week in Pictures: Animals August 10 – August 30 2013. Part 1



    Seehund [Bruno] looks out of his transport box before making his way to the water on the beach of the island of Juist, Germany on August 14, 2013. Four young seals were released after six weeks of recovery at a rescue station in Norden-Norddeich. (Photo by Carmen Jaspersen/AFP Photo/DPA)...

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Painted Donkeys Arrive to St. Paul's Cathedral

  • 80
Author: jone from 14 November, views 2883, Fact
Painted Donkeys Arrive to St. Paul's Cathedral



Twenty five life-size donkeys have been given pride of place in St Paul's Cathedral as part of an interfaith exhibition. They've been painted by Egyptian and Western artists, to show solidarity for the people of Egypt. Photo: Artist painted donkey statues are displayed in the [Caravan] exhibition on August 30, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid)...

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Unusual Pets

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Author: jone from 14 November, views 3290, Fact
Unusual Pets



Peruvian surfer Domingo Pianezzi rides a wave with his alpaca Pisco at San Bartolo beach in Lima March 16, 2010. Pianezzi has spent a decade training dogs to ride the nose of his board when he catches waves, and now he is the first to do so with an alpaca. (Photo by Pilar Olivares/Reuters)...

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Improvised Weapons of Syria and Libya

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Author: peter from 14 November, views 2081, Fact
Improvised Weapons of Syria and Libya



A Syrian rebel walks past Sham 2, a homemade armored vehicle, in Bishqatin, Syria, on December 8, 2012. From a distance it looks rather like a big rusty metal box but closer inspection reveals a homemade armored vehicle waiting to be deployed. Sham II, named after ancient Syria, is built from the chassis of a car and touted by rebels as [100 percent made in Syria]. (Photo by Herve Bar/AFP Photo)...

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150th Anniversary of the Highland Main Line

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Author: jone from 14 November, views 1352, Fact
150th Anniversary of the Highland Main Line



Henry Leese drives a 1952 British Rail Ivatt number 46512 at Strathspey Steam Railway on August 27, 2013 in Aviemore,Scotland. This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Highland Main Line built as a transportation link to the South for lairds and landowners living in northern Scotland. (Photo by Jeff J. Mitchell)...

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Postpics: August 2013

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Author: peter from 14 November, views 2339, Fact
Postpics: August 2013



Two women pose as they drink real ale at the Great British Beer Festival in the Olympia exhibition centre on August 13, 2013 in London, England. The festival, which runs until August 17, 2013, has over 24 bars serving over 800 different beers, ciders and perries. (Photo by Oli Scarff)...

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Dogs Ease Namibia's Cheetah-farmer Conflicts

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Author: alice from 14 November, views 2120, Fact
Dogs Ease Namibia's Cheetah-farmer Conflicts



Young cheetahs eat meat at The Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) center in Otjiwarongo, Namibia, on August 13, 2013. The CCF started breeding Anatolian livestock dogs to promote cheetah-friendly farming after some 10,000 big cats – the current total worldwide population – were killed or moved off farms in the 1980s. Up to 1,000 cheetahs were being killed a year, mostly by farmers who saw them as livestock killers. But the use of dogs has slashed losses for sheep and goat farmers and led to less retaliation against the vulnerable cheetah. (Photo by Jennifer Bruce/AFP Photo)...

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La Tomatina 2013

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Author: alice from 14 November, views 2881, Fact
La Tomatina 2013



A young girl makes a [tomato angel] on a tomato covered street during the traditional tomato fight [Tomatina] during the fiestas in Bunol, Spain, 28 August 2013. This year's Tomatina is the first pay festival after Bunol's City Hall sold 15,000 tickets to take part in the tomato throwing. A total of 20,000 people, including 5,000 residents, will throw over 130,000 kg tomatoes. Local authorities decided to sell tickets this year to avoid the overcrowding in previous years in which over 50,000 people took part in the event. (Photo by Biel Alino/EPA)...

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50th Anniversary of the Pirelli Calendar

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Author: peter from 14 November, views 1809, Fact
50th Anniversary of the Pirelli Calendar



Pirelli celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Pirelli Calendar, bringing together Miranda Kerr, Alessandra Ambrosio, Alek Wek, Isabeli Fontana, Helena Christensen and Karolina Kurkova. (Photo by Peter Lindbergh/Patrick Demarchelier/Pirelli Images)...

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The Week in Pictures: August 10 – August 30 2013. Part 1 (62 Photos)

  • 80
Author: peter from 14 November, views 2996, Fact
The Week in Pictures: August 10 – August 30 2013. Part 1 (62 Photos)



A passer-by appears to mock anti-fur protesters Tanya Ward, Zoe Crawford and Jacqui House, who stripped to their underwear in an attempt to persuade clothing designers to stop using animal fur, in Sydney, Australia, on August 21, 2013. The protesters from PETA are demonstrating in front of Sydney Town Hall, where a fashion festival is set to begin. (Photo by Rick Rycroft/Associated Press)...

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The Week in Pictures: Animals August 10 – August 30 2013. Part 1

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Author: jone from 14 November, views 1672, Fact
The Week in Pictures: Animals August 10 – August 30 2013. Part 1



Seehund [Bruno] looks out of his transport box before making his way to the water on the beach of the island of Juist, Germany on August 14, 2013. Four young seals were released after six weeks of recovery at a rescue station in Norden-Norddeich. (Photo by Carmen Jaspersen/AFP Photo/DPA)...

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