Beauty Of Flight

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 1651, Charming
    Beauty Of Flight



    An F/A-18 Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron One Five One (VFA-151) emerges from a cloud created when it broke the sound barrier in the skies over the Pacific Ocean, July 7, 1999. (Photo by John Gay/US Navy)...

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    The Pregnant French First Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy

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    The Pregnant French First Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy



    French First Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy waits for the spouses of the Heads of Delegation participating in the G8 Summit on May 26, 2011 in Deauville, France. (Photo by Franck Prevel/Getty Images)...

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    Sunset Clouds

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    Sunset Clouds



    A view of the spectacular colour of clouds at sunset on January 17, 2005 in Beijing, China. (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)...

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    Stirling Castle's Renaissance Palace Prepares For Reopening

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    Author: jone from 14 November, views 1462, Charming
    Stirling Castle's Renaissance Palace Prepares For Reopening



    Laura Titch, dressed as Mary of Guise, and Duncan Maclachlan, dressed as Alexander of Stewart, rehearse for Stirling Castles grand renaissance palace opening on June 3, 2011 in Stirling, Scotland. The palace has been closed for two years, while a Ј12 million pound project was undertaken to return the palace to how it might have looked back in the 1540s, when it was home to Mary of Guise, the widow of James V. Their daughter, Mary Queen of Scots, was raised there before living in France. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)...

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    Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival

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    Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival



    Dancers from the Yarrabah community perform during the Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival on June 18, 2011 in Laura, Australia. The Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival is a celebration of aboriginal dance and culture that takes place Biennially in Cape York Peninsula at the site of a traditional Bora ground that is sacred to the aboriginal community and surrounded by some of the oldest rock art in the world. Over 5000 visitors attend the festival, offering a unique insight into the community and providing an opportunity to spread cultural traditions to new generations. The festival takes...

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    Miss Tiffany Transexual Beauty Contest

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    Author: alice from 14 November, views 4711, Charming
    Miss Tiffany Transexual Beauty Contest



    Wirittorn Narapatarapimol (Belle) a Miss Tiffany Universe contestant tries on earrings in a private dressing room on May 15, 2009 in Pattaya, Thailand. The Miss Tiffany Universe contest has been running for 12 years, with all contestants transexuals or transvestites, aiming to promote human rights for the transgender population in Thailand. In Thailand transexuals are considered a third gender given the Thai name [Katoey]. (Photo Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)...

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    Jodrell Bank Observatory In Bid To Become UNESCO World Heritage Site

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    Jodrell Bank Observatory In Bid To Become UNESCO World Heritage Site



    [The Lovell Telescope is a radio telescope at Jodrell Bank Observatory, near Goostrey, Cheshire in the north-west of England. When it was constructed in 1955, the telescope was the largest steerable dish radio telescope in the world at 76.2 m (250 ft) in diameter; it is now the third largest, after the Green Bank telescope in West Virginia, USA, and the Effelsberg telescope in Germany. It was originally known as the 250 ft (76 m) telescope or the Radio Telescope at Jodrell Bank, before becoming the Mark I telescope around 1961 when future telescopes (the Mark II, III, and IV) were...

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    Wildlife At Farne Islands

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    Wildlife At Farne Islands



    A Puffin returns to it's nest with a beak full of sand eels on June 25, 2011 on Inner Farne, England. The Farne Islands, which are run by the National Trust, are situated two to three miles off the Northumberland coastline. The archipeligo of 16-28 separate islands (depending on the tide) make the summer home to approximately 100,000 pairs of breeding seabirds including around 36,000 Puffins, 32,000 Guillemots and 2,000 pairs of Arctic Terns. The species of birds which nest in internationally important numbers include Shag, Sandwich Tern and Arctic Tern. The coastline around The...

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    Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia Fall/Winter 2011/2012. Part I Slava Zaitsev

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    Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia Fall/Winter 2011/2012. Part I Slava Zaitsev



    [Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Zaitsev (Russian: Вячеслав Михайлович Зайцев), more commonly known as Slava Zaitsev (Russian: Слава Зайцев), born 2 March 1938 in Ivanovo, Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, is a Russian fashion designer, painter, graphic artist and theatrical costume designer]. – Wikipedia

    Photo: A models wears a creation by designer Slava Zaitsev during his fashion show on Day 1 of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia Fall/Winter 2011/2012 at the Congress Hall on March 31, 2011 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)...

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    Personal Portrait: Jayne Mansfield

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    Author: alice from 14 November, views 4382, Charming
    Personal Portrait: Jayne Mansfield



    American actress Jayne Mansfield (1933 - 1967), a model before she became an actress, she won several beauty contests including the title of "Miss Magnesium Lamp"....

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