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22 May 2024

Crazy pics from around the world



An orange toxic cloud is seen over the town of Igualada, Spain following an explosion in a chemical plant, February 12, 2015. (REUTERS)


People watch as Mt. Sinabung ejects ash into the air during an eruption in Karo regency, North Sumatra province, Indonesia February 9, 2015. (Reuters)

Team Bota Bota competes during the Quebec Winter Carnival ice canoe race on the St. Lawrence River in Quebec City, Canada February 8, 2015. (REUTERS)


The body of a woman killed by recent shelling lies on a street in the residential sector in the town of Kramatorsk, eastern Ukraine February 10, 2015. (REUTERS)


A Hindu child gets his head shaven during the Thaipusam festival in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (AP)

A man applies Thanakha on his face while selling Thanakha wood at the Kyaik-Khauk pagoda festival in Tanlyin township, outside Yangon. (Reuters)

Capoeira teacher Eiwer Carbonell, 21, warms up before a lesson near his dog Champion, or Campeon in Spanish, playing around in downtown Havana. (Reuters)

Stuffed monkeys at the National Museum of Natural History in Paris. (AFP)

A visitor looks at a newly-built giant statue in the shape of a shark at an aquarium in Handan, Hebei province. (Reuters)

Japan's electronics giant Hitachi employee displays the new wearable sensor which measures human activity of the group or organization and analyze "happiness" tendency of the group to boost productivity at the company's headquarters in Tokyo. (AFP)

Monarch butterflies fly at the El Rosario butterfly sanctuary on a mountain in the Mexican state of Michoacan. The U.S Fish and Wildlife Service and conservation groups launched a $3.2 million campaign to save the habitat of the embattled orange-and-black spotted monarch butterfly, whose numbers have plummeted in recent years. The monarchs, renowned for migrating thousands of miles (km) over many generations from Mexico, across the United States to Canada, and then back again, have seen a loss in their habitat because of farming and urban sprawl. (Reuters)




A couple is seen using their mobile phones as they wait to participate in a staged mass wedding, organised as part of a matchmaking event to inspire singles to get married, in Shanghai. (Reuters)

Pakistani municipal workers prepare to dispose of a pile of dog carcasses in a suburb of Karachi. (Reuters)