Crazy World: Cool, strange, bizarre pictures from around the world

Carol Polkinghorne from Fairfax, VA and Janet Arone from Homer city, PA, actors in civil war costumes, stand in front of the Ford's Theatre. (AFP/Getty)

Workers producing dolls in a factory in Lianyungang, east China's Jiangsu province. (AFP)

A robot in the Robotic Kitchen prototype created by Moley Robotics cooks a crab  soup at the company's booth at the world's largest industrial technology fair, the Hannover Messe. (Reuters)

Swiss gymnast Giulia Steingruber competes in a qualifying round of the Floor exercice event of the European Women's Artistic Gymnastics Championships. (AFP)

Banded crickets retrieve moisture from a sliced potato in an experimental cricket habitat made from egg cartons. (AP)

A motorcyclist dodges in the annual water-splashing festival to mark the New Year of the Dai minority in Menglian. (Reuters)


A policeman participates in the annual water-splashing festival to mark the New Year of the Dai minority in Menglian, Yunnan province. (Reuters)

A surfer retreats behind a rock wall as a wave crashes onto Angourie Point on the far north coast of New South Wales. (Reuters)

Romania's Irina Lepsa competes in the women's 58A kg category at the European Weightlifting Championships in Tbilisi. (AFP)

Revellers participate in a water fight during Songkran Festival celebrations at Silom road in Bangkok. (Reuters)

Merrymakers are sprayed with water during the first day of the annual Thingyan water festival celebrations outside the Yangon City Hallin in Yangon, Myanmar. (AP)

Aerial shot of what appears to be a large-scale reclamation by China on the Chinese-held Johnson South Reef - also claimed by the Philippines and Vietnam, in what is part of the disputed Spratly chain. (AFP)

An Andalusian horsewoman waits for the animal to drink water before a classical dressage contest during the Sacab Andalusian Horse Show in Coin, southern Spain. (Reuters)

A South Korean worker uses water to wash a bronze statue of King Sejong, the 15th-century Korean king, during a street and park clean-up event for the spring at Gwanghwamun plaza in Seoul. (AFP)

A woman bangs on a pot while standing on a balcony, as Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro delivers his speech at the VII Summit of the Americas, in Panama City, Panama. (AP)

Musician Iggy Pop performs during a promotional event at Sao Paulo Fashion Week in Sao Paulo. (Reuters)

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