World in Pictures: Crazy, crazier...

A fairgoer rides a mechanical bull during the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa. (AFP)

Shocking photos of dead shark posted to Facebook.

A prototype of the Taiwan-made MALE (medium-altitude long-endurance) unmanned aircraft is displayed during the 2015 Taipei Aerospace and Defense Technology Exhibition in Taipei, Taiwan. (AP)

A meteor streaks across the sky during the Perseid meteor shower near Kraljevine on mountain Smetovi in the early morning. (Reuters)

The Laker Girls pose for a picture as they take part in pregame activities on Laker Night before the game between the Washington Nationals and the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium. (AFP/Getty)

Talia Pisano listens to her heart beat during an examination at Lurie Children's Hospital in Chicago. Talia is getting tough treatment for kidney cancer that spread to her brain. (AP)

Opera singers celebrate the 60th anniversary of Australia’s national opera company, during a ceremony marking the start of Opera Australia's 2016 season, outside the Opera House in Sydney. (AFP)

An exhibit installed by No Longer Empty (NLE) in New York, including these two snake-headed mannequins dressed as businessmen shaking hands in a piece called “Sealing the Deal” by Guerra de la Paz, the collaborative duo of Alain Guerra and Neraldo de la Paz. (AP)

A Thai man looking at weapons displayed at a gun shop in Bangkok. (AFP)

France's fly-half Francois Trinh-Duc lifts weights during a training session on August 10, 2015 in Saint-Laurent-de-Cerdans, southern France. (AFP)

A steel-worker is pictured at a furnace at the plant of German steel company Salzgitter AG in Salzgitter, Lower Saxony, Germany. (Reuters)

Indian school children watch Kanwarias, devotees of Hindu God Shiva, carry pots of holy water from the Ganga river on their return journey from Haridwar, as traffice crawls due to a section of road being cordoned off for their movement in New Delhi. (AFP)

Owner Morgan Avila, left, sits with Leonbergers Magnito, left, Mr. America, center, and Hollywood, as they are evaluated by Sarah Fraser, back right, during a demonstration of an urban canine good citizen test for city dogs, in the elevator lobby of the American Kennel Club in New York. (AP)

Elderly people eat their meals handed out by a charity organization at an estate of one-room rental flats in Singapore. (Reuters)

People dine at a rooftop restaurant on a "Supertree" vertical garden structure at the Gardens by the Bay waterfront park in Singapore. (Reuters)

A man takes a photograph of a well-cooked Samgyetang, chicken soup with ginseng, at Happy Guys Cooking Class in Seoul, South Korea. (Reuters)

Johnny Cueto #47 of the Kansas City Royals is doused with Gatorade by Salvador Perez #13 after throwing a complete game shutout against the Detroit Tigers at Kauffman Stadium. (AFP/Getty)

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