408 hot air balloons take to the sky in France to break the world record of 343 set just days earlier.
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PHOTOS: Mass air balloon takeoff breaks world record A total of 408 air balloons took off at the former NATO air base in Chambley, France during a world gathering called Lorraine Mondial Air Ballons, breaking the previous record of 343, which was set at the festival earlier in the week.
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Two British dudes hanging out after a polo match.
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While the birth of his first child was imminent, the Duke of Cambridge attended Sunday as originally planned with his brother Prince Harry at Jerudong Trophy at Cirencester Park Polo Club in Gloucestershire. It was to raise money for various charities
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Fireworks around the Eiffel Tower during Bastille Day celebration in Paris.
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The Eiffel Tower is illuminated during the traditional Bastille Day fireworks display in Paris // Picture: REUTERS
Flying bicycle, carrying a dummy, demonstrated by its creators in Prague.
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Hover bike Journalists watch as a flying bicycle concept is tested with a dummy in the Czech capital Prague. It uses six electricity-powered propellers toget airborne. (Copyright: Reuters)
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The giant inflatable Rubber Duck that's travelling the world had a mishap with broken parts in Hong Kong. His itinerary is secret but rumors are its next stop is the U.S.
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A deflated rubber duck by Dutch conceptual artist Florentijn Hofman floats in Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour, with the skyline looming in the background, May 14. The 54-foot-high inflatable sculpture, which made its first public appearance in the territory on May 2, will be shown at the Ocean Terminal for a month. The rubber duck was deflated after some of its parts broke.
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Russian jets rehearse for Victory Day military parade to take place on May 9.
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Caças do exército russo sobrevoam a Praça Vermelha e a Catedral de São Basílio, em Moscou, durante ensaio para o espetáculo que será realizado no Dia da Vitória, em 9 de maio - http://revistaepoca.globo.com//Sociedade/fotos/2013/05/fotos-do-dia-7-de-maio-de-2013.html (Foto: AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
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An American flag, framed by spring tulips, is flown at half-staff at the nation's Capitol in Washington DC.
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President Barack Obama called the Boston bombings an act of terror on Tuesday, but said ...(Reuters: Gary Cameron)
A U.S. flag is flown at half-staff at the nation's Capitol dome, in Washington, on April 16. Photo by Gary Cameron/Reuters
Ridiculed skyscraper in Suzhou, China nears completion. People say it looks like a pair of jeans or long underpants.
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Holi One Color Festival. South Africa. People throw colored powder at each other to express freedom and the color of everyday life.
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A woman blows blue paint powder on to her friend during the Holi One colour festival in Cape Town, South Africa. Photo / AP
Colorful festival-A woman blows blue paint powder onto her friend during the Holi One Color Festival held in Cape Town, South Africa, on March 2. Thousands of people took part in the festival by throwing paint powder at each other to express freedom and the color of everyday life. Inspired by the original Holi Festival in India, color festivals have traveled around the world to Germany, the United States, Singapore and now South Africa for the first time.--Looks like fun!
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Dancers at All Scotland Irish Dance Championship in Glasgow, Scotland. It's one of the world's largest Irish dancing competitions with contestants coming from as far away as North America, Russia, Australia and South Africa.
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Dancers compete in the 29th All Scotland Irish Dance Championship on February 22, 2013 in Glasgow, Scotland. As many 2,000 competitors are taking part in one of the world’s largest Irish dancing competitions with dancers coming from as far afield as North America, Russia, Australia and South Africa.
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"Around the World in 80 Days" is theme of February lemon carnival on French Riviera that highlights citrus sculptures.
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Big Ben, the great bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London made with lemons and oranges is diplayed during...
Lemon & orange sculptures highlight a festival in Menton, France that opens tomorrow.
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A man works on a sculpture called “Massif de l’Inde”, made of oranges and lemons, on February 15, 2013 in Menton on the French Riviera, ahead of the start of the “Fete du Citron” (lemon carnival). The theme of this 80th edition, running from February 16 until March 6, 2013, is “Le Tour du monde en 80 jours” (80 days around the world).
The Portela samba school parade during carnival celebrations in Rio.
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Woman, not amused, by today's snow storm in Buffalo, NY.
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Mary Ann Bova walks along a slippery snow covered sidewalk during a winter storm in Buffalo, N.Y., Friday, Feb. 8, 2013. In some upstate areas, snow fell early Friday morning and was expected to incre
288 dancers perform during the opening ceremony of the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna.
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Visitors admire illuminated lanterns as part of Lunar New Year celebrations in central China's Anhui province
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Visitors admire illuminated lanterns as part of Lunar New Year celebrations in Fuyang city, central China's Anhui province Picture: AP
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WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 21: People wave American flags as people gather near the U.S. Capitol building on the National Mall for the Inauguration ceremony on January 21, 2013 in Washington, DC. U.S. President Barack Obama, will be ceremonially sworn in for his second term today. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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New Year approaching. This colorful display is for the Chinese New Year in Beijing. The Year of the Snake begins Feb 10th.
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La cercanía del Año Nuevo chino dispara la venta de artilugios para viajar más cómodo
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One month after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, white roses, with the faces of the victims, are displayed.
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Paper lanterns released into sky by monk paying homage to Lord Buddha and to bless Thailand as it enters the new year.