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The Photos Of 2017 Week 33

Here's our weekly round up of some of the best and most newsworthy photos from the past seven days.

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Splash! Life as a mermaid

In Brazil, the mythical creature of the sea is quite real: women turn to mermaiding for an emotional lift and for fitness, incorporating free diving and underwater dancing skills.

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The new British aircraft carrier the HMS Queen Elizabeth

Britain has a new largest Navy vessel and it looks pretty impressive.
I cost a hell of a lot of money, carries a crew of thousands and 250 Marines.

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The Photos Of 2017 Week 32

Here's our weekly round up of some of the best and most newsworthy photos from the past seven days.

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White nationalist rally turns deadly in Charlottesville

At least one person was killed in Virginia on Saturday after white nationalists clashed with counter-demonstrators and a car plowed into a crowd near the scene of the earlier melee, the mayor of Charlottesville said.
White supremacists had gathered in Charlottesville to protest agains the removal of a statue depicting a Civil War leader Robert E. Lee.
Heather Heyer was killed by these neo-Nazi cowards for standing up for what she believed in, cause doing nothing is the same as supporting their cause.
A bit like President Trump, as he said nothing. The asshole.

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The Photos Of 2017 Week 31

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Carving out Michelangelo’s marble dream

In 1517, Michelangelo climbed Mount Altissimo in Tuscany and found the marble of his dreams.
It was, the Renaissance master wrote, "of compact grain, homogeneous, crystalline, reminiscent of sugar". He deemed it perhaps even more precious than that from nearby Carrara, where he had obtained marble for some of his most famous statues.

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The Photos Of 2017 Week 30

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Drawing in the customers in Mogadishu

Somalian mural artist Muawiye Hussein Sidow, also known as 'Shik Shik', is the man responsible for the art that features on more than 100 shops, including barbers, tea shops and supermarkets across Mogadishu.

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Hopes and expectations: the journey of a fake girlfriend

A Chinese female blogger who posed as a man's Lunar New Year girlfriend says her experience illustrates the generational tensions over finding a marriage partner in China.

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The Photos Of 2017 Week 29

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Hyenas spark admiration, not fear, in Ethiopia’s Harar city

Hyenas roam the streets of the ancient walled city of Harar in eastern Ethiopia every night, seeking scraps of meat to drag to the nearby caves. Abbas Yusuf, known as Hyena Man, learnt to feed the hyenas from his father, Yusuf Mume Salleh, who fed them for 45 years before passing the job to his son 13 years ago

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