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The Best Weird And Wonderful Photos Of 2016

Yes, it is that time of year again. That time of year when everyone starts making lists for you to enjoy.
If you enjoy them, please share them.
And if you appetite has not been stilled there are always the previous years to take a look at.
Weird and Wonderful 2013
Weird and Wonderful 2015
Weird and Wonderful 2016

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Santa hits the slopes

People dressed as Santa Claus enjoy the snow during Saint Nicholas Day at the Alpine ski resort of Verbier in Switzerland.

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Prison beauty pageant in Brazil

Just because you're in prison doesn't mean you can make yourself look pretty and participate in a prison beauty contest.

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As West frowns on Putin, Russians learn the military way

Students from the General Yermolov Cadet School attend a military tactical exercise on the ground, which includes intrenchment training, forest survival studies and other activities, outside the southern city of Stavropol, Russia

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Venezuelan crisis spawns boom in gambling

"The Whale", "The Dog" or "The Zebra"? Players line up beside a small kiosk in a poor neighborhood to choose animals in a lottery game that has become a craze in Venezuela, as it seems more and more Venezuelans turn to gambling in their desperation to make ends meet amid the country's unprecedented economic crisis.

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London life laid bare in rubbish along the Thames

Bones, a mouldy hot water bottle, a pair of rusty pliers and a pristine pair of women’s pants are among the eclectic cast-offs Reuters photographer Stefan Wermuth has found along the River Thames.

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The Photos Of 2017 Week 44

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

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Monuments of Lenin 100 years after Russian Revolution

A century after the Russian Revolution, the influence of its leader Vladimir Lenin has waned but his image remains on monuments built across the former Soviet Union as part of a cult of personality.

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The Photos Of 2017 Week 43

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

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Life after death for the “Love Bug” in Ethiopia

In Addis Ababa, cranky, 50-year-old Volkswagen Beetles enjoy a kind of life after death; their parts are never discarded but re-used to keep the city's remaining Beetles on the road.

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For Cubans, Wi-Fi means family

The introduction of Wi-Fi hotspots in Cuban public spaces two years ago has transformed the Communist-run island that had been mostly offline. At dusk, when the worst of the Caribbean heat has subsided, parks around Cuba fill with families video chatting with loved ones abroad or scrolling through social media, their animated faces lit by telephone and tablet screens.

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GRAPHIC: Indonesian villages pit wild boars against dogs

A gory fight to the death between snarling dogs and captured wild boars.
Gathered around a bamboo-walled arena, Indonesians in this remote part of Java island seem eager to watch the blood-curdling contests, known locally as 'adu bagong' (boar fighting).
Totally not cool in our opinion.

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