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PHOTOS: 2014 Comic-Con — Day 1

Photos of Day 1 at the 2014 Comic-Con convention in San Diego, Calif. The event, which runs through July 27, officially kicked off today.


PHOTOS: “Supermoon” visible around the world

The full moon appeared to be unusually big. In fact, it was a “supermoon,” the nickname for full moons that happen when they are relatively close to Earth.


PHOTOS: Japanese Interactive Toilet Expo

Photos from “Toilet!? Human Waste and Earth’s Future” exhibition at The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation – Miraikan in Tokyo, Japan. The exhibition focuses on how the toilet has changed our daily lives and discovers what the most environment-friendly and ideal toilet is.


PHOTOS: Mexico City bans use of animals in circuses

Last week Mexico City’s legislative assembly banned the use of animals in circuses, responding to months of pressure from animal activists.


PHOTOS: World’s Ugliest Dog Competition in Petaluma, California

Photos from The World’s Ugliest Dog Competition in Petaluma, California on June 20, 2014.


PHOTOS: “Funeral for a Home” celebrated in Philadelphia

The project called “Funeral for a Home” celebrated a row house’s colorful life before it was knocked down, in Philadelphia, May 31, 2014.


PHOTOS: Digging for ‘E.T. The Extraterrestrial’ Atari game in a New Mexico landfill

Construction workers started digging into a landfill in Alamogordo, N.M., Saturday, April 26, 2014 where producers of a documentary are searching of millions of cartridges of the Atari ‘E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial’ game that has been called the worst game in the history of videogaming. A New York Times article from 1983 reported that Atari cartridges [...]


PHOTOS: Java mouse-deer, the world’s tiniest (and cutest) deer

Photos of the Java mouse-deer, one of the world’s smallest hoofed animals, at the Fuengirola Biopark, near Malaga, Spain. The latest specimen of the world’s tiniest deer — a rare species no bigger than a hamster — has been born in a nature park in southern Spain, conservationists said today. The baby “deer-mouse” became just [...]


PHOTOS: Indonesian craftsman sculpts anatomical models for medical use

Mannequins are made from fiberglass to be used in schools, hospitals and laboratories, in Depok, West Java, Indonesia..


PHOTOS: International Pillow Fight Day, April 5, 2014

Over 80 cities were involved in International Pillow Fight Day, on April 5, 2014.


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