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Monday, 2 February 2015

Crazy yet amazing photos_Part_5

Crazy yet amazing photos_Part_5

 TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY CHLOE COUPEAU The monumental statue "Unconditional surrender" by US artist Seward Johnson, is seen in the northwestern city of Caen on October 4, 2014. The statue, inspired by the famous photograph made by US photographer Alfred Eisensteadt in New York's Times square in 1945 at the end of WWII, has been drawing controversy since it appeared that the kiss might have been the result of a forceful action, and the French feminist association " Osez le feminism" (Dare Feminism), considering it as the representation of a sexual assault, denounced an inappropriate symbol for freedom and launched a petition for the statue to be removed.

 Female bodybuilders flex their muscles on stage during the Bodybuilding Championship at the exhibition "Winter Sport 2014" in Belarus' capital Minsk, on October 16, 2014. 

 Picture released by the Guinness World Records on September 9, 2014, shows 24-year-old Nick Stoeberl from California, USA, who has secured his place in the 2015 Guinness World Records book for having the longest tongue that measures 10.1cm (3.97in) from its tip to the middle of the closed top lip. The 60th anniversary edition of the Guinness World Records book will reflect on six decades of record-breaking, whilst also featuring the latest additions to the oddball hall of fame. 

 An Indian artist uses a torch to dry a statue of the Hindu goddess Durga ahead of the forthcoming Dushhera-Vijaya Dashami festival at a workshop in Hyderabad on September 22, 2014. Durga Puja, the annual Hindu festival that involves worship of the goddess Durga who symbolizes power and the triumph of good over evil in hindu mythology, culminates in the immersion of idols in water bodies. 

 A couple kisses during the annual "tomatina" festivities in the village of Bunol, near Valencia on August 27, 2014. Some 22,000 revellers hurled 130 tonnes of squashed tomatoes at each other drenching the streets in red in a gigantic Spanish food fight known as the Tomatina.

 A participant jumps in front of a Condes de la Maze's bull during a bull run of the San Sebastian de los Reyes Festival, near Madrid, on august 28, 2014. 

 A dummy stands on a springboard over the highly polluted waters of the Pinheiros River as part of an art installation by Brazilian artist Eduardo Srur to warn on environmental issues and fluvial pollution, in Sao Paulo, Brazil on September 19, 2014.

 A goat named 'Barney' from Vauxhall City Farm, walks through a ticket barrier with morning commuters at Vauxhall Underground Station in London, on August 28, 2014, during a photocall to launch Transport for London's first 'above ground map' of the Victoria line, in a bid to encourage people to explore more of London. One of the locations featured on the map is Vauxhall City Farm. 

 A Virtu-Limb artifical hand is displayed on one of the exhibition stands at Celtic Manor Resort on September 3, 2014, ahead of the NATO Summit 2014. Running over the 4th and 5th of September, the NATO members will gather to discuss issues such as the crisis in Ukraine and the threat of the Islamic State (IS). 

This photo taken on September 3, 2014 shows Leng Yuting, 26, posing underwater for her wedding pictures at a photo studio in Shanghai, ahead of her wedding next year. Her fiance Riyang said they had their wedding photographs taken underwater because 'its romantic and beautiful'. Mr Wedding studio owner, Tina Lui, started providing underwater pictures four years ago.

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