Pierre Girard's cake, which was found years ago in a closet, was allegedly baked in 1911. The fruitcake, pictured left, is said to be rock-solid with a slight smell of spice. "Most people won't touch it," said Girard. "I think I'm the only one that really loves it."
Elizabeth Flores, Star Tribune
"Star Wars" fan Danny Fitzgerald of Staten Island, in Darth Vader costume, poses in front of Loews Astor Plaza movie theater in Times Square in New York, May 25, 1983, where fans are lined up for the premiere of "The Return of the Jedi," the third in a series of the "Star Wars" saga.
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Wolf Blitzer speaks to a hologram of colleague Jessica Yellin on CNN's New York set, Tuesday night, Nov. 4, 2008. One day CNN's Jessica Yellin may be remembered as a television pioneer, the first person whose hologram image was transported onto a news set from a location half a country away. Or maybe she just looked silly.
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French 'Spiderman' Alain Robert climbs a 33 floor building in Jakarta. The fearless French climber called 'Spiderman' reached the top floor of a building in Jakarta after failing to climb a building nearby due to lack of police clearance.
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Pro Rodeo Cowboys that are competing at the National Western Stockshow in Denver came to Steamboat Springs to compete in the 34th Annual Cowboy Downhill Stampede in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.
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Glenwood village administrator Bill Bramanti, poses with a coffin he had specially made designed to look like a can of his favorite beer, Pabst Blue Ribbon. While he doesn't need the coffin just yet, he's planning to use the casket as a cooler.
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A worker tattoos a pig at the "Art Farm" of Belgian conceptual artist Wim Delvoye on the outskirts of Beijing, China. Delvoye has staff consisting of local farmers to raise the pigs and professionals to tattoo them with cartoons or symbols. The animals are then displayed at art exhibitions and their skins sold to collectors after slaughter.
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This photo provided by Val Verde, Texas, County Sheriff's Office shows one-time NFL cheerleader and reality TV bride-to-be Mary Delgado who is out of jail after being arrested in a Del Rio, Texas, bar, Sunday, Nov 16, 2008. Delgado, who accepted a televised proposal from "The Bachelor," or professional bass fisherman Byron Velvick, in 2004, was arrested in Del Rio early Sunday after refusing to leave a local bar. She was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct, public intoxication, and resisting arrest and released about an hour later.
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Wishroom Representative Director Masayuki Tsuchiya is reflected in a mirror as he poses while wearing his company's men's bra in Tokyo. The Japanese online lingerie retailer is selling bras for cross-dressing men and they've quickly become one of its most popular items.
Toru Hanai, Reuters
A mobile stripper pole rental rides through the streets. Available by the hour "for events and rap videos", each rental includes one driver, one professional pole dance instructor, and the creator's dubious assurance that it's all completely legal: "the cops can't really stop us -- I'm riding my bike and she's exercising".