A woman takes part in the so-called "Nude sledging championships" in Braunlage, Germany.
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Eleven-year-old archer Liu Cheong, who lives in China, survived after a teammate accidentally shot an arrow through his eye socket. The schoolboy underwent four hours of surgery to extricate the object, which had sunk more than four inches into his head.
Suicide Girls strip down and pose with their favorite sweets.
Residents at the Catholic Homes Corpus Christi in Melbourne, take up fencing foils, embracing the physical and mental sides of swordplay in an effort to keep fit.
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A participant in the German office chair race championships competes in the western German town of Bad Koenig.
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Baboon's at Knowsley safari Park in Merseyside have learned how to open roof boxes on cars visiting their enclosure. The monkeys can open the cases and are running off with the owners clothes and holiday items.
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Dirk Auer takes on the Mammoth rollercoaster at Trips Drill theme park, Stuttgart, Germany in a pair of rollerskates.
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Naked volunteers pose for the US photographer Spencer Tunick on an ice cold Swiss glacier as background for an environmental campaign about global warming.
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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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Tattoo artist Jorge Castro is hung from piercing hooks on his back on August 15, 2009, in an attempt to set a Guinness record of a 3-hour suspension, during the International Convention of Tattoo at the World Trade Center in Mexico City.
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