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01-20-2011, 01:09 AM #1
Amazing Events in Pictures-2
Firefighters prepare to rescue a horse that fell into a swimming pool in Byfang, Essen, Germany. The rescue mission was a complete success and the horse was led away to a neighbour's indoor solarium to warm up
Introducing the iphone 4 Diamond Queen edition, created by Liverpool-based creator Stuart Hughes. The surrounding frame is encrusted with over 8.5cts of individually set flawless diamonds, while the rear section houses a solid Platinum and Diamond Apple logo. The iphone 4 Diamond Queen edition is available for a mere £18,995.
Employees at a car dealership in Qingdao, Shandong Province, China, were left with the headache after a customer purchased a new 40,000 Yuan (£4,000) vehicle using a huge pile of small change. Together the payment weighed in at 100kg.
Volunteers sweep migrating red crabs off a road on Christmas Island. The migrating crabs face numerous hazards, such as traffic and predators, on their journeys, and many do not reach their destination.
Rescued cats wait for a ferry to the mainland at a port on Yeonpyeong island. The animals were abandoned after residents fled the island in the wake of the November 23 shelling by North Korea
People take part in "AIME Strut the Streets", an attempt to break the Guinness record for the world's largest swimwear parade, in Sydney, Australia. The event was organised to raise funds and awareness for the Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience. Organisers attempted to break the record in 2009 but fell short by just 22 participants.
Finalists in this year's Miss Great Britain beauty pagent brave temperatures of -2C as they gather for a photocall on the beach in front of Weston-Super-Mare's Grand Pier
Jean Massa, of Nice, southern France points out details in his scale model of the Vatican's Sistine Chapel, which is displayed in a church in Nice. His model is 1.45m long and 0.7m high and took him about 5,000 hours to build.
Deer gather and forage for food in the snow at Petworth in West Sussex
A woman and her baby make their way through trees covered by snow near Emsworth in Hampshire
A worker decorates a 46-metre-high (151 feet) artificial Christmas tree in the centre of Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk
A street performer dressed as Darth Vader stands in front of the Brandenburg Gate during snowfall in Berlin
Six mothers launch Lidl's luxury Christmas range by recreating the Calendar Girls pose at Winter Wonderland in London's Hyde Park
FC Red Bull Salzburg's midfielder David Mendes da Silva is hit in the face with the ball during the UEFA Europa League group A football match against Manchester City at The City of Manchester stadium
A monument to Soviet founder Vladimir Lenin is covered with snow in Murmansk. Heavy snow has been fallling for several days in the Russian Arctic.
Central Moscow is seen as temperatures plummet below -23C. Christ the Saviour Cathedral, left, and the Kremlin are pictured in the background
Highland cattle search for feed in a snow-covered field in Perthshire, Scotland
Mont Saint-Michel, a rocky tidal island in Normandy, France, is seen amidst a snowy landscape...being a human...