1 день осени - # .новости месяца .за гранью
May. 24th, 2009
09:55 pm - # .новости месяца .за гранью
Matt Stensland, Steamboat Pilot & Today / AP
A seven-legged Black Angus calf is seen May 21, shortly after its birth at Steamboat Veterinary Hospital in Steamboat Springs Colo. The calf was delivered by Caesarean section but only lived for about 10 minutes. Hospital officials said the calf also had two spines but just one head.
SERGEI SUPINSKY, AFP / Getty Images
A veterinarian gives a pedicure to Boy, a 39-year-old Asian elephant, who was sedated before the cosmetic work at Kiev Zoo in Ukraine on May 23. Several veterinarians traveled from Germany to help their Ukrainian colleagues perform the complex procedure.
A woman lies under a ReGen light treatment system that uses light from high-intensity LEDs to improve skin condition at a beauty expo in Tokyo, May 19. The system is made by UK company Energist.
Mary Altaffer, AP
Scientists on May 19 unveiled the skeleton of this 47 million-year-old creature from Germany that could provide clues into the early evolution of primates. While the well-preserved creature is not a direct ancestor of humans, it may provide an indication of what that ancestor may have looked like, experts said.
Tibor Olah, MTI / AP
Dental prostheses specialist Tamas Kothay tests out an artificial beak on a stork in Hortobagy, Hungary, May 18. The stork lost the upper part of its beak and damaged the bottom part when it sustained an unknown injury. The lower part healed after an operation, but experts had to create an upper beak implant out of synthetic resin.
Cheryl Ravelo, Reuters
A man positions roasted pigs dressed as a bride and a groom during an annual roasted pig festival in Manila, Phillipines, May 17.
Suzanne Davis, AP
Fin Keleher of Sandy, Utah, may have set one of the world's ickiest records. The 11-year-old allowed 43 live snails to be placed on his face Saturday in hopes of shattering the record for such a feat. His family is submitting evidence of the slimefest to Guinness World Records for possible certification.
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A giant doll stands outside Love Land, billed as China's first-ever sex theme park, in Chongqing, China, May 15. The controversial park will offer a sex technique workshop and exhibits including naked human sculptures and giant genitals. Love Land is slated to open in October, but critics hope the project will never see the light of day.
Eloy Alonso, Reuters
At age 72, Isobel Varley is the most tattooed senior woman in the world according to the Guinness World Records. Here, she poses during 'II Expotatoo' tattoo fair in Gijon, Spain, May 15.
Arnd Wiegmann, Reuters
You wouldn't want to get into a fight with someone holding this. A pocket knife with 314 blades made by Swiss cutler Hans Meister is shown at an exhibition in Schwyz, Switzerland, May 14.
Sam Yeh, AFP / Getty Images
This vending machine is rated PG-13. A student presents the racy contraption during the 2009 Young Designers Exhibition in Taipei, China, May 14.
Timoth A. Clary, AFP / Getty Images
Dancers with the company Momix perform a scene from 'Botanica' called 'Marigolds' during a dress rehearsal at the Joyce Theater in New York, May 13.
Yuriko Nakao, Reuters
A model shows off the "Konkatsu Bra," which translates to the "husband-hunting bra," in Tokyo, May 13. The garment, by lingerie maker Triumph International, features a clock that counts down to the marriage deadline set by the wearer. When an engagement ring is inserted between the cups, 'The Wedding March' plays in celebration.
Damian Dovarganes, AP
A Cirque du Soleil performer smirks during a media preview of the touring show 'Kooza' in Santa Monica, Calif., May 12. 'Kooza' will premiere on Oct. 16 in celebration of the pier's centennial anniversary and Cirque du Soleil's 25th anniversary.
An Asiatic black bear cub plays at the Vietnam Bear Rescue Center near Hanoi, Vietnam, May 14. The center is working to influence cultural change in the Southeast Asian country, where wild animals are hunted and animal parts are still widely used in traditional medicines.
Sascha Schuermann, AFP / Getty Images
When Manni met Candy: A baby boar named Manni plays with Candy, a Jack Russell terrier, in Ehringhausen, Germany, May 10. Manni was found abandoned in a forest.
Bela Szandelszky, AP
Female bodybuilders perform at the IFBB International Fitness Cup in Budapest, Hungary, May 10. More than 250 participants competed in several fitness and bodybuilding categories.
Koji Sasahara, AP
Kudan Elementary School children touch a cheek of robot teacher Saya in Tokyo, May 7. Saya, developed by Tokyo University of Science professor Hiroshi Kobayashi, has motors and wiring around her mouth, allowing her to express six basic emotions -- joy, sadness, surprise, fear, disgust and anger.
Steffi Loos, AFP / Getty Images
A visitor walks past a row of plasticized sculptures during the exhibition 'Bodyworlds' by German entrepreneur Gunther von Hagens in Berlin, May 6. The scientist uses a technique in which he removes body fluids and fat from corpses and replaces them with plastic resin.
Mark Ralston, AFP / Getty Images
A large smoke cloud shrouds the Santa Barbara Mission building as residents evacuate during the Jesusita Fire in the hills of Santa Barbara, Calif., May 6. A wind-driven wildfire destroyed homes and forced hundreds of residents to flee in the coastal town.
David McNew, Getty Images
Mexican wrestler Lil Chicken looks like a pollo loco as he fights off one of Los Cavaleras' luchadores at the Lucha Vavoom Cinco de Mayo show in Los Angeles, May 5. Lucha Vavoom combines elements of theatrical Mexican masked wrestling with American burlesque.
Alexandra Beier, Reuters
Cosima Scheiding holds a horse dressed in a traditional Bavarian dirndl costume in the German village of Kirchberg im Wald, May 5. Both are modeling outfits by Bavarian designer Hildegard Bergbauer, who creates dirndls for pets -- including horses -- as well as women.
Dmitry Kostyukov, AFP / Getty Images
A history buff fires from a World War II-era Soviet Red Army signal flare gun in Demyansk, Russia, May 5. Russia celebrates Victory Day, commemorating the end of World War II, on May 9.
Norbert Millauer, AFP / Getty Images
A visitor walks inside a model of an intestine in Dresden, Germany, May 5. The installation is meant to draw attention to intestinal diseases and cancer prevention.
Shizuo Kambayashi, AP
Open up and say aah! Young visitors pose in front of an illusory drawing of a gorilla at the Trick Art Museum outside Tokyo, May 3.
China Photos / Getty Images
A monkey does a handstand on the horns of a goat who's balanced on a tightrope during a performance in Shenyang, China, May 2.
Christian Petersen, Getty Images
LOORRS unlimited super lite driver Joey Granatelli flips as he crashes in round 3 of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series in Wittmann, Ariz., May 2.
China Photos, Getty Images
It's not exactly good clean fun. Participants compete during an international women's mud wrestling contest in Wuhan, China, May 3.
China Photos / Getty Images
That's rad, dude. A cockatoo goes for a whirl on skates during a performance at Bird Island Zoo in Shenyang, China, May 2.
Henning Kaiser, AFP / Getty Images
Visitors check out at a massive blooming Arum Titan flower in a botanical garden in Bonn, Germany, April 30. The plant is also known to botanists as Amorphophallus titanum but has earned the nickname the "corpse flower" because of its repulsive smell.
Todd Krainin, Imperial Valley Press / AP
Mexican wrestlers Renegado, left, and Mr. Tempest check out a mark that some say resembles an outline of the Virgin Mary on a griddle at the Las Palmas restaurant in Calexico, Calif. Hundreds have flocked to see the image. "This is amazing. It's a true miracle," Mr. Tempest said.
Clive Rose, Getty Images
Team GB rowing team members prepare to enter the water at the Redgrave Pinsent Rowing Lake in Reading, England, April 29.
Karel Navarro, AP
Cyclists take cover from the rain in public phone booths in Rio Branco, Brazil, April 28.
Oli Scarff, Getty Images
Is it break time? Lance Corporal Stephen Heeley holds his horse, Yeoman, during a rehearsal for the Windsor Castle Royal Tattoo in Windsor, England, April 29. The annual event, which features musical and military displays, raises money for the Royal British Legion.
Bay Ismoyo, AFP / Getty Images
Passengers are shown on a thermal scanner monitor registering their temperatures upon arrival at the Sukarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta, Indonesia, April 28. The region is checking travelers' temperatures due to the swine flu outbreak.
Junko Kimura, Getty Images
A mechanical spider measuring nearly 40 feet tall wows a crowd during an expo in Yokohama, Japan, April 28.
A man climbs on a public art piece called 'In Our Image,' by artist Joseph Hiller, in Durham, England, April 27. Hiller has been working with a nine-man team to construct the sculpture, which will stand 55 feet tall.
Chris Condon, US PGA Tour / Getty Images
Tom Lehman and Bernhard Langer react after Langer sunk a birdie putt on the 18th green during the final round of a tournament in Savannah, Ga., April 26.