Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Mix Events in Pictures

When amateur rock climbers Jan Burian and Hana Kuglerova began to plan their wedding they knew exactly what they wanted. It's not every bride who wears huge boots beneath her wedding dress but that's what Hana donned along with her delicate pink gown. Meanwhile, her husband-to-be swapped his usual climbing gear in favour of a smart black suit and pink bow tie. And rather than conduct the ceremony in a church the couple swapped vows while perched on a tall, sandstone rock in Mseno in the Czech Republic. While the official conducting the service stayed on firmer ground, the bride, groom and bridesmaid nimbly leapt from one rock to another
UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie visits people displaced by the floods in northwest Pakistan at the Kandaro II Camp in Nowshera, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province
Dan Goodwin, aka Spider Dan, makes his way to the top of the Millennium Tower on Mission Street in San Francisco. Goodwin used suction cups but no ropes to scale the 645-foot residential building overlooking San Francisco Bay. He spent three hours scaling the building before being arrested by the police who were waiting patiently for him at the top.
A cheerleader performs on a rim during the FIBA World Basketball Championship in Istanbul
People enjoy a chocolate bath in a beauty salon called After the Rain, in Geneva, Switzerland
A man pulls a boat by a rope in search of people to evacuate during flooding in Santa Ana Mixta, Guatemala
Participants of the French pedal car championship race in the streets of the town of Saint-Orens-de-Gameville in south western France
A man dressed up as a French revolutionary holds a fake head on a lance during a demonstration in Paris as part of a national one-day of action against a government pension reform bill
Lightning strikes behind Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada
This is Oshine the overweight orang-utan at the Ape Rescue Centre in Monkey World who has been put on a healthy diet after becoming the fattest primate in Britain. For Oshine there will be no more sweets, jelly and marshmallows and instead she will be getting a healthy diet of fruit, vegetables and plenty of exercise
Jason de Caires poses with his sculptures that will be immersed in the sea in Cancun, Mexico. The sculptures will form part of an underwater sculpture garden
Currently the shortest man in the world, 24-year-old Colombian Edward Nino, is pictured at his home in Bogota. Edward is 70.21 centimetres (27.64 inches) tall and weighs 10 kilograms and was officially named as the world's shortest living man on 4 September by the Guinness World Records
Khagendra Thapa Magar, the world's smallest teenager, is held next to a life-sized figure of Robert Wadlow, the world's tallest man ever, to mark his introduction into "Ripley's Believe It or Not" latest book during a photo shoot on Times Square in New York. The Nepalese 17-year old made his entry into the record book as the world's smallest male teen standing just 55.9 centimetres (22 inches) tall. He is due to become the world's shortest man when he turns 18
School students share a ride on a tricycle in Manila, Philippines


  1. As if getting married is not risky enough, the couple are so scared that they had to do it on a cliff to prove to people they are not... very funny way of opening a new chapter in life.

  2. hehehhe.. they are some kind of adventurist I guess...


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