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  • 1/22/2011

Pictures of January 20, 2011

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Explanation:

1. On Fire

Workers select chilis at the Kramat Jati vegetable distribution center in Jakarta, Indonesia.

2. Hitchiker

A lamb rides on the back of a motorcycle outside of Havana, Cuba.

3. Tossing Grains

A laborer winnows rice at a market yard in Bavla, India.

4. Happy Trails

A driver negotiates the 8th stage of the Africa Eco Race. The race spans 12 days and covers 6,000 kilometers of northern and western Africa.

5. Belongings

A southern Sudanese man puts his things in order as he waits for transportion upon his arrival to Juba from Khartoum in the north.

6. Oh the Indignity

Cane toad Agathe rests on a toy scale during an inventory at the zoo in Hanover, central Germany. All inhabitants of the zoo are to be counted, weighed and measured.

7. Snacking

Garra Rufa fish, also known as "doctor fish", nibble away the dead skin of a customer at the Argilab beauty center in Beirut. Argilab, according to its owner, is the first spa in Lebanon to offer this kind of treatment. The "doctor fish" are also used to help with skin conditions such a psoriasis and eczema.

8. Winter Castle

Workmen put the finishing touches on ice sculptures at the 12th Harbin Ice and Snow World display in the northern city of Harbin, China.

9. Blinded by the Light

A man watches a partial solar eclipse through a filter in Galyateto, Hungary.

10. Carpets

A Pakistani salesman waits for customers on a roadside in Islamabad.

11. In Memory

Snow falls on flowers and candles in tribute to Joanna Yeates, a 25-year-old landscape architect whose body was found on Christmas day after she went missing on December 17th in Longwood Lane, Failand, England.

12. Iced Over

Medical personnel check the physical conditions of contestants competiting in Hubei province, China, to stay the longest in a glass container filled with ice only wearing a pair of shorts. Jin Songhao, right, won the competition with 120 minutes in the container.

13. Up in Smoke

A man walks in a field as volcanic ash drops from Mount Bromo in Probolinggo, East Java, Indonesia.

14. Icy

A Bulgarian woman looks through a frost-covered bus window in Sofia.

15. Drills

A commander watches recruits of paramilitary police run in a circle during a training at a military base in Hami, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region.

16. Snowy Cocoon

Dave Duncan sits in his car, buried on a street in Asbury Park, N.J.

17. Birds of a Feather

A man looks for recyclable items in the Yamuna river on a cold and foggy morning in New Delhi.

18. Six Strings

Youths in traditional costumes tune their guitars before competing in the 49th Verdiales music contest in Malaga, southern Spain. Verdiales is a form of traditional Flamenco music, which is common in the province.

19. Brass

A member of an Indian para-military force marching band leaves after practice in New Delhi, India.

20. Choices

A carpet shop in Baghdad offers wall hangings of Jesus for sale.


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