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The Best Pix of the Week
A hands mirage, a deep freeze and a fiery horse.
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Mirage

Indian artists perform the classical Kuchipudi dance during a cultural event in Hyderabad, India. The Kuchipudi is a classical dance from the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. 

(AP2011)

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Frozen Beauty

Icicles hang off of a plastic flower left at a tombstone at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011, after an ice storm hit the Washington area. 

(AP2011)

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Snow My God?

A mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain is shoveled from a walkway of an apartment complex in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Forecasters at the National Weather Service warned that up to 2 inches of rain could fall today. 

(AP2011)

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Run Of The Mill Bath

A man wipes his face after taking a bath in an ice hole in a pond in Kolomenskoe park, on the outskirts of Moscow, Russia. Thousands of Russian Orthodox Church followers plunged Tuesday and Wednesday into icy rivers and ponds across the country to mark the upcoming Epiphany, cleansing themselves with water deemed holy for the day. Moscow temperatures on Wednesday dropped to -14 Celsius (7 Fahrenheit). 

(AP2011)

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Apparition

A model displays a creation by Hong Kong company Modele at the Hong Kong Fashion Week in Hong Kong . The Hong Kong Fashion Week features about 2,000 exhibitors from 27 countries and regions. 

(AP2011)

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Arresting

A man rides a horse through a bonfire in San Bartolome de Pinares, Spain, during a traditional festival in honor of Saint Anthony, the patron saint of animals.

(AP2011)

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Speared

Sudanese wrestlers fight during weekly friendly traditional competition organized by athletes from the southern region of Kordofan that attracts local fans of the sport which symbolizes man strength and a war skill among regional trips, held in an open ring at the outskirts of the capital Khartoum, Sudan.

(AP2011)

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Holy Man

A Hindu holy man stands in the backdrop of a tent during the annual Magh Mela festival at Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges and Yamuna, in Allahabad, India. Hundreds of thousands of Hindu pilgrims take dips in the confluence, some hoping to wash away sins and others to secure a fine spouse during the month long festival.

(AP2011)

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Art?

Pakistani children walk on a hill on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan.

(AP2011)

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"What A Handsome Fellow"

Male tiger, Coto, watches his reflection in the water, at the zoo in Zurich, Switzerland. Coto recently got the company of female tiger Elena from Munich, Germany.

(AP2011)

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"Mom...mom...mommy...mama..."

Baby elephant Uli stands close to his mother Sabie in the elephant enclosure at the Zoo in Wuppertal, Germany. Uli, an African elephant, was born on Sunday night weighing nearly 100 kilos (220 pounds). 

(AP2011)

The Best Pix of the Week

A hands mirage, a deep freeze and a fiery horse.

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