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Foreign visitors play with mud during the 14th Boryeong Mud Festival at Daecheon beach in Boryeong, southwest of Seoul, July 17, 2011. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak

Foreign visitors play with mud during the 14th Boryeong Mud Festival at Daecheon beach in Boryeong, southwest of Seoul, July 17, 2011. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak

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A man reads a newspaper as he swims in the salt waters of Tus lake in Russia's Khakassia region, about southwest of the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, July 15, 2011. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

A man reads a newspaper as he swims in the salt waters of Tus lake in Russia's Khakassia region, about southwest of the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, July 15, 2011. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

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A woman covered in mineral-rich black mud sunbathes on the bank of the Tus lake in Russia's Khakassia region, southwest of the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, July 15, 2011. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

A woman covered in mineral-rich black mud sunbathes on the bank of the Tus lake in Russia's Khakassia region, southwest of the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, July 15, 2011. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

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A child, covered with mud on his face, smiles after celebrating Asar Pandhra festival in Bhaktapur, Nepal, June 29, 2011. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A child, covered with mud on his face, smiles after celebrating Asar Pandhra festival in Bhaktapur, Nepal, June 29, 2011. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

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Sarah Smith from the Blackhall Bandits team gestures for photographers as she lays in the mud after their game against No name Yet! at the 2011 Swamp Soccer World Cup in Edinburgh, June 26, 2011. REUTERS/David Moir

Sarah Smith from the Blackhall Bandits team gestures for photographers as she lays in the mud after their game against No name Yet! at the 2011 Swamp Soccer World Cup in Edinburgh, June 26, 2011. REUTERS/David Moir

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A man drives his vehicle through mud during the Off Road Festival in Somogybabod, southwest of Budapest, June 10, 2011. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh

A man drives his vehicle through mud during the Off Road Festival in Somogybabod, southwest of Budapest, June 10, 2011. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh

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A pair of discarded Wellington boots rest in the mud on the second day of Glastonbury Festival in Somerset, June 23, 2011. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A pair of discarded Wellington boots rest in the mud on the second day of Glastonbury Festival in Somerset, June 23, 2011. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

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A devotee sits as he lets the mud on his body dry and harden in Chamliyal, south of Jammu, February 10, 2011. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

A devotee sits as he lets the mud on his body dry and harden in Chamliyal, south of Jammu, February 10, 2011. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

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A voodoo believer swims in a mud pool during a mass ritual at the Plain Du Nord Festival, July 24, 2010. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A voodoo believer swims in a mud pool during a mass ritual at the Plain Du Nord Festival, July 24, 2010. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

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Participants run during a mud field racing competition held by the local tourism organization in Daishan county, Zhejiang province, July 19, 2010. REUTERS/Lang Lang

Participants run during a mud field racing competition held by the local tourism organization in Daishan county, Zhejiang province, July 19, 2010. REUTERS/Lang Lang

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U.S. Carli Lloyd (L) fights for the ball with Norway's Solveig Gulbrandsen during their Algarve Women's Soccer Cup match in Olhao, February 26, 2010. REUTERS/Jose Manuel Ribeiro

U.S. Carli Lloyd (L) fights for the ball with Norway's Solveig Gulbrandsen during their Algarve Women's Soccer Cup match in Olhao, February 26, 2010. REUTERS/Jose Manuel Ribeiro

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A competitor jumps into the Bog Jacuzzi before taking part in the Northern Ireland Bog Snorkeling Championships in Peatlands Park, Dungannon, County Tyrone, July 26, 2009. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A competitor jumps into the Bog Jacuzzi before taking part in the Northern Ireland Bog Snorkeling Championships in Peatlands Park, Dungannon, County Tyrone, July 26, 2009. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

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Festival-goers enjoy a mud bath at the 34th Paleo music festival in Nyon, July 24, 2009. REUTERS/Valentin Flauraud

Festival-goers enjoy a mud bath at the 34th Paleo music festival in Nyon, July 24, 2009. REUTERS/Valentin Flauraud

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Players from teams Los Vaginos (R) and TEAM VTF compete for the ball at the Swamp Soccer World Championships in Hyrynsalmi July 17, 2009. REUTERS/Lehtikuva/ Vesa Moilanen

Players from teams Los Vaginos (R) and TEAM VTF compete for the ball at the Swamp Soccer World Championships in Hyrynsalmi July 17, 2009. REUTERS/Lehtikuva/ Vesa Moilanen

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Visitors play in a black mud pool at a tourist resort in Daying County of Suning, Sichuan province, June 27, 2009. REUTERS/Stringer

Visitors play in a black mud pool at a tourist resort in Daying County of Suning, Sichuan province, June 27, 2009. REUTERS/Stringer

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A man plays a guitar while sitting on a muddy field during the "Pustiye Holmi" (Empty Hills) open-air hippie-style music festival outside the village of Bulgakovo, southwest of Moscow, June 13, 2009. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov

A man plays a guitar while sitting on a muddy field during the "Pustiye Holmi" (Empty Hills) open-air hippie-style music festival outside the village of Bulgakovo, southwest of Moscow, June 13, 2009. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov

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Two women wrestle in a mud pool during an international women's mud wrestling contest along the East Lake in Wuhan, Hubei province May 3, 2009. REUTERS/China Daily

Two women wrestle in a mud pool during an international women's mud wrestling contest along the East Lake in Wuhan, Hubei province May 3, 2009. REUTERS/China Daily

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A devotee has his face covered with mud in Chamliyal, about 45 km south of Jammu, April 17, 2009. REUTERS/Amit Gupta

A devotee has his face covered with mud in Chamliyal, about 45 km south of Jammu, April 17, 2009. REUTERS/Amit Gupta

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Members of the "Bloco da Lama" (Block of Mud) group perform on Jabaquara beach in the city of Paraty, Brazil, February 21, 2009. REUTERS/Bruno Domingos

Members of the "Bloco da Lama" (Block of Mud) group perform on Jabaquara beach in the city of Paraty, Brazil, February 21, 2009. REUTERS/Bruno Domingos

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An Iranian man helps to smear mud on the face of another during the Ashura religious festival in Khorramabad, southwest of Tehran, January 7, 2009. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl

An Iranian man helps to smear mud on the face of another during the Ashura religious festival in Khorramabad, southwest of Tehran, January 7, 2009. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl

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