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<p>A model presents a creation by Ukrainian designer Volodymyr Podolyan during Ukrainian Fashion Week in Kiev March 18, 2011. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich </p>

A model presents a creation by Ukrainian designer Volodymyr Podolyan during Ukrainian Fashion Week in Kiev March 18, 2011. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A model presents a creation by Ukrainian designer Volodymyr Podolyan during Ukrainian Fashion Week in Kiev March 18, 2011. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

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<p>A man takes a shower in public near the Monument of the Revolution in Mexico City March 15, 2011. The city council set up two shower booths to teach people how to save water while taking a shower. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez </p>

A man takes a shower in public near the Monument of the Revolution in Mexico City March 15, 2011. The city council set up two shower booths to teach people how to save water while taking a shower. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez

A man takes a shower in public near the Monument of the Revolution in Mexico City March 15, 2011. The city council set up two shower booths to teach people how to save water while taking a shower. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez

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<p>A man wearing a Spiderman costume for the Jewish holiday of Purim is seen at the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest prayer site, in Jerusalem's Old City March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun</p>

A man wearing a Spiderman costume for the Jewish holiday of Purim is seen at the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest prayer site, in Jerusalem's Old City March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A man wearing a Spiderman costume for the Jewish holiday of Purim is seen at the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest prayer site, in Jerusalem's Old City March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

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<p>A German customs officer holds a confiscated soccer ball used as a hiding spot to smuggle cigarettes to Germany at the Finance ministry in Berlin March 11, 2011. Reuters/Fabrizio Bensch </p>

A German customs officer holds a confiscated soccer ball used as a hiding spot to smuggle cigarettes to Germany at the Finance ministry in Berlin March 11, 2011. Reuters/Fabrizio Bensch

A German customs officer holds a confiscated soccer ball used as a hiding spot to smuggle cigarettes to Germany at the Finance ministry in Berlin March 11, 2011. Reuters/Fabrizio Bensch

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<p>A man cooks scrambled eggs during celebrations of Cimburijada or "Festival of Scrambled Eggs", in a city park near Bosna River, in the central Bosnian town of Zenica March 21, 2011. People celebrate Cimburijada by gathering by the river, preparing scrambled eggs and sharing breakfast with friends and visitors of their city as a traditional way of marking the first day of spring every year. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic </p>

A man cooks scrambled eggs during celebrations of Cimburijada or "Festival of Scrambled Eggs", in a city park near Bosna River, in the central Bosnian town of Zenica March 21, 2011. People celebrate Cimburijada by gathering by the river, preparing...more

A man cooks scrambled eggs during celebrations of Cimburijada or "Festival of Scrambled Eggs", in a city park near Bosna River, in the central Bosnian town of Zenica March 21, 2011. People celebrate Cimburijada by gathering by the river, preparing scrambled eggs and sharing breakfast with friends and visitors of their city as a traditional way of marking the first day of spring every year. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

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<p>Nikolai Vasilev, 57, tests a new self-made water ski along the Yenisei River near Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, March 14, 2011. Vasilev, a teacher at Krasnoyarsk Aerospace College, made the foam skis to walk on the water surface using poles with umbrella-type tips to propel himself. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin </p>

Nikolai Vasilev, 57, tests a new self-made water ski along the Yenisei River near Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, March 14, 2011. Vasilev, a teacher at Krasnoyarsk Aerospace College, made the foam skis to walk on the water surface using poles...more

Nikolai Vasilev, 57, tests a new self-made water ski along the Yenisei River near Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, March 14, 2011. Vasilev, a teacher at Krasnoyarsk Aerospace College, made the foam skis to walk on the water surface using poles with umbrella-type tips to propel himself. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

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<p>Women in their underwear dance during a flash-mob named "beautiful naked" (Belle toute nue) organised by French TV M6 in front the Notre Dame Cathedral near the Seine river in Paris March 23, 2011. REUTERS/Charles Platiau </p>

Women in their underwear dance during a flash-mob named "beautiful naked" (Belle toute nue) organised by French TV M6 in front the Notre Dame Cathedral near the Seine river in Paris March 23, 2011. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Women in their underwear dance during a flash-mob named "beautiful naked" (Belle toute nue) organised by French TV M6 in front the Notre Dame Cathedral near the Seine river in Paris March 23, 2011. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

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<p>A naked cyclist takes part in the "World Naked Bike Ride" on Sao Paulo's Paulista Avenue March 12, 2011. The event aims to defend the rights of cyclists to ride on the streets in safety, according to organizers. REUTERS/Nacho Doce </p>

A naked cyclist takes part in the "World Naked Bike Ride" on Sao Paulo's Paulista Avenue March 12, 2011. The event aims to defend the rights of cyclists to ride on the streets in safety, according to organizers. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A naked cyclist takes part in the "World Naked Bike Ride" on Sao Paulo's Paulista Avenue March 12, 2011. The event aims to defend the rights of cyclists to ride on the streets in safety, according to organizers. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

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<p>A Libyan government soldier displays a tattoo of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi at the west gate of town Ajdabiyah March 16, 2011. Picture taken on a guided government tour.  REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah </p>

A Libyan government soldier displays a tattoo of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi at the west gate of town Ajdabiyah March 16, 2011. Picture taken on a guided government tour. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

A Libyan government soldier displays a tattoo of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi at the west gate of town Ajdabiyah March 16, 2011. Picture taken on a guided government tour. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

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<p>Gleice DeSouza rides atop the lead elephant during the Ringling Bros. and Barnum &amp; Bailey annual pachyderm parade, as circus elephants march in front of the U.S. Capitol on the National Mall in Washington, March 22, 2011. REUTERS/Hyungwon Kang </p>

Gleice DeSouza rides atop the lead elephant during the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey annual pachyderm parade, as circus elephants march in front of the U.S. Capitol on the National Mall in Washington, March 22, 2011. REUTERS/Hyungwon Kang more

Gleice DeSouza rides atop the lead elephant during the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey annual pachyderm parade, as circus elephants march in front of the U.S. Capitol on the National Mall in Washington, March 22, 2011. REUTERS/Hyungwon Kang

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<p>A model presents a creation by Ukrainian designer Julia Aysina during Ukrainian Fashion Week in Kiev March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin </p>

A model presents a creation by Ukrainian designer Julia Aysina during Ukrainian Fashion Week in Kiev March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin

A model presents a creation by Ukrainian designer Julia Aysina during Ukrainian Fashion Week in Kiev March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin

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<p>World's shortest living man, Khagendra Thapa Magar (L), 67.08 centimetres (26.4 inches) tall, waits on his seat for Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda to arrive during the documentary "The Shadow of Mt. Everest", which is based on Magar's life story, in Kathmandu March 15, 2011. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar</p>

World's shortest living man, Khagendra Thapa Magar (L), 67.08 centimetres (26.4 inches) tall, waits on his seat for Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda to arrive during the documentary "The Shadow of Mt. Everest",...more

World's shortest living man, Khagendra Thapa Magar (L), 67.08 centimetres (26.4 inches) tall, waits on his seat for Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda to arrive during the documentary "The Shadow of Mt. Everest", which is based on Magar's life story, in Kathmandu March 15, 2011. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

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