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Polterabend

is the term for a German wedding custom in which on the night before the wedding the guests break porcelain to bring luck to the couple's marriage.

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The Bridge

Going over it always makes me feel like an excited little kid. In part it is the anticipation of what is on the other side. The other part is the sort of giggly fear of being dwarfed by something so huge (and man made). It feels that I am out of proportion, out of perspective. Maybe like in the house of mirrors. Fun!

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Just nice

Only a mood... that's all

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Landing

No matter how fun or exciting the trip may be, it is always good to come home... if only for a while

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Zentai

Members of Tokyo Zentai Club chat at a park in Tokyo on Jan. 25. Some meet through Internet forums and through gatherings like the Tokyo Zentai Club, whose 10 members get together every other month to hold barbecues or parties. Unlike other groups, they are covered head-to-toe in skintight Lycra

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Timothy Leary

If you don't like what you're doing, you can always pick up your needle and move to another groove.

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Easter Soup

Poland is the Land of Soup, the best and greatest variety I have ever seen. This one looks good doesn't it?

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Sukiennice

Considered the world's oldest shopping mall, the present Renaissance structure dates from 1555 and features in its interior many food stalls and small shops, terrace cafes and flower stands that surround the statue of Adam Mickiewicz

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Visakhi Festival

A baptized Sikh man prays in the pre-dawn hours as he visits to pay obeisance at the Golden Temple, the holiest of Sikh shrines, on the occasion of Visakhi festival in Amritsar, India

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Central Park

After a fierce winter storm brought dangerously glacial temperatures to the New York City area overnight and into Friday morning, the cleanup of Manhattans streets was under way by dawn.

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Stanley Greene

...Greene left San Francisco in the mid-eighties for New York before moving to Paris. A fashion photographer at first, he turned to conflict photography in 1989, after he immortalized the fall of the Berlin Wall with his now famous shot "Kisses to All, Berlin Wall".

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Movin' On Up

Bert Jett proudly stands in the yard of his home near Blue Creek, where he and his two brothers installed a $7,800 satellite receiving dish so they could get better TV reception...

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We Are Happy!

Nowhere on earth are artist able to capture the true spirit of joy and admiration that citizens feel toward their government as in North Korea.