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It's a weird world 38

It's a weird world 38
Anish Ramakrishnan 9, attempts to move pieces on a giant Chess set in Trafalgar Square in London, England. The Chess set consists of 32 two-metre-high ceramic pieces designed and created by Spanish artist Jaime Hayon. (Getty Images)
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The world’s oldest man, Walter Breuning, who celebrated his 113th birthday on September 21. (Getty Images)
It's a weird world 38
Japanese confectionery artist Chelin displays the 2.1m tall sweet house, decorated with cookies and sweets for the sales promotion by Japanese confectioner Tohato at a department store in Tokyo. (Getty Images)
It's a weird world 38
Elderly people work out with wooden dumb-bells in the grounds of a temple in Tokyo to celebrate Japan's Respect-for-the-Aged-Day. (Getty Images)
It's a weird world 38
A Brazilian snowboarder runs at an artificial snow ramp in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 300 tons of ice were used to build the artificial 35-meter-high snow ramp. (Getty Images)
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People sit in a 'lounge' area in a car park space in San Francisco, California as part of (park)ing day. The event aims to raise awareness about the lack of recreation areas in big cities by transforming parking spaces into temporary works of art and mini parks. (Getty Images)