Sydney Festival’s giant Rubber Duck installation, Darling Harbour, Australia on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2013. This is the latest incarnation of artist Florentijn Hofman’s famous oversized toy which measures 15m high and 18m wide and has been commissioned especially for this year’s Sydney Festival. Picture: Damian Shaw / EPA
March 8, 2012. Zoltan Kohari, known as the Slovak Batman, puts on his costume in his home in the town of Dunajska Streda, some 34 miles south of Bratislava, Slovakia. Kohari, who is 26 years old, lives alone in an abandoned building without water, heat or electricity. For local residents he became known as the hero in a Batman's costume. While he has not fought crime yet, he does believe in justice and wants to help the police.
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March 11, 2012. Retired Brazilian police officer Andre Luiz Pinheiro, 50, dressed as superhero Batman, poses for a picture in Taubate city in Sao Paulo. Pinheiro has been called to help police patrol the crime-ridden streets of Taubate
After a blast fishing accident blew off both his arms, Chinese farmer Sun Jifa found himself unable to pay for prosthetic replacements. So he spent eight years making his own prosthetic arms out of scrap metal.