A week after the start of the ground assault on Gaza - Israeli troops are continuing to attack by air, land and sea. Despite the announcement of a three-hour truce, bombs continue to fall. And it is always the civilians that suffer the most.
The Macedonian Carnival (7 pics) The roots of this Macedonian carnival go back to the time when ancient pagan rites were practiced. And nowadays, they are widely popular among the tourists because of its savage and extravagant nature. It’s been more than 1400 years that the village dwellers put on costumes and scary masks and come out to the streets as did their ancestors. The carnival lasts two days - 13th and 14th January.
A skier was stuck upside-down on a chairlift. He was hanging like this for about 15 minutes with his pants off before Vail (Colorado’s Vail resort) personnel successfully removed him from there. The man, aged of 48 years, didn’t have any physical trauma, but it is hard to say the same thing about his psychological state… As they say “shit happens”.