Kungfu students perform during the Zhengzhou International Shaolin Wushu Festival, Hindu devotees sacrifice animals and burn effigies during Dussehra, hard economic times brings unorthodox sponsors to Greek soccer, French activists demonstrate against the upcoming law authorizing gay marriage and adoption and more in today’s daily brief.
Catching a bear nap during World Animal Day in Finland, things get hopping in Belarus, the Great Wall in China gets a bit crowded and more in today’s daily brief.
Bugs for dinner, painting Pakistani bodybuilders, an ancient tomb for bulls and more in today’s daily brief.
If the Olympics reinforced anything, it’s our addiction to the animated gif — everyone from journalists to pop culture enthusiasts created them to add a little drama and pizazz in reporting the Games this year. Elspeth Reeve from The Atlantic provided a gif guide to “how the U.S. Team crushed the Russians,” meanwhile Buzzfeed highlighted the “most absurd moments of the Olympic Opening Ceremony” and Mashable presented “the most painful moments of the Olympics” via gifs.
We claim to be no pros, but here we add our own to the Olympics animated gif mix from the hurdles to weightlifting and even a First Lady Michelle Obama reaction, using photos and the power of layers and animation in Photoshop.
July 31 Photo Brief: U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta in the Middle East, soccer ball stitching programs, bull racing in India
U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta on a five-day trip to the Middle-East, Pakistan’s military launches a soccer ball stitching program in the town of Chaghmalai, bull racing in India and more in today’s daily brief.
A makeshift memorial honors the 12 victims of Friday’s Colorado theater shooting, the annual World Santa Claus Congress visits a zoo in Denmark, intimate apparel from the mid-1400′s go to university and more in today’s daily brief.