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June 27 Photo Brief: The hot toys for Christmas, keeping vigil for Nelson Mandela and a zoo birthday bash

June 27 Photo Brief: The hot toys for Christmas, keeping vigil for Nelson Mandela and a zoo birthday bash

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A toy store in Britain displays all the hot toys for Christmas 2013, well-wishers keep vigil outside the hospital where Nelson Mandel is being treated, the Singapore zoo holds a 40th birthday bash and more in today’s daily brief.
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May 31 Photo Brief: World No Tobacco Day, La Patum festival, killer whales and sheep

May 31 Photo Brief: World No Tobacco Day, La Patum festival, killer whales and sheep

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World No Tobacco Day urges governments worldwide to ban all forms of tobacco marketing, revelers dance and light firecrackers during the first day of ‘La Patum’ Festival in Berga, Spain, a group of female farm workers take part in a charity sheep shearing marathon in Newton Stewart, Scotland and more in today’s daily brief.

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Creating the perfect theatrical wig

Creating the perfect theatrical wig

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One company that has found success in the wig industry can be found deep in the Ubud jungles of Bali. Sari Rambut, a well-respected producer of theatrical and film wigs, was founded by Orlando Bassi along with his Balinese Business partner Nengah. They credit the company’s success to the extraordinary skill and hand-eye coordination of the Balinese staff, writes Getty Photographer Putu Sayoga.

Photos taken by Putu Sayoga of Getty Images.

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Indonesian factory uses traditional noodle-making technique

Indonesian factory uses traditional noodle-making technique

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In Indonesia’s Yogyakarta province, Yasir Feri Ismatrada took on the family business of producing mie lethek (in Javanese, “dirty noodles”) at a factory founded by his late grandfather. Yasir’s family continues to use traditional processes to make their mie lethek. A one-ton stone cylinder is rotated by cows in order to grind flour, a technique rarely seen today, according to Getty Images.

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May 20 Photo Brief: Redesigned $100 bill, Dirty Pig Festival, twisters in the Midwest

May 20 Photo Brief: Redesigned $100 bill, Dirty Pig Festival, twisters in the Midwest

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Redesigned $100 bill coming this fall, Dirty Pig Festival in Germany, twisters in the Midwest and more in today’s daily brief.
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