Egyptian artist Hassan el-Shark paints a piece of art with his own handcrafted colours near the ‘City of the Dead’ in Minya Governorate, Upper Egypt. El-Shark’s paintings of village life, created from the mud, grass and leaves he finds around him, are treasured in Egypt for keeping a traditional skill alive.
More than 500 bulls and 450 tamers took part in the event at Palamedu in Madurai, while in Avaniyapuram, it was 450 bulls and 550 tamers. The prizes on offer at these events for successful tamers included an Omni van, gold and silver jewellery as well... read more
Elvis impersonator Alfre Vaz poses at Central Station in Sydney, Australia. Dressed in colourful sequined jumpsuits, suede shoes and having used copious amounts of hairspray, hundreds of Elvis lookalikes swarmed Sydney’s Central Station on Thursday singing and dancing to hits belted out by tribute artists.
Researchers from Assam University, Silchar, have found a high concentration of lead and cadmium in double distilled water that leached from both old and new glazed, colourful ceramic cups heated in the microwave (convection mode) at 140 degree Celsius... read more