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Greetings from the 2014 Billboard Music Awards Artist Appreciation Lounge at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in fabulous Las Vegas, and welcome to another installment of <italics>Did You See That?</italics>, the weekly gallery that can't answer the question it poses.
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Maccabi Tel Aviv fan
The team's European hoops championship got its home crowd a bit worked up. Tens of thousands of partyin' partisans flooded Rabin Square to blow mental gaskets in unbridled celebration.
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Twas a hairy ride for Ms. Patrick in the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway where her engine gave up the ghost on lap 281.
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At Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the justly famous Indy 500, IndyCar pilot Hildebrand made a game but mostly futile attempt to extract his gourd from his balaclava -- which is not to be confused with a baklava, though it may have inspired the timeless musical standard <italics>Zooma Zooma Baccala</italics>, which sounds like the perfect pre-race anthem.
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This week on <italics>The Running Dead</italics>, a 5k cross-country obstacle run in Berlin.
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Perhaps the NFL can poach some enhancements from this event in Berlin, where the object is to carry flags to the finish (literal as well as figurative) while being pursued and threatened by the mouldering undead.
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French hoofer Brahim Zaibat stunned bystanders by breaking into his interpretive dance version of the Cannes-Cannes as he arrived for the screening of the exciting cinematic achievement <italics>Foxcatcher, </italics>which unspooled at the 67th edition of the famed film festival in southern France.
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The world-renowned actress brought the buss to the <italics>How To Train Your Dragon 2</italics> premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France. Salmon is also often found in Cannes, which leads us to...
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Fish On A Plane
In what we've been told is a scene from the forthcoming thriller--a bold variation on the hit flick that involved snakes in a similar scenario--Alaska Airlines Capt. David Boshell and intrepid First Officer Melissa Van Dyke bravely extracted a 48-pound Copper River King Salmon that had been running amok in the aisle during their flight from Cordova, Alaska, to Seattle's Seatac Airport. The salmon, highly prized for its oil content (up to 12 quarts) and bold flavor, is nevertheless quite capable of terrorizing passengers as well as movie-goers who are easily entertained.
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Bassmaster tournaments can't hold a bougie to the kind of poisson that are just waiting to be caught in Paris.
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Hands Across The Sand
You never know what odd life forms will wash up during this age of widespread pollution and runaway radioactive waste. On Miami Beach, Rachel Bennett of Brooklyn, NY (left) and Tiffany Threadgould of Philadelphia were clearly shocked to find a shopping bag creature that is now being hailed by uninformed scientists as one of the most dramatic examples of marine evolution ever discovered. Turns out that it was just good ol' Steve Vincenti from the next slide.
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Hands Across The Sand
Bag man: Steve Vincenti of Miami dramatically decked himself out in 500 plastic shopping bags to protest their use. He was one of the more arresting sights at a series of simultaneous events around the globe intended to raise mankind's awareness that it really oughta end its dependence on fossil fuels and transition to clean energy and reusable shopping sacks.
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The saucy swimsuit model arrived at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in fabulous Las Vegas sporting revolutionary garb apparently fashioned from the remains of a large black bird of some kind.
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Giro d'Italia cycling action
We now pause for a brief rest stop.
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Aisleyne Horgan-Wallace and Bianca Gascoigne
According to the always edifying <italics>Mirror</italics>, these two "blonde bessies" and "raunchy socialites, who were snapped snoggling" in public, made like Brandi Chastain during the Soccer Six in aid of Help A Capital Child and the Charlton Athletic Community Trust at Charlton Athletic FC in London.
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With the arrival of Memorial Day weekend comes beach season and the crowds were out in force in Gaza, bringing to mind that timeless musical classic, <italics>I'm On The Lamb, But I Ain't No Sheep</italics>.
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Visitors soaking in the rooftop pool at the Marina Bay Sands hotel in Singapore admired the city's skyline while pondering its trade-reliant economy, which just expanded by a seasonally adjusted 2.3 percent, according to a proclamation by the trade ministry.
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James L. Brooks and Jack Nicholson
As the boys can attest, nothing satisfies quite like a Clippers game at Staples Center in fabulous L.A.
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Jockey Martin Kelly came unglued from Show Dancer during the Follow@MRCTracknews on Twitter Steeplechase at Sandown Lakeside in Melbourne, Australia. Just as an aside, these chases would be even more exciting if the course contained actual church steeples.
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Blackhawks Ice Girl
Down three games to one in their Western Conference Final, the defending Stanley Cup Champions are reportedly making dramatic lineup changes in a desperate effort to get L.A. Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick off his game.
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Shane Williams and "Nara" Naranbat
The former Wales international star (bottom) got the worst of one of the more fascinating sports mash-ups of all time: The DHL Rugby vs Sumo Challenge, just one part of the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour stop in Tokyo.
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Hung by his skin on his back, this plucky fella crossed Kiev's Dniper River on a 552-meter long cable stretched between the banks. The pleasure was all his...
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Gay Pride event
The rubber match at the annual get-together in Brussels.
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Still emitting exhaust fumes, the Repsol Honda MotoGP rider sought refreshment after winning the World Championship race at the Bugatti race track in Le Mans.
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This week's hearty farewell comes courtesy of Tommy Thayer, Gene Simmons, Eric Singer, and Paul Stanley from the press room of Fox's <italics>American Idol</italics> XIII Finale at Nokia Theatre in fantastic LA.
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