Welcome to another shocking installment of <italics>Did You See That?</italics>, the gallery that poses mankind's most pressing existential question. And speaking of mankind, you may have heard that there's a little soccer tournament going on that has much of the human race in a frenzy.
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World Cup mania
Brazilian dancers Luciana (left) and Simone get their kicks on the WC Beach, which is actually in northern Germany. The big soccer tournament that everyone's getting all worked up about is being played 5,800 miles away in Brazil.
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The World Cup is clearly the stuff of which great mammaries are made.
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Supporters of Holland could barely be contained during the team's FIFA World Group B Cup match at Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil.
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FIFA Fan Fest
Some folks in Brazil feel their country is going to the dogs as its leaders spend dumpsters of doubloons on the big soccer tournament instead of necessities like schools and hospitals. Things have gotten wiggy in Rio de Janeiro where moltov cocktails are being served along with burning garbage and tear gas as protesters make their sentiments known.
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If soccer's not your thing, perhaps you'll get hooked on herring season, which opened in the Netherlands with the traditional auction of the first barrel of Hollandse Nieuwe. The red variety is deceptively tasty.
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In Beirut, a Lebanese booster of Brazil's soccer squad displayed his ride, which he thoughtfully decorated for the World Cup. Local drivers now reasonably fear being rear-ended on the road.
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Berlin Soapbox Derby
In other automotive news, the 25th edition of this grand event was held in the city;s Wedding district, where veiled threats are the norm. The winners rolled on to the Brandenburg State Championships to compete in the Junior, Senior, Elite-XL and Fun classes. The world championships will be held later this year in the good old US of A.
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Major League pastry action
Meanwhile, it's business as usual in the world of baseball where catcher Caleb Joseph caught a pitch from Adam Jones that had some extra custard on it after their team's 4-2 triumph over the Toronto Blue Jays at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore.
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24 Hours of Le Mans inaction
There was apparently very little endurance in the big endurance race in Western France this year. Here we have Marco Bonanomi of the Audi R18 E-Tron Quattro Hybrid N-3 team copping some Zs with his co-pilot, Ted.
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24 Hours of Le Mans inaction
This fan and his friend were clearly shagged out during the famous endurance race in western France.
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World Cup action
Inflated hopes: Head coach Joachim Loew works with the German National team's new midfielder during a brisk training session at Campo Bahia in Santo Andre, Brazil.
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In a thrilling mash-up of kickboxing and thoroughbred racing, stallions in the Austrian province of Tyrol battle for leadership of their herd. After the bout, they spend the whole summer resting and recuperating on an alp.
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Fowl call: Wearing the colors of Brazil's national team, the famed rooster, 11, crows about a replica of the World Cup trophy at Rio de Janeiro's Maracana Stadium. The wily bird is named after Fred, the Brazilian striker who ordinarily plies his trade for Fluminense. (That's the team's medallion around his namesake's neck.)
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Taking a break from the exhausting grind of international diplomacy, the former NBA star/popular loose cannon engaged in a traditional interpretive folk dance upon arriving at the Sapphire Pool & Day Club in Las Vegas.
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Derek Jeter Farewell Tour
The Yankees icon got the chair in Seattle as the Mariners saluted his execution during a solemn pregame ceremony. That's former Yank Robinson Cano hailing the proceedings. The chair in question was from the Kingdome, where Jeter got his first major league hit way back in 1995.
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Stanley Cup Final action
King Henrik lies vanquished as the Los Angeles Kings celebrate their chalice-winning goal in double overtime of Game 5 at Staples Center.
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Kings wing Kyle planted his son Brody in Lord Stanley's hallowed baby bath as girlfriend Paige Gugulyn proudly looked on during the gala postgame celebration at Staples Center in Los Angeles
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Matters came to a head against Honduras for France's Mamadou Sakho during his Group E World Cup match at the Estadio Beira-Rio in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
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A pregnant pause during the Group A World Cup match between Brazil and Mexico in Fortaleza.
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Feeling righteous at Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro.
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George H.W. Bush
In other religious news, turning 90 was a real bring-down for the ex-POTUS (left), who landed with Sgt. 1st Class Mike Elliott (retired) of the Army's Golden Knights parachute team on the lawn at St. Anne's Epicopal Church near the Bush family compound in Kennebunkport, Maine.
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Naked Rugby action
Bringing up the rear, we present the New Zealand Nude Blacks battling England at University Oval in Dunedin, New Zealand. Kinda makes the World Cup look like small potatoes, no?
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