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Archive for August 18th, 2010

Hard at Work in China

Posted by w_thames_the_d on August 18, 2010


Took this shot in front of a McDonalds. The guy was next to his wife, dead to the world.

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Chinese Pregnant Women Advertise Shanghai Expo on their Bellies?

Posted by w_thames_the_d on August 18, 2010


This is just China, there is no reason given for this but that these pregnant women have painted the Chinese expo logo on their bellies either for advertising or for a pageant. I really have no idea why they have done this, but Chinese are complaining and think it is quite odd.

Turning pregnant bumps into art

An expecting mother shows a painting of Haibao, the mascot of the Expo Shanghai, on her belly during a body painting show in Haikou, capital of South China’s Hainan province, Aug 17, 2010.[Photo/CFP]

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