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Nagoro: The Hidden Japanese Village Where Dolls Replace The Departed

Dolls Village in Japan

Located in the hidden valleys of Shikoku, Japan, is the village of Nagoro. Because of its remote location have residents have left the village for big cities in search for work, there is not even a local store.

Eleven years ago, Ayano Tsukimi returned to her home in Nagoro. Confronted with constant departures, she has populated the village with dolls, each representing a former villager. Around 350 of the giant dolls now reside in and around Nagoro, replacing those that died or abandoned the village years ago.

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Fashion-Conscious Cow Modelling Her Custom-Fitted Christmas Jumper

Fashion-Conscious Cow

A fashion-conscious cow got into the festive spirit by modelling her custom-fitted Christmas jumper – to help fight poverty in Africa. Charity ‘Send a Cow’ hopes to send 20,000 festive gifts this year to stricken African families living in seven sub-Saharan countries.

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Funny & Creative Mailboxes You Don’t See Regularly

Funny Mailboxes

Usually the mailboxes are overlooked, even they are one of the first things that people see when they visit your house. The mailboxes collected in this article cannot be easily overlooked. These homeowners have created interesting, shocking or amazing mailboxes.

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Fish Dressed Up As Bride & Groom In Bengali Gaye Holud Wedding Ritual

Gaye Holud Ritual India

A Bengali couple named Sofie and Amit were married in a traditional Bengali wedding ceremony in Mamallapuram in eastern India. In the Gaye Holud ritual, the bride and groom are presented with fish dressed up as them. Sofie took it upon herself to have some fun with her fish!

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Palestinian Woman Plants Flowers In Tear Gas Grenades

Palestinian gardener uses hundreds of spent tear gas canisters as plant pots

A Palestinian woman waters dozens of plants near her desert home, each growing from used tear gas canisters collected in years of clashes with Israeli soldiers. Her curious garden, photographed today, is in the village of Bilin, near the West Bank city of Ramallah, the de facto capital of the State of Palestine.

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