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The Biggest Bonfire in the World: Slinningsbålet. Alesund, Norway. (Photo by Trond Folkestad Fredriksen)

“To see the world’s biggest bonfire you’ll have to visit Alesund, Norway, where wood pallets are stacked over 40 meters (131 ft) high on an artificial island”. (Photo by Trond Folkestad Fredriksen)
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11 Jan 2013 11:42:00
A competitor looses control of his pancake while racing during the Shrove Tuesday, or Mardi Gras, tradition at the National Cathedral

A competitor looses control of his pancake while racing during the Shrove Tuesday, or Mardi Gras, tradition at the National Cathedral February 21, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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22 Feb 2012 11:43:00
A car2go employee shows how members can use a smartphone or iPad app to locate and reservec car2go vehicles March 22, 2012 in Washington, DC

“Car2go fleet is located throughout the greater downtown area and can be accessed on-demand or booked 24 hours in advance. The members may use the vehicle for as long as they like, without committing to a specific return time or return location”. – Wikipedia

Photo: A car2go employee shows how members can use a smartphone or iPad app to locate and reservec car2go vehicles March 22, 2012 in Washington, DC. Beginning March 24, car2go will offer the first free-floating car-sharing service in Washington and Portland, Oregon, where customers can use the smartphone app within the 34-square-mile “Home Area”. After paying a one-time $35 membership fee, drivers can then rent the Smart Fortwo vehicles by the minute, paying only for the time they use the vehicle, with discounted rates for hourly and daily use. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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23 Mar 2012 10:58:00
Sarah Palin

Former U.S. Vice presidential candidate and Alaska Governor Sarah Palin (R) greets some of the thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts and military veterans participating in 'Rolling Thunder' rally May 29, 2011 in Arlington, Virginia. Although not an official guest, former U.S. Vice presidential candidate and Alaska governor Sarah Palin is expected to participate in today's motorcycle parade from the Pentagon to the National Mall.
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30 May 2011 14:35:00
Wearing traditional Belarus costumes girls jump over a bonfire as they celebrate the Ivan Kupala night, an ancient heathen holiday, held in the countryside near the town of Turov, some 260 km southwest of the capital Minsk, on July 6, 2014. People celebrate Kupala Night with bonfires that last throughout the night with some leaping over the flames as it is believed that the act of jumping over the bonfire cleanses people of illness and bad luck. (Photo by Viktor Drachev/AFP Photo)

Wearing traditional Belarus costumes girls jump over a bonfire as they celebrate the Ivan Kupala night, an ancient heathen holiday, held in the countryside near the town of Turov, some 260 km southwest of the capital Minsk, on July 6, 2014. People celebrate Kupala Night with bonfires that last throughout the night with some leaping over the flames as it is believed that the act of jumping over the bonfire cleanses people of illness and bad luck. (Photo by Viktor Drachev/AFP Photo)
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12 Jul 2014 16:18:00
Las Luminarias de San Anton Festival

A man rides a horse through a bonfire on January 16, 2012 in the small village of San Bartolome de Pinares, Spain. In honor of San Anton, the patron saint of animals, horses are riden through the bonfires on the night before the official day of honoring animals in Spain. (Photo by Jasper Juinen/Getty Images)
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19 Jan 2012 09:00:00
The Boeoegg, a giant symbolic snowman made of wadding and and filled with firecrackers burns on top of a bonfire in Sechselaeuten square on April 24, 2017 in Zurich. When the bells of the Saint Peter's church chime six o'clock, the bonfire under the snowman is set in fire and the guildsmen wearing historical costumes ride around the bonfire. The faster the head of the snowman explods the warmer and more beautiful the summer will be. (Photo by Michael Buholzer/AFP Photo)

The Boeoegg, a giant symbolic snowman made of wadding and and filled with firecrackers burns on top of a bonfire in Sechselaeuten square on April 24, 2017 in Zurich. When the bells of the Saint Peter's church chime six o'clock, the bonfire under the snowman is set in fire and the guildsmen wearing historical costumes ride around the bonfire. The faster the head of the snowman explods the warmer and more beautiful the summer will be. (Photo by Michael Buholzer/AFP Photo)
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26 Apr 2017 08:52:00
People carrying torches march during the traditional Bonfire Celebrations in Lewes, Britain, 04 November 2017. (Photo by Neil Hall/EPA/EFE)

People carrying torches march during the traditional Bonfire Celebrations in Lewes, Britain on November 4, 2017. Lewes holds Britain's largest Bonfire night celebrations. The event marks Guy Fawkes Night and the uncovering of the Gunpowder Plot in 1605 and commemorates the memory seventeen Protestant martyrs from the town who were burned at the stake. Thousands gather with flaming torches to march through the street and burn effigies. (Photo by Neil Hall/EPA/EFE)
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05 Nov 2017 08:30:00