Researcher Bertolt Meyer, a lifelong user of prosthetic technology and the model for 'Rex', the world's first 'bionic man', poses with the humanoid during a photo call at the Science Museum in London on February 5, 2013. The 640,000 GBP (1 million US dollars) bionic has a distinctly human shape and boasts prosthetic limbs, a functional artificial blood circulatory system complete with artificial blood, as well as an artificial pancreas, kidney, spleen and trachea. Rex will be displayed at the Science Museum from February 7. AFP PHOTO/ANDREW COWIE
A fan dressed as a lego figurine watches on during the Commonwealth Bank One Day International Series between Australia and the West Indies at Manuka Oval on February 6, 2013 in Canberra, Australia.
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Noceen de Digeon ridden by Philippe Besson competes during the Grand Prix Elektro Koller race at the White Turf horse racing meeting held on the frozen Lake St Moritz on February 3, 2013 in St Moritz, Switzerland.
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Clowns in full costume sing during the annual Clowns Church Service at Holy Trinity Church in Dalston on February 3, 2013 in London, England. Clowns attend the service in memory of Joseph Grimaldi (1778-1837), the most celebrated English clown who was born in London. The service has been an annual tradition since 1946 with the attending clowns usually performing for the public afterwards.
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Venetian Marta Finotto performs as 'Colombina' during the Volo dell'Angelo , as she files down from San Marco Tower to the Square during the official opening of Venice Carnival at Piazza San Marco on February 3, 2013 in Venice, Italy. The Carnival which starts on February 2 and finishes on February 12, attracts thousands of tourists from all over the world.
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A fan poses for a photo during the 2013 Wellington Sevens at Westpac Stadium on February 1, 2013 in Wellington, New Zealand.
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A military regiment takes part in a morning exercise on January 29, 2013 in Heilongjiang Province of China. The temperature dipped to minus 30 degrees Celsius.