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Friday Nov. 7: Our World In Pictures

November 7, 2014 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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CONNECTICUT — Artist Stands Under Work Made of Recycled Materials: In this Oct. 30 photo, environmental artist Angela Haseltine Pozzi stands under her work “Ocean Gyre,” which is part of the Washed Ashore exhibit at Mystic Aquarium in Mystic, Conn.  Plastic household objects, toys, crates and synthetic fishing rope were used to make this work. Pozzi founded Washed Ashore “Art to Save the Sea” and creates art with ocean debris such as shoes, toys, bags, fishing gear and household items.

NEW YORK — “Bubble Expert” Covers Human with Bubble: Judy Metzger of Brighton, N.Y., is covered by a bubble made by bubbles expert Doug Rougeux, of Syracuse, N.Y, at the National Museum of Play on Thursday.  

MICHIGAN — Surfer Scopes Out Wave Conditions Near Lighthouse: A surfer checks on Lake Michigan wave conditions near the St. Joseph Lighthouses in St. Joseph, Mich., on Thursday.

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AFGHANISTAN — Pigeons Take Off Outside of Shrine: Pigeons fly outside the Karti Sakhi shrine in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Friday.

FRANCE — New Drone Operates with Fish Eye Camera: Parrot’s pilot Maxime Tran Quan Tien guides his Bebop drone with remote glasses during a presentation to the press in Paris, France, on Friday. The new Parrot Bebop drone, a quadcopter type drone with a fish eye camera benefits from an exclusive 3-axes image stabilization system that maintains a fixed angle of the view, regardless of the inclination of the drone and its movements caused by wind turbulence.

TURKEY-SYRIA — Mourners Remember Deceased Kurdish Female Fighter: Mourners flash victory signs during the funeral of 19 year-old Syrian Kurdish female fighter Perwin Mustafa Dihap who died in Suruc, on the Turkey-Syria border Friday after being wounded during fighting against the Islamic State forces in her home town of Kobani. Kobani, also known as Ayn Arab, and its surrounding areas, has been under assault by extremists of the Islamic State group since mid-September and is being defended by Kurdish fighters.

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