A woman dressed as a mermaid dives in a show pool at the Duesseldorf fairground during the Boot fair International Boat Show on January 23, 2013. The event, running from January 19 to January 27, features all boats, yachts, superyachts, electronics, engines and thousands of accessories from every major marine manufacturer and builder worldwide. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZ
Sleeping with snakes
Manila's zoo owner, Emmanuel Tangco, not only handles snakes for a living, he also sleeps with them on occasion.