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Photos for May 17, 2012

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The Cannes poster for "American Mary."

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Katharine Isabelle in the Soskas' "American Mary" that just screened at the Cannes Market.

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Pinhead led the Cenobites in Clive Barker's "Hellraiser," a kind of variation on body modification.

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Director Todd Browning on the set of "Freaks."

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Jon Schwartz and his students play their hearts out for friends, family members and future teachers at Cal State San Marcos, May 9, 2012.

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NASCAR Army car

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Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock, in the lab.

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Andrew Scott as Jim Moriarty in "The Reichenbach Fall." Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are back for a new round of clever crime-solving in 21st century London in a series that USA Today hailed as "unabashedly entertaining." Benedict Cumberbatch returns in the title role, with Martin Freeman as his deadpan sidekick, Watson, and Andrew Scott as the mousy mastermind of evil, Jim Moriarty.

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President Barack Obama

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This gentleman brought two paintings to the ANTIQUES ROADSHOW event in Minneapolis—purchased together for $5. Appraiser Debra Force assigns a value of $100-$200 to the one signed “Spencer.” But the other work, by renowned Taos School artist Victor Higgins, was the real bargain, estimated to be worth $75,000.

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Apoorva Mylavarapu, Sara Simpson, Melissa Fagan and Manita Singh, all San Diego students, are finalists in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.

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Major General John Toolan

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New UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep Khosla is introduced to the public for the first time.

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Purple-throated Caribs.

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A chestnut-breasted coronet.

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Fork-tailed wood nymph.

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Velvet-purple coronet.

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Keith Lockhart, conductor of the Boston Pops for 16 years, one of America's most treasured musical institutions.

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Artist David Altmejd creating art, as featured in Art In The Twenty-First Century.

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Lynda Benglis. "Phantom," 1971. Polyurethane foam with phosphorescent pigments; 102 x 420 x 96 inches. Union Art Gallery, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas.

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assume vivid astro focus. "Trava Ciclope," 2011. Color pigment on paper; 41 x 33 cm each.

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Lynda Benglis's "Psi," 1973. Enamel silver paint and sparkles on plaster, cotton bunting and aluminum screen; 83.8 x 33 x 38.1 cm. Collection John Cheim.

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Tabaimo's "public conVENience," 2006. Video installation; dimensions variable. Installation veiw of "YOROYORON: Tabaimo," Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, June 3-August 27, 2006.

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David Altmejd's "The Eye," 2008. Wood and mirror; 129 1/2 x 216 1/2 x 144 1/2 inches overall. Installation at Gallery Met at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, NY, October 13, 2008-January 30, 2009.

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assume vivid astro focus. "assume vivid astro focus," 2003. Mixed media installation; dimensions variable. Indatllation at Deitch Projects, New York.

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Images of liver tissues showing the difference in fat accumulation between two groups of mice fed a high-fat diet. Higher levels of fat from a mouse allowed to eat 24 hours a day had much higher levels of liver fat (shown in white), than restricted to an 8-hour feeding window as seen on right.

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Satchidananda Panda, associate professor in the Salk’s Regulatory Biology Laboratory and senior author of the paper Megumi Hatori, a postdoctoral researcher in Panda’s laboratory and a first author of the study.

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USS Essex

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IED attack

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Diptych detail from "Pink Triangle" by Rebecca Webb.

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