Outstanding News In Pictures: 12 August 2011

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All breaking news and outstanding events on 11 August 2011 in the world are excellently captured in the following impressive images. The daily news features Chinese seafood restaurant serving giant while shark, latest 3D image of asteroid Vesta's equator, color image of Endeavour crater on Mars, protest by hundreds of ultra-Orthodox Jews and etc.


More than 50 staffs of a Chinese seafood restaurant have been called to move a huge whale shark into the restaurant. The giant whale shark was too big for the kitchen. The owner of this Wanzi Port Restaurant in Zhenjiang (Jiangsu Province), Shao Yingjiang, has bought the huge animal which was washed up on the beach at the price of 100,000 Yuan (£10,000). The shark weighs 1.77-ton and measures 5.8m long and 3m wide. A local butcher was invited to dismember the shark. More than 300kg of shark meat were sold out.


More than 50 staffs of a Chinese seafood restaurant have been called to move a huge whale shark into the restaurant

More than 50 staffs of a Chinese seafood restaurant have been called to move a huge whale shark into the restaurant


Paragliders, which are flying over Tehachapi, California, forms a funny face with the moon

Paragliders, who are flying over Tehachapi, California, form a funny face with the moon


The picture by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows off a panoramic view of Endeavour crater – the impact crater located in Meridiani Planum on Mars – at the closet distance

The picture by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows off a panoramic view of Endeavour crater – the impact crater located in Meridiani Planum on Mars – at the closet distance


The fake version of upcoming and most expected Apple's popular iPhone is selling China's top e-commerce platform Taobao for 200 yuan (about £19)

The fake version of most expected Apple's popular iPhone is selling China's top e-commerce platform Taobao for 200 yuan (about £19)


Famous chef Antto Melasniemi is spotted in Lapin Kulta Solar Kitchen Restaurant in Helsinki where all cooking is done by using purely solar energy

Famous chef Antto Melasniemi is spotted in Lapin Kulta Solar Kitchen Restaurant in Helsinki where all cooking is done by using purely solar energy


A man looks at the protest by hundreds of ultra-Orthodox Jews in Jerusalem's Mea Shearim neighbourhood. They protest against t the Jerusalem municipality

A man looks at the protest by hundreds of ultra-Orthodox Jews in Jerusalem's Mea Shearim neighbourhood. They protest against the Jerusalem municipality


The 3D image of asteroid Vesta's equator, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows off hills, steep craters and troughs

The 3D image of asteroid Vesta's equator, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows off hills, steep craters and troughs


Space Shuttle Discovery is seen before setting off to Endeavour outside Orbiter Processing Facility-3 at the Kennedy Space Centre

Space Shuttle Discovery is seen before setting off to Endeavour outside Orbiter Processing Facility-3 at the Kennedy Space Centre


Endeavour crater, which is about 14 miles, is seen in the color photo by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity

Endeavour crater, which is about 14 miles, is seen in the color photo by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity


Two -year-old Matthew Kealy looks fantastic while playing with the Australian Museum's robotic Muttaburrasaurus named Winny Saur. Muttaburrasaurus was a large dinosaur from the early Cretaceous period in eastern Australia

Two-year-old Matthew Kealy looks fantastic while playing with the Australian Museum's robotic Muttaburrasaurus named Winny Saur. Muttaburrasaurus was a large dinosaur from the early Cretaceous period in eastern Australia


US President Barack Obama walks onto the Air Force One before he departs Joint Base Andrews for Michigan

US President Barack Obama walks onto the Air Force One before he departs Joint Base Andrews for Michigan

 

Opportunity Approaches Endeavour Crater

 

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