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Elliot Wagland is the Group Picture Editor for the Huffington Post UK and AOL

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Selfies: Ellen Degeneres, Barack Obama And Beyonce Star In Our Best Selfie Ever Gallery (PICTURES)

(0) Comments | Posted 17 March 2014 | (09:35)

Selfie, a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website, states the Oxford English Dictionary.

In recent times, everyone from Barack Obama, Ellen Degeneres, a jet pilot, a plane crash...

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Oscars 2014: The Internet Reacts To Ellen Degeneres' Celeb-Filled Selfie (PICTURES)

(0) Comments | Posted 3 March 2014 | (09:24)

Ellen Degeneres organised a selfie at the Oscars which included Brad Pitt, Bradley Cooper, Angelina Jolie and Jennifer Lawrence to name but a few and of course it didn't take the internet long to react.

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The single post was...

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19 Wondrous Pictures Of Sochi Shrouded In Fog

(0) Comments | Posted 17 February 2014 | (08:07)

It was only a few days ago that Sochi was basking in Mediterranean-like temperatures but now the fog has descended, creating a winter wonderland style setting for Olympics.

The thick fog came in over the mountains in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia on Sunday evening and was still causing delays...

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2014 Sochi Winter Olympics:40 Spectacular Crash Pictures

(1) Comments | Posted 13 February 2014 | (12:02)

Athletes are going to push themselves to the limits in any event they compete in, especially the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics but some times this comes at a price.

With rivalry at its fiercest, we'll witness the ups and downs along with the spectacular crashes as...

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13 Eerie Pictures Of The UK Floods At Night (PHOTOS)

(3) Comments | Posted 12 February 2014 | (15:07)

These eerie photographs show the calmness of the floods as residents have evacuated their homes or live amongst dampness that encroaches upon the streets.

Once busy road are now under water, farmland has been destroyed, while homes have been barricaded with sandbags in a desperate hope of relief from the...

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15 Pictures Of Tony Benn Smoking A Pipe And Looking Cool (PICTURES)

(5) Comments | Posted 12 February 2014 | (09:40)

Tony Benn has died, the former Labour MP, has died aged 88.

Benn topped many polls during his time and an MP and was regarded as the most popular politicians in Britain.

Other than his political career, which spanned over 50 years, Mr Benn did one thing for the smoking...

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12 Wonderful Now And Then Pictures Show How Britons Coped With Flooding In Exactly The Same Way (PHOTOS)

(4) Comments | Posted 11 February 2014 | (10:19)

These wonderfully historic pictures show how Britons coped with UK floods in exactly the same way, even though they were taken decades apart.

The now and then pictures, show how a country can pull together with their stiff upper lip and bulldog spirit and go about their daily business.

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25 Unbelievable Historic Pictures Of Britons Taking On The Thames Floods... And Winning (PHOTOS)

(7) Comments | Posted 10 February 2014 | (12:38)

Flooding has affected the majority of the country in recent weeks, but mainly in the west country. The torrential rainfall is now affecting the River Thames after finally bursting its banks in parts of Berkshire.

But it's not the first time it has happened, in 1928 14 people...

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27 Pictures Of Funny Faces From The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics (PHOTOS)

(0) Comments | Posted 10 February 2014 | (10:34)

Eagle-eyed photographers from around the world attending The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics have a snapped a series of pictures, which show the highs and the lows of the competing athletes.

From the figure skating, curling and skiing, these split-second images are captured with hilarious results.


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11 Slightly Boring Pictures Of Grant Shapps (Upside Down)

(5) Comments | Posted 7 February 2014 | (13:23)

Conservative Party Chairman Grant Shapps today visited Costcutter in Salisbury Square, Hatfield to discuss local trade.

He then decided to tweet a picture of the shop owners with whom he met, that didn't go so well.

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So we decided showcase our...

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19 Heartbreaking Pictures From The Somerset Levels (PHOTOS)

(55) Comments | Posted 7 February 2014 | (06:43)

Moorland in Somerset is one the worst affected areas as the record rainfall sweeps through the country.

The Marines have finally been called in to help build flood defences and the government has pledged over £100m to help rebuild communities. But no amount of money could ever make...

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'Barman In A Skirt' Could Be The Best Optical Illusion Ever (PICTURE)

(0) Comments | Posted 6 February 2014 | (10:43)

An eagle-eyed customer in a bar has possibly spotted the best optical illusion ever.

The image was posted to imgur with the caption 'Hey bartender, I have that same skirt...'

The barman, who at the time was serving a lady in a blue dress was completely unaware of...

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Zookeeper Dressed As A Gorilla 'Captured' In Emergency Escape Drill Is Hilarious (PICTURES)

(1) Comments | Posted 6 February 2014 | (10:03)

Zookeepers at a zoo in Ueno, Tokyo, held an emergency drill with one of their own keepers dressed in a gorilla costume.

Stunned onlookers, including a bewildered elephant, watched as the 'gorilla' was tranquillised, caught in a net, and then bundled into a back of van.

But all's well that...

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Adorable Four-Year-Old Jackson, Left In Floods Of Tears After Hearing 'Say Something' By A Great Big World (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted 3 February 2014 | (13:57)

An Adorable four-year-old was left in floods of tears after hearing “Say Something” by A Great Big World (feat. Christina Aguilera), as he's driving around with his dad.

Little Jackson Blitch bursts in to tears after hearing the 'sad' song on the radio but gave his father reassurance...

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Super Bowl XLVIII: 36 Pictures Show The Agony And Ecstasy Of Being A Seattle Seahawks And Denver Broncos Fan

(0) Comments | Posted 3 February 2014 | (10:43)

The Seattle Seahawks trounced the Denver Broncos in the Super Bowl XLVIII last night.

The underdogs triumphed 43-8 beating the Denver side, who are one of the NFL's most successful teams and with star quarterback Peyton Manning, the Broncos could not over come the dominant Seahawks.

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Is The Bud Light 'Ian Up For Whatever' Film The Best Super Bowl Commercial Ever? (VIDEO/GIFs)

(2) Comments | Posted 3 February 2014 | (09:21)

It starred Minka Kelly, Don Cheadle and Arnold Schwarzenegger and reportedly cost on average of $4m, per 30 seconds but was this Bud Light, 'Ian Up For Whatever' the best Super Bowl commercial ever?

Setting up a guy called Ian, an unsuspecting customer in a bar and giving...

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GRAMMYS 2014: Did Pharrell Williams, Stevie Wonder And Daft Punk Star In The Best Performance Ever? (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted 27 January 2014 | (11:05)

Pharrell Williams, Stevie Wonder and Daft Punk created possibly the best performance ever at a Grammy Awards show,...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Dons Fake Moustache And Wig To Go Undercover At Gold's Gym (GIFS)

(0) Comments | Posted 22 January 2014 | (13:50)

Arnold Schwarzenegger went undercover at Gold's Gym in Venice, California with hilarious results.

Arnie was 'Howard' for the day and was on hand to help out around the gyn with fitness advice and even work on reception.

The A-list movie star donned a fake moustache and wig in...

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Melbourne Weather: 16 Faces Suffering In The Severe Heat (PICTURES)

(1) Comments | Posted 16 January 2014 | (07:50)

Melbourne's weather is unpredictable as the best of times but it's currently suffering under the intense heat.

The city is currently experiencing temperatures exceeding 40C for a third day in a row.

Play was halted for over four hours during the Australian Open as officials waited for the mercury to...

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Cristiano Ronaldo Wins FIFA Ballon d'Or And Also 'Steals' Messi's Girlfriend Antonella Roccuzzo In Photoshop Fake (PICTURE)

(6) Comments | Posted 14 January 2014 | (07:09)

Cristiano Ronaldo won the FIFA Ballon d'Or award for the second time last night after being named runner up for the last two years.

It also appears the Real Madrid striker also won the heart of his biggest rival's girlfriend, Antonella Roccuzzo...or so it seems.

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