Villagers try to remove a vessel stuck in the head of a panther at Sardulkheda village, 68 km from Udaipur, Rajasthan. The pather put its head in the pot in a bid to drink water.

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Lemurs feed from hollowed out papier mache eggs filled with steamed vegetable during an Easter egg hunt at London Zoo. This lemur has clearly forgotten to send his wife a present on their wedding anniversary and his friend is telling him about the time he made a similar faux pas.

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Lilly Singh (Superwoman) and Bethany Mota, American beauty and fashion expert at the YouTube FanFest 2015 press conference in Mumbai.

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An Amazon delivery box in Flipkart's office.

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@Raghav Chopra on twitter: A truck loaded with cartons of beer met an accident on Jaipur-Ajmer You will never see a happier accident site

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Photo Of The Day OK, so it has apparently been around on Twitter for some time, but since we just saw it:

Suggest A Caption What do you think the Dalai Lama is saying to the former PM?

Ab Kii Baar...

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'Welcome To The Year Of The Whores' Yes, the wishes are belated, and the Chinese year of the horse was actually welcomed some days back, but still and all we would be failing in our duty to provide you with some weekend levity if we did not note this recent subtitle fail blooper by the Beeb.

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Sushma Swaraj decides to share her toffees with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and L K Advani during the swearing-in ceremony of Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar in Punchkula.

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Seconds Count Did the sneaky, freaky, cheeky idea come from Sir Elton John himself? After all, it's for the benefit of his AIDS foundation that Liz Hurley's pecuniary affections were so profitably auctioned (£50,000, no less). Rich banker Julian Bharti clinched the deal for a passionate clinch. Looks genuine? But Liz is a good actress!

While President Barack Obama was busy meeting a departing United States Secret Service agent and his wife in the Oval Office, on June 23, 2014, the accompanying child, seems to have decided to dive into a sofa to alleviate his boredom. The photo was released on the White House Flickr account today and has already gone viral

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Gotcha! President Barack Obama pretends to be caught in Spider-Man's web as he greets the son of a White House staffer in the Outer Oval Office. This October photo by official photographer Pete Souza captures a playful encounter between the US president and a staff member's child dressed up for Halloween. Mr Obama raised his hands in mock fear as he pretended to have been trapped by the superhero.

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An Indian origin banker, Julian Bharti, the son of a Canadian businessman, paid 50,000 British pounds, equivalent to approximately Rs 48,95,825 for kissing 49-year-old actress Elizabeth Hurley as part of a fundraiser for Elton John AIDS Foundation.

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Poonam Pandey's seductive ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

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Found on Twitter

Ahhh The Queen photo-bombed our selfie!! #royalty #sheevensmiled #amazing #Glasgow2014 @Hockeyroos @AusComGames So wrote Jayde Taylor (@_JaydeTaylor) on Twitter as a selfie that the members of the Australian hockey team were posing for was photobombed by a grinning Queen

"Photo of the day.... A Royal photo bomb by Prince Harry with Titch (Sir Gordon) and Gary Hermansson at the Swimming venue tonight. Thanks to Bev Hari for taking the times supporting our athletes at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games!'" So wrote Sport Manawatu chief executive Trevor Shailor, who shared the photo on Facebook.

Bev Hari

Joan Collins, the veteran TV actress gathered a flock of random recognisable subjects together at the Prince's Trust And Samsung Celebrate Success awards at the Odeon in Leicester Square, London, for what is being termed as the lamest celebrity selfie of all time. While His Royal Highness, Prince Charles, managed to save himself, Collins roped in Sir Ben Kingsley, Pixie Lott, Phillip Schofield, Anna Williamson, Laura Whitmore, Luke Evans, Tess Daly, Sam Bailey, Vernon Kay, Dominic West, Jools Holland, Jeremy Irons and Gabby Logan.

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Barack Obama the poster-boy of contraband Viagra in northern Pakistan.

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An AIADMK poster in Tamil Nadu.

Courtesy- Anand Ramachandran, @bigfatphoenix, on Twitter

(T)Urban Outfitters? A Sikh in the city of Plymouth in England has become an internet hit with this creative 'Indianisation' of the American fashion brand. Reports say that Chaz Singh, 41, recalls the 'eureka moment' that he had while on a shopping trip with his family.

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"Stop Showing Your Knees," was what Queen Elizabeth II reportedly said to granddaughter-in-law Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, here seen at the Calgary Airport, in Alberta, Canada. According to reports, Kate has irked the Queen with her short skirts, who has since demanded "lower hemlines" and that she stop "dressing like a harlot". Reports say that the Queen has even lent her personal dresser Angela Kelly to Kate.

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A newly-wed couple share some crazy wedding moments with this spiderman who seems to have put on some holiday weight, in Madrid, Spain.

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A billboard in India purportedly mourns the death of Nelson Mandela, marking his long and eventful life with a kind and thoughtful message – and a picture of Morgan Freeman.


At the Nelson Mandela memorial in Soweto, South Africa. As Jonathon Bink @dwarf_priest said on Twitter: Michelle Obama just pulled the old Castling chess move on the Danish PM.


Before and After. At the Nelson Mandela memorial. Photo courtesy: Twitter. And lots of jokes about the need perhaps for a new truth and reconciliation committee when the Obamas return to the White House.


Vendors try to save their vegetables from a stray cow at a market in Allahabad.

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An man wearing the head of a Ganesha idol does a little Ganesha dance in Chennai where immersions are on.

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Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki jokingly wears towels under her clothes as she plays a Gillette Federer Tour exhibition tennis match with Russia's Maria Sharapova in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Wozniacki mentioned during a press conference after the game that she was performing an impression of her friend and fellow tennis player Serena Williams.

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Espresso? Here's jugaad, Indian eshtyle. Photo received on email as part of many forwards — we'd like to provide credit to the photographer, so please do let us know in case you happen to know

Mumbai municipal polls are seeing some recycling of what can perhaps be called Twitter witticisms. First came an ad from the Shiv Sena (with a typo), and then the response from the Congress.

Previously unpublished doodles by R K Laxman that will be put up on display in Bangalore from February 18.

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Participants of "A Day Without Pants" event ride the subway in Mexico City. The event was organized by the organization Flashmob Mexico.

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A woman and a child take part in the "A Day Without Pants" event at the subway in Mexico City. The event was organized by the organization Flashmob Mexico.

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Participants of the "A Day Without Pants" event ride the subway in Mexico City. The event was organized by the organization Flashmob Mexico.

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during the discussion on Lokpal Bill in Lok Sabha in New Delhi. Manmohan Singh burst out laughing during the parliament when Lalu Prasad Yadav said that Manmohan should be made the Lokpal.


With Kim Jong Il's death at 69, he may no longer be Looking at Things (having left the task to his son) but at least he can still live on in meme infamy thanks to a new Tumblr, Kim Jong-il Dropping the Bass  -- which is full of is full of pictures of well-known artists and DJs with the late Dear Leader Photoshopped in to look like he’s playing with them.

You may have views on the powers or propaganda and whether or not the over-the-top public mourning for Kim Jong Il was fake and phoney. But now there's a, well, "100% Genuine Reactions to Kim Jong IL's Death" tumblr page where faces of faux-weeping jokesters are Photoshopped over the photos of “genuine reactions”, implying that the North Koreans are shedding crocodile tears.


And then macgeek800 realised that one more man was missing to complete the masculine version of the the situation room. So here comes Bin Laden..!


If there can be only men in the situation room, it's definitely possible that only women can be in the situation room as well! The answer to the sexistic taking out Hilary from the situation room! An image by Free Williamsburg.


Any guesses why there was no chance in hell for Bin Laden to escape?


Meanwhile, it was not just bloggers who were having fun on the internet. An Ultra-Orthodox Hasidic broadsheet Der Tzitung, published in Brooklyn found the iconic Situation Room photo too hot to handle because of the presence of two women: Hillary Clinton and Audrey Tomason, the US national director of counterterrorism. It simply photoshopped them out of the frame. "Apparently the presence of a woman, any woman, being all womanly and sexy all over the United States' counterterrorism efforts was too much for the editors of Der Tzitung to handle," noted the prominent women's blog Jezebel.

Here is an inspired one with the grumpy flower girl who the world originally saw when Kate and William kissed at the Royal Wedding. [via Boing Boing]

And can Indians be far behind in imagining how an Indian situation room might look? Here's one we have received in many, many mail messages, and it appears to be from the Unrealtimes

Courtesy: Unrealtimes

Play Clan’s Indian faces lamp

The handpump bottle-stopper and Sandass ashtray from HU

Bucket seats from Tappu ki Dukan; Sholay belt and handbag from Indian Hippy

Cheer Haran toilet roll from Design Temple

Iris Strill and Emeline Grasset of Purple Jungle

Himanshu Dogra of Play Clan

Nidhi Singh of Indigreen with her Bollywood kitsch poster art and ‘go green’ messages

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Funny Money Rajat Tuli of Happily Unmarried with his funky mug

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Gustavus Adolphus professor Scott Bur works in his aluminized office in St. Peter, Minn. Students slipped into the chemistry professor's office while he was on vacation and as a prank, covered everything right down to pens and even his coffee pot cord with aluminum foil. “It’s sort of become a tradition in my research group,” said Bur, who’d only managed to unwrap his coffee pot and a few other essentials. “When I go on vacation and come back, I always find something, ” he told the Mankato Free Press

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In this handout photo released by the IFC, actors Eric Idle, left, and Terry Jones, pose after a screening of the documentary "Monty Python: Almost The Truth: The Lawyer's Cut" on Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at the Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in North Hollywood, Calif.

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Onlookers react and take photographs as a topless Marilyn Hogan, left, walks past during a "Boobquake" event in Vancouver, Canada. A handful of demonstrators gathered to protest after a senior Iranian cleric blamed immodestly dressed women for corrupting society and causing earthquakes.

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Megan Murphy holds a sign as students gather for "boobquake" at the Bell Tower on the campus of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind. According to the Journal & Courier, Jennifer McCreight, a senior at Purdue, started "boobquake" after comments by Iranian cleric Kazem Sedighi, who said promiscuous women were responsible for earthquakes in Iran. "As a scientist I had to challenge it," McCreight told the Journal & Courier. Participants were asked to wear any revealing clothing they felt comfortable in.

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Jennifer McCreight, left, talks with Matt Kerns, as students gather for "boobquake" on the campus of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind. According to the Journal & Courier, McCreight, a senior at Purdue, started "boobquake" after comments by Iranian cleric Kazem Sedighi, who said promiscuous women were responsible for earthquakes in Iran. "As a scientist I had to challenge it," McCreight told the Journal & Courier. Participants were asked to wear any revealing clothing they felt comfortable in. Kerns said his sign was a play on homegrown religious fundamentalism, such as the Westboro Baptist Church of Topeka, Kansas whose members picket funerals of fallen U.S. soldiers to express the belief that U.S. troop deaths are punishment for the nation's tolerance of homosexuality.

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Union Environment and Forest Minister Jairam Ramesh takes off his gown while addressing the 7th Convocation of the Indian Institute of Forest Management, in Bhopal on Friday. Calling such attire as one of the "barbaric colonial relics", he went on to ask: "Why cannot we have a convocation in simple dress instead of coming dressed up as medieval vicars and popes," as he removed his gown worn over his trademark white kurta.

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"I still have not been able to figure out after 60 years of Independence why we stick to these barbaric colonial relics," Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Environment and Forests, Jairam Ramesh said, while addressing students at the seventh convocation of the Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM). What was the barbaric practices he was railing against? "Why cannot we have a convocation in simple dress instead of coming dressed up as medieval vicars and popes," he asked, as he removed his gown worn over his trademark white kurta.

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The controversial advertisement released by Ministry of Women and Child Development to mark the National Girl Child Day that left the government highly embarrassed as it included a photograph of former Pakistani Air Chief Marshal Tanveer Mahmood Ahmed. "The Prime Minister's Office has noted with regret the inclusion of a foreign national's photograph in a Government of India advertisement. While an internal enquiry has been instituted, the PMO apologises to the public for this lapse," said a hastily put together release after the minister for Women and Child Development Krishna Tirath added fuel to the fire by insisting that the message was more important than the photograph.

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Because, like Elvis, they only show him waist up True, the Congress is in the midst of a Bogus Austerity Drama (BAD), but do its spokesmen have to drop their pants to make it seem real?! On a hot summer evening, Abhishek Manu Singhvi, the party’s “Minister of State for Satellite TV”, does a “live” interview with a television channel from his residence in Delhi in kurta and shorts. Obviously, since television doesn’t show the bottom-half of talking heads, it doesn’t matter. But how might Singhvi, a jovial Supreme Court lawyer man who loves splitting hairs even while having, say, a haircut, explain this wardrobe malfunction to Barkha Dutt tonight in his trademark pointwise summation? “Barkha, three quick points: a) The mere fact that I am in my kurta-cheddi doesn’t mean I have been directed by the party to make a public display of my commitment to the austerity measures. b) Even if I have, merely because you can see my legs, you cannot conclude that these are the only austerity measures I am practising. There may be more, there may be less. c) And may I remind my learned colleague, since when did it become illegal to wear nothing below the waist, when the father of the nation wore nothing above? “And, Barkha, Barkha, one last point, Barkha, regardless of whether I am in a kurta-pyjama or kurta-cheddi, surely it’s an invasion of an individual’s right to privacy for such pictures shot at the front porch of a private citizen’s private residence to be put out in the public sphere? Sure, Article 19(1) (a) as by law established guarantees freedom of speech and expression and we respect that, but let’s not forget it comes with reasonable restrictions insofaras public order, decency or morality is concerned….” Courtesy: Churumuri

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Activists wear masks of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and BJP Prime Ministerial candidate LK Advani during a voting awareness programme in Amritsar.

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The Bachchans pose after casting their votes at a polling station in Mumbai.

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Ah, so this is what Brian Lara does nowadays. At the newly re-named Obama Terrace, Hilton Trinidad, St Ann's, on Sunday, April 19. "I always wanted to meet the Michael Jordan of cricket," is how President Obama greeted Lara.

White House photo by Pete Souza

Reason #14. Because he could dance with the best of them. In a different context, he was to say much later while speaking with the president of Liberia, Washington, D.C., Oct. 22, 2008: "Yesterday, you made note of my—the lack of my talent when it came to dancing. But nevertheless, I want you to know I danced with joy. And no question Liberia has gone through very difficult times." Also See: Strictly Bush Dancing

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Reason #3. Because he clearly loved people. And as he once said outside Pittsburgh, Sept. 8, 2000: "This is what I'm good at. I like meeting people, my fellow citizens, I like interfacing with them."

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United States President George Bush on Tuesday granted a traditional "pardon" to May and Flower, the latest two turkeys to be spared ahead of the annual Thanksgiving holiday in the United States. "If you can't take the heat, then you're definitely going to stay out of the kitchen," he quipped. May (pictured here with Bush) and Flower now have a chance to live out a full life rather than become part of the massive turkey dinner served by most US families on Thanksgiving Thursday. Bush said naming the turkeys May and Flower was a big improvement on the suggestion of Vice President Dick Cheney - "lunch and dinner" and these names were chosen via an online poll, after the Mayflower ship which brought the Pilgrims - who had split from the Church of England - from middle England to the US state of Massachusetts in the 17th century. A 1621 harvest festival is symbolically viewed as the first Thanksgiving, though there is no record that turkey was served. May and Flower will next be sent to Disney World, where they will serve as "Grand Marshals" in the amusement park's Thanksgiving Day parade.

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