Pictures of the year: Oddly

  04 January 2019    Read: 1741
 Pictures of the year: Oddly Ashrita Furman, who holds more Guinness World Records than anyone, attempts to set a new record for slicing the most watermelons in half on his own stomach in one minute in New York City July 17, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Reuters has chosen oddly Pictures of the Year 2018.

Frogs are posed in a dining scene at the Frog Museum, a collection of 108 stuffed frogs in scenes portraying everyday life in the 19th-century and made by Francois Perrier, in Estavayer-le-Lac, Switzerland, November 7, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse 

A British Blue cat is lit up by sunlight diffracted through an aquarium at an apartment in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, July 8, 2018. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

Tourists walk past giant hand structure on the Golden Bridge on Ba Na hill near Danang City, Vietnam, August 1, 2018. REUTERS/Kham

A monkey performs during the presentation of the new show "The Show of the Giant Fountains" at the National Circus in Kiev, Ukraine, September 27, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A woman adjusts her sunglasses as she has her picture taken amid thousands of ranunculus flowers at the Flower Fields in Carlsbad, California, April 26, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Saudi men perform a stunt known as "sidewall skiing" (driving on two wheels) as a youth takes a selfie in Tabuk, Saudi Arabia, March 11, 2018 REUTERS/Mohamed Al Hwaity

An Atlantic seal pup lies amongst the rocks at St Martin's Haven, Pembrokeshire, Wales, Britain, October 8, 2018. REUTERS/Rebecca Naden

Chilean police officers march with the puppies of future police dogs during the annual military parade at the Bernardo O'Higgins park in Santiago, Chile, September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

Jenny Mensing of Germany warms up at the 2018 European Championships in Glasgow, August 9, 2018. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

A participant runs through a foam bath during the ‘Colour My Run’ charity fun run on Manoel Island, Malta, October 28, 2018. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Dancers participate in a "Bodies in Urban Spaces" event choreographed by Austrian artist Willi Dorner as part of the Israel Festival, in Jerusalem, May 31, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A museum employee looks at Gunther von Hagens 'The Tennis Player' at the Body Worlds exhibition at the London Pavillion, Britain, October, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

A lifeguard passes one of Royal Deluxe's giant marionette puppets on the beach at New Brighton, Britain, Octber 5, 2018. REUTERS/Darren Staples

A model presents a creation from the Gucci Autumn/Winter 2018 women collection during Milan Fashion Week in Milan, Italy, February 21, 2018. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Miniature food cook Burcu Celenoglu Aydin prepares a dish at her mini kitchen in Istanbul, Turkey,  April 7, 2018. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Artists Jose Triguero and Gemma Palomar perform their show 'Cul de Sac' during Lisbon's Busking Festival in Lisbon, Portugal, September 15, 2018. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Richard Browning, Chief Test Pilot and CEO of Gravity Industries, wears a Jet Suit and flies during a demonstration flight at Bentwaters Park, Woodbridge, Britain, October 4, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Radburn

The sun rises as spider webs blanket bushes at the banks of Lake Vistonida, Greece, October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis

Children react after competing in a pedal car race at the Goodwood Revival, a classic car racing festival in Britain, September 9, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A girl poses for a photo on a giant waterlily leaf during an annual leaf-sitting event in Taipei, Taiwan August 16, 2018. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A Saudi man with his body covered with bees poses for a picture in Tabuk, Saudi Arabia September 11, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamed Al Hwaity

People on inflatable boats enjoy the weather on Lake Lucerne in Switzerland, August 5, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

A woman is concealed as she walks through a field of very tall sunflowers to cut some down in Ballygawley, Northern Ireland, August 12, 2018. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne






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