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By: Catie Leary on Dec. 31, 2009, 8:23 a.m.
Tomato belly flop

Photo: ZUMA Press

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Tomato flop

A man slides on tomato-covered ground as he celebrates the Tomatina feast or "tomato fight" on Aug. 26 in Bunol, Spain. Some 40,000 people take part in the event, throwing 110,000 kilograms of tomatoes in one hour.