In a sideshow act at an Indian cattle fair, a gravity-defying stuntman rides his motorbike around the "Well of Death." Daring professionals also drive cars around this super-steep track. Click through for a look at more of the week's most astounding images from around the globe.
THE WEEK'S AUDIOPHILE PODCASTS: LISTEN SMARTER
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- Why the Supreme Court is allowing Texas to hold an unconstitutional election
- 43 TV shows to watch in 2014
- Gamergate has backfired spectacularly on its nincompoop perpetrators
- How 1,000-year lifespans could remake the economy
- How to be the most productive person in your office — and still get home by 5:30 p.m.
- 3 horrific inaccuracies in Homeland's depiction of Islamabad
- Why you should absolutely watch this confounding, wonderful World Series
- Rise of the machines
- 6 things the happiest families all have in common
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