A competitor crawls beneath barbed wire during the Tough Guy event in Perton, central England February 1, 2015. The annual event to raise cash for charity challenges thousands of international competitors in a cross country run followed by an assault cour

A competitor crawls beneath barbed wire during the Tough Guy event in Perton, central England February 1, 2015. The annual event to raise cash for charity challenges thousands of international competitors in a cross country run followed by an assault course consisting of obstacles including water, fire and tunnels.

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Phil Noble/Reuters

Certainly the Super Bowl grabbed the most headlines in the sporting world on Sunday. And while Left Shark attempted to steal the spotlight, another competition did it's best to provide the biggest cringe inducing images.

Sunday in Perton, England, thousands of daring individuals gathered to take on the annual Tough Guy course with obstacles like freezing mud, barbed wire and fire — all to raise money for charity.

The annua Tough Guy competition event to raise cash for charity challenges thousands of international competitors in a cross country run followed by an assault course consisting of obstacles including water, fire and tunnels.

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Darren Staples/Reuters

Teachers Learn Defense

Speaking of tough, these women are learning their way around some serious weapons. In Pakistan's Peshawar Province teachers are now allowed to carry licensed weapons into the classroom. The local government made the decision after nearly 150 people were killed in a school by the Taliban in December.

Everyday Life in Kabul

In neighboring Afghanistan, photographer Lorenzo Tugnoli is hoping to show what life in Kabul is really like. Tugnoli and writer Francesca Recchia are working on a book aimed at depicting Kabul, not in terms of cliché violence, but how the community of artists there struggle to preserve a sense of normality.

Planning a Trip to Europa

And, the Administrator of NASA has decided it's time we know what everyday life is like on the moon, Europa. Charles Bolden described plans to explore Jupiter's moon in his State of the Agency address.

Seeing The News is a periodic selection of arresting visual topics around the world. What have we missed? Let us know in the comments, or tweet @sdavy with your tips.

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