Top photos and videos of the day: Monday, Feb. 24, 2014

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VIDEO

This is not the proper way to demolish a building:

This dog really just wants to play with the cat:

With the passing of Harold Ramis, it seems fitting to take a look back at the making of Caddyshack:

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PHOTOS

A selection of some of the best photographs from around the world:

A pedestrian walks in front of a burning barricade blocking the highway in Chacao, Caracas, Venezuela. Traffic has come to a halt in parts of the Venezuelan capital because of barricades set up by opposition protesters across major thoroughfares. The protests are part of a wave of anti-government demonstrations that have swept Venezuela since Feb. 12 and have resulted in at least 10 deaths. The protests in the capital Monday were peaceful. Police and National Guard troops stood by but did not act to remove the barricades despite the effect on the morning commute. | AP Photo

A man dressed as a leopard takes part in the annual 3.5 km undie run at Olympic Forst Park in Beijing, China. More than 200 people who worn only underwear took part in a running race, which aimed at advocating healthy lifestyle and low-carbonlife. | Getty Images

Two tourists sit and feed hundreds of rabbits at Okunoshima Island in Takehara, Japan. | Getty Images

Canadian WTA tennis player Eugenie Bouchard (R) and Bulgarian ATP player Grigor Dimitrov play during an exhibition match on a floating court of the Mexican Open, at Santa Lucia Bay in Acapulco, Guerrero state, Mexico. | Getty Images

Arizona State defensive lineman Will Sutton runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. | AP Photo

Visitors look at the boat-shaped “Galleon” restaurant inside the compound of the luxury residence of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, not far from Kiev. | Getty Images

South Korean Park Se-Lim (L) meets his North Korean older brother Park Chang-Soon (R), 81, during a family reunion after being separated for 60 years in Mount Kumgang, North Korea. The program, which allows reunions of family members separated by the 1950-53 Korean war, is a result of recent agreement between Koreas which had been suspended since 2010. | Getty Images

Russian police officers detain people in Manezhnaya Square, next to Red Square during an unauthorized protest against the conviction of eight anti-government protesters in Moscow, Russia. | AP Photo

Cubs pitcher Carlos Villanueva poses during photo day in Tempe, Arizona. His facial hair already is in midseason form. | Getty Images

A model poses backstage ahead of Missoni show during Milan Fashion Week Womenswear Autumn/Winter 2014 in Milan, Italy. | Getty Images

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