Photos of the unrest in Egypt that has been splashing across news tabloids and Internet blogs the last few days are mostly violent and depressing. But sometimes they take a comical turn. Demonstrators in Cairo calling for Hosni Mubarak's removal are resorting to a variety of makeshift headgear to protect themselves from rocks and other objects thrown by regime supporters.
There's a man with a saucepan on his head, another with plastic bottles wrapped around with a piece of cloth, while another looks like pieces of bread kept in place by cellophane tapes. Smart fellow – serves both as a helmet and food. Enjoy the gallery.
Pictures: Getty Images / AP / EPA / Reuters
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