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Playboy puts entire 57 years of magazines online

[2011-05-20 11:02]

Good news for those who thought their copies of Playboy were gone forever when their moms found them and threw them away.

Hard measures for drinking water in India

[2011-05-20 10:54]

Women carrying empty pitchers walk to draw water from a well near the banks of the dried-up Dharji lake at Dharji village, west of the western Indian city of Ahmedabad, May 14, 2011. The village has six wells but only one of them has water. In the afternoon women from the village must wait for two to three hours for the water level to rise before they are able to draw water.

'Drones' key to fighting terrorism

[2011-05-20 08:03]

More unmanned aerial vehicles, so-called drones, are likely to be used for security purposes in future, supplementing the anti-terrorism work that currently relies on cars and other ground-based equipment.

Ex-IMF chief gets $1M bail in sex case

[2011-05-20 06:50]

A judge agreed Thursday to free former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn from a New York City jail on the condition that he post $1 million in bail and remain under house arrest.

Italian tries setting new Apnea diving record

[2011-05-19 23:06]

Simone Arrigoni of Italy attempts to set an apnea diving record, pushed by two dolphins named Paco and Marco, in Torvaianica near Rome May 19, 2011.

Snapshot: The world in 24 hours, May 18, 2011

[2011-05-19 15:33]

Snapshot: the world in 24 hours, May 18, 2011

Fashion graduates show what they’ve got

[2011-05-19 13:00]

About 50 selected garments from this year’s university graduates were presented in the show, with a diversity of styles from the elegant to the wild. A teacher said a graduation design usually took six months to complete and the finished product showed a student's understanding of nature, society, and life.

IMF says Strauss-Kahn resigns as managing director

[2011-05-19 12:42]

Dominique Strauss-Kahn resigned as head of the International Monetary Fund, the IMF said in a statement, as he faces charges of sexual assault and attempted rape.IMF statement on resignation
Chinese economist to replace Strauss-Kahn?

China gears up for 1st national tourism day

[2011-05-19 11:04]

From offering ticket discounts to organizing activities, China's cities and provinces are gearing up for the country's first national tourism day, which falls on May 19, 2011.

Stunning underwater valley between two continents

[2011-05-19 10:32]

A diver submerges into Silfra canyon, a deep fault filled with fresh water in between the Eurasian and American tectonic plates at Thingvellir National Park, Iceland.

Masterpiece parts to reunite in Taiwan show

[2011-05-19 08:19]

Half of a damaged antique painting will soon start on a trip to Taiwan to be reunited with its other half, fulfilling a wish long held by Premier Wen Jiabao.

Celebrities bid Oprah farewell

[2011-05-19 07:57]

Hollywood's A-list celebrities bid a star-studded farewell to Oprah Winfrey on Tuesday in a double-taping of her TV talk show that included messages from her fans around the world.

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