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Photo of the Day: A Dip for Diwali

An Indian Sikh devotee takes a dip in the holy sarover (water tank) at the Sikh Shrine Golden Temple in Amritsar on November 5, 2010.
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An Indian Sikh devotee takes a dip in the holy sarover (water tank) at the Sikh Shrine Golden Temple in Amritsar on November 5, 2010.

Photo of the Day: Goat Grabbing in Kyrgyzstan

Mounted Kyrgyz men play the traditional Central Asian sport Buzkashi or Kok-boru or Oglak Tartis ('goat grabbing'), in Bishkek on November 4, 2010.
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Mounted Kyrgyz men play the traditional Central Asian sport Buzkashi or Kok-boru or Oglak Tartis ('goat grabbing'), in Bishkek on November 4, 2010.

Former Khmer Rouge Soldier Aki Ra Saves Each Day

Aki Ra, founder of Cambodia Landmine Museum. (Image via Wikipedia)
Lifestyle In this amazing tale of heroism, former Khmer Rouge conscripted child soldier, Aki Ra is now working to clear landmines in his native Cambodia, many of which he planted himself many years ago.

Photo of the Day: Molten Lava Over Mt. Merapi

Molten lava flows from the crater of Mount Merapi in central Java on November 2, 2010.
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Indonesia warned its most active volcano could continue erupting for months as 50,000 remained in temporary shelters and airlines cancelled flights over the disaster-hit nation.

Japocalypse Watch: Metrosexuals Causing Economic Downfall?

A model shows off a Uniqlo T-shirt (UT) brand Japanese Manga Animation, 'One Piece' T-shirt during a photo session in Tokyo on April 15, 2010. (Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP/Getty Images)
Lifestyle While the United States suffers from a generation of 20-something college-graduated slackers, Japan sees its own share of underachievers too.

Photo of the Day: Monkey Business in Pakistan

An illegal street performer coaxes a goat to perform for children in the Sadiq Abad neighbourhood, Rawalpindi, Punjab province Pakistan on November 1, 2010.
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An illegal street performer coaxes a goat to perform for children in the Sadiq Abad neighbourhood, Rawalpindi, Punjab province Pakistan on November 1, 2010.

After the Expo, Is Shanghai a 'Better City'?

Performers parade with hats shaped as pavilions during the closing ceremony of the the World Expo 2010 in Shanghai on October 31, 2010 (PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)
Lifestyle While the event was the most attended Expo in history, critics complained that it held little interest for vistors outside of China.

Texas Center's New Home Underway

Interior shot of the grand entrance hall of Asia Society Texas Center's new building, currently under construction in Houston's Museum District.
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The completion date of Asia Society Texas Center's new building is fast-approaching.

Is the Food You're Eating Really Authentic?

Pad Thai. (Image via Wikipedia)
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Here's a post you'll probably enjoy reading because it's about food. Delicious, Asian food. But think about it: Is the food we enjoy from Asia really even from Asia?

For Indonesians, Mother Nature Strikes Again

A car is covered with ash from the erupting Mount Merapi volcano at Kaliurang village in Sleman, on October 26, 2010 near Yogyakarta, Indonesia. (Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)
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Indonesia was struck by a tsunami caused by a 7.7 magnitude undersea earthquake late Monday. More than 270 deaths have been reported in the state of Sumatra.

Ten villages near the Mentawai islands were hit by a 3 meter (10 foot) high wave, leaving many missing. Relief efforts have been delayed due to damage and rough weather.