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Pakistani Cricket's Dirty Deal

Pakistani cricket fans pose with a donkey as they shout slogans against national cricket team players involved in a match fixing scandal during a protest in Lahore on August 30, 2010. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)
Lifestyle Pakistan's cricketing scandal has taken the international sport by storm as being one of the most sensational to date.

Video: What Yoga Can Do for You

Lifestyle

The blogosphere is agog this week over a YouTube video documenting the traditional Indian form of gymnastics—make that extreme gymnastics—known as Mallakhamb.

An Old Tradition Makes a Comeback in South Korea: Kiln Saunas

Lifestyle

The thought of sitting in a 200 degree Celsius (about 400 degrees Fahrenheit) clay kiln may seem like some form of torture to some. But to South Koreans, these clay kilns used to produced charcoal at night, are doubling as luxury spas by day.

Japanese Sumo Wrestlers Given iPads

Sumo champ Asashoryu defeats Kisenosato with an under-arm throw or 'shitatenage' to win the 2008 Grand Sumo Tournament in Los Angeles on June 8, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. (Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)
Lifestyle

Japanese sumo wrestlers get an unlikely gadget to help their pudgy fingers dial some digits.

'Mad' About the Asia Society

Rockefeller Collection devotee? Vincent Kartheiser as Pete Campbell on this week's <i>Mad Men</i>.
Lifestyle Hit AMC show Mad Men name drops the Asia Society on Sunday night.

Pakistan Flood Response Event at Asia Society

A boy rests at a new camp that opened on Aug. 14, 2010 for flood victims in Sukkur, Pakistan. (Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
Lifestyle International figures gather at the Asia Society in New York for a discussion on solutions following the devastating floods in Pakistan.

South Asian Superbug Claims First Life

Warning signs alert staff and visitors to wash their hands at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital on March 16, 2010 in Birmingham, England. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
Lifestyle A Belgian man became the first person to die from what is being called the South Asian "superbug," a doctor reported this past Friday, the 13th.

William Dalrymple on 'The Muslims in the Middle'

Historian and journalist William Dalrymple reads from his 2010 book <i>Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India</i>.
Lifestyle Historian William Dalrymple contributes an opinion piece, "The Muslims in the Middle," to the Op-Ed page of the New York Times, detailing the rise of Sufism, a deeply rooted resistance movement against violent Islamic radicalism.

Are Malaysian Youth Suffering From Lack of Sex Ed?

A young Malaysian woman watches contestants perform in Malaysia's reality TV competiton <i>Young Imam</i> in Kuala Lumpur on July 30, 2010. (Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Images)
Lifestyle The issues of teenage pregnancy and baby dumping aren't unique to any one country. But solutions to these problems are especially difficult to come by in countries like Malaysia, where strict religious values conflict with sex education.

Frog Wedding to Combat Rain Shortage?

Bangladeshi villagers officiate a frog wedding in Sadullahpur district's Ramchandrapur village on August 10, 2010. (AFP/AFP/Getty Images)
Lifestyle

Officiating a frog wedding to summon monsoon rains.