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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)
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Officiating a frog wedding to summon monsoon rains.

Asia Society Panel to Discuss the Future of Afghan Women

A burqa-clad Afghan woman walks on a street in Kabul on August 10, 2010. (Shah Marai/AFP/Getty Images)
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The Asia Society in Northern California will host a discussion on the challenges that women face in both Afghanistan and South Asia.

Remembering Hiroshima

Paper lanterns are released onto the Motoyasu River to commemorate the atomic bomb victims and pray for world peace beside the A-Bomb Dome on August 6, 2010 in Hiroshima, Japan, on the day of the 65th anniversary of the Hiroshima atomic bombing. (Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images)
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The world commemorated the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on its sixty-fifth anniversary on August 6, 2010.

Photo of the Day: Asian Men's Body Building Competition

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Competitors pose for the 44th Asian Men's Bodybuilding competition in Tehran on August 6, 2010.

Photo of the Day: Life's A Pitch

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Up close on the third day of the match between India and Sri Lanka.

Honorable Detective Turn Up in Highbrow Magazine

<i>Charlie Chan: The Untold Story of the Honorable Detective and his Rendezvous with American History</i> (Norton, 2010) by Yunte Huang.
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Real-life sleuthing uncovers the Chinese American hero behind a pulp stereotype.

Police in Delhi Use Facebook to Catch Unlawful Drivers

Resident-submitted photo of a vehicle running a red light in Delhi. (Gagan Gupta/Facebook)
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Police in Delhi use social media to catch dangerous drivers in the act.

Photo of the Day: Coconut Champ

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Man dehusks coconut with his teeth for world record.

Photo of the Day: Afghan Harvest

Bamiyan stands in a valleyon the former Silk Road.
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Bamiyan stands in a valley stretching 100 km. through central Afghanistan, on the former Silk Road that once linked China with Central Asia and beyond.

Nepal's Tiger Population on the Rise

Lifestyle A joint study revealed that the number of tigers in Nepal has jumped from 121 to 155 in a single year.