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Ken Watanabe Infiltrates Dreams in Summer Blockbuster 'Inception'

A scene from 'Inception' (Warner Brothers)
Lifestyle Everyone is talking about Christopher Nolan's mind-bending summer blockbuster, Inception. And while Leonardo Dicaprio is technically the star of the film, fans of Ken Watanabe won't be disappointed by his excellent performance in the role of "Saito."

Photo of the Day: Vietnam's Wedding Gift to Chelsea Clinton

A mosaic portrait of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (L) and her daughter Chelsea by Vietnamese artist Dao Trong Cuong
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A mosaic portrait of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (L) and her daughter Chelsea by Vietnamese artist Dao Trong Cuong was presented to Clinton as a wedding gift to her daughter during meetings at the Government Guest House in Hanoi, Vietnam on July 22, 2010.

Photo of the Day: Koreans Get Muddy

Koreans celebrate 13th Boryeong Mud Festival.
Lifestyle Koreans celebrate 13th Boryeong Mud Festival.

Photo of the Day: Shanghai Symphony Orchestra in NYC

Lifestyle The Shanghai Symphony Orchestra wows the crowd in Central Park.

Photo of the Day: Bonalu Festival in India

Indian devotees at the Boanlu Festival in Hyderabad.
Lifestyle Indian Hindu devotees dance to the beat of drums as they carry 'ghatam' pots filled with cooked rice during the Bonalu Festival—a ritual offering to the goddess Kali—at Mahan Kali Temple at Golkonda Fort in Hyderabad on July 15, 2010.

Puppets in China and Pakistan Tackle Big Issues

Pakistani puppet participates in literacy event. (Farooq Naeem/Getty Images)
Lifestyle Master puppeteer Farooq Quaisar, also known as the "Jim Henson of Pakistan," is behind a weekly political satire television show with a mission to bring awareness to the people. Most recently, his puppets did a sketch about Pakistani parliamentarians with fake university degrees- a topic that traditional media has been banned from reporting.

Photo of the Day: Flood Washes Through China

Release of water from the sluice for flood prevention at the Three Gorges Dam.
Lifestyle Water rages during the year's biggest release of water from the sluice for flood prevention at the Three Gorges Dam in Yichang, China's Hubei province on July 11, 2010.

New York City's Restaurant Week: Asian Style

(Megu Modern Japanese Cuisine)
Lifestyle In the mood for Asian cuisine? Check out our top picks for Restaurant Week in NYC.

Photo of the Day: Attacks on Shiite Pilgrims Continue in Iraq

Shiite Muslim pilgrims self-flagellate as they gather at Imam Musa al-Kadhim Mosque in Northern Baghdad July 7th.
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Shiite Muslim pilgrims self-flagellate as they gather at Imam Musa al-Kadhim Mosque in Northern Baghdad July 7th.

The Gobi March: Seven-Day Footrace Through the Gobi Desert

Gobi March 2010/Racing the Planet
Lifestyle More than 150 racers compete in the Gobi March, the number-one footrace in the world.