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  • Cardio tennis, everyone?

    2010-08-31 09:16

    As the pros hit the courts for the start of the U.S. Open, tennis beginners and aces alike are burning calories and practicing their lobs, drop shots and backhands with cardio tennis.

  • John Lennon's toilet sells for $14,740 at auction

    2010-08-31 09:01

    A toilet that belonged to late Beatle John Lennon fetched 9,500 pounds ($14,740) at auction on Saturday, around 10 times its estimate, the sale organizers said.

  • Malaysia uncovers nearly 100 live reptiles in bag

    2010-08-31 08:59

    Malaysian airport security arrested a convicted wildlife smuggler after finding almost 100 live reptiles in his luggage, the country's Wildlife and National Parks Department said.

  • "We're about to crash," passengers told in error

    2010-08-31 08:57

    British Airways apologized to passengers after an emergency message warning they were about to crash into the sea was played by mistake.

  • An emperor with a woman's touch

    2010-08-27 09:34

    In China's 5,000 years of recorded history only one woman has officially held the title "emperor",known as Wu Zetian.

  • Live and unplugged, there's no real disconnect

    2010-08-25 10:20

    It's received wisdom that social networking tools, multitasking and online distractions have led to a loss in productivity at work.

  • Kids' fun everywhere

    2010-08-26 17:51

    Kids' fun everywhere

  • City puppy

    2010-08-22 09:54

    Look into a pair of dark soulful eyes, set wide apart on a large square head with a rounded forehead.

  • Scottish scientists brew up whisky biofuel

    2010-08-20 09:12

    Scientists in Scotland have unveiled a new biofuel made from whisky by-products that they say can power ordinary cars more efficiently than ethanol.

  • Canadian police find bears guarding pot crop

    2010-08-20 09:13

    A pair of marijuana growers in Western Canada appear to have been using bears to protect their illegal crop, but the well-fed animals proved to be a bit lax in their guard duties, police said on Wednesday.

  • Pilots on alert for high-flying vulture

    2010-08-20 09:13

    Britain's air traffic controllers put pilots on alert this week after a vulture which can soar as high as 30,000 feet escaped from her handlers during a display.

  • Easy as ABC

    2010-08-25 09:39

    A growing number of second-generation Chinese students in the United States are taking up summer internships in the country.

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