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In Swaziland, witches on broomsticks must fly low

Like airplanes and helicopters, witches on broomsticks must also obey the Swaziland's aviation laws.
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Dressed as a witch, Leigh Kosega (R) and Zabell Carstens dressed as Mary Poppins stand near a bon fire October 25, 2003 in Huntingtown, Maryland. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images) (Mark Wilson/AFP/Getty Images)
The arrest, which made for the operation of a toy drone, is the first of its kind in Swaziland, and thus represents a clear but confusing legal departure for the traditional authorities, press, and public.
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15 ways Chris Hadfield is awesome

Chris Hadfield has captivated the world since he arrived at the International Space Station in December. Let us count the ways.
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Astronaut Chris Hadfield lived aboard the International Space Station (ISS) as Commander of Expedition 35. (Bethany Clarke/AFP/Getty Images)
Chris Hadfield has captivated the world since he arrived at the International Space Station in December. Let us count the ways.
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Bangladesh factory collapse tragedy visualized in one chart

A visual breakdown of the rising death toll and what it's like to work as a Bangladesh factory worker at Rana Plaza.
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Bangladeshi garment workers, employed in the building which collapsed a fortnight ago killing hundreds, wait in line to claim their salaries in Savar on the outskirts of Dhaka, on May 8, 2013. The typical Bangladeshi garment worker takes home less than 40 dollars a month, a wage that Pope Francis has condemned as akin to slave labour. (MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

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Outrage of the Day: Racist anti-gay marriage poster goes viral

Outrage erupts in France over an anti-gay marriage propaganda poster that depicts the country's black justice minister as a raging gorilla.
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PARIS, FRANCE - Anti-same sex marriage activists of the movement 'La Manif Pour Tous' protest during a demonstration on May 26, 2013. (Antoine Antoniol/AFP/Getty Images)
Outrage erupts in France over an anti-gay marriage propaganda poster that depicts the country's black justice minister as a raging gorilla.
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Baby, baby, baby oh! (Sergiu Bacioiu/Flickr Commons)
Some New Zealand parents were attempting to up the ante in unique names so far that the country's Department of Internal Affairs had to step in to stop the shenanigans.
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Number of the Day: 45

For the first time since 9/11, polls show that more respondents are unwilling to sacrifice personal freedoms to reduce the threat of terrorism.
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America, we've got a problem. (TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
Will our desire for unencumbered civil liberties outweigh our need for increased safety measures in the modern day?
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Outrage of the Day: Korean teacher allegedly beats student and then masturbates in the hallway

After a disturbing sequence of events, a high school teacher in Seoul has been arrested for causing bodily harm and public exposure.
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Students in Seoul, South Korea. (Chung Sung-Jun/AFP/Getty Images)
After exhibiting behavior that can, at best, be described as shocking and vulgar, a 55-year-old teacher at a Seoul high school has been arrested for both causing bodily harm as well as indecent public exposure.
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Innovation of the Day: Camouflage Condoms

South African soldiers have a new camouflaged weapon in their arsenal.
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A pack of the new South African condoms 'sexy and fun', launched 14 June 2004 in Benoni in Johannesburg. (ALEXANDER JOE/AFP/Getty Images) (ALEXANDER JOE/AFP/Getty Images)
Bringing a whole new meaning to fit and flare: South African soldiers are supplied with camouflage condoms.
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Innovation of the Day: Twitter #music

It's official. ‘The best new music in the world right now’ will be available ‘soon’, Twitter has confirmed.
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Twitter Music: Coming soon to Twitter users across the globe. (Twitter Music Screengrab/Screengrab)
Twitter's music app will be able to scan users’ Twitter feeds and use the listening habits of users’ friends and contacts to recommend music for them to listen to — essentially giving it's more than 200 million users even more to tweet about.
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Outrage of the Day: Mexico Barbie

Complete with a vibrant pink fiesta dress, a pet Chihuahua and a passport, Mexico Barbie is coming to a toy shelf near you.
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A Barbie doll is pictured at Leuralla NSW toy and railway museum, as the iconic doll approaches her 50th birthhday May 18, 2007 in Sydney, Australia. First launched at the New York Toy Show in 1959, Barbie has now become the largest selling toy ever produced. Barbie has worn the outfits of the great designers such as Dior, Ralph Lauren, Armani, Versace and many others, and has seen a career of almost 50 years of dramatic social, cultural and political changes. (Ian Waldie/Getty Images) (Ian Waldie/AFP/Getty Images)
Critics argue that the Dolls of the World, and Mexico Barbie in particular serve as a way to reinforce, rather than dismantle, stereotypes about cultures throughout the world.
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