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War: So funny it hurts
American TV comedians are finding the lighter side of chaos, destruction and death.
The Islamic State is causing a culture war in Germany
Some Germans fear rap music is fueling jihad. Musicians say a wave of sensationalism is stoking latent Islamophobia.
Message to Vietnamese Facebook users: Don’t post incriminating stuff. The cops will bust you
Crimes unwittingly exposed have included bear poaching, revenge porn and even murder.
In South Korea, real business gets done in brothels and karaoke joints
Now, the country’s tax office is cracking down on this sleazy billion-dollar corporate write-off.
If you only listen to one 80s Latin rock song, make it this one
Argentine musician Gustavo Cerati, who died Thursday, helped define what cool music is.
China is increasingly arresting celebrities for drug use
The latest is actor Jackie Chan’s son, allegedly busted with more than 3.5 ounces of pot.
Edinburgh’s feminist revolution
A steep rise in the number of women comedians at this year’s Fringe Festival reflects changing social mores.
This dude in Australia plays amazing techno with just PVC pipes and flip-flops
Cancel your tickets for Blue Man Group and just go see this guy.
China denounces pet dogs as filthy imports from the West
Dog lovers fall prey to a 'ludicrous imitation ... of a Western lifestyle.'
These ladies love the Israel Defense Forces this much
Sacrificing midriff for country.
Arrested Japanese artist: 'My vagina is not obscene'
Since when did any old vagina become verboten in the land of kinky fetishes?
Korean reality show aims to undo excessive plastic surgery
'Back to My Face' gives addicts an opportunity to, ironically, go under the knife one last time to restore their natural beauty.
A giant, 54-foot rubber ducky has gone missing from a river in China
Given its size and weight, many thought the giant duck would be able to weather the storm. They were wrong.
Germany goes for World Cup history. No pressure.
Second-best just won't cut it for Germany anymore.
This heart-wrenching new ad from Thailand will leave you crying in a puddle of your own tears
Who says these emotionally manipulative ads only sell life insurance?
This Swedish filmmaker just released a 72-minute teaser for his 720-hour movie
Check back in 2016 for the "short trailer," which will run 7 hours and 20 minutes.
BBC tells reporters to stop giving climate change deniers equal say
'False and balanced' no more.
People love to watch this Japanese politician crying hysterically
Which isn't as messed up as it sounds.
Pistorius is back and there is just one question on everyone's mind
Will this trial ever end?
Facebook manipulated users' emotions in a secret study. What's next?
The social networking site altered the feeds of 700,000 users to study 'emotional contagion.'
Finally, we know which country is the most useless
The Good Country Index is a (less-than-perfect) ranking of how much different nations contribute to global welfare.
This Nigerian pop singer says she will give her virginity to Boko Haram in exchange for the girls
I mean, it's not like #bringbackourgirls is working.
This graphic reveals the youngest and oldest players on every World Cup team
Argentina is the oldest team in the league. Ghana is the youngest.
Yes, India. You shall go to the World Cup
That's the Homeless World Cup. Meet the coach, a runaway who slept in a tree trunk before being drafted to play abroad.
Where watching the World Cup ain't easy
Folks in Jerusalem complain about having to pay to watch on Al Jazeera. Meanwhile, a car bomb exploded south of Beirut last night, wounding at least five soccer fans.
The 9 juiciest tidbits from a Mandela aide's memoir
Including the most embarrassing speech Madiba ever gave and just how personal he was allowed to get with Queen Elizabeth.
The New York Times is wrong. USA soccer players flop, just like everyone else
Let's go to the video tape.
A female rapper busts onto Senegal's male-dominated hip hop scene
People ask where all the female rappers have gone. Senegal’s Toussa Senerap has a compelling answer: right where hip hop began.
32 creatively dressed World Cup fans who will make your day
These people are inspirations for the entire world.
Does 'Gerard Depardieu' sound Russian to you?
Belgium could be headed for World Cup fame
Will the Red Devils become Brazil's surprise package?