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Termites Devour Millions Worth of Indian Rupees

Any homeowner with a recent termite infestation will tell you that termites do not discriminate when it comes to feeding time.

A bank in India learned this the hard way after a herd of termites infiltrated their otherwise secure establishment and devoured over 10 million rupees ($220,000) from their own stash.

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Chinese Economy Could Overtake U.S. By 2016

According to the International Monetary Funds latest forecast, by 2016 China's economy will surpass the economy of the U.S. Previous forecasts predicted the tides to turn but not for another decade.

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iPhone Secretly Tracks Your Every Move, Claims Security Experts

Security experts Peter Warden and Alasdair Allen have made a startling discovery about Apple's iPhone and 3G iPad: The devices secretly track and record your location...

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Scientists Discover Jurassic Spider, World’s Biggest on Record [VIDEO]

Arachnophobes, beware! Scientists have just discovered the world's largest 8-legged creature from the Jurassic period.

The 165 million-year-old female spider is part of the Golden Orb Weavers -- a family of spiders that still exist today -- and has a leg span of nearly six inches.

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Airbnb Lets You Rent Liechtenstein for $70K a Night

Thanks to Airbnb -- a website that describes itself as "eBay for space" -- Richy McWealthisons can now rent out the entire country of Liechtenstein for $70,000 a night. Buyers who splurge on Liechtenstein can accommodate 450 to 900 guests in over 500 bedrooms and must book at lease two-consecutive nights.

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World's Oldest Man Celebrates His 113th Birthday
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World’s Oldest Living Man Dies At 114

The Minnesota born man, Walter Breuning, was the world's oldest living man according to the Guinness Book of World Records. He passed away at the age of 114 on Thursday, April 14th 2011 in Great Falls, Montana where he lived since the age of 16. What age would you like to live to?

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Anti-Porn Politician, Arifinto, Resigns After Getting Caught Downloading Porn

Getting caught looking at Internet porn can be embarrassing, but it's rarely a big deal. Unless of course you're a member of a political party railing against pornography.

An Indonesian member of parliament was caught downloading an X-rated video from the Internet. Mr. Arifinto hastily resigned after his screen was photographed during a parliamentary session. He'd previously spearheaded Indonesia's 2008 anti-porn bill.

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Japan Raises Nuclear Alert Level To Seven
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Japan’s Nuclear Crisis Still Worsening

Japan's nuclear crisis continues to grow more dire. The rating of the exposure has been raised from 5 to 7 and is at the highest level we've seen from a plant under the International Atomic Energy Agency. With the continued amount of radiation being leaked, there are fears that Japan's nuclear disaster could reach Chernobyl level catastrophe. What can be done to contain the radiation?

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Egyptian Blogger Sentenced To 3 Years In Military Prison

The reign of Mubarak is over in Egypt after the revolt of the nation's people about two months ago, but this resent story makes me wonder how much the country will actually change? Just this week, a simple blogger, Maikel Nabil, was sentenced to 3 years in military prison for his writings about the Egyptian military.

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Russian Troops Remain In Georgia During Fragile Ceasefire
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Gbagbo Seized By Rival Government In Ivory Coast

French aide in the form of attack helicopters and tanks helped seize the former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo. This is what happens when you refuse to concede to the vote from your country asking you to step down .

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