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  • Argentina bank heist echoes Woody Allen films and Sherlock Holmes tales

    Argentina bank heist echoes Woody Allen films and Sherlock Holmes tales

    In the Argentina bank heist over the weekend, a band of thieves tunneled through a 100-foot-hole into a neighboring bank and stole the contents of more than 100 safety deposit boxes.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 12/20

    A group of elderly Chinese women wearing Christmas hats take a dip in the icy waters on a frozen river in Shenyang, northeastern China's Liaoning province on Dec. 20. Winter swimming is especially popular amongst the elderly and retired as it's believed to benefit health, and also said to increase the level of mental awareness, and release stress.

  • Cannibal tadpoles croak like grown-ups when eating kin

    Cannibal tadpoles croak like grown-ups when eating kin

    They not only croak when attacked, but when they cannibalistically attack members of their own species as well, scientists find.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 12/14

    A TP Mazembe soccer supporter mugs for the camera during the club World Cup semifinal soccer match against Brazil's SC Internacional do Porto Alegre at Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

  • Argentina latest in Latin America to recognize Palestinian state

    Argentina latest in Latin America to recognize Palestinian state

    The move follows Brazil days earlier, though some Jewish leaders say they worry about a copycat phenomenon that could be 'counter-productive' to the peace process.

  • In Pictures Space photos of the day: Earth from above

    Europe: Man-made lights highlight particularly developed or populated areas of the Earth's surface, including the seaboards of Europe. Large cities are often located near rivers or oceans so that they can exchange goods cheaply by boat. This image is a composite of hundreds of pictures made by the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP), which currently operates four satellites carrying the Operational Linescan System (OLS) in low-altitude polar orbits.

  • Brazil vs. Argentina: Can economic principles apply to soccer games?

    The Sports Economist Brazil vs. Argentina: Can economic principles apply to soccer games?

    As the South American giants face off, economists test a theory about the timing of effort exertion in a finite-length bilateral industry contest. In other words, is it risky to anger Brazilian players with early goals?

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 10/28

    One of five members of the Air Force Academy Wings of Blue parachute team jumps into the Rocket Garden at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex which is celebrating Air Force Week. The Air Force Week program offers men and women of the United States Air Force the unique opportunity to share their experiences with members of the local community.

  • How Nestor Kirchner's passing alters Argentine politics

    How Nestor Kirchner's passing alters Argentine politics

    Former Argentine President Nestor Kirchner – whose wife, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, is the current president – died of an apparent heart attack today.

  • The Hard Way Around

    The Hard Way Around

    The life of Joshua Slocum – first man to sail solo around the world – makes for a rich seafaring yarn.