On the eve of the World Cup, a concert featuring the Black Eyed Peas, Shakira, and South African entertainers took place in Soweto.
FER DE LANCE: Fer de Lance's are considered the most dangerous snake in Costa Rica and has a reputation for being aggressive. The species is agile, irritable, fast-moving, and has been known to eject venom over a distance of at least six feet.
The drastic snake decline seen across five countries in Europe and Africa is likely happening in America as well, says Dr. Rafe Brown of the University of Kansas.
A child wearing a fake mustache and a sombrero hat waits for the start of the World Cup group A soccer match between Mexico and Uruguay at Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenburg, South Africa, June 22.
The World Cup 2010 opening ceremony starts at 2 pm EST. Here's what you can expect, with a preview video of Shakira performing the World Cup theme song 'Waka Waka.'
Barbara Kingsolver's sixth novel – a book that moves between Mexico and the cold war-era US – wins the Orange Prize for fiction.
Policemen practice laughter therapy near their camp in Allahabad, India, on Wednesday.
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