An imitation Web site for Google, Goojje, has emerged in China as the country faces off against the real Google over its local operators in Beijing on January 29, 2010. The new Goojje search engines was launched in China after Google announced it would pull out of the country.
The logo of Goojje is a play on Google's Chinese name "Gu Ge", substituting "jie" for, the Chinese word for older sister, for "ge", which means older brother. "Sister was very happy when brother gave up the thought of leaving and stayed for sister," the inscription explanation on the website reads, mocking Google's decision to leave China. UPI/Stephen Shaver
Nature is a force to be reckoned with, beautiful yet simultaneously deadly. The following photos are of natural disasters throughout the past century, spanning from the 1906 San Francisco earthquake to the recent devastating tornadoes in Alabama. The photos of earthquakes, volcanoes, hurricanes, tsunamis, mudslides, etc. are breathtaking reminders of the strength of nature and the fragility of manmade structures.
These images of space, galaxies, and stellar swarms were captured by NASA using the Hubble Space Telescope and the Spitzer Space Telescope. The most recent photos were taken with the newly repaired Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS) aboard the Hubble. The camera was restored to operation during the STS-125 upgrade servicing mission in May, 2009.
Dog fighting, once banned under the Taliban rule, is returning to popularity in Kabul. Held every Friday, the Muslim day of rest, dogs are trained to fight one another until one is declared the winner. When one dog clearly shows his dominance over the other dog, they are separated, before there is serious injury to either dog. (photos: UPI/Hossein Fatemi)
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