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  • THE WEEK Sept 14: NBC messes up again

    2012-09-14 17:25

    All around the US, people shared a moment of silence for the victims of the attacks on the World Trade Center in 2001. Major news outlets were showing the scenes in different parts of the country. And then there was NBC.

  • THE WEEK Sept 7: Questionable Intentions

    2012-09-07 17:11

    Check out how two guys took their marriage proposals to another level of horrible. And find out what was really going on during Clint Eastwood’s convention speech.

  • THE WEEK Aug 31: Stilettos race

    2012-08-31 16:38

    In what was a competition of balance, many women in Russia strapped up their super tall stiletto heels and raced their way to a $3,000 shopping card. That doesn't only look difficult; it is very, very difficult – and quite painful.

  • THE WEEK Aug 24: Sexy facekini

    2012-08-24 18:12

    While people from other parts of the world will go to extreme lengths to get a sun tan, many Chinese will go to extreme lengths for the opposite - use facekini,their new weapon to stay fair skinned.

  • THE WEEK Aug 17: Best Olympian ever?

    2012-08-17 16:46

    The Olympics are now over, and what a great competition it was. There are so many heroes to look up to. But after watching a number of events, my friend introduced me to my new favorite Olympian of all time: Ivan Ukhov. Here are some of his greatest (actually worst) moments.

  • THE WEEK Aug 10: Great pole-vaulter

    2012-08-10 17:24

    The most amazing track and field performance happened this month outside of the Olympic stadium is that of Dr William Bell. Bell is a 90-year-old man who broke his own world record in pole vaulting for his age group.

  • THE WEEK Aug 3: Retired Olympic events

    2012-08-03 17:05

    You'd be surprised to know some of the events that actually did make it into Olympic Games. At the 1900 Games in Paris, there was live pigeon shooting. And there was skjoring, which is basically skiing while being pulled by horses.

  • THE WEEK July 27: Olympic special

    2012-07-27 17:30

    After four years of waiting, the competition is on again. In a special Olympic edition of The Week, find out what's really going on in the Olympic Village and be introduced to what could be the weirdest Olympic sport of all time.

  • THE WEEK July 20: Crazy Characters

    2012-07-20 17:41

    Nadya Suleman, better known as the Octomom, became famous about three years ago when she decided to have eight eggs planted in her body at once, which resulted in the birth of octuplets. She immediately became a media sensation and immediately hated by the public because of some ridiculous interviews.

  • THE WEEK July 13: 18+ on CCTV

    2012-07-13 14:03

    As China's main news network aired a story about historic renaissance statues on display at the National Museum, one producer thought the nudity on the statues was a bit too pornographic. CCTV actually blurred the images. So, what was the blur actually hiding?

  • THE WEEK July 6: Extreme weather

    2012-07-06 17:22

    Extreme weather has hit the US this week. Fires are burning and heavy rains are flooding cities. Sounds horrible, right? But could the weather get any worse? Let's check in with a weatherman from Virginia.

  • THE WEEK June 29: Booming breastaurants

    2012-06-29 16:17

    Planet Earth is in horrible economic shape with recessions and industries struggling and blah, blah, blah. Well, at least "Blah, blah, blah" is what executives in the "breastaurant" industry are saying. While the rest of the restaurant industry has struggled during rough economic times, the breastaurant industry is booming!

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  • Group a building block for Africa

    An unusually heavy downpour hit Durban for two days before the BRICS summit's debut on African soil, but interest for a better platform for emerging markets were still sparked at the summit.