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All-girl rock band in Saudi Arabia isn't afraid of taboos. They cannot perform in public. They cannot pose for album cover photographs. Even their jam sessions are secret, for fear of offending the religious authorities in this ultraconservative kingdom.

- Posted on November 25, 2008

Real-life pirates want $15 million for Saudi ship carrying $100 million in oil.

- Posted on November 24, 2008

Super ant storms Europe. When they arrive in new locations, ants can be extremely aggressive and very detrimental to local plants and animals.

- Posted on November 21, 2008

Vulcan, Alberta is a Star Trek town. It has a replica of the Starship Enterprise and shopkeepers decked out in Starfleet and alien costumes.

- Posted on November 21, 2008