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Pimp My Rickshaw: India's Drivers Pump Up The Glam

Rickshaws — motorized three-wheeled buggies — are the cheapest and most convenient way to get around town in India. Amid fierce competition, drivers are looking to attract more passengers with everything from seat covers adorned with Bollywood stars and track lighting to tricked-out sound systems.
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Inside The Creepy Twists Of 'Red Lights'

Spanish filmmaker Rodrigo Cortes returns to the scene with his second English-language film, "Red Lights." "Red Lights" follows a suspenseful, and somewhat creepy, path and features stars Sigourney Weaver and Robert De Niro. Guest host Maria Hinojosa speaks with Cortes about hoaxes, the paranormal, and his own personal twists in life.
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Giant Mushroom Found In British Columbia

A Canadian man and his son came upon quite a sight last week while hunting for edible mushrooms: A humongous fungus, weighing more than 57 lbs. The giant mushroom, of the puffball variety, isn't edible due to its age and size.
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Contents Of Ireland's 'Big House' Auctioned

The mansion belonged to aristocrat Ambrose Congreve, who died last year at the age of 104. He spent a lifetime amassing a fabulous collection of art and antiques. Thanks to the eurozone crisis, the Irish are in trouble. So a lot of them flocked to the auction to see if there were any antiques worth investing in.

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