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Lifestyle & Belief

In 'Twitch Plays Pokemon,' a million people played one character in a 16-day videogame

"Twitch plays Pokemon" was the idea of an anonymous programmer in Australia. He modified one of the original Pokemon games made for the Game Boy and launched it on the Internet. During the last few weeks, around a million players tried to control one character in the same videogame at the same time. Millions more watched and argued about the game.

Global Politics

Rape as a weapon of war

The United Nations Security Council is scheduled to tackle a particularly disturbing tactic of war this week: the use of rape as a weapon. Jeb Sharp talks with Anne-Marie Goetz of UNIFEM, the UN's development agency for women.

Less than free and fair elections

The World's Jason Margolis reports that some human rights groups are calling on countries like the United States to do more about flawed elections held around the globe.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo Answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the UNESCO World Heritage Site List. It's a list of nearly 900 international sites that represent the world's heritage, and are sources of life and inspiration.