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Rodman plays ball with North Korea's dictator

Basketball diplomacy, Dennis Rodman-style, keeps getting stranger. Scientists streak the South Pole and come away with frostbite in tender places. China overtakes Europe in R&D spending. And did you know that Hitchcock made a Holocaust documentary? All that and more, in today's Global Scan.

Global Scan

It's so cold that __________ (fill in the blank)

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It's cold. So cold, in fact, that all sorts of seemingly improbable things have become probable, and we share a few of them. Meanwhile, around the world, life goes on. In Turkey, police and politicians are locked in a power struggle. And in Syria, an al-Qaeda affiliate has shocked many with their quick rise to power. All that and more, in today's Global Scan.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the home town of "Slumdog Millionaire" director Danny Boyle. That would be Radcliffe, England. Last night Boyle mentioned the social club in his home town during his Oscars acceptance speech. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Albert Waters, of the St. Mary's Catholic Social Club in Radcliffe, about the club's moment of Oscar glory.

Conflict & Justice

Geo Quiz Answer

We wanted to know where the new sci-fi spectacular, District 9, was filmed. The answer is Soweto, South Africa, specifically a district of Soweto called Chiawalo. Correspondent Geoffrey York went to Chiawalo to see what residents make of the movie.