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Fictional French philosopher

French celebrity intellectual Bernard-Henri Levy is experiencing one of the most embarrassing moments of his career. In his latest book, he quotes a philosopher, known as Jean-Baptiste Botul. Turns out Botul is a hoax. Genevieve Oger has more from Paris.

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Fountain of Youth

It's not entirely clear who first came up with the story of the Fountain of Youth. Ponce de Le�n never found it but there is a place in Florida that is closely associated with the Fountain's legend. Can you name it?

Lifestyle & Belief

Parting the Red Sea

The crossing of the Red Sea in the biblical story of the Exodus has long made theologians wonder, where could the legendary event have taken place? In the Geo Quiz, Carl Drews is trying to shed some light on the issue. Marco Werman talks with him.

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Truck poetry in Pakistan

Driving in Karachi's crazy traffic can be very stressful. But amidst all this mess there is one source of pleasure � the wonderfully decorated public transport vehicles. Fahad Desmukh reports on the poetry that adorns many vehicles in Pakistan.