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Is this China's environmental future?

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China's notorious air pollution makes this photo of a digitally-presented sunrise in an ad seem very eerie. Uganda's president is reconsidering a widely-criticized anti-gay law that the country's parliament passed last month. And India's Olympic team just got the nod to head to Sochi, but can't represent the country. All that and more, in this special weekend edition of the Global Scan.

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Kate McAlpine writes Large Hadron Collider Rap

Some people learn science from books, and physics from looking at traces of tiny particles ... or, for the general public, you can just hook up your iPod. Kate McAlpine penned the 'Large Hadron Rap' months ago, and it's gotten 1.6 million views since hitting Youtube. McAlpine talks physics with the Takeaway from Geneva, Switzerland.