As unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have become increasingly central to America's wars, "drone porn" has taken the internet by storm with captivating aerial images of death and destruction. The Defense Department actually posts its drone attack footage on YouTube via public relations firm DVidsHub. Some of the videos have caught the attention of millions.
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The world's tallest building opened for business Monday. Next to Dubai's business district stands the Burj Khalifa, whose 2,717 ft. spire reaches over 1,000 ft. higher than its closest competitor, Taipei 101. Read what bloggers around the world say about the $1.5 billion invested in the Burj Khalifa -- which opens at a time of deep economic and ecological uncertainty.
On December 4, President Arroyo imposed martial law in Maguindanao province of the southern Philippines, 10 days after a massacre that killed 57 -- 31 of whom were journalists. The Arroyo administration claims martial law will subdue violence by the Ampatuan warlord clan suspected of carrying out the attack. Read more from Filipino blogs and news sites.
Iranian students discuss how they bypass censorship and filters to find music and films, both online and in shops on the streets. They also explore the influence of Western culture and the backlash against it.
This week, the Anne Frank Museum officially launched its own channel on You Tube. The channel has begun showing the only known film footage of Anne Frank, taken during a neighbor's wedding in 1941 -- four years before her death in a German concentration camp.
China blocked the video-sharing network YouTube and the government denounced footage from a Tibetan exile group appearing to show security forces beating Tibetans in Lhasa last year.
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