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If you’re dreaming of one day making a trip to North Korea, you’re probably going to be disappointed. However, Google chairman Eric Schmidt and his daughter Sophie were recently invited there, and Sophie wrote an interesting account of their strange visit. (Sophie in North Korea)

You probably could’ve guessed this, but Obama’s second inauguration was impressive, and the first couple looked amazing. (TIME)

Columbia recently opened up a new Global Center in Nairobi, Kenya. It’s the ninth Global Center worldwide, and the first in Africa. (allAfrica)

Obama’s second inaugural speech was an inspirational call for progressive values. But seriously, Obama could make a grocery list inspirational. (New York Times)

An adorable cat from Florida has put all other cats to shame by completing a 200-mile trek home after getting lost on a vacation. (New York Times Well Blog)

The first couple via Wikimedia

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  • try again. says:

    @try again. That link for “Obama’s second inauguration” is actually of slideshow of the first inauguration.

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