Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe stands at his 2008 inauguration ceremony at the statehouse in Harare. Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi /AP hide caption

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In 1992, 28,800 rubber ducks were lost at sea. What happened to them is the subject of Donovan Hohn's book Moby-Duck. Jose Gil/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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This pair of folding screens illustrates the 1,000-year-old novel Tale of the Genji. The painting is attributed to Kano Eitoku-Momoyama. Sackler Gallery/AP hide caption

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The front cover for A Present for Milo, a top children's book app from Ruckus Media Group. This and other kids' books apps are redefining the way children are reading. Ruckus Media Group hide caption

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