Anime character Hatsune Miku stars in a new series of Toyota Corolla ads aimed at the Asian-American market. Toyota USA, Inc. hide caption

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The New Wave Of Cartoon Bands

Anime character Hatsune Miku is part of the new generation of virtual bands achieving real success.

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Sort your laundry into whites and darks? "That's racist," quips one character on Parks and Recreation. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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With its upward-sloping wings, the new Southern Ute Museum and Cultural Center is designed to resemble an eagle, a sacred symbol for the tribe. Courtesy of the Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum hide caption

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Mary Hart has hosted Entertainment Tonight since 1982. She's now stepping down. Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images hide caption

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Wal-Mart's ad campaign in Mandarin emphasizes family as an important theme. In this moment from one of the ads, mother and daughter talk about the value Wal-Mart adds to their household. Wal-Mart hide caption

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Phoebe Snow, 'Poetry Man' Singer, Has Died

Snow, who died Tuesday, had a distinctive voice and an unconventional pop-star persona.

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Matt Smith stars as The Doctor in a new season of Doctor Who. BBC hide caption

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Greg Mortenson, the author of Three Cups of Tea and Stone Into Schools, poses with Nowseri schoolchildren in Azad Kashmir, Pakistan. Central Asia Institute hide caption

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Emilia Clarke plays the exiled teenage Princess Daenerys Targaryen, whose family ruled the kingdom for years before their violent ouster. Helen Sloan/HBO hide caption

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WWE Superstar Randy Orton celebrates victory during WrestleMania XXVI in March 2010. Orton appears in a dramatic role in That's What I Am, a WWE Studios production coming out in April. Rick Scuteri/AP hide caption

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Radioactive monster Godzilla stomps through a city and eats a commuter train in a scene from Godzilla, King of the Monsters!, directed by Ishiro Honda and Terry O. Morse. The 1956 film was a re-edited version of the 1954 Japanese film Gojira, directed by Honda. Embassy Pictures/Getty Images hide caption

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