General & offbeat roundup (February 14, 2011)

General news and offbeat snippets from various sources…

[1] Chinese New Year 2011 photos collection.

[2] China overtakes Japan as world’s second-biggest economy.

[3] Snow ‘monsters’ in Japan.

[4] Artsy ways of peeling a tangerine.

[5] Heaviest snowfall in century struck South Korea’s east coast.

[6] Captured Somali pirates rave about Korean prison food.

[7] Violence marks fourth day of Yemen protests against president.

[8] Brazil football legend Ronaldo retires.

[9] Best News Pictures of 2010: World Press Winners.

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