Satellites track Mexico kidnap victims with chips (Reuters)

A global positioning satellite is seen in a handout photo. (Handout/Reuters)Reuters – Affluent Mexicans, terrified
of soaring kidnapping rates, are spending thousands of dollars
to implant tiny transmitters under their skin so satellites can
help find them tied up in a safe house or stuffed in the trunk
of a car.

Pizza and hamburgers fuel first China gold (Reuters)

Gold medallist Zou Shiming of China poses during the medal ceremony after the light flyweight (48kg) final boxing match at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, August 24, 2008. REUTERS/Ceerwan Aziz (Reuters – China’s first Olympic boxing champion
slimmed down for his lightning victory which secured China’s
50th gold medal on a surprising diet of hamburgers and pizza.

Serbs unveil statue to Bob Marley (Reuters)

Fireworks explode in the sky above a statue of late Jamaican reggae music legend Bob Marley during the opening ceremony of a rock festival in the Serbian village of Banatski Sokolac, some 90 km (56 miles) north of Belgrade, August 24, 2008. REUTERS/Nebojsa MarkovicReuters – A Serbian village
unveiled what it said was Europe’s first statue to the late
Jamaican reggae star Bob Marley on Saturday, to promote
tolerance in a region still recovering from war.

Don’t forget the gelatine (Reuters)

Japan's team performs in their synchronised swimming team free routine final at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games August 23, 2008. REUTERS/Joe ChanReuters – They flew to Beijing with suitcases
full of sequin-spangled swimsuits, waterproof makeup, nose
clips and gelatine to make sure that underwater each hair would
stay in place.