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October 8th, 2009
11:05 AM ET

Show reaches outer space

Tomorrow, stars including Shakira, U2, and Selma Hayek will take part in an event involving 14 cities and the International Space Station. It's called the "Poetic Social Mission." Here's a link.

It's the brainchild of Cirque de Soleil founder Guy Laliberte, who spoke with CNN before taking off for the International Space Station (he paid his own way).

It's all about getting clean water to people all over the world.

Here's some info on that from the WHO.

The show will be presented live at the Web site, starting 8 p.m. EDT, on Friday.

Filed under: Heidi Collins • Josh Levs
October 8th, 2009
09:30 AM ET

"Smartest" cities in America

This list from is creating a lot of buzz.
What do you think? Agree or disagree?

Filed under: Heidi Collins • Josh Levs