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Los Angeles Times

Photography: Smooth operator

People always edit their lives on Facebook, picking photos, links and "likes" to make themselves seem as awesome as possible.

Presidential contender steps into Palin's shoes

Boasting she has a "titanium spine" but dodging revelations which suggest she may also possess a brass neck, Michele Bachmann spent the weekend preparing to become the latest Republican front-runner to launch their bid for the party's presidential nomination.

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Voices off: Gaming's unseen heroes

You might not recognise their faces, but they provide the voices for the characters in your favourite titles. Archie Bland meets the actors who bring video games to life