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Photos: A fantasy nightclub

Start-up company Doppelganger has launched a virtual nightclub called The Lounge. Designed with teens in mind, club-goers choose computer generated characters as online alter egos. They pick hair color, clothes and even posture. In this picture, avatar characters representing members of the British all-girl band the Pussycat Dolls hang out in the nightclub's VIP room.

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