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Gallery: Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014 awards announced

Gallery: Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014 awards announced

A selection of winning images and finalists from the annual competition, which received more than 42,000 entries from 96 countries
Smog chokes Beijing marathon

Smog chokes Beijing marathon

Pollution forces runners in Sunday's Beijing International Marathon to don face masks
On the Roofs climbers scale new heights

On the Roofs climbers scale new heights

A collective of photographers from Moscow shoot thrilling, often beautiful stills and video from the rooftops of the world's tallest buildings
World's best airport bike paths

World's best airport bike paths

Some allow travelers to pedal right up to their plane, others skirt airport perimeters, giving cyclists a closeup view of the behemoths of the sky
Ebola fears hit Africa's safari industry hard

Ebola fears hit Africa's safari industry hard

Survey of 500 safari operators finds more than half report a 20- to 70-percent decline in bookings since Ebola outbreak
Coming soon: Best theme parks of the future

Coming soon: Best theme parks of the future

With so many awesome new attractions on the way, the next few years are going to be a roller coaster ride
South Africa's extraordinary desert of flowers

South Africa's extraordinary desert of flowers

Once a year, vast stretches of outback suddenly transform into vibrantly colored fields full of exotic flora
Deep thrills: The crazy cave trampolines of Wales

Deep thrills: The crazy cave trampolines of Wales

Bounce Below transforms an abandoned slate mine into a surreal, springy world of fear and fun
5 gorgeous U.S. road trips for fall

5 gorgeous U.S. road trips for fall

These five American journeys combine gorgeous scenery with cultural attractions, great restaurants and happening cities and towns
Sheep herding: A dying New Zealand lifestyle

Sheep herding: A dying New Zealand lifestyle

Opportunities running out for travellers hoping to experience the country's farms, says one iReporter
The fastest sport you've never heard of

The fastest sport you've never heard of

Air racing is just as fast as NASCAR, IndyCars and Formula One. But the added vertical dimension seriously amps the action up
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Destination Berlin

World War II bunker and former margarine factory among cutting edge venues in ever-changing city