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Most unlikely UNESCO site: The empty citadel of Vietnam

Most unlikely UNESCO site: The empty citadel of Vietnam

With merely four walls built during a short-lived dynasty, the Ho Citadel is an unusual UNESCO World Heritage Site
Hawaii beaches shut after 500,000-gallon sewage spill

Hawaii beaches shut after 500,000-gallon sewage spill

Wastewater escaped from manholes in Waikiki and entered storm drains leading to the ocean
Meet Nitama, Japan's new cat stationmaster

Meet Nitama, Japan's new cat stationmaster

New appointment is the first graduate of the Cat Stationmaster Training School and a protege of the late, great Tama
Don't say we didn't warn you: 7 super-spicy Korean dishes

Don't say we didn't warn you: 7 super-spicy Korean dishes

Get ready to burn a hole in your gut and cry like a baby alongside our most fearless -- and slightly masochistic -- Korean foodie.
All Blacks rugby stars rap in safety video

All Blacks rugby stars rap in safety video

Rugby legends appear in new "Men in Black" parody video for New Zealand Airlines
Hottest Asia food trends in 2015

Hottest Asia food trends in 2015

So what if this year's "World's 50 Best Restaurants" awards included only nine Asia-Pacific entries? Eateries in the region keep strengthening their servings
Video: Desperate whale approaches boaters

Video: Desperate whale approaches boaters

Caught on camera: Fishermen help a whale with a life-threatening plastic bag and fishing line stuck near its mouth
Food map: How to eat your way around South Korea

Food map: How to eat your way around South Korea

Ancient royal lunches, former fertilizers, dishes that look too pretty or too hideous to eat -- this is the Korean foodie's guide to the country's best cuisine
Shanghai's new breed of

Shanghai's new breed of "speakeasy" bars

Five hidden speakeasy-style bars that hark back to Shanghai's golden era of the 1920s and '30s
Food preacher: Chef Edward Kwon's quest to globalize Korean food

Food preacher: Chef Edward Kwon's quest to globalize Korean food

Korean food is one of the world's hottest cuisines right now. The man behind much of its success shares his motivation
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Korean food is one of the world's hottest cuisines right now. The man behind much of its success shares his motivation

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