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Land of fire and marble: 48 hours in secretive Turkmenistan

Land of fire and marble: 48 hours in secretive Turkmenistan

CNN crew gets rare access to beautiful but hermitic nation as it prepares to open its doors for a major sporting event
Artist creates beautiful Tokyo street scenes on coffee cups

Artist creates beautiful Tokyo street scenes on coffee cups

Australian illustrator's panoramic renditions of everyday life become an Internet hit
Ridiculously buff kangaroo stalks Australian suburb

Ridiculously buff kangaroo stalks Australian suburb

The massive kangaroo, measuring over 6 feet 6 inches, was spotted by locals in a Brisbane community
Elephant snatches man's camera, takes amazing 'elphie'

Elephant snatches man's camera, takes amazing 'elphie'

Christian LeBlanc was feeding bananas to an elephant in Thailand when this happened!
Japan aquariums to stop taking slaughter dolphins

Japan aquariums to stop taking slaughter dolphins

Japanese aquariums avoid being thrown out of global industry body by agreeing to stop buying dolphins caught in the controversial Taiji hunt
Mad dumpling scientist? Man on manic mission to find Shanghai's best

Mad dumpling scientist? Man on manic mission to find Shanghai's best

Former chef eats 16 pounds of xiaolongbao to complete definitive study of one of the city's favorite dishes
Bioluminescence lights up Australia's shores

Bioluminescence lights up Australia's shores

The phenomenon is created by billions of marine organisms that are lighting up in the dark
World's longest and highest glass-bottomed bridge to open in China

World's longest and highest glass-bottomed bridge to open in China

The new 300-meter-high skywalk will span across the cliffs of Zhangjiajie, a scenic national park in the country's Hunan province
Space Invader: Street artist turns Hong Kong into 1980s video game

Space Invader: Street artist turns Hong Kong into 1980s video game

Super Mario and Pac-Man storm the streets as anonymous French artist holds biggest solo exhibition outside Europe
Kung fu hustle: How to master martial arts in China

Kung fu hustle: How to master martial arts in China

Learning the skills to become the next Bruce Lee can be tough. Finding the right place to learn them can be tougher
10 things Singapore does better than anywhere else

10 things Singapore does better than anywhere else

Flamboyant parking spaces and the world's most striking hotel pool: What Singapore lacks in size, it makes up for in greatness
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