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Italian hand gestures everyone should know

Italian hand gestures everyone should know

Italians love to let their hands do the talking. Here's what they're saying
Artists vs. bulldozers: Battle to save Beirut's heritage gets creative

Artists vs. bulldozers: Battle to save Beirut's heritage gets creative

Rampant property development has cost the Lebanese capital some of its finest old buildings. Can a new initiative help spare others?
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
Adidas, NBA all-star latest to join airport carpet cult

Adidas, NBA all-star latest to join airport carpet cult

Adidas unveils Trail Blazers' star Damien Lillard's line of sneakers made to resemble the iconic floor covering at Portland International Airport
Gentri-vacation: Why London's suburbs are the place to be

Gentri-vacation: Why London's suburbs are the place to be

Central London is so over. Take the subway to the city's scorching hot suburbs and you'll discover where new London is taking shape
UNESCO World Heritage Site doomed by military incursion?

UNESCO World Heritage Site doomed by military incursion?

Activists say ISIS fighters now control most of Tadmur, just meters away from Palmyra ruins
 Where chest-baring glampires roam: Eurovision's musical hotspots

Where chest-baring glampires roam: Eurovision's musical hotspots

Europe is staging its annual campfest this weekend. Here's how to experience the real Eurovision dream
The spectacular exhibition spaces that will change museums forever

The spectacular exhibition spaces that will change museums forever

In honor of International Museum Day, a look at the new destinations scheduled to open their doors in the next few years
Exploring the wilds of magnificent Madagascar

Exploring the wilds of magnificent Madagascar

Though it's the fourth largest island in the world, this incredible African destination is off the radar for many tourists
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
Portraits of Africa, taken from the sky

Portraits of Africa, taken from the sky

A South African husband-and-wife team has flown to over 65 countries, risking their lives for the perfect aerial shots