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18 jaw-droppingly beautiful Mongolia moments

18 jaw-droppingly beautiful Mongolia moments

Dinosaur graveyards, flaming canyons and limitless grasslands. Genghis Khan's homeland is wild and stunning
360 view: Europe's biggest street party

360 view: Europe's biggest street party

On-the-ground action from day two of London's Notting Hill Carnival
20 great places to travel this fall

20 great places to travel this fall

Summer's over -- finally! Now we get to the best time of year to hit the road
La Tomatina: The world's biggest food fight

La Tomatina: The world's biggest food fight

20,000 people have gathered in Bunol, Spain for La Tomatina -- an excuse to hurl 170 tons of ripe tomato slop at one another
Banksy's sinister twist on Disneyland

Banksy's sinister twist on Disneyland

The renowned graffiti artist's new project, 'Dismaland,' is a pop-up theme park featuring more than 50 artists
5 cool ways to celebrate National Aviation Day

5 cool ways to celebrate National Aviation Day

Flying isn't perfect yet, but it's come a long way since the Wright brothers 112 years ago
Stunning time-lapse of Perseid meteor shower

Stunning time-lapse of Perseid meteor shower

Sky show from rural Montana provides epic subject for photogs
12 amazingly quirky pods for campers

12 amazingly quirky pods for campers

On an island near Amsterdam, 12 surreal installations were inspired by everything from bedbugs to kites
Why tourists are booking stays in Rio's favelas

Why tourists are booking stays in Rio's favelas

Ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympics, accommodation offerings are diversifying in these once feared neighborhoods
Hiroshima atomic bomb attraction more popular than ever

Hiroshima atomic bomb attraction more popular than ever

Seventy years after the end of World War II, the Japanese city is a beacon for peace
Google Street View takes on Mongolia

Google Street View takes on Mongolia

After going underwater, climbing mountains and riding atop trains, Google Street View chalks up another achievement
Landmarks light up for Eid

Landmarks light up for Eid

Buildings around the world, including the Empire State Building, are illuminated to commemorate Eid, the end of Ramadan
Ryanair to put fliers' faces on airplane livery

Ryanair to put fliers' faces on airplane livery

The Irish budget airline, which is celebrating its 30th birthday, will put the faces and names of 30 Facebook fans on its planes
Could there possibly be any scarier way to watch 'Jaws'?

Could there possibly be any scarier way to watch 'Jaws'?

For those who want an added dose of terror, one Texas cinema lets viewers float over murky waters as they watch the famed shark terrorize an island
Risk-taking 'Top Chef' Kevin Gillespie returns to his roots

Risk-taking 'Top Chef' Kevin Gillespie returns to his roots

With a celebrated Atlanta restaurant and another one opening soon, Kevin Gillespie has risen to the elite ranks of celebrity chefs. But his life almost took a very different turn
Best way to see Hong Kong this summer? From a 1,000-foot-long slide

Best way to see Hong Kong this summer? From a 1,000-foot-long slide

Global phenomenon Slide the City is setting up a massive three-lane water slide at Hong Kong's famed old Kai Tak Airport
Which city's hotels are most expensive to dine in?

Which city's hotels are most expensive to dine in?

A travel booking site's new "Club Sandwich Index" ranks destinations according to how much their hotels charge for a few menu favorites