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Space tourists could blast off from UK by 2018

Space tourists could blast off from UK by 2018

Britain has stolen a march in the space race with plans for the world's first spaceport outside the U.S., hoping to be operational by 2018
Pull up a chair with Paddington Bear: Book benches hit London

Pull up a chair with Paddington Bear: Book benches hit London

Painted benches on city trails celebrate some of literature's most beloved characters
'How to Survive' bulls running author gored in Pamplona

'How to Survive' bulls running author gored in Pamplona

Co-author of "Fiesta, How to Survive the Bulls of Pamplona" struck by bull at famed festival
How to survive Pamplona's running of the bulls

How to survive Pamplona's running of the bulls

There's a chance of being trampled or even gored, but thousands flock annually to the Spanish fiesta immortalized by Ernest Hemingway
When glamor and mud collide: A match made in Glastonbury

When glamor and mud collide: A match made in Glastonbury

Every year for one weekend in June, a little city with a party-loving populace of 200,000 people pops-up on a dairy farm in Somerset, south-west England. Welcome to Glastonbury Festival
The glitzy Middle East tents where Ramadan feasts get supersized

The glitzy Middle East tents where Ramadan feasts get supersized

It may be a time of fasting but in the United Arab Emirates the Muslim holy month can also be a time of indulgence
Sneak peek: 20-acre addition to Harry Potter theme park

Sneak peek: 20-acre addition to Harry Potter theme park

Universal Studios Florida to add Diagon Alley to the immersive Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park
Is architecture dead? Not if these concrete cows have anything to do with it

Is architecture dead? Not if these concrete cows have anything to do with it

Some 65 nations have contributed to this year's Venice Biennale, A.K.A. the Olympics of Architecture
Football-mad Bangkok faces World Cup under curfew

Football-mad Bangkok faces World Cup under curfew

Fans of the beautiful game in the Thai capital are forced to contend with more than unfriendly time zones during this World Cup
Furry flashmob! 1,600 pandas roam Hong Kong

Furry flashmob! 1,600 pandas roam Hong Kong

French artist Paulo Grangeon's papier-mache pandas hit the beach and stop traffic on the latest leg of their world tour
20 most beautiful places in Brazil

20 most beautiful places in Brazil

Ronaldo and Neymar aren't the only gorgeous things to ogle in Brazil this World Cup
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