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Godzilla meets Hello Kitty: Ultra toy story hits SFO

Godzilla meets Hello Kitty: Ultra toy story hits SFO

The run has been extended for an exhibit of Japanese toys, the most popular show ever at San Francisco Airport's SFO Museum
Parisians seek split from love locks

Parisians seek split from love locks

Campaigners in city of romance say padlocks on bridges are a buzz kill
Braver than bungee: Vanuatu's land-diving daredevils

Braver than bungee: Vanuatu's land-diving daredevils

Every year, the Vanuatuan island of Pentecost hosts one of the most death-defying ceremonies ever conceived
9 places on Earth begging to be explored

9 places on Earth begging to be explored

Forget space. Our very own planet is ripe for investigation. Here are some of the spots we know least about
The man who established Somaliland's 'yellow cab' service

The man who established Somaliland's 'yellow cab' service

There's only one paved road and tires have to be changed every two weeks -- how one man has built a succesful taxi firm in Hargeisa
Peru to tourists: ‘Stop getting naked at Machu Picchu!’

Peru to tourists: ‘Stop getting naked at Machu Picchu!’

A rash of “naked tourism” at the historic site has vexed Peruvian officials
World's most haunting landscapes

World's most haunting landscapes

Photographer Kilian Schönberger seeks out and explores the less-traveled regions of Europe, searching for places that test the boundaries of fantasy and reality
27 photos of glorious Ireland

27 photos of glorious Ireland

iReporter Kevin Kane visited Ireland the first time in 2000 and fell in love. These photos explain why
Poachers turn game-keepers to protect Ghana's Kakum National Park

Poachers turn game-keepers to protect Ghana's Kakum National Park

Villagers and hunters are now protecters of the 360-square-kilometer sanctuary for plants and animals
Fishing town was once huge slave-trading outpost

Fishing town was once huge slave-trading outpost

The search for "historical truth" has led thousands to Cape Coast, a picturesque seaside town in Ghana with a murky past
Underwater wonder: Surreal sunken art in the Maldives

Underwater wonder: Surreal sunken art in the Maldives

Submerged fantasy exhibit from Viennese artist Andreas Franke draws on "Sleeping Beauty" and "Little Red Riding Hood"
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