Summer

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
Parents, send your kids to summer camp in North Korea!

Parents, send your kids to summer camp in North Korea!

Hundreds of kids from around the world attend the North Korean beachside summer camp
Best romantic summer getaways

Best romantic summer getaways

10 good-weather escapes ready-made for love and affection
Summer skies around the globe

Summer skies around the globe

Sunsets, fireworks and starry skies captured by our iReporters remind us that it's summer
25 best foods for summer

25 best foods for summer

Hurry up and read this story before it melts all over your hands!
Don't sweat it: 5 cool oases for the Tokyo summer

Don't sweat it: 5 cool oases for the Tokyo summer

Wave pools, haunted hospitals and even an ice-cream city are on the chill-out menu for 2012
Ultra Cool Biz: Japan's civil servants strip off

Ultra Cool Biz: Japan's civil servants strip off

Shorts, T-shirts and sandals de rigeur for one Kyushu city
It's ridiculous, but we want one: Thanko's new necktie fan

It's ridiculous, but we want one: Thanko's new necktie fan

Say goodbye to those irritating itches of sweat that creep down your collar-clad neck, with the new USB necktie fan from gadget maker Thanko
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Taiwan food: Beef noodles
From mountains of shaved ice to chicken cutlets as big as your face, Taiwanese eating always comes with superlatives.

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great American factory tours
These manufacturing walk-throughs give a glimpse of assembly line magic. And free samples