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Commonwealth 100m 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 01:18:57 EDT 
    Usain Bolt's training partner Kemar Bailey-Cole proved a golden substitute for the six-time Olympic champion by winning the Commonwealth Games 100m title Monday in Glasgow.


Secret ruins 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 01:18:16 EDT 
    Patrycja Makowska likes to give enigmatic names to the extraordinarily beautiful photographs she shoots of crumbling palaces.


Japan's toilet exhibition 
  Fri, 04 Jul 2014 11:27:08 EDT 
    Tokyo's science museum has opened an exhibit focusing on the commode, even offering visitors the chance to be flushed.


Tattoo art business boom 
  Fri, 04 Jul 2014 11:27:20 EDT 
    Don't call them parlors, they are tattoo art studios and are no longer in decline. CNN's Jim Boulden reports.


This 3-D printed robot talks 
  Fri, 04 Jul 2014 11:27:31 EDT 
    Intel's Futurist introduces the world to "Jimmy," a walking, talking social robot.


Rent a World Cup buddy 
  Fri, 04 Jul 2014 11:28:35 EDT 
    CNN's Isa Soares discovers that for a price, you can now rent a friend to enjoy the sights of Brazil with.


A tour of Rio's favelas 
  Fri, 04 Jul 2014 11:28:43 EDT 
    There's lots for World Cup fans to do in Brazil, including tours of Rio's famous slums, or "favelas." Isa Soares reports.


Rare albino whale spotted 
  Fri, 20 Jun 2014 13:12:55 EDT 
    A rare white whale named "Migaloo" was spotted Tuesday swimming off the coast of Australia.


Why neon lights are dying 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:13:05 EDT 
    A few years ago, Brian Daniel was driving around Los Angeles when he spotted a neon sign for a random storage facility. The red stick figures carrying yellow boxes glowed from the mundane building. It was like it was screaming out to him.


Summer of supermoons 
  Mon, 14 Jul 2014 09:43:26 EDT 
    The first of this season's summer of supermoons filled the night sky over the weekend.


Bomb blasts and wedding bells 
  Thu, 03 Jul 2014 09:26:42 EDT 
    She has been dreaming about this day for as long as I can remember.


A love affair with soccer 
  Wed, 02 Jul 2014 05:58:15 EDT 
    The World Cup is the world's most widely viewed sporting event, according to FIFA. It seems the world (yes, even the U.S.) has a love affair with soccer that runs deep and transcends cultural differences.


The world's best national parks 
  Fri, 13 Jun 2014 07:24:32 EDT 
    From biking hundreds of miles in Patagonia to trekking across Myanmar, iReporter Anne Dirkse has set foot on all seven continents, and she's done it all on her own. The travel writer and photographer from Loveland, Colorado, spends months out of the year uncovering hidden gems in other countries, and says some of her favorite places to visit are national parks.


Under the sea, in photos 
  Thu, 19 Jun 2014 07:17:41 EDT 
    CNN invited underwater photography enthusiasts to share their best photos and stories from their travels under the sea.


53 spectacular wildlife photos 
  Tue, 10 Jun 2014 11:07:57 EDT 
    Camping in the freezing snow at an altitude of 6,000 feet. Trekking through the jungle with an armed guard. Sitting on a boat in crocodile-infested waters.
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