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"There is divine beauty in learning, just as there is human beauty in tolerance. To learn means to accept the postulate that life did not begin at my birth. Others have been here before me, and I walk in their footsteps. The books I have read were composed by generations of fathers and sons, mothers and daughters, teachers and disciples. I am the sum total of their experiences, their quests. And so are you."

—Elie(zer) Wiesel (b. 1928) Romanian-born writer, lecturer, survivor Nazi camps, Nobel

 

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U.S. suicide bomber 
  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 07:50:04 EDT 
    Seconds before he detonated the massive truck bomb that killed him and a number of Syrian soldiers two months ago, Moner Mohammad Abu-Salha radioed other fighters in al Qaeda to say, "I see paradise and I can smell paradise."


Toad vs. censors 
  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 07:48:47 EDT 
    How do social media posts about a giant inflatable toad relate to criticism of a former Chinese President?


How does Russia see Putin? 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:12:53 EDT 
    Vladimir Putin is extremely popular domestically even as his neighbors fret. CNN's Diana Magnay reports.


Staying safe in the sun 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:13:17 EDT 
    Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells us how applying sunscreen everyday can help you live to 100.


The Great War turns 100 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:07:10 EDT 
    100 years ago, Austria-Hungry declared war on Serbia leading to the first World War. CNN's Max Foster has more.


Finding the perfect burger 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:09:33 EDT 
    American burger joints have sprung up all over London, but how to know which ones are best? Jim Boulden investigates.


Japan's cross-dressing icon 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:08:35 EDT 
    A cross-dressing Japanese man is challenging social norms, encouraging young people to be themselves.


Tattoo art business boom 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:14:18 EDT 
    Don't call them parlors, they are tattoo art studios and are no longer in decline. CNN's Jim Boulden reports.


Gaza crisis brings 9/11 flashbacks 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:38:56 EDT 
    I am an American, and I love my country, but I also love my heritage.


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.


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.


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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