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Venice denies ban on roller bags 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:49:47 EST 
    Don't throw out your roller bag just yet.


Inventor's laser-firing watch 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:49:11 EST 
    Patrick Priebe's laser watch is capable of burning through plastic and popping balloons. The inventor made the James Bond-type device on a lark.


Federer wins first Davis Cup title 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:05:52 EST 
    Roger Federer's Switzerland won a first Davis Cup title on Sunday when the 17-time grand slam champion defeated France's Richard Gasquet 6-4 6-2 6-2.


Messi breaks "brutal" goals record 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 17:15:37 EST 
    Lionel Messi broke the Spanish league's all-time scoring record after hitting a hat trick in Barcelona's 5-1 victory over Sevilla.


Man Utd beat Arsenal to go fourth 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 16:25:59 EST 
    Manchester United secured a vital 2-1 victory against Arsenal, their first on the road in the English Premier League this season under coach Louis Van Gaal.


Decision day 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 07:42:33 EST 


    Unseen photos of Churchill, Astaire, Garbo and others 
      Thu, 20 Nov 2014 06:58:09 EST 
      It all started with some boxes that had not been opened for 80 years.


    Discovered: Funny, rude medieval doodles 
      Wed, 05 Nov 2014 08:08:28 EST 
      My personal favorite is this. At the top of a page of angular medieval text -- full of theological extrapolations and religious devotion -- is a cartoon of a deadpan dog.


    How Victorians dressed for death 
      Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10:58:40 EDT 
      Today, mourning a death in the family often means donning the most formal black outfit in one's closet for one solemn afternoon. But 150 years ago, it was a reason to stash away one's current best and purchase a whole new grief-appropriate wardrobe.


    China: No more 'weird' buildings 
      Mon, 27 Oct 2014 06:28:25 EDT 
      The Chinese leadership has called for less "weird architecture" to be built in the country. Does it mean the end of unusual structures like these?


    Louis Vuitton's Paris landmark 
      Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:29:11 EDT 
      Luxury enthusiasts, rejoice: Louis Vuitton is bringing its upscale sensibilities to the art world.


    The greatest beards in history 
      Thu, 09 Oct 2014 11:10:59 EDT 
      When it comes to facial hair, there are few more passionate advocates than Phil Olsen.


    10 works of art that shocked the world 
      Thu, 09 Oct 2014 11:11:59 EDT 
      As the Turner Prize turns 30 years old, we look at the formula for controversy and what the work we hate says about our society.


    The most amazing train stations 
      Wed, 05 Nov 2014 06:09:11 EST 
      Whether they're blasting over the tracks in Germany or Japan, trains offer travelers a chance to sit back and relax as they ride through some of the world's most incredible scenery.


    Cricketer 'critical' after being hit by ball 
      Tue, 25 Nov 2014 05:36:52 EST 
      Distressing, dramatic scenes after Australian player collapses.
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