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How Louis Vuitton fortune was built 
  Fri, 28 Feb 2014 18:12:43 EST 
    On a breezy spring day in 1835, a 13-year-old boy from the Jura region of eastern France set out for the glittering metropolis of Paris to seek his fortune.


Enter into Congo's cult of elegance 
  Sat, 22 Feb 2014 05:43:59 EST 
    Known as "Sapeurs," these dapper dressers are part of a Congolese subculture devoted to the cult of style.


Karl Lagerfeld on trends 
  Fri, 21 Feb 2014 16:56:38 EST 
    Myleene Klass talks with fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld about his latest fashion style.


A one of a kind friendship 
  Fri, 21 Feb 2014 08:18:08 EST 
    A two-legged chihuahua and a fluffy chicken have become best friends.


World's most extraordinary hotels 
  Wed, 19 Feb 2014 09:05:21 EST 
    They're not always the most popular or conventional hotels. And that's exactly what Lonely Planet's going for with its inaugural picks for the world's best accommodations.


Stunning 'blood moon' eclipse 
  Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:52:00 EDT 
    Stargazers glimpsed a rare treat as a "blood moon" crossed the Earth's shadow Tuesday.


Extreme surf photography 
  Tue, 22 Apr 2014 03:55:11 EDT 
    Kenji Croman has broken bones, dislocated his shoulder and elbow, endured concussions and nearly drowned several times.


Rwanda wasn't what I thought 
  Wed, 09 Apr 2014 08:38:54 EDT 
    When I first arrived in Rwanda's capital in 2012, I deliberately did not visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial. I wasn't sure what to expect, but I did not want that experience to influence how I approached the country and its people.


Studying abroad could give you an edge in the job market 
  Fri, 28 Mar 2014 07:13:38 EDT 
    When Ashley Blackmon sat down for her job interview for a marketing position in New York City, she didn't start off by talking about the business classes she had taken in college or her experience working at a financial services company.


Memories of Tiananmen protests 
  Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:10:12 EDT 
    It was 2 a.m. on Sunday April 18, 1989 when the phone rang, jolting me out of bed. I recognized the distinctive voice of the caller Jiang Liren, a student at Peking University, also known in Chinese as Beida.


China's mobile revolution 
  Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:04:21 EDT 
    With over 700 million active smartphone users, China's mobile market is insane in scale. But sheer numbers aside, what makes it really impressive?


10 things Hong Kong does best 
  Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:06:57 EDT 
    How can you not love Hong Kong?


Hot cars at Beijing Auto Show 
  Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:07:54 EDT 
    Despite the Chinese leadership's austerity measures and recent reports of weak profits from Chinese car makers, the country's biggest car show opened today to much buzz.


Tiananmen still censored 
  Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:09:05 EDT 
    Twenty-five years ago, Chinese college students in Beijing, Shanghai, and Xi'an began gathering to publicly mourn the death of a purged high-level official, Hu Yaobang.


Life after death on Chinese website 
  Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:15:45 EDT 
    In your lifetime, you will send thousands, maybe millions of online messages.
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