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China Launches Crowdfunding Campaign to Restore the Great Wall
China Foundation for Cultural Heritage Conservation launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise money to repair the Great Wall of China.... READ ON
Animals
These Glowing Worms Mimic Shining Stars
Is that the night sky, or a thousand glittering worms?... READ ON
Animals
You Can Run Around a Costa Rican Field With 900 Dogs
The mutts are looking for friends and forever homes.... READ ON
Sports
Competitive Gravedigging Is a Real Thing in Europe
Participants are judged on speed and style.... READ ON
Geography
Visit the Northernmost Town on Earth (in 4K Video)
800 miles from the North Pole, two thousand people live in frozen solitude.... READ ON
Videos
The Ancient Japanese Log-Riding Tradition Is Not For the Faint of Heart
The Onbashira Festival is thrilling—and dangerous.... READ ON
This Just In
Chinese Students Descend a Half-Mile Cliff to Get to School 
And you thought your morning commute was tough.... READ ON
Architecture
Enjoy a 360-Degree Tour Deep Inside the World's Longest Tunnel
It's a firsthand look at the long-awaited attraction.... READ ON
Architecture
India's Ancient Stepwells Are Sunken Architectural Masterpieces
The ancient wells provided more than just a civic service.... READ ON
Animals
Hundreds of Goats Are Running Amok in a Small Australian Town
Proof that too much of a good thing can sometimes be baaad.... READ ON
Food
Melon and Cheese Flavored Kit Kats Are Now a Thing
In the world of Kit Kats, logic is no obstacle.... READ ON
Geography
Welcome To Xuenshanshe Village, Population: One
Liu Shengjia has been the only resident for about a decade.... READ ON
Food
Japan's "With Everything Burger" Lives Up to Its Name
A fast food chain is bringing the special burger back for a limited time only.... READ ON
Music
This Musical Time Machine Lets You Become an Aural World Traveler
Listen to popular music from Mexico in the 1920s, the United States in the 1950s, or Ukraine today.... READ ON
Booze
The Definition of a "Standard Drink" Varies From Country to Country
Those who like a strong drink might want to head to Austria.... READ ON
TV
Sesame Street Introduces First Afghan Muppet: Zari
She's six years old, purple, and awesome.... READ ON

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