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A big quake rocks Britain, the New York Philharmonic entertains North Korea, a galaxy is ablaze with new stars, and more.

February 29, 2008
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Former wildlife poachers are now guiding tourists through eastern India's Sunderbans National Park, home to some 270 Bengal tigers.

February 29, 2008
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At 541 feet tall, the Singapore Flyer is the world's largest observation wheel. The island city's sudden thunderstorm wind gusts were a challenge for designers.

February 28, 2008
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A new monkey debuted in a London "rain forest," a beagle bounded to glory in New York, Japanese children huddled in igloos, and more.

February 15, 2008
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Retreating glaciers caused by global warming in the Swiss Alps are a reality. Now there's concern the warming could harm the small country's famed ski industry.

February 15, 2008
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Nearly naked men test their strength in snow and cold water as part of an annual Japanese festival believed to date back a thousand years.

February 14, 2008
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NASA launched the space shuttle Atlantis Thursday afternoon for a mission to attach the European Space Agency's Columbus laboratory to the International Space Station.

February 07, 2008
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Sequins and feathers in Brazil, sheepskin-clad men in Hungary—celebrations around the world mark the days before many Christians begin pre-Easter fasting.

February 06, 2008
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Animal sacrifice, food fights, surgically altered showgirls—see the surprising ways Mardi Gras is being marked around the world.

February 4, 2008
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A long tradition of rat eating—here in Vietnam—is especially relevant at this lunar New Year ringing in the Chinese calendar's Year of the Rat.

February 04, 2008
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A U.S. academic sent Incan artifacts from Peru's "lost" city of Machu Picchu to Yale University in 1911. Was that a loan or a gift?

February 04, 2008
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Mastodon teeth clacked anew in Greece, a Kenyan boy was among many wounded by arrows, China unveiled a bubbly Olympic swim center, and more.

February 1, 2008
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An ex-art smuggler and the former head of Scotland Yard's Art and Antiquities Squad have joined forces to expose illegal trade in ancient treasures.

February 01, 2008
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Kicking off a yearlong celebration of Japanese immigrants' arrival in Brazil a hundred years ago, revelers honor the world's largest Japanese community outside Japan.

January 31, 2008
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Egyptian homeowners who find ancient artifacts buried on their land sometimes sell them to smugglers. Lisa Ling goes undercover to show how it's done.

January 30, 2008

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