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Ready for a move? See pictures of the best and worst countries to live in according to a new report by the United Nations.

November 29, 2007
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Seborga considers itself independent of Italy, with its own currency, stamps, and prince. Some also claim it holds a biblical, Da Vinci Code-type secret.

November 29, 2007
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South American river dolphins are doing pretty well compared to some river dolphins in Asia. But boat traffic, fishing, and logging are still a threat.

November 28, 2007
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A seven-year-old Cambodian boy and his python pal like to eat duck and chicken. Only the 15-plus-foot python eats 22 pounds of it weekly.

November 28, 2007
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Glaciers, penguins, and hot springs are drawing cruise ships like the M.S. Explorer, whose sinking has sparked an environmental debate.

November 27, 2007
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Ship accidents are "inevitable," due to the tourism surge, at least one expert says. And despite an iceberg boom, inexperienced captains may be the key culprits.

November 27, 2007
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Monkeys are the tourist draw in Lop Buri, Thailand. So once a year, the town cooks up a fancy feast to thank the smaller primates for all their "monkey business."

November 27, 2007
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Several of the ornamental trees, celebrated as a national symbol of spring, are flowering early, an event that some experts link to climate change.

November 27, 2007
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A National Geographic tour vessel was the first boat to arrive at the scene of a sinking Antarctic cruise ship. Get an eyewitness account of the rescue of its 154 passengers and crew.

November 26, 2007
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Passengers arrive in Chile after escaping their sinking ship in the icy southern seas. All 154 aboard survived the accident.

November 26, 2007
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The National Geographic Endeavor was the first ship on the scene after the cruise ship Explorer sank. National Geographic Society grantee Jon Bowermaster tells what he saw.

November 26, 2007

Like Titanic, the liner sank in frigid predawn waters. But all Explorer's passengers were rescued, and a National Geographic ship was first on the scene.

November 24, 2007
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Activists protest Japan's whaling, a deadly mine accident roils Ukraine, fog envelopes Dubai skyscrapers, and more.

November 21, 2007
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Mineral analysis of a distinctive group of jade artifacts suggests that Southeast Asia boasted one of the largest marine trading networks of prehistoric times.

November 20, 2007
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Dolphins have always liked the warm Mediterranean. Why are some of them now swimming around the Baltic Sea and playing with boats in northern Germany?

November 16, 2007

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