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Take a virtual tour of Rome circa A.D. 320, and compare the city's digital re-creations with modern photos of the real-life monuments.

August 3, 2007
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When complete, this truly salt-of-the-earth accommodation will welcome visitors to Bolivia's remote Salar de Uyuni, the world's largest salt desert.

July 25, 2007
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See a roundup of the week's news and events: Britain's adventurer swims at the North Pole, heat wave sweeps Europe, fishers hook an ancient fish, and more.

July 20, 2007
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See a roundup of the week's news and events: Indonesia's Mount Gamkonara rumbles, snow falls in Buenos Aires after 89 years, Boeing launches its 787 Dreamliner, and more.

July 13, 2007
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See top shots from this year's edition of Spain's breathtaking, bone-breaking running of the bulls-and get the story behind the centuries-old tradition.

July 11, 2007
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From Rome's Colosseum to India's Taj Mahal, see how the recently announced "new seven wonders of the world" stack up against the original list of ancient monuments.

July 9, 2007
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See a roundup of the week's news and pictures: floods in Mumbai, an annual pilgrimage in Belarus, China's Qiandao Lake, and more.

July 6, 2007
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See pictures of some of UNESCO's new additions to the World Heritage list, from Sydney's famous opera house to an archaeological city in Iraq.

July 3, 2007
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A grassroots effort is under way to collect and digitize hundreds of folk songs before the tunes and their traditional meanings fade from living memory.

June 29, 2007
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Summer travel season starts this weekend, and what better time to take a closer look at this vacation mecca? And we do mean closer.

May 24, 2007
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Reaching higher than Egypt's Great Pyramid, the 13-story wooden structure is the newest addition to a 1,350-year-old Buddhist temple.

May 1, 2007
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This week's pictures: Vet gives crocodile a hand, Venus glows, girls gone watery, and more. Warning: graphic image.

April 13, 2007
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Watch as shattering sea ice nearly strands a film crew, ghostly white whales glide underwater, and ultralight planes soar over vertigo-inducing icebergs.

April 11, 2007
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Crisscrossed with gems up to 36 feet (11 meters) long, Mexico's Cave of Crystals looks like nothing so much as Superman's Fortress of Solitude.

April 09, 2007
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The "Sistine Chapel of crystals" gained its nearly bus-length gems over millions of years of volcanic cooking in a rich watery mixture, a new study says.

April 6, 2007

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