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World's worst city for rush hour traffic named

World's worst city for rush hour traffic named

Commuters in this major metropolis spend a whopping 125 hours stuck in traffic every year
Venice's sink or swim moment

Venice's sink or swim moment

"The Wonder List" CNN host Bill Weir cruises through ever-so-special Venice to see that the tide isn't the only thing rising
The 600-year-old perfume store you've never heard of

The 600-year-old perfume store you've never heard of

From monkish plague disinfectants to royal perfumes, this Florence, Italy institution reeks of history
7 delicious reasons to visit Italy's culinary capital

7 delicious reasons to visit Italy's culinary capital

From the 'King of Cheese' to the world's finest balsamic vinegar, many of Italy's gourmet greats were born here
Drive from Europe to the U.S.? Russia proposes massive superhighway

Drive from Europe to the U.S.? Russia proposes massive superhighway

The plan includes a road that would connect Russia's eastern border with the U.S. state of Alaska, while linking with existing roads in Western Europe and Asia
Best way to get rid of spare currency?

Best way to get rid of spare currency?

Fliers arriving at Sweden's two biggest airports can now kill time while waiting for their luggage by playing video game classics -- all in the name of charity
Yes, now there's a micro pig cafe

Yes, now there's a micro pig cafe

East London's scenesters can hang out with pocket-sized porkers at weekend "pignic" event in May
'Supertide' isolates historic Mont Saint-Michel in France

'Supertide' isolates historic Mont Saint-Michel in France

Thousands gathered to see the moment an unusually high tide surrounded the historic site in northern France
Rare chance: Italy's secret attractions open their doors

Rare chance: Italy's secret attractions open their doors

Inaccessible for most of the year, these weird, wonderful and beautiful Italian treasures are unlocked for annual Spring Weekend
Meat and Maseratis: Cooking slow food with fast cars

Meat and Maseratis: Cooking slow food with fast cars

What happens when two superstar chefs hit the streets of east London in search of inspiration? Lots of meat and a little madness
Powerful solar storm sparks stunning aurora around the world

Powerful solar storm sparks stunning aurora around the world

Parts of the United States, Europe, Australia and New Zealand spotted stunning displays of light in the night sky in the wee hours of the morning