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17 mind-melting street-art illusions

17 mind-melting street-art illusions

Street art across the globe brings life to dull concrete walls. But few artists do it like this
Frozen footsteps: Stunning geometric shapes appear on snowy lakes

Frozen footsteps: Stunning geometric shapes appear on snowy lakes

Simon Beck treads his fractal-inspired artworks into the icy landscapes of the European Alps
Paris colors-- one photographer's multi-hued take on the city

Paris colors-- one photographer's multi-hued take on the city

Nichole Robertson roams the French capital capturing its browns, yellows, blues and more, for a blog and book
15 of the world's most spectacular fountains

15 of the world's most spectacular fountains

People never cease to find amazing ways to make water more incredible than it already is. Here are some powerful examples
Paris hotels fight for '5-star palace' rating

Paris hotels fight for '5-star palace' rating

Investors pour millions into revamping French capital's most luxurious hotels
Worst celeb in-flight meltdowns

Worst celeb in-flight meltdowns

In the world of celebrity air travel, you're nobody until you've been kicked off a plane
Heathrow installs 'Scent Globe': Which country has the best smells?

Heathrow installs 'Scent Globe': Which country has the best smells?

UK's Heathrow Airport pairs destinations with fragrances to evoke long distance travel. We do too
World's most spectacular footbridges

World's most spectacular footbridges

Up in the mountains and across deep chasms, these bridges are both spectacular and terrifying
'Avant gardens': When art, design and a whole load of plants collide

'Avant gardens': When art, design and a whole load of plants collide

Traditional ideas about gardens are being replaced by a more sculpture-like approach -- and with fantastic results
Paris gets a new landmark: Introducing Fondation Louis Vuitton

Paris gets a new landmark: Introducing Fondation Louis Vuitton

Starchitect Frank Gehry designed the $130 million building that will be home for the company's public and private art collections
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Destination Berlin

The tiny town of Goerlitz has become a star in movies like Wes Anderson's latest production, while Potsdam and Leipzig ooze charm and history