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(CNN) — Egg-like ice balls are piled up on a beach in Hailuoto, Finland, delighting people who braved the cold to visit the island. “This was [an] amazing phenomenon, [I’ve]never seen before,” Tarja Terentjeff told CNN.”The whole beach was full of these ice balls.” Hailuoto is in the Gulf of Bothnia, which separates Finland and
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(CNN) — It’s been nearly a decade in the making, but this new Porsche-designed superyacht looks more than worth the wait. Described as “a spaceship on water,” the innovative Royal Falcon One went up for sale earlier this month, and it’s as sleek as any luxury sports car. Developed by Singapore-based firm Royal Falcon Fleet
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(CNN) — Singapore has banned the riding of e-scooters on sidewalks in the city-state from Monday, November 4 after a growing number of accidents involving the motorized devices, including at least one fatality. Senior Minister of State for Transport Lam Pin Min said in parliament Sunday that there would be an advisory period until December
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Gothenburg, Sweden (CNN) — Halfway between Copenhagen and Oslo, on a rocky Swedish coastline, lies the largest non-capital in the Nordics. Gothenburg has always played second fiddle to its big sister Stockholm. Historically seen as a lesser city — more Volvo-industrial Sweden than sexy Spotify Sweden — this salty seaport has spent the past few
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Visibility was so poor that 37 flights — including at least one international journey — were diverted from the city’s Indira Gandhi International Airport, a senior airport official told CNN. Pollution indexes saw air quality in the Indian capital climb to “hazardous” levels in the city on Sunday. Delhi’s Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted that
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Stéphane Simon’s “In Memory of Me” series was intended to comment on the culture of selfie-taking. Works by French sculptor Stéphane Simon, which show nude, classical-style figures taking selfies, were being displayed in Paris during UNESCO’s European Heritage Days event in September. But officials decided to cover the offending parts of the artworks with underwear,
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(CNN) — Over the past few years, numerous towns in Italy have resorted to selling homes for just over a dollar in a bid to revitalize their dwindling communities. Zungoli near Naples and Sicily’s Sambuca were the most recent Italian destinations to get in on the act, launching schemes promoting dilapidated properties for just over
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(CNN) — Once upon a time, air travel was glamorous. In the 1950s, air travel’s so-called golden age, flying was an occasion. Passengers dressed up, flight attendants served meals on china, standard seats were roomier, and everything about the experience felt dignified. Sixty years ago, air travel was a glamorous concept. Mondadori/Getty Images Today flying
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(CNN) — Several rival companies may be hard at work trying to get Elon Musk’s Hyperloop concept off the ground, but hurtling across country — maybe even across continents — at 600 miles per hour in a low-pressure steel tube still feels far from reality. But 13-year-old New York student Caroline Crouchley may have invented
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The latest study, published Wednesday in the journal Plos One, examined “subfossils” of pieces of vegetation that had frozen on or around the 5,300-year-old mummy, known as Otzi the Iceman. Otzi’s body was frozen in ice until it was discovered by a couple hiking in the North Italian Alps in 1991. Since then, nearly every
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People in the area are being evacuated, said a police spokesperson, though it is unclear how many evacuees there are or how big the fire is. The blaze started near the main hall of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, according to the fire department in Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan’s national broadcaster NHK reported. Shuri
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(CNN) — Despite being little more than a century old, aviation has inspired some pretty impressive museums. From the Wright Brothers to supersonic travel, there are no shortage of opportunities for aviation enthusiasts to immerse themselves in the epic wonder of flight and its fascinating history. Yet only a relatively small part of these museums
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Tokyo (CNN) — Authorities in Japan are searching for a man who appeared to fall in the middle of a live-streamed ascent of Mount Fuji on Monday. Aiko Kishibata, a press officer with Shizuoka prefectural police, told CNN that authorities were alerted to the incident after receiving calls from people watching the live stream of
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