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Valparaiso, Chile's open air graffiti and mural art gallery

Creating colorful pictures of surreal human faces, marine animals or even huge owls, hundreds of graffiti artists have turned the Chilean port of Valparaiso into a gigantic open-air art gallery.


Ingenious gadgets, real-world quandaries at new Spy Museum

A lipstick pistol, a button-hole camera, a lethal umbrella and an authentic waterboarding table: the espionage world's heroic, ingenious and sordid sides are all on show in Washington's all-new, much-expanded International Spy Museum.


Smart tech the new tool for African farmers

How do you manage the trick of feeding school children better and at a lower cost?


The popcorn seller who built his own plane

The engine is from a roadcutter, the wings are burlap, the wheels are borrowed from a rickshaw: a popcorn seller has caught the attention of the Pakistan Air Force by building his own plane.


In Iraq, religious rap meets a chorus of controversy

As the black-clad rapper spat lyrics into the microphone on stage, the Iraqi boys below beat their chests in mourning. He was, after all, paying homage to slain Shiite figurehead Hussein.


The village that keeps rising from the volcanic ashes

Four years after the volcano erupted -- razing everything in its path in Cape Verde's Cha das Caldeiras valley -- the floor tiles of the small, rebuilt inn are warm to the touch.


Testing my limits

My little boy always wants to know just how far I will let him go. Once he has tested me and found I’m serious about what I say, he’ll usually cooperate at that point. What is going on in his mind?


Dragons and wizards fired up at Myanmar rocket festival

Clad in elaborate headdresses representing dragons and wizards, Myanmar's ethnic Pa'O fire huge, homemade rockets into the sky -- an annual call for plentiful rains and a chance for a windfall of cash.


Attacks on Brazil's ecological paradises threaten biodiversity

Brazil is home to more than half of the world's plant and animal species, but its ecological paradises are facing growing threats from big business and criminal outfits who have found a champion in far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, experts say.


When apple trees blossom, worker bees rock

In an apple orchard outside Paris, a constant hum among the blossoming trees bears witness to thousands of worker bees pollinating millions of flowers in just three weeks.


 

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