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August 3, 2020

PARIS WITHOUT THE EIFFEL TOWER?

HOW A TRAGIC STREET LAMP WON THE HEARTS OF THE WORLD. Imagining Paris without the

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August 3, 2020

LONDON: THE LONG JOURNEY OF CLEOPATRA’S NEEDLE

500-YEAR-OLD OBELISK IS SET OUT TO SEA. London is littered with artworks pillaged

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August 3, 2020

AUSTRALIA: SYDNEY HARBOUR

Sydney Harbour is Australia’s most renowned natural feature—a glorious,

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July 31, 2020

CHINA: GO FLY A KITE

KITES: A WARTIME TOOL. Dating back to nearly 300 BC, the first kite originated in

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July 31, 2020

LOS ANGELES: GRAUMAN’S CHINESE THEATER

THE THEATER’S SIGNATURE ATTRACTION WAS INVENTED BY “PURE ACCIDENT.” No matter

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July 31, 2020

PATRON SAINT OF TV

ALTER FRANCISCUS Saint Francis may be Assisi’s most internationally famous

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July 30, 2020

BERLIN WALL

“WHERE’S THE WALL?” The top question asked by any visitor to

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July 30, 2020

LUXURY AT THE BASTILLE

PLACE DE LA BASTILLE There may be only a few foundation stones left today, but the

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July 30, 2020

THE HEART OF THE BRITISH MUSEUM

ENLIGHTENMENT HALL The British Museum is a vast and overwhelming place, so on a

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July 29, 2020

AFRICA: TANZANIA – KAISER WILHELM’S PEAK

“AS WIDE AS ALL THE WORLD, GREAT, HIGH AND UNBELIEVABLY WHITE.” Rising sheer

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July 29, 2020

LOS ANGELES: THE HOLLYWOOD SIGN

A MAKEOVER STORY THAT DOESN’T INCLUDE PLASTIC SURGERY. The famous HOLLYWOOD sign

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July 29, 2020

WILLIAM TELL & THE APPLE

THE SWISS ANSWER TO ROBIN HOOD The legend of William Tell, the Swiss answer to Robin

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