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The rise of Hindu nationalist political parties and the iconic tomb's Islamic identity underscore religious friction in the world's largest democracy.
Trees that survived horrific or important events provide strong emotional connections for visitors to the historic sites.
By Dave Roos
Play the bump game at your own peril.
By John Donovan
When Carnegie Museum of Natural History conservators examined the diorama "Lion Attacking a Dromedary," they found a human skull in the male figure.
By Alia Hoyt
The most inhospitable continent in the world can be a surprisingly normal at times. But then you have to mail your poop home.
The tropical island next door that was off limits to Americans for more than half a century is now open for business … as long as you're not a "tourist."
Why have small towns like Helen, Georgia, and Solvang, California, gotten all dressed up in immigrant garb?
By Chris Opfer
Frenchman Guirec Soudée is sailing around the world by himself. But since everyone needs a first mate, he enlisted a laying hen.
The newest Smithsonian museum has artifacts from luminaries ranging from Harriet Tubman to Michael Jackson.
Toilet-themed restaurants in Toronto and Moscow are two recent examples of this weird craze spreading beyond Asia.
There's a method behind the automotive madness of this massive traffic circle in Swindon, England.
According to Congress, there are too many memorials in the District of Columbia. Finalists in a new contest rethink our monuments for the digital age.
Thousands have summited the world's highest mountain since Hillary and Norgay made their historic climb in 1953. What's changed about that formidable trek?
By John Donovan
Photographer Philip Grossman used drones to capture these amazing shots of the nuclear meltdown site and abandoned city of Pripyat.
Cremation in Japan is pretty much a nationwide tradition. That means you may have to wait days or weeks before your loved one is cremated. What to do in the meantime?