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The World Mourns Notre Dame, Cathedral of Cathedrals

Notre Dame Cathedral of Paris, France's national cathedral and one of the world's most beloved historical sites, was badly damaged in a devastating fire Monday night. The French vowed to rebuild it.

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House, Environment & Food

The Elephant Needs the Room

Despite increasingly tough bans on ivory trade, Africa's elephants are still declining in numbers because of poaching and international trafficking of illegally harvested ivory.

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Creativity, Design & Photography

Why do some large nativity scenes have non-Biblical figures?

Why are those figurines in large nativity scenes dressed in European dresses and broad-brimmed hats instead of Biblical costumes?

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Lens Cap

Mountain landscape near Beijing, China

Mountain landscape near Beijing, China. 

Photo by Forrest Anderson