In 1987, ground was broken on a grand new hotel in North Korea's capital, Pyongyang. The pyramid-shaped, supertall skyscraper was to exceed 1,000 feet in height, and was designed to house at least 3,000 rooms, as well as five revolving restaurants with panoramic views.

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Say "doomsday bunker" and most people would imagine a concrete room filled with cots and canned goods.

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Every day, thousands of people from around the world crowd into a stark, beige room at Paris's Louvre Museum to view its single mounted artwork, Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa."

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By 2025, New York's Staten Island will be fortified by a towering seawall running 5.3 miles along the coast, an engineering feat designed to ward off a growing threat.

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The battle to save our most diverse ecosystems is entering a critical phase.

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Decades after making her name on the most watched runways of Paris and Milan, supermodel Naomi Campbell has decamped for new ground: Lagos, Nigeria.

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She calls herself the 'Melaniin Goddess,' but years before Khoudia Diop came to celebrate her strikingly dark skin, the 19-year-old model struggled with bullying over her complexion.

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When the British street artist Banksy shredded his "Girl With Balloon" after it was purchased for US$1.4 million at Sotheby's, did he know how the art world would react?

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Banksy's "Girl with a Balloon", which was shredded went it went up for auction, has been renamed "Love is in the Bin".

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