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500-year-old mystery: Wreck off Haiti may be Columbus' flagship Santa Maria

Is a sunken shipwreck off Haiti the long-lost remains of the Santa Maria, Christopher Columbus' flagship from his first voyage to the Americas?<p>Underwater explorer Barry Clifford, who led a team that found and investigated the wreck, says he's confident it is.<p>"Every single piece fits. Now, of …

10 of the best things to do in Central Park

1. See the Minton tiled ceiling<p>The gorgeous tiled ceiling of the prominent and popular Bethesda Terrace is one of a kind. 15,000 tiles make up the arrangement, each made by the famed Minton Tile Company of Staffordshire, and this is the only place in the world where the tiles are used as a ceiling. …

App Helps the Blind "See" With Their Ears

New technology allows people to perceive color and shape through music.<p><b>A woman who has been blind since birth sits at a table with a bowl of mostly green apples in front of her. When asked to find the single red one, she plucks it from the bowl without hesitation and holds it up to applause from</b> …

Q&A: Challenges of Containing Ebola's Spread in West Africa

Health care workers struggle to stop infection from spreading.<p>The deadly Ebola virus has broken out in the West African country of Guinea for the first time, alarming the public and catching health care workers off guard.<p><b>Since January the virus has spread from rural areas to the capital city of</b> …

Vietnam tips: a first-timer's guide

Vietnam's long-held position as a travel icon is more than deserved. In no other country is the collision of Southeast Asia's past, present and future so stark. At times, this clash can seem so confronting and confusing as to send even experienced travellers fleeing for the nearest luxury hotel. …

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40 fascinating facts about the Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower, one of the <b></b>most visited attractions in Paris - nay, the world - welcoming almost seven million visitors per year, opened 129 years ago today. Read on for some very fascinating facts.<p>1. Completed on March 31, 1889, the tower was the world’s tallest man-made structure for 41 years …

The world's tallest structures through history

St Mary's Church, Stralsund, Germany<p>Washington Monument, USA<p>Empire State Building, New York, USA<p>Burj Khalifa, Dubai, UAE<p>The Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt

This week's new events

Manchester Histories Festival<p>From Enriqueta Augustina Rylands, the Cuban-born founder of the John Rylands Library, to Frank Sidebottom's alter ego Chris Sievey, Manchester histories festival upholds the city's standing as a home for innovators and one-offs. The lives of both are among those …

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