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Tianjin explosion: Dozens dead, areas of Chinese port city devastated

<b>Tianjin, China (CNN) —</b> You can see the devastation everywhere: in the hollowed-out shells of buildings, in the anguished faces of relatives, in the parade of scorched cars.<p>But what set off the terrifying explosions that ripped through warehouses containing hazardous chemical materials, shooting …

China

Spain ‘violates UK sovereignty’ after chasing drug smugglers onto Gibraltar beach

A Spanish customs vessel and helicopter chased suspected drug smugglers onto a beach in Gibraltar early Sunday, in what the British government said was "clear violation of UK sovereignty."<p>The chase started 18 kilometres (11 miles) into the Strait of Gibraltar but ended at around 3:00 am (0100 GMT) …

Photo of twin tornadoes was storm chaser's 'unicorn' shot

Hail as big as golf balls slammed into him as drenching rain fell, but none of that mattered. Weather photographer Kelly DeLay sensed this was his moment to capture the kind of rare natural phenomenon that fuels the adrenaline of a storm chaser.<p>And at 7:04 p.m. on June 4, DeLay snapped the …

Weather

The amazing psychedelic GIF art of Bill Tavis

His art is so mindblowing.<p>Some of the multicolor GIFs remind me of Huichol yarn/bead paintings, and peyote-stich beadwork of the Native American …

The Difference Between Living in New York and San Francisco

<i>This originally appeared on</i> <i>TheCooperReview.com</i><i>.</i><p>After living in New York for 5 years, I recently moved to San Francisco. Neither city is clearly …

18 Inspiring Ways To Display Bedroom Art

A well-placed piece may be the easiest way to turn your room into the stylish sanctuary.<p>Well-placed art just may be the easiest way to turn your room into the stylish sanctuary you've always dreamed of...these 18 rooms are proof.

15 Pictures That Will Change The Way You See The World

A selection from the amazing finalists of the Smithsonian.com's 12th annual photo contest.

The film that makes me cry: The Return

Andrey Zvyagintsev casts an estranged father and his sons into the Russian wilderness and packs a tragic punch. Best served with vodka<p>As any Russian guy will tell you, men never, ever cry (it’s weak; it’s something women and little boys do). But let’s just say this Golden Lion-winning 2003 drama of …

1108 North Hillcrest Drive

'Minecraft' creator Markus "Notch" Persson has just closed on a $70 million home on tony Hillcrest Drive in Beverly Hills.

Artist Walks For Hours In Snowshoes To Create Sublime Snow Drawings

Sonja Hinrichsen is a snow artist. It's not her official title -- she conducts a lot of art interventions in nature, and pursues photography and good ol' fashioned ink drawings. But her snow drawings are nestled rightfully at the top of her artist website, revealing what happens when a professional …

The 19 best drone photos of 2014

The sky is the limit when it comes to creative uses of drones for photography — see for example Dronestagram or the <i>National Geographic</i> magazine …