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Huge superyacht squeezes down narrow Dutch canals
Photographer Tom van Oossanen was on hand to capture the astonishing scenes as Viva, built by Dutch shipyard Feadship, was transported from its Kaag Island facility to the North Sea at Rotterdam last week.

There's a new world's busiest airport
Seven of the world's top 10 busiest airports in 2020 were in China while the former world's busiest airport -- Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in the United States -- fell to No. 2 in the rankings after 22 consecutive years in the top spot.

Find out which countries are welcoming international tourists back
There have been more than 142 million Covid-19 cases worldwide and vaccination roll outs have been much smoother in some countries than others. This pandemic is far from over, even though many of us are now itching to make plans to travel or to reunite with loved ones.

The mini Venices around Europe
Thought Venice was unique? Not quite as much as you had in mind. The territories of the Venetian Republic spread across much of Europe, meaning the Mediterranean is full of mini Venices.

Greece opens its doors to Covid-free tourists
Greece has lifted quarantine requirements for vaccinated travelers and those testing negative for Covid-19 from key tourism markets, including Europe, the UK and the United States, in what officials called "baby steps" on the road back to normality.

'Hot Instagrammers' Netflix show sparks protests
Thousands of locals in famed Australian beach town Byron Bay have signed a petition against a planned Netflix "docu-soap" set in the area.

Thailand's 'sea people' adapt to life on land
These days, Salamak Klathalay, like most of us, lives in a house, on land. But this is a relatively new experience for the 78-year-old.

The postcard that came home after 60 years
Leora Krygier bought a postcard written by a World War II British solider at a LA thrift store in 2003, and embarked on a year-long, continent-spanning mission to track down its writer.

This vacation hotspot is offering vaccinations to visitors
After becoming one of the first destinations to fully reopen to tourism, the Maldives is now rolling out a program to inoculate foreign arrivals who are checking into its upscale island resorts.

They met at an airport and fell in love
A mutual friend put Finnish New Yorker Irja Uotila in touch with Mexican local Jesus Estrella during her 12-hour airport layover in Mexico City. Thirty years later Irja and Jesus are married with a daughter living in New York.

Chrissy Teigen's mom Pepper talks cooking, family and why she has to eat Thai food daily
As anyone who's visited Thailand knows, food is a key part of the experience.

Aeropostale: The hero pilots who connected the world by airmail
Flying was a dangerous business in the 1920s, but that didn't stop the hero pilots of Aeropostale who risked their lives to bring airmail from France to Africa and on to South America.

American Airlines prepares for summer travel demand surge
American Airlines is preparing to return many of its planes to the skies in anticipation of a summer travel surge. CNN's Pete Muntean reports.

Las Vegas is set to come out of Covid-19 better than ever
New casino resorts, innovative restaurants, expanded convention space and one-of-a-kind cultural destinations characterize the latest iteration of this desert city that continues to reinvent itself in the face of adversity.

World's most powerful passport for 2021 revealed
Temporary travel bans have undercut the freedoms traditionally enjoyed by the world's most powerful passports, with an Asian country holding onto the No.1 slot but the UK and the United States plummeting down the real-world ranking

The Welshman who mailed himself home from Australia in a box
He'd only just arrived in Australia from Wales, but teenager Brian Robson quickly realized that he'd made a big mistake by emigrating to the other side of the world.

The gleaming city that emerged from turmoil in the heart of Africa
With noisy traffic and bustling markets, Kigali is much like other major cities in Africa, with one exception -- it's completely spotless. Thanks to a clean up program that is part of community efforts to distance Rwanda from its recent brutal past, it has some of the cleanest streets in Africa.

Everglades Jetport: The 'world's greatest airport' that never was
It was supposed to be the world's largest airport, a glamorous intercontinental hub for supersonic airliners with six runways and high-speed rail links to surrounding cities. But today, it's little more than an airstrip in the middle of nowhere.

How American Airlines takes planes out of storage
American Airlines is pulling all of its planes back into service by the end of the month. But it's not like restarting your car. Right now, crews are inspecting everything from cockpits to coffee machines aboard airliners that have been parked during the pandemic.

Floating hotel concept creates its own electricity
This new concept from Turkish design team Hayri Atak Architectural Design Studio may just blow all the others floating hotels out of the water in terms of eco consciousness.

What it's like to visit the Thai island of Phuket right now
Pre-pandemic, Phuket's Patong Beach was not a place you'd go for peace and quiet.

You're vaccinated now, so can you go to a restaurant? What you should know
As the vaccinated percentage of the population increases, you may be wondering whether now is finally the time to enjoy a meal that isn't homemade or takeout.

The man recreating airplane meals to get through lockdown
Some of Nik Sennhauser's earliest memories are of long-haul flights -- and of eating on a plane.

Queen opens Buckingham Palace gardens for picnics this summer
Green fingered enthusiasts will be able to freely roam the gardens of London's historic Buckingham Palace this summer, as Queen Elizabeth II allows self-guided tours of the grounds for the first time in the palace's history.

The women explorers who changed the travel world
They'd traveled hundreds and thousands of miles between them, but explorer Blair Niles and one-time spy Marguerite Harrison were disappointed to learn that they were deemed unsuitable to join the Explorers Club.

With just $21, Hong Kong man sails to a new life in the US
Sitting in Eddie Fong's living room in Palo Alto is a 55-year-old model of a traditional Chinese junk boat.

Now you can move into an Italian house for just $12,000
Finding a dream house in Italy just got easier. Two towns ,Carrega Ligure in northern Italy and Latronico in the deep south, have created online platforms where buyers can view photos, maps and details of old abandoned buildings on sale and get directly in touch with the owner.

Car ferries in the skies: The rise and fall of the Aviation Traders Carvair
If an aviation enthusiast were to compile a roster of the world's weirdest looking planes, the ATL-98 Carvair would definitely merit a place of honor.

Inside Turkey's incredible underground city
Cappadocia in central Turkey is a unique landscape of naturally occurring rock formations known as "fairy chimneys" beneath which a city has been carved over hundreds of years.

These American expats are willing to travel more than 5,000 miles for their shots
Americans living overseas seem to be heading back to the United States in growing numbers to get vaccinated -- especially those in Europe frustrated by a vaccine rollout that the World Health Organization slammed in a recent report as "unacceptably slow."

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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg shares what the social media platform is doing to provide accurate knowledge about coronavirus and combat the spread of misinformation.

Tesla owners warned of 'full self-driving' risks even before fatal crash
Tesla's "full self-driving" feature has attempted to drive under a railroad crossing arm while a speeding train passes. It's nearly driven head on into a concrete wall of a parking garage, attempted ill-advised left turns, clipped at least one curb, and at least one driver was able to set a maximum speed of 90 mph on a street where the posted speed limit was 35 mph, according to videos posted on social media.

Foxconn's giant factory in Wisconsin sounded too good to be true. Turns out it was
When first announced in 2017, Foxconn's plan to build a massive electronics factory in Wisconsin was hailed by then-President Donald Trump as a sign of the rebirth of American manufacturing.

Blockchain: What is it, and why does it matter?
You've almost certainly heard the term blockchain. But you probably have no idea what it is or how it works, let alone why it generates so much hype. That's OK. Most people don't.

Wearable electronic skin could monitor your health
Takao Someya, a professor at the University of Tokyo, has developed an e-skin designed to track your vital signs.

SpaceX is sending a capsule back to space, this time with different astronauts
Four astronauts from three countries are preparing to leave Earth this week aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule, marking the third-ever crewed flight for Elon Musk's company, and the first from SpaceX to make use of a previously flown rocket booster and spacecraft.

A social media app that's truly safe for kids? Celebrities bet on Zigazoo
A young boy named Dawson leans back in a white rocking chair on a balcony: "I bought some rocks from Home Depot and we just painted them. Let me show you over here."

The SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft that launched from Florida's Kennedy Space Center with four astronauts on board safely docked with the International Space Station.


App makers blast Apple and Google in Senate hearing on app store policies
Apple and Google faced a battery of accusations on Wednesday from prominent app developers, including Spotify and Tile, who alleged that the large tech platforms have abused their dominance and harmed competition.

Justice Department is launching a ransomware task force
The Justice Department has created a new task force dedicated to rooting out and responding to the growing threat of ransomware, according to an agency memo obtained by CNN Business.

Apple made a big mistake with its new iMacs
Apple's new iMac is awesome: a technical marvel and a culmination of Apple's stunning engineering achievements over the past several years. It's also ugly as sin.

The '90s era Tamagotchi is back -- this time with a camera
The '90s icon is back, but this time the Tamagotchi comes with a camera.

Ellen Pao: Meritocracy in tech is a myth
Ellen Pao, the former Reddit CEO and venture capitalist, is urging companies to take another look at how inclusive their workplaces really are as communities grapple with a rise in anti-Asian hate.

A new way to pay at Whole Foods: Scan your palm
Amazon will let customers at some Whole Foods stores pay with simple wave of their hands.

Apple's iOS 14.5 update lands next week — including new emojis, big privacy changes
Apple unveiled a slew of new products at its annual Spring launch on Tuesday, but waited until after the event to announce big changes coming to software for iPhones and iPads "next week."

Social media platforms brace for the Chauvin trial verdict
Social media companies are on high alert for a verdict in the trial of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin for the death of George Floyd, knowing that their platforms have been used in the past to inflame tensions in the United States and that the same thing could well happen again in the wake of the verdict.

Apple unveils a new iPad Pro, colorful iMacs, AirTag and more
Apple made good on its "Spring loaded" promise by unveiling a slew of new products at its annual Spring product launch event.

AirTag could give a nice bump to Apple's growing lineup of smaller stuff
When people think Apple, they think big ticket items like iPhones, MacBooks and iPads. But the company's accessories line of iPhone cases, chargers and tablet keyboards is a critical part of its revenue growth strategy.

What to expect at Apple's 'Spring loaded' event
Apple's April event kicks off today at 1:00 p.m. ET/10:00 a.m. PT. Here's what to expect and where you can watch the event live.