Mark Byrnes

Orlando's CBS Affiliate Apologizes for Forcing Viewers to Watch the Jaguars

Due to NFL broadcasting rules, football fans in Orlando had to miss Sunday's Manning brothers showdown.

An Awesome Floating Lantern, Made From 7,000 Plastic Bottles

The recyclable orb will float in a pool in Hong Kong and will mimic the phases of the moon.

Vivid Scenes of Life Along the Scottish Border

Next year, Scots will get to vote for their independence from the UK. In border towns, the issue hasn't gotten too many people riled up.

A Peek at How Taxis Actually Get Made

The uniquely British cab is being built in the UK again.

Watch One World Trade Center Grow From 0 to 1,776 Feet in 2 Minutes

A timelapse video shows Manhattan's tallest building emerge.

What Early 1900s Torontonians Would Look Like on Today's Streets

One photographer merges old photographs of street life in Toronto with the same sites today.

How North Korea Throws Itself a Birthday Party

It looks exactly like you'd expect.

Riding the Dubai Metro Is Like Driving a Porsche

How to sell public transit in a city that loves its luxury cars.

What Austerity Looks Like in Lisbon

The once-bustling capital is now floundering.

What Do London's Tube Stations Taste Like?

One man with synesthesia has mapped it out.

All You Really Need to Know About the 2020 Summer Olympics Bids

A cheatsheet on which city might be chosen as the next future host of the Summer Olympics—Tokyo, Madrid, or Istanbul.

Well, This Is Certainly One of the Worst Public Bus Stories We've Ever Heard

In Detroit, a rider says a bus driver cursed at her and refused to let her off. And then things got really bad.

A Dictator's Execution Spot, Now Open to Tourists

Romania reopened the site where Nicolae Ceausescu was shot, turning the former cavalry barracks into a museum.

The Moscow Metro Is Like a Gorgeous Russian History Museum

The stations, built as a testament to Stalinism, offer marble walls, high ceilings, stained glass, mosaics and chandeliers.

Heartbreaking Photos of Lonely Rowhouses

In "Last House Standing," Ben Marcin shoots neighbor-less rowhouses surrounded by dreary, vacant lots.

One Town Successfully Hides Its Neglect With Fake, Lively 'Storefronts'

Bushmills covered up its abandoned buildings with happier scenes. And apparently, it's working.

Life on Minimum Wage Around the World

Stories of workers who survive on difficult work and little money.

Israel Looks Poised to Demolish Its Bedouin Villages

The country plans to relocate tens of thousands of Bedouins who currently live in communities the government won't recognize.

See What 1,000 Tiny, Fracking-Caused Earthquakes Can Do to a Home

Yet another reason to worry about fracking.