Polar bear plunges around the world.
The "end of the world soiree" featured hedonism, science, and a little bit of salvation.
Cycles decked out in everything from Christmas lights to greenery.
Across the world, people are preparing by hoarding food, climbing mountains, and partying.
Gift purchases are dow n, Christmas lights are dim, and families are suffering.
Two artists cover a Montmartre wall with more than 200 expressions of adoration.
Soaring fuel costs, recession cutbacks, and high road taxes mean many are leaving their cars at home.
The Russian resort town gears up for next year's Winter Games.
A round-up of holiday cheer from around the world.
The indigenous people of San Blas are forced to relocate, thanks to rising seas and climate change.
Larger-than-life men and a glowing cathedral.
Gay marriage became legal in Washington today. And some couples weren't wasting any time.
Talk about an impressive retrofit.
With enough imagination, anything can be a playground.
Gaudi's famous architectural wonder celebrates its 100th birthday in style.
Conceived as an enclosed ski lift large enough for bikes, the "Wire" would create shortcuts for pedestrians and cyclists.
The rare and stunning fusion of steam and waves could pull thrill-seekers to the island.
An artist creates sculptures out of the garbage found on the mountain top.