Postcard

Dragons Race at China's Annual Competition

Images of this weekend's Dragon Boat Open, and other competitions throughout the years.

Massive Car Bomb Rocks Central Beirut

At least eight were killed in the explosion.

The Tie Is a Very Big Deal in Croatia

Such a big deal, in fact, that the country has designated October 18 as its national day of celebration.

The World's Weirdest Bikes

Would you ride some of these?

A 'Daughter of the Nation'

Signs of support for Malala Yousufzai from around the world.

The Space Shuttle Down the Street

Endeavour makes a hulking, halting trip through Los Angeles.

Life-Size Noses, Pink Cows and More at the Weird, Wonderful Frieze Art Fair

The bi-coastal show exhibits work from over 170 galleries.

Berlin, in Technicolor

About 70 buildings will be illuminated during the 10-day festival.

The Miniature People That Populate Cities

Global street artist Slinkachu captures the loneliness and humor of life with model train people.

Athens Erupts in Anti-Merkel Protests

Lots of police clashes, and even a bit of nakedness.

Where India Meets Tibet

See Bhaktapur, an ancient city on the edge of Kathmandu.

The Great Wall of China's Great Wall of People

It's high season for tourists in the world's most populous country.

In Mexico, a Community on the Outside

Over 80,000 Mennonites live in Mexico. They have their own educational system and do not participate in the government.

The Aftermath of Hong Kong's Deadly Ferry Crash

37 people were killed after two boats collided.

Cures Around the Corner

Street-side treatments around the world.

Now Boarding the Chicago L: Creepy, Disembodied Animal Heads

Artists modified this train to include gruesome animal specimens, grass growing on the walls and a campsite lit by an electric sunset.

Paris Commemmorates Its 2006 World Cup Defeat, in Bronze

"This statue goes against the tradition of making statues to honor victories," a museum official explained. "It is an ode to defeat."

Siberia's Weird, Wonderful Summer Rituals

Expansive landscapes, colorful festivals, and stuffed bears.

Kicking Off Yom Kippur With Chicken Dolls and Goldfish

In Israel, Orthodox Jews prep for the Day of Atonement.