Weddings in McDonald's are becoming more popular in China with 15 venues in Hong Kong now offering nuptial services. This collection takes a look at China's fascination with Fast Food and American Restaurant chains.
The Championship and the Guinness Book of World Records challenge are being held in conjunction with the Center's Beyond Rubik's Cube exhibition, marking the 40th anniversary of the Rubik's Cube and its impact on the world.
The annual Mongolian Nadaam Festival, featuring various Mongolian ethnic groups, nomads and wrestlers in traditional garb, opens in Zhenglan Qi, a small town in the northern Chinese province of Inner Mongolia on July 18, 2014.
A herd of dinosaurs walked on the runway, introduced by resident dino fashion gurus, designer Sonny Tilders, director Scott Faris, WALKING WITH DINOSAURS resident science advocate Dr. Lindsay Zanno, Ph.D, and Creative Director and Judge of America's Next Top Model Jay Manuel.
Poet and author Maya Angelou died May 28, 2014 at the age of 86. Angelou was born in St. Louis, Mo., in 1926, and published her first book in 1969. The book was her famed autobiography, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, and she would go on to write six more autobiographies during her lifetime. Her most recent, Mom & Me & Mom, was published in 2013.
Land Rover reveals its Discovery Vision Concept vehicle at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City on April 14, 2014. Land Rover has revealed a long-term global partnership with Richard Branson's pioneering commercial spaceline, Virgin Galactic.
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