Hundreds of Christian pilgrims visit where tradition believes Jesus Christ was born, in Bethlehem, West Bank during the month of December. Palestinian officials say the number of tourists has significantly dropped since the Israeli-Gaza war in the summer.
China has slowly, but positively embraced ecotourism as unchecked development across the country has begun threatening cultural heritage areas and the traditional ways of life in ethnic-rich provinces.
The new screen stands eight stories tall and is nearly as long as a football field, spanning the entire block from 45th Street to 46th Street on Broadway. Nearly 24 million LED pixels, each containing tiny red, blue and green lights, make up the display, giving it higher resolution than even the best of today's top-of-the-line television sets.
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.
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