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Image: Children run through a sprinkler system installed inside a playground to cool off during a hot summer day in New York
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Image: Barbie Dreamhouse opened in Berlin
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Image: Traditional Chinese dancers wait to perform ahead of the Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations in Suphan Buri province
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Image: Members of the Pussyfooters Marching Club parade along with the Krewe of Toath along St. Charles Avenue during the weekend before Mardi Gras in New Orleans
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Image: A samba dancer during Carnival celebrations in Rio de Janeiro.
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Image: Sun Beams Into Grand Central Station
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Image: New York City's Times Square during a recent blizzard.
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Image: Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival, China
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Image: A 1965 Chevy pick-up truck decorated for Christmas.
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Image: Ice crystals on leaves and flowers
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Image: Revellers toast with beer during Oktoberfest in Munich.
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Image: Ladybug in Autumn
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As the warm summer fades, a crisp autumn takes hold with an imaginative palette.

Image: Children run through a sprinkler system installed inside a playground to cool off during a hot summer day in New York
Reuters
Image: Barbie Dreamhouse opened in Berlin
EPA
Image: Signs of Spring
AFP - Getty Images
Image: IRELAND-RELIGION-ECONOMY-TOURISM-FESTIVAL
Peter Muhly / AFP - Getty Images
Image: Traditional Chinese dancers wait to perform ahead of the Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations in Suphan Buri province
Reuters
Image: Members of the Pussyfooters Marching Club parade along with the Krewe of Toath along St. Charles Avenue during the weekend before Mardi Gras in New Orleans
Reuters
Image: A samba dancer during Carnival celebrations in Rio de Janeiro.
AP
Image: Sun Beams Into Grand Central Station
Getty Images
Image: New York City's Times Square during a recent blizzard.
AFP - Getty Images
Image: Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival, China
EPA
Image: A 1965 Chevy pick-up truck decorated for Christmas.
AP
Image: Ice crystals on leaves and flowers
EPA
Image: Revellers toast with beer during Oktoberfest in Munich.
Reuters

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Fung Wah’s gone, but cheap bus fares aren’t

Caleh Salih, 25, has traveled by rickety bus through poverty-stained India and war-torn Lebanon for her work with the non-profit International Crisis Group, "but nothing compares to the Fung Wah," she said. Shuttling every half-hour between New York's Chinatown and Boston, Fung Wah was known for being fast, cheap, and blocking access to company safety records, which, after failing several safety inspections, is what ultimately ended the company's 17-year run in early March.

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Google hits the slopes: So long flapping trail maps?

It’s a scenario familiar to any skier or snowboarder: You pull out your trusty paper trail map on a snowy, windy day, only to have it flap around, rip into pieces and succumb to the soggy bounds of your gloves. "Now, though, you may be able to spare yourself the struggle.