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How Ancient Ivory Received a New Life

Ancient cities were not the pale mausoleums that we see today. Researchers have long believed that the faded ivory, marble and stone remnants of the ancient world were once brightly painted and gilded.  Full story

Atlanta to get 20-story Ferris wheel from Paris, via Pensacola

ATLANTA (Reuters) - Downtown Atlanta will soon look a little more like London, after a decision by city council members on Monday to allow the construction of a 20-story Ferris wheel similar to the popular London Eye on the banks of the Thames River. Full story

Louvre reopens after strike over pickpockets

  The Louvre museum in Paris reopened amid heightened security after workers staged a strike to protest the proliferation of pickpockets. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

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An aerial view shows the Palais Royal Garden , the Louvre Museum and rooftops of residential buildings in Paris July 14, 2013. Picture taken July 14, 2013. REUTERS/Charles Platiau (FRANCE - Tags: CITYSCAPE TRAVEL SOCIETY)