(CNN) — A bottle of whisky sold for $1.9 million on Oct. 24, exploding records — again. The Macallan Fine and Rare 60-Year-Old 1926 became the most expensive bottle of wine or spirit ever auctioned. This is the second time a vintage bottle of this kind has made history at auction. Just last year, a
CNN spoke to three photographers and filmmakers who have made it their mission to document an evolving Arctic landscape — for the sake of raising awareness, for the sake of highlighting the individuals fighting to save it, and for the sake of posterity. Faces on the frontlines of climate science Esther Horvath is currently drifting
(CNN) — It’s easy to see why millions of people flock to the beach every year. They are dynamic places — and not just because they’re great for relaxing, surfing or people watching. With each crashing wave and changing tide, billions of pieces of sand and rock are constantly rearranged. This is what nature intended.
(CNN) — An ancient church dedicated to a mysterious “glorious martyr” was uncovered near Jerusalem, the Israel Antiquities Authority said Wednesday, revealing a major pilgrimage site as early Christianity spread across the region and beyond. The 1,500-year-old church, expanded into the classic layout of a basilica, was decorated with opulent mosaics depicting fruit, birds, and
(CNN) — China has added new cities to its list of places that many foreign tourists can visit with easier-to-obtain short term visas. The cities of Xi’an, Ningbo, Chengdu and Chongqing will now be accessible via a 144-hour (six-day) transit visa, also known as a G visa, as of December 1, 2019, according to a
The Chapel Royal of St. Peter ad Vincula is known as the burial place for famous Tower prisoners, including three queens of England: Anne Boleyn, Catherine Howard and Jane Grey. All were executed in the 16th century, and their headless bodies were buried under the chapel without a memorial, the organization’s website says. In spring
Hong Kong (CNN) — Hong Kong is a global financial capital, a haven for foodies — and also a place where it can be more expensive to keep a car than to own a home. The space is in front of The Center, a 79-floor steel office tower in Hong Kong’s busy Central neighborhood. Companies
(CNN) — A Chinese cafe is under fire for painting dogs as pandas to stand out in the competitive pet cafe market. The cafe — in the southwestern city of Chengdu, close to the native home of the giant panda — also offers a dyeing service for people who want to transform their own pets