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Cyclists look at a Ferrari parked illegally and blocking the bicycle lane off a main road in Beijing, on April 7, 2011. Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Today's Beijing, Flash Ferraris And Fading Traditions

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Well-wishers leave flowers, stuffed animals, posters, cards and balloons outside the entrance to the Mediclinic Heart Hospital. Jonathan Blakley/NPR hide caption

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As Nelson Mandela Turns 95, South Africa Celebrates

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Juan Pablo Gonzalez, a science and math teacher in San Diego, posted an offer to teach urban planting, including hydroponic techniques. He and his wife were inspired by the site and offered to help by translating it into Spanish. Courtesy of Juan Pablo Gonzalez hide caption

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At Estonia's Bank Of Happiness, Kindness Is The Currency

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Take a tour of the Hanford site, a nuclear production complex in Richland, Wash., and you'll see the hundreds of mechanical water pressure gauges wired to the process tubes inside the core. Tour guide Paul Vinther warns that bumping these gauges could throw off the readings enough to trigger a an emergency shutdown of the reactor. Martin Kaste/NPR hide caption

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A Peek Inside A Once Top Secret Spot In Atomic Age History

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Pinto leads protesters in song during anti-austerity demonstrations. "I'm just a normal citizen," she says. "I just have this strong instinct of protecting what I love, and I do deeply love my country." Courtesy of Ana Maria Pinto hide caption

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Opera Singer Becomes (Soprano) Voice Of Protest In Portugal

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